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Stony Creek Metropark

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4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
(586) 781-4242 http://www.metroparks.com/parks/stony-creek-metropark/

January 2019

Afternoon Snowshoe Hike

January 19 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Enjoy a quiet snowshoe hike through the winter woods on snowshoes in search of animal signs! You will learn the proper use of snowshoes, which are provided for program participants. This program is dependent on the weather. We have a limited supply of snowshoes, so be sure to reserve your spot. Ages 10 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Science Olympiad Wildlife Safari

January 26
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Enjoy a quiet snowshoe hike through the winter woods on snowshoes in search of animal signs! You will learn the proper use of snowshoes, which are provided for program participants. This program is dependent on the weather. We have a limited supply of snowshoes, so be sure to reserve your spot. Ages 10 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113. Time: 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.

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Science Olympiad Wildlife Safari

January 27 @ 2:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Enjoy a quiet snowshoe hike through the winter woods on snowshoes in search of animal signs! You will learn the proper use of snowshoes, which are provided for program participants. This program is dependent on the weather. We have a limited supply of snowshoes, so be sure to reserve your spot. Ages 10 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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February 2019

42nd Annual Pancake Walk

February 3
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Join us for a brisk guided walk through the beautiful winter woods, the warm up with a hearty pancake breakfast!  All ages. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113. Time: Call for times

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Afternoon Snowshoe Hike

February 9 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Enjoy a quiet snowshoe hike through the winter woods on snowshoes in search of animal signs!  You will learn the proper use of snowshoes, which are provided for program participants. This program is dependent on the weather.  We have a limited supply of snowshoes, so be sure to reserve your spot.  Ages 10 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Winter Wildlife Walk

February 16 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Learn how Michigan’s wildlife survive the harsh winter months. Hike through the trails as we search for clues and signs of which animals are active and how they find food, water, shelter and stay warm.  Ages 7 and up.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Science Olympiad Amazing Arthropods Workshop

February 23
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Need help getting your team ready for Science Olympiad? Session 1 participants will meet live arthropods in an indoor up-close experience with these amazing creatures. You will be engaged by using a variety of interactive study tools. Content focus: visually recognizing and identifying the characteristics (basic biology and anatomy) of each listed Arthropod class and insect order, Linnaean classification, dichotomous keys, and arthropod life cycles. We will hold a “mock event” (5 stations) for students to get comfortable with the station rotation process. We will have coach-led study stations set up for teams to try out their existing knowledge. Program lasts 2.5 hours. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113. Time: 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.

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Science Olympiad Amazing Arthropods Workshop

February 24
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Need help getting your team ready for Science Olympiad? Session 1 participants will meet live arthropods in an indoor up-close experience with these amazing creatures. You will be engaged by using a variety of interactive study tools. Content focus: visually recognizing and identifying the characteristics (basic biology and anatomy) of each listed Arthropod class and insect order, Linnaean classification, dichotomous keys, and arthropod life cycles. We will hold a “mock event” (5 stations) for students to get comfortable with the station rotation process. We will have coach-led study stations set up for teams to try out their existing knowledge. Program lasts 2.5 hours. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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March 2019

Maple Sugar Tours

March 2
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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March is sugaring month!  Learn the history of sugaring and how to identify maple trees.  We will hike into the spring woods to tap a maple.  Afterwards, return to the campfire and learn the process of boiling the sap into rich maple syrup and enjoy a treat!  All ages.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Deer Pellets Survey

March 6 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Students will test their observation and math skills in this program.  We will search for and count piles of deer pellets to gain an estimate of the number of whitetails in an area.  We will also discuss the life cycle of whitetail deer.  Dress for the weather and off-trail hiking, including boots. Ages 10 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Maple Sugar Tours

March 9
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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March is sugaring month!  Learn the history of sugaring and how to identify maple trees.  We will hike into the spring woods to tap a maple.  Afterwards, return to the campfire and learn the process of boiling the sap into rich maple syrup and enjoy a treat!  All ages.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Animal Tracks

March 13 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Students will learn how wild animals survive the winter and find food, water and shelter. We will search for animal tracks in the snow or mud to help discover what animals are active, and how they make it through the winter.  Ages 5 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Maple Sugar Tours

March 16
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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March is sugaring month!  Learn the history of sugaring and how to identify maple trees.  We will hike into the spring woods to tap a maple.  Afterwards, return to the campfire and learn the process of boiling the sap into rich maple syrup and enjoy a treat!  All ages.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Arrowheads and Disc Drills

March 20 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Students will learn the everyday life of people in the woodland time period, examine genuine artifacts, and try their hand at some Native Peoples’ skills.  Ages 10 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Maple Sugar Tours

March 23
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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March is sugaring month!  Learn the history of sugaring and how to identify maple trees.  We will hike into the spring woods to tap a maple.  Afterwards, return to the campfire and learn the process of boiling the sap into rich maple syrup and enjoy a treat!  All ages.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Maple Sugar

March 27 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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March is sugaring month! Learn the history of sugaring and how to identify maple trees. We will hike into the spring woods to tap a maple. Afterwards, return to the campfire and learn the process of boiling the sap into rich maple syrup and enjoy a treat! Ages 5 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Maple Sugar Tours

March 30
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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March is sugaring month!  Learn the history of sugaring and how to identify maple trees.  We will hike into the spring woods to tap a maple.  Afterwards, return to the campfire and learn the process of boiling the sap into rich maple syrup and enjoy a treat!  All ages.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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