Celebrate Earth Day, help Washington Crossing State Park and make some money for the Association! By participating in the Friends of Hopewell Valley Open Spaces' Clean Communities day on Saturday April 22nd you will help remove litter from the 5+ mile park perimeter and earn an $8 per hour credit to the WCPA. Hope to see you at the Hopewell Township Public Works building on Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd at 8 a.m.
March and April in the Park feature a hike of the Rock Hopper Trail, a Bike Hike, and a program on Wild Edible Plants. more.
February in the Park features nature videos, a ski workshop, and a celebration of George Washington's birthday!
Visit http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/washcros.html to learn more about the Park and its events for the season.You can also download a printable calendar for February by clicking here, or visit our Meetup page to view and register for events and activities.
The following is a list of activities being offered through the Nature Center at Washington Crossing State Park in Titusville, New Jersey. Some programs will require advanced registration as indicated below. Attendance is always limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Programs will commence at the Nature Center unless otherwise indicated. An adult must accompany all children. In the event of inclement weather some programs might be canceled. It is always advisable to call ahead before coming out. These events are intended for families and individuals only. Programs for scouts, schools and other groups are scheduled separately by special arrangement. Phone : (609) 737-0609
THE NATURE IN ME (3 yrs. – 7 yrs.) Saturday January 7, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Do you ever wake up feeling like a bear or perhaps a butterfly? Do you eat like a bird or maybe you sleep like a log. We, all at times, relate to objects in nature. With the help of a parent or other adult, children will trace and cut out a life-sized paper outline of themselves. They will then fill in the empty space with appropriate pictures and illustrations cut from old nature magazines in this fun indoor nature craft activity.
NATURE VIDEO Saturday January 14, 12:45 p.m. Living with New Jersey Black Bears This intriguing video provides an inside look at one of the state’s most interesting wildlife species and gives some clues on how to safely share the landscape with these animals.
CROSS-COUNTRY SKI WORKSHOP (pre-teen – adult) Sunday January 15, 1:30 p.m. In this workshop, the participants will learn about the different types of cross-country ski equipment that are available and what to look for in selecting your first pair of skis. Other topics will include: how to dress and where to go skiing in New Jersey. The indoor lesson will last 1 -1 ½ hour. If the ground is snow covered, an additional 1+ hour outdoor ski lesson will be offered. Participants will have to provide their own ski equipment for the outdoor lesson. Call the Nature Center to obtain equipment rental information. Advanced registration required. The workshop will be co-instructed by Kevin Kavanaugh, Ewing and Daniel Nurmi McAuliffe, Langhorne.
NATURE VIDEO Saturday January 21, 12:45 p.m. Forests. From the evergreen forests of the frozen North to the deciduous dry forests of the tropics, these woodlands illustrate the intense seasonality of the Earth. As the tallest, largest and oldest organisms on the planet, trees are home to a fascinating range of wildlife.
BALDPATE MOUNTAIN HIKE (pre-teen – adult) Sunday January 22, 1:30 – 4:00 p.m. We will take a county park trail from its trailhead near Church Rd. to the top of the hill. Meet at the parking lot by Niederer’s Pond (Church Rd). Advanced registration required. Bring a water bottle and wear hiking shoes.
The WCPA will be hosting several exciting events in the coming weeks, including a visit by author David O. Stewart, a presentation on Colonial and Revolutionary War archaeology entitled "Digging New Jersey," and an educational program entitled "The Occupation of Trenton." Please click the links for further information.
Visit http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/washcros.html to learn more about the Park and its events for the season.You can also download a printable calendar for August by clicking here.
Visit http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/washcros.html to learn more about the Park and its events for the season.You can also download a printable calendar for July by clicking here.
Visit http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/washcros.html to learn more about the Park and its events for the season.You can also download a printable calendar for March by clicking here.
An Author Event to Benefit the WCPAOn Sunday, February 21, at 1pm, The Washington Crossing Park Association of New Jersey and The Pennington School will host Fergus M. Bordewich, Author of THE FIRST CONGRESS: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21 at 1 PM
The Pennington School
112 W Delaware Avenue
Kenneth Tai Yen Building
Pennington, NJ 08534
After his book talk, the author will sign copies of his new book, priced at $30.
This event is free and open to the public. A portion of the book sale proceeds will be donated to the Washington Crossing Park Association.
Reserve your copy today!
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or call our Events Coordinator at 609.389.5657
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