Deep Creek Lake Discovery Center April 2015 Events

kids searching for critters at Deep Creek Friday, April 3

All Day Scavenger Hunts at the Discovery Center. Choices available are Trackin’ Through the Discovery Center (all about animal tracks), Life in a Cave (critters you might see in a cave show up using a black light), Fall Scavenger Hunt, Beginner Scavenger Hunt and Challenging Scavenger Hunt.

Saturday, April 4

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Egg Dyeing Bring six hard boiled eggs to dye in natural dyes. Easter Bunny on site.

Sunday, April 5

All Day "Life in a Cave" (self-guided) It's time to explore! Put on your head lamp and take a self-guided trip to the Discovery Center's cave to search for save-dwelling creatures.

2 p.m.
Aviary Encounter Come to the aviary to get up close and personal with our birds of prey. Learn some interesting facts and watch them eat!Bring a camera because they will be perched for a great photo opportunity.

Friday, April 10

All Day Scavenger Hunts at the Discovery Center. Choices available are Trackin’ Through the Discovery Center (all about animal tracks), Life in a Cave (critters you might see in a cave show up using a black light), Fall Scavenger Hunt, Beginner Scavenger Hunt and Challenging Scavenger Hunt.

Saturday, April 11

Come see our Scales and Tales display at the CARC Family Fun Day!

2 p.m.
Trackin' through the Discovery Center. Join the naturalist to learn about the animals in the area and the tracks they make. Then make some tracks of your own!

Sunday, April 12

All Day "Life in a Cave" (self-guided) It's time to explore! Put on your head lamp and take a self-guided trip to the Discovery Center's cave to search for save-dwelling creatures.

2 p.m.
Aviary Encounter Come to the aviary to get up close and personal with our birds of prey. Learn some interesting facts and watch them eat! Bring a camera because they will be perched for a great photo opportunity!

Friday, April 17

All Day Scavenger Hunts at the Discovery Center. Choices available are Trackin’ Through the Discovery Center (all about animal tracks), Life in a Cave (critters you might see in a cave show up using a black light), Fall Scavenger Hunt, Beginner Scavenger Hunt and Challenging Scavenger Hunt.

Saturday, April 18

10 a.m.
Spring Hike Take a guided hike with the naturalist to the historic Brant Mine as we look ofr the first signs of spring. The hiks is roughly 1.5 miles and is weather pending.

2 p.m.
Hungry Critters Meet inside the Discovery Center as we feed the critters! You will be given a chance to touch a live reptile or amphibian!

Sunday, April 19

All Day "Life in a Cave" (self-guided) It's time to explore! Put on your head lamp and take a self-guided trip to the Discovery Center's cave to search for save-dwelling creatures.

2 p.m.
Aviary Encounter Come to the aviary to get up close and personal with our birds of prey. Learn some interesting facts and watch them eat! Bring a camera because they will be perched for a great photo opportunity.

Friday, April 24

All Day Scavenger Hunts at the Discovery Center. Choices available are Trackin’ Through the Discovery Center (all about animal tracks), Life in a Cave (critters you might see in a cave show up using a black light), Fall Scavenger Hunt, Beginner Scavenger Hunt and Challenging Scavenger Hunt.

Saturday, April 25

11 a.m. o 1 p.m.
Ramp Cookoff Enter as a cook or come by to taste all of the ways to prepare ramps. Judging 11 a.m. to noon with a tasting to follow.

Sunday, April 26

11 a.m.
Flower PowerJoin the naturalist for this fun-filled hour of recycling. We will make flowers out of soda bottles and create seed strips to take home and plant in your garden.

2 p.m.
Aviary Encounter Come to the aviary to get up close and personal with our birds of prey. Learn some interesting facts and watch them eat! Bring a camera because they will be perched for a great photo opportunity.