Events

Feb 24

Animal Feeding 101- The Snapping Turtle

In the depths of many of our local ponds and lakes, lives a modern day dinosaur-  The Common Snapping Turtle.  Sign up for this animal feeding and at the SNAP of your fingers you’ll learn all you need to know about these amazing turtles. 

1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Mar 21

Wednesday Wonders!

Are you ready to experience the natural world with your little one?

10:00am to 10:45am
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  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Mar 24

Animal Feeding 101- Constrictors

Squeeze this program into your schedule and you’re sure to have a blast!  Learn about the many different kinds of native snakes that constrict their prey! 

1:00pm to 2:00pm
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  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Mar 27

Easter Egg Hunt at Potomac Overlook!

The Easter Bunny is coming to Potomac Overlook on Tuesday, March 27, 2018!  Children, ages 2 to 11 years old, are invited to celebrate spring with crafts, games, light refreshments, photos with the Easter Bunny (bring your own camera!) and of course, an Easter egg hunt.

11:00am to 12:30pm
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  • Festival
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Mar 28

Wednesday Wonders!

Are you ready to experience the natural world with your little one?

10:00am to 10:45am
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  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Apr 4

Wednesday Wonders!

Are you ready to experience the natural world with your little one?

10:00am to 10:45am
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  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Apr 9
Camp Overlook camper

Junior Naturalist Day Camp

Are you a junior naturalist camper who has always asked ‘What do Naturalists do in the spring? NOW you can find out!

9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Camps
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Apr 11

Wednesday Wonders!

Are you ready to experience the natural world with your little one?

10:00am to 10:45am
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Apr 14

Animal Feeding 101- Birds of Prey

Swoop on down to Potomac Overlook and watch our raptors receive their daily meal.  Appropriate for families with children ages 4 & up.  $5 per participant.  

1:00pm to 2:00pm
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  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Apr 18

Wednesday Wonders!

Are you ready to experience the natural world with your little one?

10:00am to 10:45am
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  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Apr 28
potomac overlook moonlight hike

Full Moon Hike

Celebrate the April Pink Moon at Potomac Overlook Regional Park!  Join our staff for a hike on the trails after dark.  Learn what wildlife is lurking in the woods in the early spring!

7:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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May 5

May Day & Music Festival

Get outside and join us for this wonderful springtime tradition!  Our May Day is full of fun activities and exhibits for all ages!  This year marks the 33rd year of this event and will include several live music performances, entertainment, community exhibits, games, and much more!  

12:00pm to 5:00pm
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  • Free
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
  • Roving Naturalists
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May 19

Animal Feeding 101- Treefrogs

Stick around for our monthly animal feeding program.  Learn the amazing adaptations that our Green and Gray Treefrog use to hunt and catch food.

1:00pm to 2:00pm
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  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Jun 25 to Jun 29

Nocturnal Naturalist Camp

Nocturnal Naturalist's will participate in a variety of activities including nocturnal animal study, camera trapping, astronomy, live animal presentations, stream surveys, campfire snacks, and an evening field trip to another park. We invite you to join us for an end of camp potluck/party that will take place on the last day of camp at 9:00 pm.

6:30pm to 10:00pm
  • Camps
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Jul 23 to Jul 27

Nocturnal Naturalist Camp JR

Nocturnal Naturalist's will participate in a variety of activities including nocturnal animal study, camera trapping, astronomy, live animal presentations, stream surveys, campfire snacks, and more! We invite you to join us for an end of camp potluck/party that will take place on the last day of camp at 9:00pm.  This camp session is for campers ages 8-10.

6:30pm to 10:00pm
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  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Aug 20 to Aug 24

Rangers Camp

Rangers Camp is a high paced recreation and nature focused camp week. Every day we will embark on a new adventure to a different park and explore the outdoors!  Activities may include swimming, hiking, kayaking/paddle boarding, stream hikes, and more! 

9:00am to 4:00pm
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  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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