This Blog is dedicated to the enthusiasm surrounding the newest Frederick County Nature Center. Opened in February 2011, the center is an environmentally-friendly building situated on 139 acres along beautiful Catoctin Creek. Come visit and walk the trails, play a tune on the musical garden, enjoy the creek, explore the playground and visit the exhibits in the Nature Center.
Insect Safari: Hunt for beautiful butterflies, green
grasshoppers, dazzling dragonflies, and other amazing insects throughout the
park! Help fill our butterfly pavilion and take home an insect inspired craft.
When: Sat. Aug. 17, 10:30-12:00pm
Where: Catoctin Creek Nature Center Ages: 6-10 y.o. and up
Night Sky Family Campfire
Program: Join us for a quiet night of sky gazing, a chance to sit around our
campfire, and enjoy other nocturnal activities!
When: Sat. Aug 17, 9:00-10:30pm
Where: Catoctin Creek Nature Center Ages: 7+yrs and up