Hands-on environmental education for our youngest crowd!  

Creepy Crawler classes are open to 2-5 year olds accompanied by an adult.  Classes are held the first Monday and Tuesday of each month from 10:00 am-11:15 am.  Each class involves story time, craft, hike, live animals (or artifacts), and a snack.  Creepy Crawlers is held rain or shine and everyone should dress for the weather.  All hikes will be stroller-accessible. 

Pre-registration is required.  Below is the topic schedule and dates. Cost: $3 (members) and $5 (non-members).  Please fill out the online form (on the right) to register.

Also check out our Creepy Crawler Gardening Program!

2017 Creepy Crawlers Schedule:

Dec 05-06, 2016       “Oh Deer!”

Does Rudolph live in Maryland?  No, but his cousin the White Tail does.  Learn the similarities and differences!

Jan 02-03 , 2017        “The Winter Forest”

Learn how to identify common evergreen trees and discover the function of pine cones.

Feb 06-07        “Bones, Tracks, and Scat”

Be an animal detective and find out “who was in the woods” by using clues left behind.

Mar 06-07       “Feathered Friends”

Meet owls and hawks and discover how Raptors rule the roost.

Apr 03-04        “Snails, Slugs and Grubs”

Turn over logs and leaf litter to find out how our slimy friends help the food web of the forest.

May 01-02       “Turtle Tales”

Why did the turtle cross the road?  Find out the answer and more reptilian facts.

June 05-06       “Critters In The Bay”

Grab your wading shoes and a dip net and find out who lives in the shallow water Bay.

*We will take a 15 minute stroller-friendly walk to the beach for water activity.

July 03 (only Monday)        “The Remarkable Oyster”

Explore an oyster reef to discover its use as a habitat and filter for the Chesapeake Bay.

Aug 07-08       “Jellyfish”

Examine the blub, blub of the Jellyfish.

* We will take a 15 minute stroller-friendly walk to the beach for water activity.

Sept 05 (only Tuesday)       “Caterpillars, Butterflies, and Moths”

What a change from crawler to flyer! Let’s follow the changes that happen with butterflies and moths.

Oct 02-03       “Along Came a Spider”

Dare to come face to face with an eight-legged, ten-eyed creepy crawler.

Nov 06-07       “The Colorful Woods”

Join us for a walk through the forest to enjoy the Fall foliage and find a Leaf Man!

Dec 04-05      “Oh Deer!”

Does Rudolph live in Maryland?  No, but his cousin the White Tail does.  Learn the similarities and differences!

 

Creepy Crawlers Preschool Class Registration

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