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Lake Katherine
In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.

Youth Programs

Stories at the Lake
The first Thursday of every month, 4pm-5, free event for kids!
Lake Katherine volunteer educator Nicole Snyder will host storytime, reading aloud from a nature-themed children's book. Plus fun activities. No need to book in advance - just turn up.

Little Explorers
1 hour experience for 3-6 year old children together with their favorite adult.
$6 per child, pre-registration is required

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Little Explorers

Color, Color

Mix, match and paint with primary colors, learning to blend and create. We’ll hike outside to find colors of spring and mix a colorful treat to eat.
Program #      Day          Date             Time
677            Thursday    March 14       9:30 am
678            Friday         March 15       9:30 am
679            Saturday     March 16      10:30 am

Wiggly Worms

Let’s look, learn, and touch our squiggly, slimy friends the worm. Our walk outdoors will include a worm hunt under rocks and logs. A wormy project to take home is included.
Program #      Day          Date             Time
680            Thursday    April 25       9:30 am
681            Friday         April 26       9:30 am
682            Saturday     April 27      10:30 am


                         Please click here for Program Waiver





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