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Programs and Events

Untitled Document SMARTlink reservations are required for all programs unless otherwise noted. Program barcodes for reservations are provided next to each listing. Please use SMARTlink OR call the park office for more information.
       

SEPTEMBER   

Saturday, September 20, 2014 9 am-12 noon
Butterfly Search
Search through various habitats for butterflies.
Visitors Center
All ages welcome
Fee: Resident: $1; Non-Resident $2
SMARTlink #1570567

Saturday, September 20, 2014 5:30-7pm
Sunset Boat Tour
Board a pontoon boat for a quiet, sunset cruise on the picturesque Patuxent River. Refreshments will be served.
Ages 6 years & up
Fee: Resident: $3; Non-Resident $4
SMARTlink #1570617

Sunday, September 21, 2014 5-8 pm
Kayak Kaper
Explore the natural beauty and cultural history of the river on a guided kayak trip.
Visitors Center
Ages 18 & up
Fee: Resident $16; Non-Resident $20
SMARTlink #1532672 

Saturday, September 27, 2014 5-8 pm
Kayak Kaper
Explore the natural beauty and cultural history of the river on a guided kayak trip.
Visitors Center
Ages 18 & up
Fee: Resident $16; Non-Resident $20
SMARTlink #15326723       

Saturday, September 27, 2014 10 am-3 pm
Basket Weaving
This is your chance to learn how to weave a basket using reed and other natural materials! For students of all skill levels -- beginner to advanced, with materials supplied by the instructor. Contact the facility for a tools list, as students will need to bring a few tools.
Visitors Center
Ages 13 & up
Fee: Resident $30; Non-Resident $36
SMARTlink #1515817

Sunday, September 28, 2014 2-4 pm
Bicycle Nature Tour
Use one of our bikes or bring your own. Take a nature tour and enjoy the sights and sounds of the wetlands, birds, and more.Bring water. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by and adult. Bikes are limited, call the park to reserve one for your trip.
Group Camp Area
Ages 10 & up
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #1570267

OCTOBER

Saturday, October 4, 9-11 am
Hey! Let's Go Fishing!
This program, held at an eight-acre, catch and release bass pond, is for beginners. Equipment provided. An adult must accompany children. REservations required.
Meet at Governor Bridge Natural Area in Bowie.
Ages 6-10 years
Fee: Resident $5; Non-Resident $6

Saturday, October 4, 2014 10 am-12 noon
Invasive Plant Removal
Come join a park naturalist to help remove invasive plants. Service learning hours available and registration is required.
Visitors Center
Ages 13 & up; Free
Register here.

Saturday, October 4, 2014 9:30 am-11:30 am
Nature Hike: Fall Weeds & Seeds
Enjoy a naturalist-led, woodland nature hike.
Visitors Center
All ages
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #1570429

Saturday, October 4, 2014 1-3 pm
Journey Into Jug Bay's Past
Enjoy this pontoon boat tour of the Patuxent River that includes a stop at historic Mt. Calvert to discuss the area's hsitory and archaeology.
Visitors Center
Ages 8 years & up
Fee: Resident $3; Non-Resident 4
SMARTlink # 1570424

Sunday, October 5, 2014 9am-12 noon
Kayak Kaper
Explore the natural beauty and cultural history of the river on a guided kayak trip.
Visitors Center
Ages 18 & up
Fee: Resident $16; Non-Resident $20
SMARTlink #1532674

Sunday, October 12, 2014 9 am-12 noon
Kayak Kaper
Explore the natural beauty and cultural history of the river on a guided kayak trip.
Visitors Center
Ages 18 & up
Fee: Resident $16; Non-Resident $20
SMARTlink #1532675

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10 am-3 pm
Basket Weaving
This is your chance to learn how to weave a basket using reed and other natural materials! For students of all skill levels -- beginner to advanced, with materials supplied by the instructor. Contact the facility for a tools list, as students will need to bring a few tools.
Visitors Center
Ages 13 & up
Fee: Resident $30; Non-Resident $36
SMARTlink #1515818

Sunday, October 26, 2014 2-4 pm
Bicycle Nature Tour
Use one of our bikes or bring your own. Take a nature tour and enjoy the sights and sounds of the wetlands, birds, and more.Bring water. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by and adult. Bikes are limited, call the park to reserve one for your trip.
Group Camp Area
Ages 10 & up
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #1570268

NOVEMBER           

Saturday, November 8, 2014 9:30-11:30 am
Nature Hike
Enjoy a naturalist-led, woodland nature hike.
Visitors Center
All ages
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #1570430

Saturday, November 15, 2014 10 am-12 noon
Invasive Plant Removal
Come join a park naturalist to help remove invasive plants. Service learning hours available and registration is required.
Visitors Center
Ages 13 & up; Free
Register here.

Sunday, November 16, 2014 2-4 pm
Bicycle Nature Tour
Use one of our bikes or bring your own. Take a nature tour and enjoy the sights and sounds of the wetlands, birds, and more.Bring water. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by and adult. Bikes are limited, call the park to reserve one for your trip.
Group Camp Area
Ages 10 & up
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #1570269

Saturday, November 22, 2014 9 am-12 noon
Birding the Patuxent River
See migrating waterfowl hotspots on a guided river tour.
Hallowing Point Boat Ramp
Ages 18 & up
Fee: Resident $5; Non-Resident $6
SMARTlink #1570417

Saturday, November 22, 2014 10 am-3 pm
Basket Weaving
This is your chance to learn how to weave a basket using reed and other natural materials! For students of all skill levels -- beginner to advanced, with materials supplied by the instructor. Contact the facility for a tools list, as students will need to bring a few tools.
Visitors Center
Ages 13 & up
Fee: Resident $30; Non-Resident $36
SMARTlink #1515819

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