Due to extremely low water levels, Lake Benson boathouse will be closed this weekend.
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Public Programs

Come and join us at White Deer Park! We offer a variety of public programs for families and children of all ages. Join us for a fun time learning about nature, making crafts, or hiking the park. You will never be bored with all there is to do here at the Nature Center!

Discovery Days

This self-paced drop-in program features a different theme from the natural world each month. Parents and children learn together as they visit stations featuring different hands-on activities, experiments and crafts. Stop by the nature center for this free event! Ages 6-12.

10:00 AM -12:00 PM or 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

April 6, 2017: April Showers
May 4, 2017: May Flowers
June 1, 2017: Food Web Fun
July 6, 2017: Rockin' Reptiles (only from10:00 AM  - 12:00 PM)
August 10, 2017: Solar System Exploration
September 7, 2017: Scientific September

Preschoolers in the Park

Bring your little ones to White Deer Park for some fun and exploration! Discover the natural world through stories based on the Nature Center’s monthly theme followed by games, crafts or short hikes. Please dress for the weather. An adult must accompany children at all times. Pre-registration is required. Ages 2-5.

Resident: $6, Non-Resident: $8. Register Here.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Upcoming Dates and Themes
April 20, 2017: Rain, Rain, Go Away
May 18, 2017: Fun With Flowers
June 15, 2017: Endless Energy
July 20, 2017: Scales and Tails
August 24, 2017: Total Eclipse of the Park
September 21, 2017: Weird Science

Outdoor Adventurers

These guided hikes further explore the month’s theme and give children the opportunity to take concepts learned in the classroom into the outdoors. Who knows what we will find outside. Today we might find some cool insects or we might get to watch some wild deer. There is always something new to see and do outdoors! Dress appropriately for the weather. Meet at the Nature Center. Pre-registration is required. Ages 6-12.

Resident: $4, Non-Resident: $5. Register Here.
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Now on Saturdays!

Upcoming Dates
April 1, 2017
May 6, 2017
June 3, 2017
July 8, 2017
August 12, 2017
September 9, 2017