Family Friday Explorations: Orienteering

Friday, October 27, 2017
5:15pm - 6:15pm
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William Minot Forest
William Minot Forest
63 Minot Ave.
Wareham, MA 02571

Get your whole family to explore the outdoors during Family Friday Explorations, a series of three free outings in October hosted by the Buzzards Bay Coalition and the Wareham Land Trust. Through fun games and hands-on activities, your family will learn about the Buzzards Bay region’s animals, plants, and habitats.

Family Fridays are recommended for families with elementary school-aged children. We encourage you to attend all three programs, but it isn’t required.

  • Make Your Own Fishing Pole (Oct. 13): This week, we’ll learn to make fishing poles! Use a stick and fishing string to create a fishing pole, and then try your hand at fishing in the Weweantic River at Horseshoe Mill in Wareham. Please wear boots or shoes with good traction that can get wet.
  • Marsh Madness (Oct. 20)Explore the unique plants and animals that live near a salt marsh at the Lyman Reserve. Prepare to get muddy as you play games to help you get to know this important habitat!
  • Orienteering (Oct. 27): Learn how to use a compass and navigate the trails through the woods at Minot Forest. In addition to practicing your orienteering skills, you’ll also identify the forest’s tree species by playing a fun game called “Meet a Tree”!

Cost: Free

Register Online
For more information:
Phone: (508) 999-6363 x219
Category: Buzzards Bay Coalition, Wareham Land Trust
Hosted By: Buzzards Bay Coalition & Wareham Land Trust
Free EventKid-Friendly EventOutdoor Event
young boy playing in the woods at William Minot Forest in Wareham

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Family Friday Explorations: Orienteering
Fri, October 27
5:15PM - 6:15PM
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