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Sat 22 Jul
Mad Scientist’s Lab: Family Program
Saturday, July 22, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

Conduct several different experiments using ordinary household items! You never know what we might create, split in half, sink and even blow up! Crazy things will be happening in the laboratory!

Registration: Required
Sun 23 Jul
South Side Expedition: Family Program
Sunday, July 23, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

The south side of the park has been only open to fly fisherman or adult walks. Join us today for a rare treat and walk the trail along the Nissequogue River with your family. For safety reasons, only children age 7 and above may attend.

Thu 27 Jul
Tiny Tots: Pond Explorations
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

The "Let's Discover Nature" Hour is a special time for both parent and child to discover the wonders of their natural world together. Each program's theme will use nature explorations and hands-on activities as a springboard for learning.

Thu 10 Aug
Tiny Tots: I Spy a Dragonfly
Thursday, August 10, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

The "Let's Discover Nature" Hour is a special time for both parent and child to discover the wonders of their natural world together. Each program's theme will use nature explorations and hands-on activities as a springboard for learning.

Fri 11 Aug
Nature Tees: Children’s Program
Friday, August 11, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

Design your own personal ‘nature shirt' using colorful paint, a cool collection of nature stamps and your own imagination. Please bring one light colored t-shirt per child.

Registration: Required
Sat 12 Aug
Where Dragons Fly!
Saturday, August 12, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

Dragonflies are fascinating insects. Enjoy hands-on activities inside followed by outdoor capture, identification, observation, and release of these wonderful creatures in their natural habitat.

Registration: Required
Sun 13 Aug
South Side Down River Walk: Adult Program
Sunday, August 13, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

Meet on the south side. We will walk down river to observe this unique eco-system. You may wear chest waders (no felt bottoms), a modest bathing suit or shirt & shorts. You must wear water shoes or sneakers. The water is cold, fast moving and can be to the waist at times. Bring a towel, walking stick and water.

Registration: Required
Thu 24 Aug
Tiny Tots: Upon Butterfly Wings
Thursday, August 24, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

The "Let's Discover Nature" Hour is a special time for both parent and child to discover the wonders of their natural world together. Each program's theme will use nature explorations and hands-on activities as a springboard for learning.

Fri 25 Aug
Spider Hunt: Family Program
Friday, August 25, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

Some spiders hunt for their prey, others wait patiently for prey to come to them. Indoor activities will be followed with a walk to capture, observe and release these fascinating creepy creatures.

Registration: Required
Sat 26 Aug
Nature Quest: Family Program
Saturday, August 26, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

We have plotted a scavenger hunt for you and your family to follow at your own pace. You will have about 1 ½ hours to hunt for the fascinating and humorous objects on our list.

Registration: Required
Sun 27 Aug
Outdoor History Tour: Family Program
Sunday, August 27, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

Enjoy a walk as you learn about different buildings in the preserve. We will explain the history of each, even those that are no longer standing.

Registration: Required
Sat 02 Sep
Slime Time: Family Program
Saturday, September 2, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

Who makes slime? Let's discover the many creatures that produce slime and the reasons why. Then make some slime of your own.

Registration: Required
Sun 03 Sep
X Marks the Spot! Children’s Program
Sunday, September 3, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

Would you like to join us on a hunt for Caleb's hidden treasure? We will follow clues and picture puzzles as we go. Each child will go home with a piece of the treasure!

Registration: Required
Thu 07 Sep
Tiny Tots: Those Little Rascals!
Thursday, September 7, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

The "Let's Discover Nature" Hour is a special time for both parent and child to discover the wonders of their natural world together. Each program's theme will use nature explorations and hands-on activities as a springboard for learning.

Thu 21 Sep
Tiny Tots: Nature Walk
Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

The "Let's Discover Nature" Hour is a special time for both parent and child to discover the wonders of their natural world together. Each program's theme will use nature explorations and hands-on activities as a springboard for learning.

Sat 23 Sep
South Side Up River Walk: Adult Program
Saturday, September 23, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve Nature Museum
(631) 265-1054

Meet on the south side. We will walk up river to Blydenburg County Park. You may wear chest waders (no felt bottoms), a modest bathing suit or shirt & shorts. You must wear water shoes or sneakers. The water is cold, fast moving and can be to the waist at times. Bring a towel, walking stick and water.