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BALTIMORE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND PARKS
ROBERT E. LEE PARK
1000 Lakeside Drive, Baltimore, MD 21210
www.roberteleepark.org • 410-887-4156
Registration is limited and required for all programs. Please call
410-887-4156 or email [email protected] to register.
Landscape Drawing for Adults
Saturdays, 10:00 – 11:30am
August 2nd - August 23rd, $20 ($15 members)
Learn to draw, or add to your skills! We will be
working with charcoal and various other materials
which will be provided. Sign up for one or both
sessions!
Campfire Cooking 101
Saturday, September 6th, 5:30-7:30pm
Ages 8 and up, $5 per person
Enjoy some time around the campfire while
learning techniques and recipes for campfire
cooking. Create and sample several recipes and
conclude the evening by creating your own
campfire dessert.
Nature Scouts
Tuesdays beginning Sept 23rd, 4:30 – 5:30pm
Or Thursdays beginning Sept. 18th, 4:30 – 5:30pm
Saturday, August 9th, 2:00 – 4:00pm
All ages, $5 per person ($3 members)
Discover the lost art of mud pie making while
getting down and dirty with mud painting, mud
sculpture, mud games, muddy obstacle course,
and more! Then clean off by running through
sprinklers or get hosed off by the fire department!
Wear clothes that can get wet and dirty.
Cricket Crawl Campfire
22nd,
Friday, August
7:30 – 9:30pm
Ages 5 and up, $2 per person
Join Rangers for a night hike and a sound census of
the late summer crickets and katydids. Learn to
identify different species of crickets by their calls,
and catch a glimpse of moths and other nocturnal
animals. After listening to the evening chorus, we’ll
gather at the campfire and enjoy s’mores.
Fairies and Dragons
30th,
Saturday, August
2:00 – 4:00pm
Ages 5 and up, $5 per person
($3 members)
Come learn about the mysterious forest-dwellers of
myth and legend. Then search the park for signs of
dragons and the fair folk, and use natural materials
in the woods to create a fairy house or dragon’s lair.
The Battle of Baltimore: The Homefront
Saturday September 13th, 2:00-4:00pm
Ages, 7 and up, $3 per person ($2 members)
Enlist to help the home front during the Battle of
Baltimore! Learn about the battle, see a live fire
demonstration of a historic weapon, and
participate in a race against time to make black
powder for the defenses on the front line.
Rangers will teach children the important outdoor
skills every child should know: whistle with grass,
build a miniature boat, go fishing, construct a
shelter, build a fire, and much more!
Fall Campout
September 26th, 7:00pm – September 27th, 9:00am
(Rain date: September 27th – September 28th)
All ages, $5 per person ($3 members)
Experience the forest night life with this family
campout. Rangers will lead the group on a night
hike and end the evening with a campfire. Bring
dinner on Friday, or bring food to cook over the fire.
Saturday breakfast will be provided. Bring your own
tent, or call 410-887-4156 to rent one.
Intro to Geocaching
Looking for a fun, family-friendly way to exercise
both mind and body? Try geocaching , the fastgrowing sport that’s akin to a modern-day treasure
hunt. We’ll explain geocaching basics and find
caches located right here in the park. When
registering note if you will need to reserve one of
the GPS units.
Serpentine Nature Quest Hike
Nature Quest Canoe Trip
Sunday, September 28th, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Ages 8 and up, free
Enjoy canoeing on the lake while searching for the
Nature Quest marker. Call or email to reserve a
canoe.
Hike on the back trails to the globally rare
serpentine barrens and collect your serpentine
Nature Quest rubbing along the way. See the last
page or the park website for more information.
Trail surface: packed dirt, with rocky incline.
Difficulty: Moderate.
Nature Princesses
Canoe & Kayak Tour
Saturday, September 20th,
10:00 – 12:00pm or 1:00 – 3:00pm
Ages 8 and up, $10 per person ($8 members)
Sunday, October 12th, 7:00 – 8:30pm
Ages 5 and up, $3 per person ($2 members)
Ages 6 – 12, $25 for all six sessions ($20 members)
Saturday, September 27th, 2:00 – 4:00pm
All ages, free!
Mud Day
Fall Campfire
Mondays beginning Sept 22nd, 4:30 – 5:30pm
Ages 4 – 8, $25 for all six sessions ($20 members)
Saturday, October 4th, 2:30 – 4:30pm
Ages 8 and up, free!
Each week, we’ll be inspired by the adventures of
famous fairytale heroines to find our own adventure
in the park. Come explore with a ranger to discover
streams, catch butterflies, identify flowers, and
enjoy crafts, face painting, and more. Kids are
welcome to dress up as their favorite character!
Bring your own canoe or kayak for a ranger-led
paddle around Lake Roland. Explore the length of
the lake looking for wildlife and learning about the
history of Baltimore’s first public reservoir. All
participants must wear a life jacket and those under
18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Spend a fall night exploring the park and then
gather around the fire for campfire activities,
including apple s’mores!
Fall Tree and Plant Walk
Sunday, October 12th, 2:00 – 4:00pm
Ages 8 and up, free
Get lost in the colors of fall! Join a guided tour of the
park looking at the many species of trees and plants
found at Robert E. Lee.
School’s Out Days
Oct. 17th, Nov. 4th, or Dec. 29th
Ages 6-12, $25 per child per day
8:30am-2:30pm, extended hours 2:30-4:30pm, $10
Looking for something fun for your child to do when
school is out? Unplug the kids and let them spend
the day at the park! Bring lunch, snack, and water.
