Winter adventures slated at White Clay State Park
● By ACL
The White Clay Creek State Park Nature Center has announced its January series of community programs. Park admission is free.
First Day Hike
Jan. 1, 1 p.m.
Start your New Year off right on this family hike led by members of the Friends of White Clay Creek State Park. Call 302-368-6900 to register.
Nature Babies (2 and younger) and Nuggets (3 to 5 years)
Jan. 11, Feb. 8, March 8, 10:15 a.m.
Babies will have 30 minutes of songs, books and animal topics followed by some free play time at the Nature Center. The Nuggets program includes a craft. Classes may be combined depending on class size. The parent or guardian must remain with the child. The cost is $4 per child, per class. Call 302-368-6900 to register.
Nature Baby Playgroup
Jan. 11, Feb. 8, March 8, 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
This program is designed babies, 12 months and younger, and their caregivers. Enjoy some playgroup time. There will be nature books and toys out for your little ones to explore in this participant-led activity. The cost is $3 per family. Call 302-368-6900 to register.
Full Moon Fridays (Park After Dark)
Jan. 17 Hot Chocolate Hike (6:30 p.m.)
These programs meet on or near the full moon. Bring a travel mug. Must pre-register.
The cost is $6 per person. Call 302-368-6900 to register.
Snowflake Tea and House Tour at the Judge Morris Estate
Jan. 19, 2 p.m.
Enjoy a winter tea and tour of the Judge Morris Estate. Afternoon refreshments and tea will be served. The cost is $14 per person. Reservations are required. Call (302-368-6900.
Wilderness Survival Series at the Robinson Property
Jan. 25, Feb. 22, March 29 and April 26, 10 a.m. to noon
Children 6 and older can spend a few Saturdays in survival mode and “live like Crusoe” at the Robinson site to build shelters, track animals and more. Must be able to hike up a steep incline. The cost is $9 per class, or $32 for all four. Call 302-368-6900.