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Sun 30 Jun
North Side Wildflower Walk
Sunday, June 30, 2019 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Enjoy a leisurely walk along Caleb's meandering trails looking for our native wildflowers.  Some are easy to pass by without noticing. Bring water and a camera if you like.

Registration: Required
Sat 29 Jun
Who's Blowin' Bubbles
Saturday, June 29, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

There are many creatures in this world that blow bubbles for many different reasons. We will take a look at some of them to figure out how blowing bubbles helps them survive. Then we will make some of our own! Dress for a mess.

Registration: Required
Thu 27 Jun
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries- Batty Bats
Thursday, June 27, 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 13 Jun
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries- Moths and Butterflies, Oh My!
Thursday, June 13, 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 09 Jun
South Side Wildflower Walk
Sunday, June 9, 2019 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

We will meet on the south side of the park for this delightful walk along the Nissequogue  River to discover and identify Caleb's native wildflowers. We will be on the lookout for several species we know to be in the park, but have not located. Perhaps you can!

Registration: Required
Sat 08 Jun
Adventure Pack
Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

We will discover what lives under the leaves, break open some rocks to see what's inside and even learn to use a compass. There will be lots of activities to choose from. We will loan you a backpack filled with interesting activities to do in the park. As a group, we will do these activities during a short walk in the park. Limited 12 packs.

Registration: Required
Sat 01 Jun
Archeology Bone Hunters
Saturday, June 1, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Join us to explore an undisclosed archeology site on the property. Together, we will do some digging and identify the bones we find. All the supplies you need are provided. Please dress for a mess!

Thu 30 May
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries- Bug Walk!
Thursday, May 30, 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 19 May
Birding on the South Side
Sunday, May 19, 2019 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

We will meet on the south side of the park for this delightful walk along the Nissequogue River to discover and identify Caleb's native birds. We will be onthe lookout for migrating birds as well.

Registration: Required
Sat 18 May
Hug a Tree to Survive
Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Based on the 'Adventure Smart' program, learn ways to not get lost in the woods and  what to do if you become lost. The program begins inside followed by a short walk where children will build a temporary shelter

Registration: Required
Thu 16 May
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries- Big Blue Sea!
Thursday, May 16, 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 05 May
Shark Frenzy
Sunday, May 5, 2019 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Discover fun and fascinating facts about these greatly misunderstood creatures as we explore the depths of the sea, the home of nature's most efficient hunters.

Registration: Required
Sat 04 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 4, 2019 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Register
Meeting Location for all projects: Nature Museum. Parking Instructions: In parking lot by the toll booth.

Volunteer Project #1: Trail Work: volunteers will be spreading woodchips and or blue stone dust on our walking trails.Please bring: Garden Gloves
Start time: 9am | End time: 12pm. Ages: Appropriate for 13 and up

Volunteer Project #2: Gardening: prep 5 flower beds for planting. Planting flowers in 2 of the beds.Please bring: Garden Gloves
Start time: 9am | End time: 11am. Ages: All ages welcome

Volunteer Project #3: Litter Pick: Picking up trash along our walking trails. (Might be muddy. Please wear appropriate footwear).Please bring: Garden Gloves
Start time: 9am | End time: 12pm Ages: Appropriate for 13 and up

We can accommodate: Small groups, Boy or Girl Scouts Questions? Call: 631-265-1054 Email: kathleen.roth@parks.ny.gov

Registration: Required
Thu 02 May
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries- Sing Like a Bird!
Thursday, May 2, 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.