Nature Quest Fest
October 18th, 10am-12pm
All Ages, FREE with Quest completion
Be sure to complete at least 5 trails in your Nature
Quest booklet to receive admission to this exciting
event. Activities will include canoeing, dam tours,
live animals, and more! Pick up your booklet at
Wegmans grocery store, ask a ranger for one, or
download it at www.relpnc.org/nature-quest.
Zombie Horde Scavenger Hunt
Friday, October 24st, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Ages 12 & up, $10 per person ($7 members)
Try to escape the zombies as you collect items at
stations along our trail. Candy for all participants,
and prizes for the quickest “survivor!” Not for the
faint of heart! Bring a flashlight and fast shoes!
Haunted Halloween Hike
Saturday, Oct. 25th, 6:30 – 8:30pm
(Rain date: Oct. 26th)
Ages 5-12, $7 per person ($5 members)
Encounter witches, owls, snakes and others as you
try to solve a Halloween mystery. Bring your
flashlight and treat bag to this somewhat scary
event. Costumes are welcome!
History Walk
Pioneer Days
Saturday, November 1st, 2:00 – 4:30pm
Ages 8 and up, free
Saturday, November 22rd
Or Sunday, November 23rd, 2:00 – 4:00pm
Ages 6 and up, $5 per person ($3 members)
Learn about the history of the park which includes
railroads, mining, wars and more. This two hour walk
begins at the dam.
Come build miniature log cabins, create corn husk
dolls, play colonial games and dip your own
candles to learn how early American pioneers lived.
Stories Around the Campfire
Wreath Making
Friday, November 14th, 6:30 – 8:30pm
(rain date November 15th)
Ages 5 and up, $3 per person ($2 members)
Gather around the campfire to hear stories and
learn about the art of storytelling. Feel free to bring a
short story or instrument!
Habitat and Trail Team
Saturday, November 29th, 2:00 – 4:00pm
Sunday, November 30th, 2:00 – 4:00pm
Ages 14 and up, $10 per person ($8 members)
Make a decorative wreath from natural materials
such as pine, spruce, and holly. Inside the ranger
station, we’ll have everything you need to make a
masterpiece and brave the cold—including hot
chocolate, cookies, and holiday tunes!
2nd Saturday of every month,
9:00am – 12:00pm Ages 12 and up, free
Friday Strolls
We have some of the best trails in Baltimore. Help us
maintain them by spending a few hours with the
Habitat and Trail Team as they repair trails, remove
invasive plants, and more. Please wear closed-toe
shoes & bring water.
Join us for some exercise while enjoying the sights
and sounds of Robert E. Lee Park. The terrain is
varied, but mostly flat with some hills.
Every Friday, 9:00 – 10:00am
Adults only, free!
ACORN HILL PLAY AREA IS OPEN!
FUN ● THE GREAT OUTDOORS ● PRIZES
Have an adventure in your own backyard with Baltimore County
Nature Quest. Pick up your Nature Quest Passport booklet at
participating parks, online at relpnc.org/nature-quest, or at your
local Wegmans grocery store. Passports will direct participants to
hiking, biking, and canoeing opportunities at the County’s nature
sites, where questers can record their visit in the Passport.
Complete just five trails to earn prizes.
See the park website or passport for more information.
NEW TRAILS AND PARKS ADDED!
Program Registration Form
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Call 410-887-4156 or email [email protected] to make a reservation.
Send in payment & registration form within 7 days to complete your registration.
If you are unable to attend, please call or email to cancel your reservation to allow others to participate.
After making a reservation, please mail payment and this completed form to:
Robert E. Lee Park, Program Registration: 1000 Lakeside Drive, Baltimore, MD, 21210.
Participant Name
Age
Program & Date
Phone Number
Email
Price
The historical themed play area at Robert E. Lee Park is open sunrise to sunset. Children can jump
on board the B & S railroad engine, dig in the mine, explore the Jones cabin, get tickets at Hollins
Station and more. Be sure to check out the creative and fun activities below. During these times
the water station and additional toys will be available, as well as the scheduled activities.
Total:
Nature Drop-In:
Saturdays, beginning August 16th, 9:30-11:30am
Ages 5 and up (accompanied by an adult), FREE
Each Saturday we will have nature crafts,
live animals, water fun, bamboo teepees,
or other fun activities in the play area.
See the schedule below.
Registration not required.
Aug. 16th Nature Crafts
Aug. 23rd Nature Crafts
Aug. 30 Nature Crafts
Sept. 6th Nature Crafts
Sept. 13th Nature Crafts
Sept. 20th Meet an Animal and Activity
Sept. 27th Meet an Animal and Activity
Oct. 4th Natural Play
Oct. 11th Natural Play
Advanced registration is required for all
programs. Programs begin promptly at start
time.
• All payments are donations and are non-refundable
unless RELP cancels the program.
• Organizations and large groups must schedule programs
separately from the programs (for families) listed in this
publication.
• Balto. Co. Dept. of Rec. and Parks, RELP, its staff, &
volunteers are not liable for loss, theft, or damage to
personal property.
Rain/Inclement Weather Policy:
• All events are rain or shine unless a rain date is
specified.
• Program Leaders determine cancellations on the day
of the program.
We reserve the right to deny any visitor the privilege to
participate based on behavior that could jeopardize
the safety of that individual or the group.
Should you require special accommodations (i.e. language interpreter, large print, etc.) please give as much notice as
possible by calling the Therapeutic Office at 410-887-5370/TDD: 410-877-5319.
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