Friday, April 18, 2014

Weekend Schedule


Catoctin Creek Nature Center will be open on Sat. April 19th from (10am-6pm). The nature center will be closed on Sunday April 20th for the Easter Holiday. The Nature Center will reopen on Tuesday April 22nd at noon.


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Rockin Rocks and Fabulous Fossils



Rockin Rocks and Fabulous Fossils
Saturday April 5, 2014

Join Spelunker John Powers and learn about the many rocks and minerals in the collections at Catoctin Creek Park. New fossils have been donated and John is eager to share them with you. For more information or to register for this program please call: 301-600-2936 or visit us online at: www.recreater.com

5-12 years old/1 day/Total Cost:$10/ Program Number: 2887


Monday, March 24, 2014

Buzzing with Bees Program



Buzzing with Bees
In this program, young naturalists will learn all about the world of bees. Children will make their own paper bees, flowers and hives. Through dramas, role plays and a class mural, children will learn how bees eat, grow, protect themselves and communicate. (No live bees will be used in this class). For more information or to register your child for this program please call: 301-600-2936 or visit us online at: www.recreater.com


3-5 year olds / 4 weeks / Total Cost: $38
#2854   Tues, 4/1            1:00-2:15 pm
              Tues, 4/8            1:00-2:15 pm
              Tues, 4/15          1:00-2:15 pm
              Tues, 4/22          1:00-2:15 pm





Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Free Nature Programs


Native Plants Program (Ages 10+)
March 23rd
Time: 2-3pm

Join Master Gardeners as they share their knowledge of native plants with you. Space is limited. Please plan on arriving 10 minutes before the program starts to register your family at the front desk. If you have any questions regarding this program please call Catoctin Creek Nature Center at: 301-600-2051

Owl Prowl (Ages 12+)
March 29th
Time: 7-9pm

Come join us to find out whooos stirring here at Catoctin Creek Park. We will head out on an adventurous journey through the woods in search of calling owls. Please bring a flashlight. For more information or to register your child for this program please call: 301-600-2936 or visit us online at: www.recreater.com

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Volunteers Needed

Saturday, March 1st
10 am—2 pm

Volunteers are needed to help mulch, groom, and place logs along our new Sensory Trail. Children must be 8 years old or older and accompanied by an adult. Scout troops and local community groups are welcome. To register please Susan Matthews at: smatthews@frederickcountymd.gov