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Our Mission

The Cromwell Valley Park Council (CPVC) is a volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to the stewardship of Cromwell Valley Park as a public space for passive recreation and School Programs. The CVPC works in cooperation with the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks and other entities to maintain, preserve and protect the natural environment and historic structures in the Park.

Upcoming Events

Full Moon Owl Night Hike – Ages 8+

Friday, December 21 at 5:30 PM to 7 PM Full Owl Moon Night Hike - Ages 8+. We’ll start off with a short talk in the center and then go on a search for “Mr. Hooty”. Dress for the weather!  $2 members/$4 non-members.  Willow Grove Nature Center Registration:  http://cromwellvalleypark.campbrainregistration.com

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Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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$4

Wellington Woods Winter Walk – Adults

Wellington Woods Winter Walk – Adults.  Join a Naturalist to hike the Wellington Woods trails and make discoveries along the way. FREE!  Willow Grove Nature Center

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Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Free

Laws of Claw & Fang – All Ages

Law of Claw & Fang – All ages. Join a Naturalist to learn about food chains and help us feed our animal collection. Drop in program. Reservations NOT required. FREE! Willow Grove Nature Center

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Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Free

Debris Shelters – Ages 10+

Sunday, December 30 at 1 PM to 3 PM Debris Shelters – Ages 10+.  Learn how to make a winter debris shelter that could save your life. FREE!  Primitive Technology Laboratory Registration:  http://cromwellvalleypark.campbrainregistration.com

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Primitive Technology Lab at Willow Grove, 2176 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234 United States
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Free

Wintertime Natural Ornaments

The holidays are over and the tree is down; but you can still make some wintertime decorations and use nature’s art supplies. $2 members/$4 non-members. Willow Grove Nature Center Registration: http://cromwellvalleypark.campbrainregistration.com

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Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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$4

Easter Egg Hunt

This event is held the 2nd Saturday before Easter. There are egg hunts on the lawn for various age groups, crafts in the Sherwood House, eggs to decorate, and the Easter Bunny usually appears. Egg Hunt Times: Age 3: 10:30am Age 4: 10:45am Age 5&6: 11am Age 7&8: 11:15am Age 9&10: 11:30am   Register for event or Purchase tickets

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Cromwell Valley Park, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234 United States
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$5

Wee Wanderers Nature Camp – Age 4

$115 and includes a Family Membership Renewal to the Cromwell Valley Park Council.  2nd child’s registration fee is $95 for this program. June 17 to June 21, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 12 PM You and your child will enjoy nature crafts, hikes, games, and animal talks.  "It’s all about a sense of Wonder." If your child is in diapers and…

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Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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$115

Outdoor Discoverers Nature Camp – Ages 5-7 – Session 1

$150 and includes a Family Membership Renewal to the Cromwell Valley Park Council.  2nd child’s registration fee is $130 for this program. Session 1:  June 24 to June 28, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 3 PM Session 2:  July 15 to July 19, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 3 PM Session 3:  July 29 to August 2, 2019 from 9:30 AM…

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Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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$150

Natural Wonders Art Camp – Ages 11 – 13

$150 and includes a Family Membership Renewal to the Cromwell Valley Park Council.  2nd child’s registration fee is $130 for this program. July 1, 2, 3 and 5.  NO CAMP ON JULY 4th.    From 9:30 am - 3:00 pm Explore the connections between art and the natural world as we collect and transform natural materials into works of art. REGISTRATION OPENS…

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Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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$150

Young Naturalists Nature Camp – Ages 8-10 – Session 1

$150 and includes a Family Membership Renewal to the Cromwell Valley Park Council.  2nd child’s registration fee is $130 for this program. Session 1:  July 8 to July 12, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 3 PM Session 2:  July 22 to July 26, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 3 PM Session 3:  August 5 to August 9, 2019 from 9:30 AM…

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Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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$150

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Hours

Monday to Friday
9 am to 2 pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Hours

Closed Monday
Tuesday to Sunday
9 am to 4 pm

In case of inclement weather, the Nature Center and activities follow the Baltimore County Schools. Check at Public Schools for latest info on closing. If closing early, all evening activities at the Park are cancelled.