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Hammocks Beach State Park

Caught on Camera!

Hammocks Beach State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 03/31/2018 - 5:00pm

During this program you will get a chance to learn about animal tracking and how game cameras work. We will take a short hike to an actual game camera in which park rangers have placed out in the park. This is a great way to learn about who lives at Hammocks Beach State Park!

Program will be held indoors and outside. DRESS FOR THE WEATHER!

 

Storytime with a Ranger

Hammocks Beach State Park
Date of Event: 
Fri, 03/23/2018 - 9:30am

Hey kids ages 2-4 years!

Come out to the park and join a ranger for this fun-filled program where we read a story, sing and dance, and then finish up with an art project to take home. Parents must stay with the child for the program.

This month's story: "A Beary Good Time"

 

Kite Building

Hammocks Beach State Park
Date of Event: 
Thu, 03/15/2018 - 4:00pm

This is your chance to learn how to build a kite from items you can find around the house. Afterwards we will go outside and attempt to fly our very own creations!

SPACE IS LIMITED; REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by contacting the park office: 910-326-4881.

 

Oysters

Hammocks Beach State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 03/13/2018 - 1:00pm

Food, filters, and fun!  Come out to the park to learn about the biology and natural history of these amazing shellfish.

 

Camping 101 Series

Hammocks Beach State Park
Date of Event: 
Fri, 03/09/2018 - 5:00pm

CAMPFIRE!  We will discuss how to make a fire and practice the art of building a fire (w/ food items).  We will then go outside and put our skills to the test by building an actual campfire and getting it started using only one match!  What campfire would be complete without S’Mores?!

Program will be both inside and outside. DRESS FOR THE WEATHER!

 

Marsh Birding Cruise

Hammocks Beach State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 03/27/2018 - 8:30am

Join a ranger on this hour-long cruise to learn and discover about some of the birds that can be found in the surrounding marsh waters behind Bear Island.  Bring a birding field guide and binoculars if you have them (optional).  DRESS FOR THE WEATHER!

Seating is limited; REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by contacting the park office: 910-326-4881.

Bird Hike

Hammocks Beach State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 03/20/2018 - 8:00am

During this short hike you will get a chance to discover some of the birds that might be passing through during the busy migration season.  You never know what we will see!

OPTIONAL: bring a bird guide and/or binoculars if you have them.

 

Gyotaku Fish Printing

Hammocks Beach State Park
Date of Event: 
Mon, 03/26/2018 - 4:00pm

Explore the ancient Japanese art of Gyotaku.  Join a park ranger to paint and print a fish on a T-shirt to create a one-of-a-kind work of art.  A great program for all ages!

Seating is limited; REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by contacting the park office: 910-326-4881.