Baltimore Woods Nature Center is located at 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus, NY 13108 Hours: Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, closed Sundays. The hiking trails and parking are free and open every day from dawn to dusk. Summer Long Adventure Baltimore Woods Summer Nature Day Camp runs from July 9 through August 31 at 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus. Send your children ages 4-15 for week long outdoor adventures. FMI and registration packets at www.baltimorewoods.org, or call 315 673-1350. Advance registration is required. August Events 12 Star Party: Perseid Meteor Shower 9-11 pm. The Perseid meteor shower is one of the year’s best meteor showers and one of our most popular astronomy programs. In addition: how about views of Neptune and Uranus? Saturn will be getting low in the west, and great views of the summer Milky Way continue. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to lie back and gaze for meteors. $5 for members, $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family. Back-up date: August 13. 18 Barefoot Hike 1-2:30pm Free your feet! Come feel the earth under your soles at Baltimore Woods, as Barefoot Bob (our Star Party leader) reconnects you to this underutilized and healthy mode of transportation. Join Bob for a half-mile barefoot hike along the Valley Trail over grass, wooden bridges, leaves and soil. Your feet will thank you! Accommodates 5-20. This program is not intended for families with strollers. $5 for members; $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family. 25 Nature Journaling 10-11am Journaling about the wonders of nature creates a deep connection and love for the environment. Join Naturalist Becky Lynch and learn how to implement writing, drawing, photography and more into your nature journals— really get your creative juices flowing! You will create your own journal from recycled materials and learn all the important elements of this meditative practice. This program is ideal for beginners and no art skills are needed! Supplies will be provided. $7 for members, $10 for nonmembers.
*** Baltimore Woods Nature in the City brings authentic natural science learning to K-6 grade urban school children. Supported by the Syracuse City School District and corporate sponsors, tied to the Syracuse City School District curriculum and New York State Science Standards, lesson content supports teachers while directly impacting students. Holding programs in parks and neighborhood green spaces as well as the classroom, students’ earliest learning experiences in the sciences are relevant, meaningful and fun. Visit www.baltimorewoods.org for more information
Thea Reidy Baltimore Woods Nature Center 4007 Bishop Hill Road, P.O. Box 133 Marcellus, NY 13108 315 673-1350 office; 315 247-7904 cell www.baltimorewoods.org Nature in your hands
Find us on Facebook!