What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center - Upcoming Activities
Last updated 2/5/2020 at 2:52pm
The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit http://www.elpasocountyparks.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/
Nature Adventures: Rascally Rabbits
Thursday, February 6, 10-11:30 a.m.
Children ages 3-6, with an adult, will enjoy puppet shows or stories, crafts, hands-on activities, and discovery time on the trail. $3 per person including siblings and adults. Prepaid registration required.
2s & 3s Outdoors: Rambunctious Raccoons
Thursday, February 13, 10-11:15 a.m.
Explore nature with your 2 or 3 year-old through interactive activities, a story, and a short hike. $3 per person including siblings and adults. Prepaid registration required.
Jr. Bird Club
Saturday, February 1, 8-11 a.m.
Nature lovers ages 8 to 17 can join us for our 3rd meeting in the series to enhance their bird knowledge and ID skills. Tyler Stuart of the Aiken Audubon Society will help our Jr. Birders learn different birds by their songs and calls. We’ll make a craft, as well!
Program is $5 per meeting. Prepaid registration required.
Valentine’s is for the Birds
Saturday, February 15, 10 a.m.–noon
Join us on a bird hike for beginners of all ages, then show your love for our feathered friends by making a bird seed ornament to take home. $5 per member, $6 per nonmember. Prepaid registration required.
Trolls in the Woods STEM Competition
Saturday, February 29, 9 a.m.–noon
The trolls are coming… with your help! Join us to build the troll of your imagination with the dead, downed, and brown tree limbs on the forest floor of fountain Creek Nature Center’s Magic Woods. Teams of families or friends (5 or less per team) may bring rope, twine, or string to construct your troll. No Power tools! A tour of the giants will take place at noon. Prizes will be awarded in various categories. $10 per team. Prepaid registration required.