Monday, June 10, 2013

Upcoming Programs


Geocaching in Nature
Are you looking for a fun way to explore the outdoors with your family? Join us as we learn how to use hand held GPS, and search for treasures in the woods. Please remember to wear comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle.

When: Sun. June 16, 1-2:30pm
Where: Catoctin Creek Nature Center
Ages: 8-13 y.o. and up
Cost: $10

Summer 2013 Nature Camp Openings
The following is a list of our summer camps which have spots available. Please call today. Space is limited.

ECO-Adventure Camp: Come and join us for a summer filled with outdoors adventures. Each week will include a different weekly focus as well as the following core activities: creek walks, nature hikes, team building games, and archery practice.

Ages: 8-13 years old
Camp Schedule: 8:00am-5:00pm

Week 2: Wildlife Wonders (July 1-5):
Explore the habitats and lives of the wild animals of Catoctin Creek. Meet live animals and explore the creek, woods, and meadows of the park searching for the wild critters that live here. Camp will be closed on Thurs. July 4th for the Fourth of July Holiday.
Cost: $116 (Registration #17462)

Week 6: Keeper of The Wild (July 29-Aug 2):
Join us for a crafty camp that combines the great outdoors and the wonderful world of art. During the week campers will: go on nature walks, listen to Native American stories, dissect owl pellets, explore for wildlife, create Native American crafts, paint with water colors, sketch, and build miniature rafts.
Cost: $145 (Registration #17466)

Week 7: Winged Wonders (Aug 5-9):
Have you ever wished you could fly? We will spend a week studying the master of flight: birds, insects, and flying squirrels. Activities for the week will include: insect safari, bird walks, dip netting, and stream searches, designing bird feeders, and nature crafts.
Cost: $145 (Registration #17467)

Week 8: Nature Rocks (Aug 12-16):
Join us as we uncover a world from long ago by studying the local history and geology of Catoctin Creek Park. Campers during the week will be collecting rocks, exploring the creek bed, searching for hidden treasures, and geocaching.
Cost: $145 (Registration #17468) 

Nature Camp: Features lively outdoor adventures, interactions with our Nature Center animals, hands-on activities, games, nature walks, storytelling and crafts.

6-10 years old
(Sessions: 1, 3, 4, & 6)
Monday-Friday 9:00-4:00 pm

Week 4: Indian Lore & Craft Camp (July 15-19):
Experience Native American cultures and how they interacted with Nature! Practice skill like arrowhead and rope making. Create crafts like corn husk figures, musical instruments, and dream catchers. Play games and stories and follow “Keeper of the Earth” environmental practices.
Ages: 6-10 years old
Cost: $130  (Registration #17487)

To Register: Call 301-600-2936 or go on-line to www.recreater.com

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