The nature center is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. Face coverings are required for unvaccinated visitors.
Our new Marshy Point Community Garden continues to grow! Plots are available for the 2021 season. Garden plots are 10 feet by 10 feet, and cost $25 for the season. For more information, please visit our Community Garden page.
Introduce your little ones to nature’s wonders while enjoying stories, crafts, games, songs, and outdoor activities together. Pre-K Nature meets once a month in the Summer, 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 […]
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.
Marshy Point’s Summer event calendar (covering June to August 2021) is now online. We hope you’ll join us for some Marshy Point programs this Summer! The Summer edition of our newsletter, Cattails, is also available. And save the date! Marshy Point’s Fall Festival will return this year—on Saturday, September 25th! Enjoy live music, animal talks, […]CONTINUE READING →
We are looking forward to offering in-person Summer Camp this year! In addition to past favorites, we have added a week of Tadpole Camp (for ages 3 & 4) this year. For more information, please check out our Summer Camp page. Camp registration will begin at 9:00 am ET on Tues. April 6th for MPNCC members, and Tues. […]CONTINUE READING →
Marshy Point’s Chesapeake Adventurers Pre-K program offers children ages 3 to 5 a nature-focused learning experience. Registration is now open for the Spring 2021 session (in person and all outdoors) and the Fall 2021 session (in-person, outdoors, and in our pre-k classroom). Space is also available in the current Winter 2021 session (Mon./Wed. virtual, Fri. […]CONTINUE READING →
The cold months bring a variety of waterfowl to Dundee Creek and the surrounding Upper Chesapeake Bay, but one of the most recognizable is the hooded merganser. Surprisingly though, hooded mergansers are year-round residents in our area. Only during the Winter do they leave their more secluded and solitary fresh-water Summer homes to form flocks […]CONTINUE READING →