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Virtual Gardening for Kids

We're digging into the basics of gardening-and getting the kids in on it! Gardening helps children connect to nature by teaching them how to care for living things. In this virtual children's program, Naturalist Lexi Grove teaches all about the plant life cycle and shares the fun and rewarding experience of caring for growing plants. Register [...]

By |2020-05-22T20:32:26+00:00May 16th, 2020|, |Comments Off on Virtual Gardening for Kids

The Trees are Calling and I Must Paint

From the smallest plant to the largest mountain, nature inspires us all in different ways. Join us for a mindful hike and painting as we find inspiration in the springtime forest. Wear sturdy shoes for hiking, and dress for the weather. Trail is moderate with hills. Program for adults. $6 members; $9 public. Register for [...]

By |2020-02-17T15:25:02+00:00April 18th, 2020|, , , |Comments Off on The Trees are Calling and I Must Paint

Trail School at Baltimore Woods: Hike to Peanut Hill

Due to weather, we're moving our Trail School program to Friday, November 18th from 10am-12pm. This week we will head up to the popular Peanut Hill to build stick forts or anything else we can imagine. Children must be accompanied by an adult and should bring a water bottle and snack. For ages 5-15. $6 members; $9 public. [...]

By |2019-10-16T23:03:35+00:00October 18th, 2019|, |Comments Off on Trail School at Baltimore Woods: Hike to Peanut Hill

Natural Navigation: No Maps, No Compass, No Problem!

Learn how not to get lost in the woods as we explore traditional techniques and routines for wayfinding. How did our ancestors find their way before we had GPS systems, sextants, or even compasses? Join us as we explore natural navigation including using the sun, reading landscapes, and more!  Program for ages 10 and up. [...]

By |2019-04-18T14:42:57+00:00July 27th, 2019|, |Comments Off on Natural Navigation: No Maps, No Compass, No Problem!

Trail School: Hike to Peanut Hill

What do you get when you mix a hike, expert naturalists, room to explore, and a dash of serendipity? The Trail School at Baltimore Woods! This week we will make our way to Peanut Hill - everyone's favorite place to build stick forts!  Program for ages 5-15. $6 for members; $9 for public.   Register [...]

By |2019-03-29T14:49:52+00:00May 16th, 2019|, |Comments Off on Trail School: Hike to Peanut Hill

Habitat Restoration Project

Give back to the Earth by protecting and restoring native habitats and trails here at The Woods. Meet at the lower parking lot - bring gloves, water, and a picnic lunch.Stick around after the project and celebrate Earth Day at our free, community event from 1-4.

By |2019-01-15T18:46:41+00:00April 27th, 2019|Comments Off on Habitat Restoration Project

Birding by Ear

“Cheese-bur-ger!” Learning to recognize bird songs and calls can add a whole new level of enjoyment to your bird watching or hikes, and it’s easier than you might think! This combined talk and bird walk will get you started down the path of avian auditory enlightenment with tips, tricks, and hacks for learning bird calls. Program for adults. $6 for members; $9 for [...]

By |2019-03-29T18:56:06+00:00April 25th, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Birding by Ear

Maple Sugaring

Come one, come all as we explore the Sugar Bush here at Baltimore Woods! We’ll have fun games for the family, teach you the process of making maple syrup, and reenact a maple tale around a campfire. We’ll provide a sweet snack as you watch the show! For ages 5 and up. $6 for members; [...]

By |2019-01-15T16:45:59+00:00March 23rd, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Maple Sugaring

Wilderness Survival Kits and Gear

What should you have in your survival kit? Learn how to put together a survival kit that’s right for you. We will demonstrate and discuss the essential gear to have with you for when the unexpected happens in the great outdoors. We will focus on wilderness survival kits but also cover kits and gear for your [...]

By |2019-03-15T19:34:30+00:00March 16th, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Wilderness Survival Kits and Gear
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