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Sun 30 Jul
Intro to Wilderness Survival: Adult Program
Sunday, July 30, 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, we'll teach you how to find food, start a fire and build shelter. Approximately 1 mile. Some sitting on the grass.

Registration: Required
Sun 06 Aug
Native American Legends: Adult Program
Sunday, August 6, 2017 09:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

Legends helped Native Americans to understand their environment. During this all-outdoor presentation of readings, geared for the average adult, you too will learn about nature, even as you are entertained. Very short walk; much sitting on the grass.

Sat 12 Aug
History Hike: Adult Program
Saturday, August 12, 2017 09:45 AM - 01:00 PM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

While the main purpose of this moderately paced 6 mile walk is to relax and socialize, we will make stops to discuss some spots of historic interest. Bring lunch and drinking water.

Registration: Required
Sun 20 Aug
Plants, etc: Adult Program
Sunday, August 20, 2017 09:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

On this leisurely, hilly, eclectic saunter in the southwestern section of the park we'll focus on botany, history, and the usage of plants. Some walking in long grass.

Registration: Required
Sun 20 Aug
Nature Scavenger Hunt: Children’s Program
Sunday, August 20, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Nature hides things in plain sight every day. Can you find the items on the list to complete the scavenger hunt?

Registration: Required
Sat 26 Aug
Literary Walk – Eastern Section: (Adult Program)
Saturday, August 26, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

This program is a quiet, leisurely ramble, (2 miles) generously interspersed with readings selected to enhance your appreciation of the beauty, wonder, and tranquility of nature.

Registration: Required
Sun 03 Sep
Cliff Hike: (Adult Program)
Sunday, September 3, 2017 09:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

Bring drinking water for this new 6 mile very hilly, moderately paced walk, thus affording walkers the opportunity for uninterrupted relaxing and socializing.

Registration: Required
Sat 09 Sep
Late Summer Seasonal Stroll: (Adult Program)
Saturday, September 9, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

On this short stroll (approx. 1.5 miles), one of a series designed to observe seasonal changes, we will witness summer's slow, subtle change, as she withers and goes to seed.

Registration: Required
Sun 17 Sep
Birds with Botany For Beginners – Western Section: (Adult Program)
Sunday, September 17, 2017 09:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

During this program, geared for novice adult birders, we'll be searching for birds ... no birds? We will then learn about plants! Bring binoculars.

Registration: Required
Sat 23 Sep
Traditional Nature Walk: (Adult Program)
Saturday, September 23, 2017 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

We'll take a slow walk (approx. 3 miles), exploring nature in the woods and tall grass meadows of the southeastern section of the park.

Registration: Required
Sat 30 Sep
Caumsett Sampler: (Adult Program)
Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:00 AM - 01:45 PM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 423-1770

On this leisurely but hilly 5-mile saunter, you will learn about nature in the field, forest, seashore and pond. Bring drinking water.

Registration: Required
Sat 30 Sep
Bike Scavenger Hunt: (Family Program)
Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Take a self-guided bike ride to search for items on the scavenger hunt list. A naturalist will be available to help and point you in the right direction if needed. Helmets are required.

Registration: Required