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Trail School: February Explorations

Inspired by one of the great naturalists of the 19th century, Enos Mills, each excursion will take us on an adventure as we explore away from the main trails. Our 182-acre “classroom” is rich with diverse habitats, including streams, forests, wetlands, beaver ponds, and open meadows. This three-week series runs weekly on Thursday afternoons. $30 [...]

By |2020-12-15T20:21:23+00:00February 4th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on Trail School: February Explorations

Science Adventures in Nature in February

Science Adventures in Nature is is back for another round of fun in February! This three week series offers hands-on experiences in nature to supplement your science curriculum. Every Tuesday, we’ll meet up for a three hour program packed with experiments, activities, and outdoor exploration. Rain, snow, or sunshine – we will happily go outside! [...]

By |2020-12-15T20:14:41+00:00February 2nd, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Science Adventures in Nature in February

Combat Winter Blues with Greens

In a world of grays and whites, a little bit of green can go a long way. Houseplants help brighten up our homes on even the darkest of winter days. Tune in for a live virtual program to learn about houseplant propagation and make your own terrarium. Participants will be sent a materials list for [...]

By |2020-12-17T14:20:04+00:00January 23rd, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Combat Winter Blues with Greens

Trail School: January Explorations

Inspired by one of the great naturalists of the 19th century, Enos Mills, each excursion will take us on an adventure as we explore away from the main trails. Our 182-acre “classroom” is rich with diverse habitats, including streams, forests, wetlands, beaver ponds, and open meadows. This three-week series runs weekly on Thursday afternoons. $30 [...]

By |2020-12-15T20:19:50+00:00January 14th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on Trail School: January Explorations

Science Adventures in Nature in January

Science Adventures in Nature is kicking off a whole new year! This three week series offers hands-on experiences in nature to supplement your science curriculum. Every Tuesday, we’ll meet up for a three hour program packed with experiments, activities, and outdoor exploration. Rain, snow, or sunshine – we will happily go outside!  $30 members; $45 [...]

By |2021-01-18T14:18:26+00:00January 12th, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Science Adventures in Nature in January

Mindful Moments: Virtual Nature Meditation

What lessons does nature offer to help us to be more mindful this season? Becky Wilson leads you in a unique nature-inspired virtual meditation experience grounded in the transitional season of fall. Experience different mediation practices and discover which one works best for you to incorporate mindful moments into your daily routine. Nature is a [...]

By |2020-12-02T16:32:20+00:00December 4th, 2020|, , , |Comments Off on Mindful Moments: Virtual Nature Meditation

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!
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