02/20 Learning Map and Compass

Learning Map and Compass
Learn how to use a map and compass from one of the best orienteering racers, Tim Gilbert. Join Tim and a county naturalist for an introductory program that includes some classroom time, field time and concludes with a short orienteering course through Rockwood Park. Minimum age is 8.
Rockwood Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road
Saturday, Feb. 20,   10 a.m.-1 p.m.    $3     Course 30394
Details: Mark Battista, battistam@chesterfield.gov or 804-318-8735

04/18 Webelos Outdoorsman Workshop

Webelos Outdoorsman Workshop

This workshop for Webelos aged Cub Scouts will focus on the
many fun and useful requirements of the Outdoorsman badge.
Tie some knots, learn about the outdoor code, build and start a
fire, become an outdoor chef and discover what it takes to be safe
and successful in all your outdoor endeavors.
Rockwood Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Road
Saturday, April 18, 3-6 p.m.               $15              Course 29691
Details: Bob Smet, smetr@chesterfield.gov or 745-8360

04/21 Reptiles and Amphibians Merit Badge Workshop

Reptiles and Amphibians Merit Badge Workshop

Join a naturalist and BSA merit badge counselor to learn all about
the scaly and slimy world of reptiles and amphibians. Handle
snakes, toads, turtles and lizards, learn about venomous reptiles,
and go on a walk to listen to frog calls. Some requirements will
need to be done on the scout’s own for full completion. Counselor is
available for card sign-offs when requirements are met.
Rockwood Nature Center
Tuesdays, April 21 & May 19, 6-8 p.m.           $25             Course 29690

Calling All Girl Scouts!

Calling All Girl Scouts!
Rockwood Nature Center is now offering nature-themed badge workshops for Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors. Some of the topics include, Clover petal, Rosie petal, Painting, Bugs, Hiker, Pets and Animal Habitats. Other nature topics and archery for older girls also are available. Cost of workshop includes badges. For more information and to schedule a workshop, please contact Denise Flora at 745-7020 or florad@chesterfleld.gov

Group Archery Instruction – Scouts, Team Building,

Group Archery Instruction – Scouts, Team Building,

Birthday Parties and more!

Do you have a group that is interested in having their own archery class?
Our USA Archery certified instructors can set up a program to meet your
needs, whether it be a get-together of your office co-workers, a scouting
or church group activity, private schools, homeschoolers or a child’s
archery-themed birthday party. Suitable for groups of four or more
Contact Rockwood Nature Center at (804) 674-1629 for
pricing and additional information.