For kids: Help build a big spider web! Learn about and make one of nature’s basic connections, the spider web. Meet at the Thoreau house replica near the parking lot. Dress for the weather. All are welcome! Children must be accompanied by an adult.
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Come and learn about the Thoreau family’s pencil making business! Henry David Thoreau is a renowned as a writer and thinker, but he was also very handy. Not only did he build his own house but he also improved the methods of pencil making in his family’s business. Join a park interpreter at the Thoreau house replica near the parking lot for a look into this little known side of Henry. We will have a pencil-making activity; children will leave with their own working pencil! Appropriate for children 6-12 accompanied by an adult.
Join a park interpreter at the main beach for fun art and craft program featuring natural themes. All materials provided. This program is for children ages 6-12. Children must be accompanied by and adult.
Join interpretive staff for some fun lawn games straight out of the 1800’s! Well, okay, maybe we’ve modified them slightly for safety reasons. We will meet on the lawn directly up the stairs from the back of the Bath House and next to the boat ramp entrance. These games are fun for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended: sunscreen and insect repellant to use if needed.