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Gunpowder Falls State Park To Host Winter Youth Programs

White Marsh, Md. (January 31, 2012) Gunpowder Falls State Park welcomes children ages 3-12 to participate in their nature-themed series of winter youth programs.

Children of all ages can explore their local State park, discover nature and learn about the outdoors with the guidance of Park Rangers and an enthusiastic group of instructors from the Maryland Conservation Corps. Participants will enjoy nature-themed crafts, games, hikes and other great projects designed to increase outdoor awareness.

Each of the following series includes one session per week for six weeks:

  • Junior Rangers Program (Ages 9-12): 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., every Friday from February 10 - March 16
  • The Park Pals (Ages 5-8): 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., every Friday from February 10 - March 16
  • The Sprouts (Ages 3-4): 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., every Friday from February 10 - March 16. Must be accompanied by a parent.

The programs will be held at the Days Cove area of Gunpowder Falls State Park. Costs are $25 per child for Junior Rangers and Park Pals, and $15 per Sprout. Each additional child from the same family is only $10.

Registration is limited, so sign up early. To register or for more information call, 410-592-2897.


   January 31, 2012

Contact: Josh Davidsburg
410-260-8002 office I 410-507-7526 cell
jdavidsburg@dnr.state.md.us

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages nearly one-half million acres of public lands and 17,000 miles of waterways, along with Maryland's forests, fisheries and wildlife for maximum environmental, economic and quality of life benefits. A national leader in land conservation, DNR-managed parks and natural, historic and cultural resources attract 11 million visitors annually. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. Learn more at www.dnr.maryland.gov