Thursday, October 31, 2013

Nature Birthday Parties

Come celebrate your child’s special day with our nature center animals. The nature birthday party will include a 1-hour live animal presentation by our nature center staff.
Birthday Party Themes
Awesome Animals
Slithering Snakes
     Going Buggy

Saturdays:11:00 am - 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Sundays:1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Scheduling a Party
Call (301) 600-2936 to schedule
Note: A 30-day notice is required

Wednesday, October 23, 2013


 Make a Difference Day
Saturday October 26th

This Saturday the Middletown Lions Club will be mulching our Multi-Sensory Trail here at Catoctin Creek Nature Center. This trail will include a guide rope, which leads our visitors to 12 different touch boxes along the nature trail. Each touch box will contain a box with a hole for them to place their hand inside to feel or to smell an artifact inside the box. Garrett Johnson of troop # 476 constructed the touch boxes as his Eagle Scout Project. Troop #476 is sponsored by The Middletown Lions Club.

The Middletown Lions Club will be completing the mulching of this trail on the 26th as part of their Make a Difference Day Project here in the community. The Middletown Lions Club and the Frederick County Nature Council raised the funds necessary for purchasing the posts and hardware for the guide rope. 

If you are interested in joining us with this mulching project please email:

Friday, October 18, 2013


 Catoctin Creek Nature Center Welcomes Fall with our fun Fall Festival program for preschoolers. Come play some games, sing some songs, take a mini-nature hike, and learn about the Fall Season.

Location: Catoctin Creek Nature Center
Age Group: 3-5 years old
Program Date: Tues, 10/22        
Program Time: 10am-11:15am
Registration Number: 1209

To Register: Call 301-600-2936 or go on-line or click on the link below to be directed to our online catalog.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Bake Sale This Weekend (10/12-10/13)

Bake Sale This Weekend (10/12-10/13)
This Saturday & Sunday The Frederick County Nature Council & Middletown Lions Club will be holding a bake sale at Catoctin Creek Nature Center to benefit our New Multi Sensory Trail. This trail will include a guide rope to lead our vision impaired visitors to 12 different interpretive boxes along the nature trail. We hope to see you this weekend.