Discovery Center Programs – February 2018

The Discovery Center at Deep Creek Lake State Park is Free and open to the public Friday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, February 3

11:00 a.m. Snowshoeing for Beginners Learn the basics of snowshoeing and join the Naturalist for a trek around the Discovery Center. Snowshoes are provided. Free-please call for reservations.

1:00 p.m. Hungry Critters Watch the animals that call the Discovery Center home during mealtime as they chow down. You will get the opportunity to learn about their species and their personal stories.

 

Sunday, February 4

11:00 a.m. Pinecone Bird Feeders It’s that time of year again! As you are making a pinecone bird feeder to take home with you, learn about the birds that are stopping by the Discovery Center bird feeders.

2:00 p.m. Aviary Feeding Stop by during lunchtime for our birds to watch them eat! Get a chance to learn the stories of how they came to be in our care, plus facts about their species.

 

Saturday, February 10

11:00 a.m. Tracks & Trails Walk Join the Naturalist for a one-hour walk looking for animal tracks and signs of wildlife. Dress for the weather!

1:00 p.m. While you Were Sleeping What happens in the environment around us as we go to sleep for the night? Join the naturalist to learn about things that go bump in the night and that wander past a trail camera!

 

Sunday, February 11

11:00 a.m. Snowshoeing for Beginners Learn the basics of snowshoeing and join the Naturalist for a trek around the Discovery Center. Snowshoes are provided. Free-please call for reservations.

2:00 p.m. Aviary Feeding Stop by during lunchtime for our birds to watch them eat! Get a chance to learn the stories of how they came to be in our care plus facts about their species.

 

Saturday, February 17

11:00 a.m. Great Backyard Bird Count. Join us for special bird crafts and help identify birds at the Discovery Center feeder.

1:00 p.m. Turtle Talk Learn about Maryland’s turtles and meet our Discovery Center turtles up close. A brief craft will follow.

 

Sunday, February 18

11:00 a.m. Snowshoeing for Beginners Learn the basics of snowshoeing and join the Naturalist for a trek around the Discovery Center. Snowshoes are provided. Free-please call for reservations.

2:00 p.m. Aviary Feeding Stop by during lunchtime for our birds to watch them eat! Get a chance to learn the stories of how they came to be in our care plus facts about their species.

 

Saturday, February 24

11:00 a.m. While you Were Sleeping What happens in the environment around us as we go to sleep for the night? Join the naturalist to learn about things that go bump in the night and that wander past a trail camera!

1:00 p.m. Hungry Critters Watch the animals that call the Discovery Center home during mealtime as they chow down. You will get the opportunity to learn about their species and their personal stories.

 

Sunday, February 25

11:00 a.m. Snowflake Discovery Join the Naturalist to learn about snowflakes! Make a snowflake craft and try to capture “snowflake prints” if weather permits.

2:00 p.m. Aviary Feeding Stop by during lunchtime for our birds to watch them eat! Get a chance to learn the stories of how they came to be in our care plus facts about their species.