Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Camp Long / Seattle Parks September programs

From Sheila at Camp Long:  



 To register, call 206-684-7434.


Mucking at Me-Kwa-Mooks

Ages 3 and older

Find marine creatures and intertidal plants, and learn beach ecology. Please dress for the weather and wear shoes that can get wet.  Please register by 9/12.  Please call (206) 684-7434 to register.  Activity Fee $8


Location: Me-Kwa-Mooks Park

Course #30713 September 13 Sat 9:30-11:30 a.m.


Owl Hoot at Camp Long

Ages 5 and older

Will Barred Owl young be hissing or will they be missing? We'll poke around for pellets to pull apart and hear how to hoot.   Please register by 9/12.  Please call (206) 684-7434 to register.  Activity Fee $8



Course #30715 September 13 Sat 7-9 p.m.


Spider, Slug and Snake Search

Ages 1 and older

Slitherin' creatures are the focus on this fun nature walk. Smaller students and scientists alike will learn from and enjoy this program. Please register by 9/12.  Please call (206) 684-7434 to register.  Activity Fee $8


Location: Camp Long

Course #30722 9/13 Sat 1-3 p.m.


Fauntleroy Forest Walk

Ages 8 and older

From the Reach to the Beach, we'll explore Fauntleroy's 28 acre watershed! We have permission to explore the most recently restored segment of the creek:

the mouth and beach on private property. We will include a plant list. Learn native plants you can incorporate into your landscape. Please register by 9/12.

Note: Customers who do not want to walk to the beach can meet us at the ferry terminal.  Activity Fee $8


Course # 34703 September 13 Sat. 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.


Lichen, Moss and More at Camp Long!

All Ages, families

Is it like a lichen, more of a moss or a fungus among us? Come explore the lives of these unique life forms at Camp Long up close and personal. Discover the beauty, lifestyles, and significance of lichens, moss and fungi.  Please register by 9/12.   Activity Fee $8


Course #33272 September 13   Sat 10 a.m.-Noon

Location: Camp Long


Tot Treks



Ages 2-3

Adults, here is your chance to share nature with your children. In a local park where the grass and ferns grow, beneath the tall old trees, is a special

place where you and a child can explore. Learn effective and fun outdoor activities and ideas for other times and places. Please arrive 10 minutes

before class time and wear appropriate clothing for the weather. Sorry, no strollers. Please register four days prior to the trek.

You can register up to two children with one adult.  Activity Fee $3.50 per person for both tots and adults.



Please register by September 5.

#30717 9/9 Tue 10-11 a.m.



Please register by September 19.

Course #33251 September 23 Tue 10-11 a.m.


The Beavers of Longfellow Creek

All Ages, families

Have you ever wondered why Native Americans refer to the Beaver as the "Sacred Center" of the land? Join us and find out, while we explore the life and times of this furry, flat-tailed master builder of Longfellow Creek. Please register by 9/26.   Activity Fee $7


Location: Trailhead of 25th Ave SW and Brandon St.

Course #33277 September 27   Sat 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.



First Saturday Work Party

Ages 8 and older

Lend a hand in your community park. Help with forest restoration, trail maintenance, invasive plant removal, planting and weeding. Please RSVP by

calling 206-423-0762.

September 6 Sat 10 a.m.-1 p.m.


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