Friday, November 26, 2010

Register TODAY for Catoctin Creek Nature Programs!

Here is your chance. The recreater is now available online and you can register for programs which start in January at the new Catoctin creek Nature Center. What a Christmas Gift. Give an educational program to someone special.

Visit and click on the brochure icon, then check out the Nature section of the brochure. Many new programs and opportunities to get excited about. Birthday parties, to scout programs, to special events. Catoctin Creek Nature Center has something for everyone.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Playground Construction begins Today!

Here are a couple photos of boxes being opened containing the new playground equipment. This playground structure should be completely installed in the next two weeks.

Stay tuned for more photos...

Two paths, One Trail

Stone Rocks were placed this weekend at specific corners and turns along the new nature trail. The trails completion is moving along nicely, with seeding and fill top soil placement expected to finish after Thanksgiving.

The turtle exhibit nears completion!

Friday, November 12, 2010

Animal Mounts Needed

If you or someone you know is willing to donate or loan native animal mounts to the new Catoctin Creek Nature Center please contact Brian Campbell, Park Naturalist, at 301-600-2050. Parks and Recreation staff utilize the animal mounts to assist with teaching children and families in Frederick County.

Latest Catoctin Creek Nature Center News!

The Catoctin Creek nature center and park is changing everyday. With new sidewalks, light poles, and cabinets in the program spaces. Contractors and staff are working diligently to complete the project prior to the end of the year. Stay tuned for more pictures and program opportunities.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Amazing new photos of Catoctin Creek!

From new flooring to skylites, the facility is changing each and every day. Enjoy the photos.