(Adults) Learn about winter birds in the park plus some basic identification skills. Program ends with an indoor discussion.
Winter Birds and Feeder Workshop
(4-Adult) Join us to learn about the resilient birds that call Huntley Meadows Park and your backyard home during winter. Make your own pine cone bird feeder to take home and watch as your new friends visit. Learn how to identify winter birds through calls, games and activities. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
Winter Folk Tales & Music Campfire
(3-Adult) Join us as we learn about winter folk tales and local winter wildlife. We take a wildlife hike, sing nature-themed campfire songs accompanied by a guitar, and eat s'mores around the fire.
Winter Hike-Marvelous Meadows
(9-Adult) Chase away your winter blues with a walk on the 'other side' of the park. Come look for winter hawks, waterfowl, bluebirds and finches while exploring the park's native meadows and wetland overlooks. Meet at the South King's Hwy. entrance. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
Winter Solstice Campfire
(4-Adult) Celebrate the winter solstice with a campfire and s'mores! Enjoy a naturalist's presentation on the fact and fiction of winter solstice. Program canceled in case of inclement weather. Presentation starts in the nature center and concludes at the campfire. Program only for ages 4 and older. Younger children should not attend.
Winter Wonderland Hike
(Adults) Join us as we work off holiday calories with a quick hike in the park, followed by a relaxing series of meditation exercises. to find our inner winter calmness. Bring a mat.
(8-Adult) Wood frogs are breeding in vernal pools. Assist in collecting and releasing frogs and recording data for our amphibian survey. Wear water-proof boots and bring flash lights. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
Woodland Wildlife Egg Hunt
(3-8 yrs.) In groups of 10, enjoy an easy walk to meet costumed woodland characters along the half-mile, non-paved woodland trail for an entertaining look at how different animals raise their young. Collect 10 eggs with non-candy treats. See live frog eggs and meet some spring critters. Children must be accompanied by an adult.