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Nature Programs & Events

Oct
19
2019
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy.

Ages: 8-12

Oct
19
2019
Great Family Campout

Grab a tent and enjoy an evening being active with other families, make a s’more, sleep under the stars and wake up refreshed in a beautiful BREC park! Outdoor Adventure activities, hiking, inflatables, and more will run from 4p.m. to dark. Food is provided and no camping experience required.

Oct
22
2019
Swamp School

Picking up where Trail Time for Toddlers leaves off, Swamp School continues nature-based education for children ages 6-10.

Ages: 6-10

Oct
23
2019
Trail Time for Toddlers

Trail Time for Toddlers is a unique playgroup opportunity for children, ages 2-5, and their parents/guardians to make new friends while learning about nature through themed indoor and outdoor activities.

Ages: 2-5

Oct
24
2019
Trail Time for Toddlers

Trail Time for Toddlers is a unique playgroup opportunity for children, ages 2-5, and their parents/guardians to make new friends while learning about nature through themed indoor and outdoor activities.

Ages: 2-5

Oct
24
2019
Pumpkin Paddle Parade

Get into the Halloween spirit with our Pumpkin Paddle Parade, a exciting competion of “float” decorating! You design and decorate a canoe, kayak or paddleboard in Halloween décor, and then parade in front of our judges for the chance to win fabulous prizes!

Ages: 12+

Oct
25
2019
Astronomy Lecture Series

For over twenty years, this program has given patrons histories and possible futures. Skygazing tips, physics phenomena, space programs and famous events are covered.

Ages: 14+

Oct
26
2019
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy.

Ages: 8-12

Oct
26
2019
Solar Viewing

Weather permitting on selected Saturdays, HRPO staff shows the Sun in three manners—projected onto a white surface, directly via safely-filtered optical light and directly with a hydrogen-alpha telescope.

Nov
1
2019
Astronomy Lecture Series

For over twenty years, this program has given patrons histories and possible futures. Skygazing tips, physics phenomena, space programs and famous events are covered.

Ages: 14+

Nov
2
2019
Swamp Bird Walks

Led by a member of the Baton Rouge Audubon Society, on the first Saturday of every month, visitors can enjoy a morning hike through the trails at Bluebonnet Swamp while identifying various bird species.

Nov
2
2019
Revive Your Mind Hike

Forest bathing, Nature Rx, Ecotherapy, Green Peace…it’s been called many things, but the message is the same, NATURE is good for you!

Registration Deadline: 11/01/2019

Ages: 13+

Nov
2
2019
Scout Day at the Zoo

Join us for Scout Day! A chance for Girl Scouts to learn about animals and do a scavenger hunt throughout the Zoo. And, even earn a badge in the process!

Nov
2
2019
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy.

Ages: 8-12

Nov
6
2019
Trail Time for Toddlers

Trail Time for Toddlers is a unique playgroup opportunity for children, ages 2-5, and their parents/guardians to make new friends while learning about nature through themed indoor and outdoor activities.

Ages: 2-5

Nov
7
2019
Trail Time for Toddlers

Trail Time for Toddlers is a unique playgroup opportunity for children, ages 2-5, and their parents/guardians to make new friends while learning about nature through themed indoor and outdoor activities.

Ages: 2-5

Nov
8
2019
Astronomy Lecture Series

For over twenty years, this program has given patrons histories and possible futures. Skygazing tips, physics phenomena, space programs and famous events are covered.

Ages: 14+

Nov
9
2019
Woods Walk Hiking Series - Kendalwood

Have you ever walked through a BREC park and wondered what type of trees you were looking at or what kind of animals live there?

Registration Deadline: 11/08/2019

Ages: 6+

Nov
9
2019
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy.

Ages: 8-12

Nov
9
2019
Cowboy Camp Out

Do you enjoy camping in the great outdoors, riding horses, and exploring the world around you? If you answered yes, then we have your next great adventure! Join us as we explore Farr Park overnight by horseback, foot and bike!

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