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Sun 26 May
Beginning Orienteering
Sunday, May 26, 2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

After learning to use our compass, you will practice with it on a short course. You may need your reading glasses. Not recommended for children. Approximately 1 mile.

Registration: Required
Sun 02 Jun
Salt Marsh Special
Sunday, June 2, 2019 09:45 AM - 01:15 PM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

Join us for a slow walk through fields and forest, on our way to a leisurely study of salt marsh life. Because we will travel about 5 miles, we recommend that you bring drinking water. Old canvas shoes or comfortable waterproof boots are also suggested.

Registration: Required
Sat 08 Jun
Map Hike
Saturday, June 8, 2019 09:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

Participants will use a map of the park to navigate to specific destinations. We will cover approximately 5 miles at a moderate pace. Some hills. Bring lunch and drinking water.

Registration: Required
Sun 16 Jun
Intro to Wilderness Survival
Sunday, June 16, 2019 09:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

You can survive on your own at Caumsett. In this hands-on program, geared for the average adult, we'll teach you how to find food, start a fire and build shelter. Approximately 1 mile. For reasons of safety, no children under 18 will be permitted to attend. There will be some sitting on the grass.

Registration: Required
Sat 22 Jun
Seashore Circular
Saturday, June 22, 2019 09:45 AM - 01:00 PM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

During this hilly, moderately paced walk through fields and woods, on our way to leisurely exploration of Caumsett's shore, we'll discuss geological and social factors that have influenced nature on Long Island. Since we will walk approximately 4.5 miles, we suggest you bring drinking water.

Registration: Required
Sat 29 Jun
Plant Focus
Saturday, June 29, 2019 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

This intensive, hands-on program will help you improve your knowledge of plant identification with use of guide books. Bring drinking water, wear hat and sunscreen. Plant identification books helpful. Short walk in tall grass meadow. Some sitting on grass.

Registration: Required