Due to higher rates of Covid-19 in Maryland, all exhibits at the Nature Center are currently closed. The restrooms are available from 9 am to 5 pm each day. Classrooms remain closed. The Nature Center will be closed on Mon. Jan. 18 for a county holiday. The park and trails will be open regular hours, […]
Introduce your little ones to nature’s wonders while enjoying stories, crafts, games, songs, and outdoor activities together. Pre-K Nature is held on Mondays from 11 am to 12 noon. $5 per child. This is NOT a drop-in program at this time. Advanced registration is required, with a maximum of 25 attendees per program (including adults). […]
Join a naturalist on the front lawn of the Nature Center to meet one of our animal ambassadors. Registration is not required. This program is designed for families; no groups are permitted. Animal encounters take place on: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:00 pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 am Animal encounters last approximately 15 […]
Join a naturalist for a story and a short hike. Recommended for ages 5 and under. $2 per child. This program is held on Wednesdays from 11-11:45 am. Upcoming dates are Jan. 13, 20, and 27.
Join us for the magic and community of the 2021 festival. Mark your calendar for June 19 and 20, 2021!
Marshy Point’s event calendar is temporarily being published monthly, not quarterly, due to the evolving nature of the Covid-19 health crisis. The Winter 2020 edition of our newsletter, Cattails, is also available online. All programs are currently being held outdoors, weather permitting. Face masks are required for all participants ages 2 and older. Advance registration […]CONTINUE READING →
Enjoy five fun and educational Marshy Point nature crafts at home! Order a Nature Craft Pack with all the materials and instructions needed to create: Mammal mask mania Perfectly potted plants Creepy crawly carton critters Crazy crabby cap Design-your-own Nature T-shirt These crafts are appropriate for kids ages 4-8. The cost is $25/set. For more […]CONTINUE READING →
Did you know that 2020 marks 20 YEARS since Marshy Point Nature Center first opened its doors to the public? We had a fantastic celebration of this anniversary planned for our 2020 Spring Festival, but of course, it was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We can’t wait to welcome our Spring, Fall, […]CONTINUE READING →
It has been a real adjustment coming to the Nature Center these last few months, with only the sounds of our live animals and no visitors. The ‘business’ of Marshy Point has temporarily changed—from trying to bring groups together in nature to having to keep people apart. Instead of a frenzy of field trips, special […]CONTINUE READING →