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Oregon Ridge Nature Center

13555 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030 United States
410-887-1815 http://www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org/

July 2019

Nature Quest Hike

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on July 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030 United States
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$3

Get a head start on your Nature Quest passport at our naturalist lead hike to the two Nature Quest post locations at Oregon Ridge. Nature Quest is a county-wide program that guides participants to trail markers at Baltimore County parks. Passports and details are available at the Nature Center or at http://www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org/NatQuest.html. Adults and children 5+ Please call to register! Some programs will fill, in which case, walk-in guests cannot be accommodated. 410-887-1815 or info@OregonRidgeNatureCenter.org.

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Sun Secrets

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030 United States
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$3 – $5

Head to Oregon Ridge Nature enter learn about sunlight and shadows through a number of different activities and experiments. You'll end the program with s’mores cooked in a box solar oven. Adults and children 6+. Please call to register! Some programs will fill, in which case, walk-in guests cannot be accommodated. 410-887-1815 or info@OregonRidgeNatureCenter.org

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August 2019

Hey! What’s that sound?

August 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030 United States
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$3

Join  Oregon Ridge for a naturalist-led hike to uncover and better understand the sources of the Summer sounds. Wear closed-toe shoes, bring your water bottle and binoculars or borrow binoculars from the nature center. Adults and children 4+. Please call to register! Some programs will fill, in which case, walk-in guests cannot be accommodated. 410-887-1815 or info@OregonRidgeNatureCenter.org.

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A Morning in Mining History

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030 United States
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$2 – $4

Join a naturalist for a trip back in time to when Oregon Ridge was a mining town. Explore various historical sites in the park and learn how the miner’s lived in the 1800s. Adults and children 5+. Please call to register! Some programs will fill, in which case, walk-in guests cannot be accommodated. 410-887-1815 or info@OregonRidgeNatureCenter.org. 

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Water, Water Everywhere!

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030 United States
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$2 – $4

Cool off on a hot August day as you explore the water cycle through activities and experiments including a scavenger hunt and a water cycle game. Adults and children 6+. Please call to register! Some programs will fill, in which case, walk-in guests cannot be accommodated. 410-887-1815 or info@OregonRidgeNatureCenter.org.

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End of Summer Campout

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - August 18 @ 6:00 pm
Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030 United States
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$10 – $30

Create family memories as you spend the night under the stars at Oregon Ridge Park. Bring your tent, camping gear and picnic dinner; they'll provide the evening activities, campfire, s’mores and a light breakfast. Note: They have a limited number of tents available for rent at $10 each. This event is for all ages $10 per person or $30 per family (A family includes up to 5 people, parents and children or grandparents and grandchildren). Please call to register! Some…

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Backyard Butterflies

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030 United States
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$2 – $4

Join Oregon Ridge Nature Center as they explore the life cycles of butterflies and get a close-up look at some caterpillars and chrysalides. Then grab a butterfly net and head outside to the meadow and gardens to test your identification skills. Adults and children 5+. Please call to register! Some programs will fill, in which case, walk-in guests cannot be accommodated. 410-887-1815 or info@OregonRidgeNatureCenter.org. 

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Nature’s Shadow Box

August 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on September 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030 United States
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$2 – $4

Nature and art combines in this creative program! Collect natural objects to create a stunning work of art. Participants should bring a shoe box lid that can be used to create their shadow box. Adults and children 6+. Please call to register! Some programs will fill, in which case, walk-in guests cannot be accommodated. 410-887-1815 or info@OregonRidgeNatureCenter.org. 

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