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


Learn About Nature

Learning comes naturally at Lake Katherine!

Youth Programs
Don't miss any of the fun and games offered in our many programs, classes, and camps!  Click to view options for different ages and seasons.  "NO CHILD LEFT INSIDE." 

Homeschool Days
Home school days allow individual home school students to attend preselected programs. Only students of the grade-equivalent age for the programs offered will be registered.

Adult Education Classes
Lake Katherine now offers educational programs for adults too.  Don't let the kids have all the fun - come out and learn something new!  Brought to you by our Natural Resources Committee.

School Field Trips
Enhance your classroom experiences with a trip to the Lake!  Our naturalists are very flexible and accommodating.  Don't hesitate to call!

Youth/Scout Groups
Sign up your youth group or scout troop for some outdoor adventure and development!  Earn badges, carry out service programs, and get involved in the community with your organization today.

Nature Talks
Members of our staff are available and willing to bring the knowledge and adventure to you!  Presentations on nature-based topics can be given at your school, institution, or event.  Click to see our different offerings.

Citizen Science
Click on the link to view resources available to YOU to observe the natural world that surrounds us.  Don't leave all the fun to us!


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