Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Upcoming September Programs

These program are designed for little nature lovers!  Your child will learn about the natural world through stories, live animals, nature walks, hands on crafts, and games.   Dress appropriately for outdoor activities.

2-3 yrs/1 day/$12
13465   Tue, 9/20                       10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Fall Festival for Preschoolers
Come celebrate cooler days and leaves crunching beneath your feet!  Catoctin Creek Nature Center welcomes Fall with a fun Fall Festival.  Come play some games, sing some songs and learn about the Fall Season.  We will take a hike and make a craft using leaves we gathered on our hike.
 3-5 yrs/ 1 day/ $12
13478   Wed, 9/28                     10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

With the fall weather comes the Apple harvest.  Learn about this wonderful fruit and how it develops through its life cycle.  Sing songs about apples and listen to a story about The Little House of Red.  See if you can figure out what this story is talking about.  We will end with an apple print painting project. 
 2-5 yrs/ 1 day/ $12
13481   Wed, 9/21                     10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Survival Skills
Come and learn different animal survival techniques and how a predator is always on the lookout for its prey.  Then let your imagination turn you back into a person and see if you could survive a night in the woods of Catoctin Creek Park if you were lost.  Could you think like an animal and survive the night?  Then come to the nature center and find out.  Great fun!
6-10yrs/ 1 day/ $12
13494   Sat, 9/17                       2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Wildlife exploration walks
Discover what’s going on in the woods and fields around Catoctin Creek.  We’ll take a stroll along one of the park’s trails exploring and enjoying being outdoors!
All ages yrs/ 1 day/ $12
13501   Sat, 9/24                       2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Magical Monarchs
Why are they so Magical?  Come and learn about the monarch butterfly and we will search the fields to look for eggs, caterpillars and butterflies! 
All ages / 1 day/ $12
13504   Sat, 9/17                       10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Succulent wreath making
Come and find out why succulents are important to Catoctin Creek Nature Center.  You will learn how easy it is to take care of this interesting plant and make a small succulent wreath to take home.
8 + yrs/ 1 day/ $15
13505   Sat, 9/24                       10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The art of camoflauge
Have you ever come upon an animal in the woods and wondered how it blends into its environment so well? Learn about why camouflage is so important to animals and the many ways a person can hide themselves. We will also have the opportunity to see how well we can camouflage ourselves too. Wear play clothes, and be prepared to have fun and get muddy!
8+ yrs/ 1 day/ $15
13511   Sun, 9/25                      2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

WOW! Wonders of Water
Water does so much for you! Can you return the favor? On this Wonders of Water journey, you will love water, save water, and share water! That’s a really big WOW!   This Girl Scout program will guide second and third grade girls through a fun and educational leadership journey that invites girls to engage their minds as they explore the Wonders of Water.
7-9 yrs / 6wks/ $48 fee includes Girl Scout membership, book and award patches
$2 material fee due at first class
13584   Thu, 9/15 -10/20             4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

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