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Fri 19 Jul
Firefly Fun
Friday, July 19, 2019 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Enlighten your world by experiencing activities and experiments which will be followed by a firefly expedition onto the lawn to find these wonderful creatures. Please bring an empty, clean, dry container with a top to catch, observe, and release the fireflies.

Registration: Required
Thu 25 Jul
Tiny Tots: “Nature Discoveries”- Pond Explorations
Thursday, July 25, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3 -5.

Sun 28 Jul
Custom Walking Sticks
Sunday, July 28, 2019 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Enjoy a unique workshop to design your own walking stick. Walking sticks, carving tools, wood burners and decorating materials will be provided. Feel free to bring anything you may want to incorporate to make your walking stick one-of-a-kind. If you have the time, take our leather tooling class in the afternoon to make your walking stick even more unique.

Registration: Required
Thu 08 Aug
Tiny Tots: “Nature Discoveries”- Desert Heat
Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3 -5.

Sat 10 Aug
Cave Encounters
Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Many creatures living in total darkness have developed specialized adaptations. Explore their world through fun hands-on games and activities. (The room will be dark at times.)

Registration: Required
Sun 11 Aug
South Side Up River Walk
Sunday, August 11, 2019 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Meet on the South side. We will enter the Nissequogue River and walk up the river to Blydenburg County Park while observing this unique ecosystem. You may wear chest waders, a modest bathing suit or a shirt and shorts. You must wear water shoes or sneakers. The water is cool, fast moving in places, and can be up to the waist at times. Bring a walking stick, towel, and drinking water if you like. Limit 12 people.

Registration: Required
Thu 22 Aug
Tiny Tots: “Nature Discoveries”- I Spy a Dragonfly
Thursday, August 22, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3 -5.

Sat 24 Aug
Dragonfly Safari
Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Discover the dragonfly's beautiful colors, life-cycle, and fascinating behaviors. Dragonflies love to eat mosquitoes. Enjoy hands-on activities followed by outdoor observation of these wonderful creatures in their natural habitat. We will catch and release a few so you may see them up close.

Registration: Required
Sun 25 Aug
South Side Down River Walk
Sunday, August 25, 2019 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Meet on the South side. We will enter the upper portion of the Nissequogue River and walk down river, taking in the beauty of the area. You may wear chest waders, a modest bathing suit or a shirt and shorts. You must wear water shoes or sneakers. The water is cool, fast moving in places, and can be up to the waist at times. Bring a walking stick, towel, and drinking water if you like. Limit 12 People.

Registration: Required
Thu 05 Sep
Tiny Tots: “Nature Discoveries”- Animal Olympics
Thursday, September 5, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3 -5.

Thu 19 Sep
Tiny Tots: “Nature Discoveries”- Butterflies on the Move
Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3 -5.

Sat 21 Sep
Sand Candles
Saturday, September 21, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Have fun making unique candles using sand & wax. We will then play with experiments using sand from the beach and learn a little something about the sand we walk on every day.

Registration: Required