NATURE FEST 2017

NATURE FEST 2017

Monday, August 15, 2016

SEPTEMBER 2016 PROGRAMS: See Catoctin Creek's Programs starting in September below. . .

TO REGISTER:  
CALL 301-600-2936  or go to www.Recreater.com


Creek Chubs Club

  #9008
Little nature lovers have enjoyed this program since the Nature Center opened! Your child will learn about the natural world through stories, live animals, nature walks, hands-on crafts, and games. This is a parent/child class.  Dress for indoor & outdoor activities.

 Ages:  2-3 years
 Classes:  4
 Day:  Friday
 Dates:  9/9, 9/23, 10/14, 10/28
 Time:  11:15 AM-12 PM
 Fee: $38.00





Home School Days

Allow our experienced naturalists to enrich your child's studies through multidisciplinary approach using nature as a focus. Sessions include an information session and activities based on our theme that day. Dress appropriately for indoor and outdoor activities.  6 different themes offered in the order given below.

#8969  Amazing Arthropods
#8991  Weather & Climate
#8988  Ecosystem Exploration
#8996  Rockin’ Rocks
#8998  Tracks & Traces
#9000  Awesome Animals 

Ages:  5-13 years
Classes:  1 for each topic listed above
Day:  Friday
Dates:  9/16, 10/7, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18, 12/2
Time:   1-2:45 PM
Fee:  $8.00 per class



Archery 101      #9125
For 3 weeks we will show you how to properly handle and use archery equipment safely with lots of time to practice each new skill.  We provide all of the necessary equipment, a safe place to shoot, and a Level 1 Certified Instructor to help out. Please bring a water bottle and dress for the weather.

Ages:  8+ years
Classes:  3
Day:  Sunday
Dates:  9/4, 9/11, 9/18
Time:  1—3 PM
Fee:  $35.00

Cave Exploration     #9003
Join our experienced naturalist John Powers for a sneak peek at one of our local caves.  Learn about the local geology and history of this hidden wonder.  Please remember:  Bring a water bottle, wear long pants & sturdy footwear (no sandals).  Be prepared to get a little dirty! Helmets and lights provided.  Cave tour is mostly walking and stooping.  Cave temp. is 54 degrees.  Trip includes 3 mile round trip hike along the C&O canal.  Directions:  Go on-line to www.recreater.com.

Ages:  8+
Classes: 1
Day:  Sunday
Date:  9/18
Time:  1-3 PM
Fee:  $10.00 


Friends with Nature     #9016
Come discover nature, wildlife, and the world around you through stories, activities, crafts, songs, and outdoor adventures!  Each month will highlight a different type of animal.  This is a parent/child class.

Ages:  3-5 years
Classes:  3
Day:  Saturday
Dates:  9/17, 10/15, 11/19
Time:  11 AM-12:15 PM
Fee:  $28.00