Bring your young naturalists out to enjoy a nature themed program led by long-time preschool teacher and Maryland Master Naturalist, Julie Pallozzi. Created to engage preschool children and their family members with nature while incorporating reading, songs, and creativity into their exploration. Come enjoy stories, songs and nature-themed crafts! Recommended ages: 2-5 years.Find out more »
Join us for a FREE Preview of Kinetics Dance Theatre presents BUGGED!: professional modern dance for young audiences! See excerpts of the performance and meet the cast and characters. Join an ensemble of professional dancers as they creep, crawl, weave, fly, spin, sting, and hatch a captivating cast of creatures to life! Written and choreographed by Artistic Director Lauren Tait, BUGGED will transport viewers into the hungry bullfrog’s fly-filled bog, a busy, buzzing beehive, the chrysalis of the contemplative caterpillar,…Find out more »
Come geocaching and use your outside voice! Ann Strozyk, HCPSS environmental educator, will teach families how to use a hand held GPS unit to find hidden treasure boxes throughout meadows, forests, and wetlands. Families are encourage to photo their journey as they hike through our 232 acres. Ann Strozyk has been teaching for 19 years and is thrilled to engage nature lovers of all ages in the outdoors.No cell phone needed. Please check website in case of inclement weather. Photo…Find out more »
Bring your young naturalists out to enjoy a nature themed program led by long-time preschool teacher and Maryland Master Naturalist, Julie Pallozzi. Created to engage preschool children and their family members with nature while incorporating reading, songs, and creativity into their exploration, this program allows children to immerse themselves in the landscape as they hike along trails and explore the grounds of Belmont. Each program will also include a creative, nature-themed craft. Recommended ages: 2-5 years.Find out more »
Hike Belmont to Patapsco's Orange Grove area with a visit to the swinging bridge with Carole Veihmeyer. Stops along the trail will include history of the area and whatever interesting nature we may find along the way. The hike will include some small stream crossings and hills. Total distance is approximately 5 miles. Note: There are hilly and rocky areas of the trail. Please wear sturdy shoes that can get muddy and bring water and a snack. Recommended for ages…Find out more »
Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the event. If a program is canceled by the Conservancy, participants will be notified and offered a refund. All other program fees are non-refundable and support educational programs at the Conservancy. Organized groups cannot be able to be accommodated at our free programs. Please contact the Conservancy about scheduling a separate program for your group.