After School Program for Various Age Groups
This program is designed for after school audiences and can be catered to various age groups. One day
per week (for 5 sessions), our Nature Program Instructor will come to
your school and present a unique course that explores the natural
Week 1: Botany & Bugs*
Explore the world of bugs and plants -they have a serious chemical attraction! See some of our Nature Center Insects in action.
Week 2: Woodland Indian Culture
What was it like to live among the woodland tribes from Maryland?
Find out how they lived in a world without cell phones and computers!
Week 3: Amphibians in the Watershed*
Frogs and Toads can tell you a lot about your local watershed. We
will investigate both in this program through games and activities
you’ll be sure to remember!
Week 4: Migration Mayhem
Discover where all the birds have gone and the amazing ways they
find their way back. Pretend to be a bird making its way through the
dangers of the wild –could you survive?
Week 5: Animal Identification*
Learn how to identify animals using there bones, fur, or even scat! We will even visit with some of our Nature Center reptiles.
*Indicates a class that includes live animals
If you are interested in having our Park Naturalist travel to your
school, give us a call and ask about our Nature Travels Program!