Learn about traditional fabric arts including weaving and quilting. Dye your own small fabric project and learn basic knots or stitches to create beautiful fabric art. This is a 2 hour program.
Toys are not only fun to play with, they are fun to make. Learn about toys in the past and discover how to craft your own toys and games. You'll get to use your imagination to make your own toy and game to play with your friends and family. This is a 2-hour program.
Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center / Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center
“Flowers” (From the Junior Girl Guide)
Give flower power a new meaning! We will learn about different types of flowers and how they can send messages. Take a walk to see if we can find flowers in nature along with lots of other Flower facts.
“Animal Habitats” (From the Amuse Journey)
Ever wonder what kinds of “houses” animals live in? We’ll talk about animal homes and habitats in Maryland and beyond. Then go outside to build your own shelter!
Water Drop Patch
This program is co-sponsored by the EPA and Girl Scouts. Groups will study watersheds and wetland areas so be prepared to get into the creek!
Geocaching is your chance to be part global explorer, part detective. You’ll search for treasure chests, known as “geocaches,” using a device called a GPS receiver to find each chest’s secret hiding place. Get ready for an adventure.
Ballenger Creek Community Building-Teaching Kitchen
Learn about what it takes to be an outdoor cook. You’ll discover fun outdoor recipes and different ways to cook them. Most importantly you’ll learn how to be kind to the outdoors while cooking and how to purify your own water.
Let’s Get Cooking
Learn about food safety, eating healthy, make a fun fruity surprise and learn about food from around the world.
Learn how to eat healthy and keeping a balanced diet. You’ll create a fun craft by making your own food advertisement. Learn about food labels and how TV programming affects our eating habits.