Category Archive for "Programs"

Winter Break Camps 2016

Lindsey Flannery

Want to make sure your child has a fantastic time over winter break? Look no further: Winter Break Camps have arrived at Indian Creek Nature Center! Children will spend time outside, enjoy activities inside our new Amazing Space, and have fun with other…

Registration open for Women in Nature

Lindsey Flannery

On Saturday, April 30, Indian Creek Nature Center will host its 23rd annual Women in Nature retreat. This day-long event, which some may know by its previous name of Women’s Walking Workshop, brings together women of all ages and backgrounds to…

March is Maple Syruping month!

Lindsey Flannery

Why is March maple syruping month? Because that’s when maple sap flows from the sugar maple trees at Indian Creek Nature Center! We turn that sap into our very own real, pure maple syrup. Want to see how we do it?…

Stars In Your Eyes

Indian Creek Nature Center

Astronomer and naturalist, Jennifer Rupp, has long had a love affair with the stars. Now she gets to share it with you! It may be so cold your ears, toes and nose protest, but you just can’t beat the clarity…

Why local honey?

Indian Creek Nature Center

When people stop into the Creekside Shop, we are often asked, “What’s the big deal about local honey? How is it different than what I can buy at the grocery store?” Aside from the importance of supporting small, local producers…

Getting His Feet Wet

Indian Creek Nature Center

Our new Executive Director, John Myers, is just getting his feet “wet” in his new position, but he already has some observations to share. Today marks the end of my fourth week at the Nature Center as Executive Director.  During…

Diggin’ Up Bones

Indian Creek Nature Center

Aside from being one of our great naturalists at the Nature Center, David Brenzel is also an paleontologist and digger of mammoth bones. We were fascinated by his adventures last season and he tells us of the first dig of…

Ready for Campers

Indian Creek Nature Center

Given the temperature this morning, it’s hard to imagine summer camps start up next week! It hasn’t been exactly summery yet but everybody at the Nature Center has been scurrying around getting ready to greet our kids on Monday morning….

Membership—What do you “get”

Indian Creek Nature Center

We’re wrapping up Membership Month at the Nature Center, but that by no means means we’re done accepting members! You can become a member of the Nature Center anytime of the year…we just concentrate on new memberships and renewals during…

A Sappy Story

Indian Creek Nature Center

As we head towards our 30th annual Maple Syrup Festival this weekend, we take a look back at the very first sugarmaker at the Nature Center – Director Rich Patterson’s father-in-law, Leslie Fellows. The Fellows family lived in New Boston,…