Thursday, June 27, 2013

Upcoming Programs

ECO-Adventure Summer 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. Space is still available. Please call or go online to register for this camp.
Cost: $116 (Registration #17462)

Alien Invaders: Plant Patrol
The Alien Plant Patrol needs your help! Make a difference by removing non-native and invasive plants that threaten the park's ecology. Experienced staff will teach you how to recognize and properly remove different pest plants throughout the park. This program is FREE but you MUST PRE-REGISTER
When: Sat. July 6, 9:00-10:30am
Where: Catoctin Creek Nature Center
Ages: 13-Adult
Cost: Free

Toad Abodes
If you love toads, this is the program for you! First we'll talk about these hopping amphibians and then make a toad home that you can decorate and take home! 
When: Sat. July 6, 11:00-12:30pm
Where: Catoctin Creek Nature Center
Ages: 6-12 y.o. and up
Cost: $12

Give your child an introduction to camping in this Parent/Child program. Go on a flashlight night walk and enjoy campfire activities. Learn the “leave no trace” ethics that help the environment. Bring your own tent, sleeping bags, and evening snack. A continental breakfast will be provided. Registration is for parent/child pair-$10 charge for each additional family member.
When: Sat. July 13, 6:30pm-9:00am
Where: Catoctin Creek Nature Center
Ages: 5 y.o.-Adult
Cost: $29 

To Register: Call 301-600-2936 or go on-line to

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