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Event Calendar

ALL PROGRAMS REQUIRE REGISTRATION UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.

Registration may be made on-line at https://cromwellvalleypark.campbrainregistration.com/

  • Your reservation MUST be paid in full by 12 PM the Thursday prior to the scheduled program, or within 5 days of your reservation being accepted if made via email or phone.
  • Our programs begin promptly at the specified time, so please arrive 5 minutes early to check-in at our Nature Center.
  • Children under the age of 18  MUST be accompanied by, and under the supervision of, an adult.
  • All payments are considered donations and non-refundable unless CVP cancels the program.
  • All programs/events are held “RAIN OR SHINE” unless a rain date is specified.  Program Naturalists will contact registered participants ONLY in the event of cancellation at least 1 hour prior to the program start.
  • Pets are not allowed during scheduled public programs.  NO PETS PLEASE.

Happy Memorial Day!

Monday, May 27 Happy Memorial Day! – The Nature Center and Park Office will be closed, but the Park will be open for this Baltimore County Holiday.

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Cromwell Valley Park, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234 United States
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Forest Animals and Their Tracks

Saturday, June 1 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Forest Animals and Their Tracks – All ages. Animals leave distinctive marks which tell you when, where, and who they are. Join a Naturalist to make a plaster cast of a track to take home. $3 members/$5 non-members. Willow Grove Nature Center BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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$5
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Visit our Nature Center Day

Sunday, June 2 at 11 AM to 3 PM Visit our Nature Center Day! - All ages. Visit the Nature Center, enjoy the exhibits, visit with our animals, and have a glass of iced tea on us! 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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Lady Bug Fun

Saturday, June 8 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Lady Bug Fun – Ages 4 to 10 with Adult. The lady bug is not a bug at all! It is a beetle - and an important beetle at that! Learn what kinds are in the area, search for one with a Naturalist, and then make a craft. $2 members/$4 non-members.…

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$4
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Let’s Get Wet!

Sunday, June 9 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Let’s Get Wet! – All ages. Come on down and explore Minebank Run. Wear shoes that can get wet. FREE! Willow Grove Nature Center BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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Free
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Law of Claw & Fang

Saturday, June 15 at 1 PM to 2 PM 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 BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Father’s Day Nature Quest Hike

Sunday, June 16 at 10 AM to 3 PM Father’s Day Nature Quest Hike – All ages. Bring Dad to the Park with your Wegmans Nature Quest booklet (or get one here) and hike to find the Quest Trail markers. Stop by the Nature Center after your self-guided tour to pick up your CVP sticker! Drop in program. Reservations NOT…

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Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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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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$115
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Habitat Restoration Team – Weed Warrior Days!

We will remove invasive plants from the Park, plant natives and maintain restored habitat – great opportunity for high school students to earn their community service hours and volunteers who like to work outdoors. Wednesdays from 10 AM to 12 PM on June 19 & 26; July 17; August 7. Saturdays from 10 AM to 12 PM on June 8…

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Cromwell Valley Park, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234 United States
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Summer Solstice Campfire

Friday, June 21 at 8 PM to 9:30 PM Summer Solstice Campfire – All ages. Join us as we welcome the summer season with S’mores around the campfire. $3 members/$5 non-members. Willow Grove Nature Center BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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$5
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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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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$150
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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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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$150
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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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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$150
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Outdoor Discoverers Nature Camp – Ages 5-7 – Session 2

$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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$150
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Young Naturalists Nature Camp – Ages 8-10 – Session 2

$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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$150
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Outdoor Discoverers Nature Camp – Ages 5-7 – Session 3

$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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$150
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Young Naturalists Nature Camp – Ages 8-10 – Session 3

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