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Sat 27 May
Adult Program: Beginning Orienteering
Saturday, May 27, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

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

Registration: Required
Sun 04 Jun
Adult Program: Map Hike
Sunday, June 4, 2017 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
Sat 10 Jun
Adult Program: Seashore Circular
Saturday, June 10, 2017 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
Sun 18 Jun
Adult Program: Intro to Wilderness Survival
Sunday, June 18, 2017 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 16 will be permitted to attend. There will be some sitting on the grass.

Registration: Required
Sun 25 Jun
Adult Program: Plant Focus
Sunday, June 25, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 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 guidebooks. Bring drinking water, wear hat and sunscreen. Plant identification books helpful. Short walk in tall grass meadow. Some sitting on grass.

Registration: Required