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Nature at Night

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 13, 2019 @ 08:00 PM

Experience the sights and sounds of sunset and beyond. Learn more about the park's nocturnal animals and test your night vision. Come prepared with a flashlight and a sense of adventure! Preregistration is required.

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A Trip To Whoville

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 20, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

"In every flower, every stem, every leaf, a world to discover that's beyond belief!" In the Dr. Suess story, Horton the elephant finds a tiny world on a clover flower. Just like "whos", insects large and tiny make their homes from almost every plant in nature. We will explore our own whovilles, finding the crazy and often amazing creatures that make homes out of leaves, stems, and flowers. We...

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Dragonfly Detectives Camp

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 22, 2019 - July 25, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Dragonfly Detectives Camp is a four-day camp at Lake Crabtree County Park for children ages 9–13 years old. Campers will help gather data on dragonfly migration and contribute to a citizen science project. Each camper will receive a dragonfly field guide, insect net, activity guide, and water bottle to keep. Snacks will be provided each day. This camp is co-sponsored by the NC Museum of...

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Homeschool/Track-Out: Dragons and Damsels

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 31, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

These programs are open to students 6–12 years old. Parent/guardians are welcome to stay for the program or drop-off. Preregistration is required. Explore the world of dragonflies and damselflies! Learn about their amphibious nature, and the great distances some of them migrate. Identify some of our common species, and discover fun facts about these amazing and beneficial creatures.​

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Nature's Jamboree

Lake Crabtree County Park

August 3, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

Nature makes noise! Why do birds sing? Why do frogs call? Why do bats make sounds we cannot hear? We will explore the sounds of nature: how and why animals make them, and discover the good and bad things that happen to animals that make noise. We will play games, listen to the sounds of nature, and try to make our own musical instruments out of natural materials. ​​ Preregistration is...

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Nature Nerds

Lake Crabtree County Park

August 6, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

Expand your knowledge of our local flora and fauna by exploring a different area of the park each month. Join park staff as they "nerd out" over amphibians, birds, insects, spiders and anything else they see or hear along the way. Help collect data for the Natural Resource Inventory Database while increasing your own identification skills.​ Ages 9 and up.​ Preregistration is required.

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Storytime for Tots: A Pill Bug's Life

Lake Crabtree County Park

August 7, 2019 @ 01:00 PM

Discover nature, beginning with a story, followed by outdoor, hands-on nature exploration. Come prepared to actively participate with your child. First Wednesday of each month. Preregistration is required. Ages 2–6. Have you ever caught a pill bug (aka rolypoly) and wonder what it does all day? Discover the life of a pill bug, and explore under logs and leaves to see how many you can find...

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Crabtree Casters

Lake Crabtree County Park

August 21, 2019 @ 06:30 PM

Join park staff for an informal fishing experience for the whole family. Bring your own poles or borrow one of ours through the Tackle Loaner Program. Bait and basic instruction are provided. All participants 16 years and older must have a valid NC fishing license to participate. Preregistration is required.

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Nature at Night

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 13, 2019 @ 08:00 PM

Experience the sights and sounds of sunset and beyond. Learn more about the park's nocturnal animals and test your night vision. Come prepared with a flashlight and a sense of adventure! Preregistration is required.

View event details

A Trip To Whoville

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 20, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

"In every flower, every stem, every leaf, a world to discover that's beyond belief!" In the Dr. Suess story, Horton the elephant finds a tiny world on a clover flower. Just like "whos", insects large and tiny make their homes from almost every plant in nature. We will explore our own whovilles, finding the crazy and often amazing creatures that make homes out of leaves, stems, and flowers. We...

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Dragonfly Detectives Camp

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 22, 2019 - July 25, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Dragonfly Detectives Camp is a four-day camp at Lake Crabtree County Park for children ages 9–13 years old. Campers will help gather data on dragonfly migration and contribute to a citizen science project. Each camper will receive a dragonfly field guide, insect net, activity guide, and water bottle to keep. Snacks will be provided each day. This camp is co-sponsored by the NC Museum of...

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Homeschool/Track-Out: Dragons and Damsels

Lake Crabtree County Park

July 31, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

These programs are open to students 6–12 years old. Parent/guardians are welcome to stay for the program or drop-off. Preregistration is required. Explore the world of dragonflies and damselflies! Learn about their amphibious nature, and the great distances some of them migrate. Identify some of our common species, and discover fun facts about these amazing and beneficial creatures.​

View event details

Nature's Jamboree

Lake Crabtree County Park

August 3, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

Nature makes noise! Why do birds sing? Why do frogs call? Why do bats make sounds we cannot hear? We will explore the sounds of nature: how and why animals make them, and discover the good and bad things that happen to animals that make noise. We will play games, listen to the sounds of nature, and try to make our own musical instruments out of natural materials. ​​ Preregistration is...

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Nature Nerds

Lake Crabtree County Park

August 6, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

Expand your knowledge of our local flora and fauna by exploring a different area of the park each month. Join park staff as they "nerd out" over amphibians, birds, insects, spiders and anything else they see or hear along the way. Help collect data for the Natural Resource Inventory Database while increasing your own identification skills.​ Ages 9 and up.​ Preregistration is required.

View event details

Storytime for Tots: A Pill Bug's Life

Lake Crabtree County Park

August 7, 2019 @ 01:00 PM

Discover nature, beginning with a story, followed by outdoor, hands-on nature exploration. Come prepared to actively participate with your child. First Wednesday of each month. Preregistration is required. Ages 2–6. Have you ever caught a pill bug (aka rolypoly) and wonder what it does all day? Discover the life of a pill bug, and explore under logs and leaves to see how many you can find...

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Crabtree Casters

Lake Crabtree County Park

August 21, 2019 @ 06:30 PM

Join park staff for an informal fishing experience for the whole family. Bring your own poles or borrow one of ours through the Tackle Loaner Program. Bait and basic instruction are provided. All participants 16 years and older must have a valid NC fishing license to participate. Preregistration is required.

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