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Summer programs to enjoy at The Nature House!

August 10, 2012

Kids Outdoors
Wednesday, August 22, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Ages 6-10
Parents: Drop off your child at this morning jam-packed with outdoor fun! We will pick up where camp ended with fun and exciting outdoor activities. Kids: Discover what creatures live under a log in the forest. Build a shelter using only natural objects. Play a game of “wild tracking” to solve a forest mystery. Finish with a campfire and a traditional campfire treat. Reservations required by August 17.

Cricket Crawl
Friday, August 24, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., Ages 8 & up
Participate in a regional citizen science project to get a baseline on cricket populations in the Northern Virginia/DC/Baltimore area. Meet at Nature House for a crash course in cricket and katydid calls. Then go outside and listen for 8 target species on the nature center property. We will finish by carpooling to other sites in reston. Sponsored by Audubon Naturalist Society, Discover Life and Natural History Society of Maryland. Reservations required by August 21.

Spaces are still available in both programs.  To make a reservation, please email, or call 703-476-9689 and press 5.

Walker Nature Center is located at 11450 Glade Drive, Reston.

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