Upcoming Programs – Lots of New Offerings!

It may not feel like it, but March is just around the corner. We’ve got a lot planned for the upcoming season, including some brand new programs! Registration is open now. Claim your spot before it’s gone.

Brand New Programs

Rustic Arts Series
Gather with friends to create works of art inspired by nature. Learn techniques to help make separate crafts or put them all together to make a fabulous letter boxing kit! With each session we will talk about the history of the art form, show a variety of samples and have fun making something to take home. All supplies will be provided.

Sundays from 1 – 2:30pm | Ages 12+ | $18 per class

March 15th – Paper Making. Register Now
April 12th – Mini Book Binding. Register Now
May 10th – Stamp Carving. Register Now

Nature Center Study Hall
Remember study hall? That class where you could catch up on homework or do research projects? Here is an opportunity for homeschool families, college students, and general nature enthusiasts to come and take advantage of the resources that Fountain Rock has to offer! Once a month we will open our doors and exhibit a special topic but you are welcome to browse through our collections for your personal study. A naturalist will be on hand to help answer questions. ($3 for pre-registration and $5 at the door. Children under 13 years old must be accompanied by a registered adult)

Fridays from noon – 5pm | Ages 5+ | $3 in advance, $5 at the door

March 20th. Register Now
April 17th. Register Now
May 15th. Register Now

Featured Programs

Junior Gardener
Have your little gardener join the Park Naturalist to learn about how seeds grow with this green series of programs. Flowers, fruits, and veggies will be planted in the park and potted to take home for your own junior garden. All supplies provided.

Wednesdays from 10 – 11:15am | Ages 4 – 8 | $8 per person per class

March 11th. Register Now
April 8th. Register Now
May 13th. Register Now

Junior Naturalist
This engaging series includes four natural history classes of interactive field exercises. Through wildlife observations, environmental stewardship practices and ecological studies, you will train to be an assistant naturalist. By attending all four sessions and successfully completing the class activity booklet, participants will be qualified to receive a Junior Naturalist certificate. Please bring a water bottle and wear old clothes and shoes to every session as we will be outside rain or shine.

Sundays from 2 – 4pm | Ages 10 – 15 | $15 per person per class

April 19th – Reptiles and Amphibians. Register Now
May 17th – Stream Life. Register Now
June 21st – Tree Studies. Register Now
July 19th – Tracking Wildlife. Register Now

Regular Programming

We also have brought back many of your favorite programs and regular series. For more information, please visit the links below.

Programs for Little Naturalists (preschool)

  • I LOVE Nature – Thurs. March 5th from 10 – 11:15am. Register Now
  • Nature Academy – Tues. + Thurs. March 17th to June 4th, 9:30am to noon. Register Now
  • Wee One Fun – Wed. March 18th from 10 – 10:45am. Register Now
  • Babes in the Woods – Sat. March 21st from 9 – 10am. Register Now

Programs for the Big Kids (elementary to middle)

  • Big Outdoors – Tues. March 17th to June 2nd, 12:30 – 3pm. Register Now

For a complete listing of programs, please visit Recreater.com

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