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Nature Explorers: Dam-Building & Splash Day- Maxwell Park

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Nature Explorers: Dam-Building & Splash Day- Maxwell Park
Nature Explorers: Dam-Building & Splash Day- Maxwell Park

Time & Location

May 02, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CDT

Maxwell Park, 12622 Maxwell Rd, Cypress, TX 77429, USA

About the Event

Coordinators: Amanda Graves & Rachel Hallila

Ages: all ages

For questions or comments, please use this forum:


Class Name: Nature Explorers

Day and Time: 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 11am


Join us as we practice paying attention to the natural world around us. We will meet at various nature areas throughout the year to learn and play. Each gathering will have a different focus which the coordinators will talk about throughout the exploration. We love celebrating each child as they share or try something new.

Format: Gather on blankets at Base Camp, eat snack or lunch while we introduce topic (via book/poem), then go exploring, and wrap up with craft or show and tell.

Rules & Guidelines:

- Parents/Guardians are responsible for their own child/children at all times during all events/meetings.

- Parents/Guardians must insure that all members of their family/party know the group rules.

  1. All individuals, adults and children, must stay with the group at all times.
  2. If you need to leave, please inform one of the volunteers.
  3. During all events make sure that your child is within your view, younger children must be a sprint-reach away.
  4. No child should lead/leave the group without an adult; likewise, no child should be left behind without an adult.

General Supplies: blanket, lunch or snacks, water, bug spray, sunscreen, magnifying glass, identification books or apps, anything else that encourages your kid to explore nature, and be sure to wear clothing that can get messy!

Note About Base Camp: Always check comments' section after arrival - we will use that area to communicate any location changes or helpful information.


This is a ticketed event. Please select a ticket for each child attending so that we have an accurate head count for supplies. The event will close the Monday evening prior to each week’s meeting.

Please keep your RSVP updated. If you need to cancel your ticket do so as soon as you know you can’t make it. Post on this forum to cancel your ticket:

SPECIFIC EVENT INFORMATION:  Dam-Building & Splash Day- Maxwell Park

About the Park: Maxwell Park has lots of shade trees, and no bathroom. It does have a fun creek to play in! We will check water levels day-off, but it is generally quite shallow. Base camp will be visible from the parking lot. There is easy access to base camp for strollers and wagons, but a steep and sandy trail to get down to the water. If your family is unable to get to the creek or if you're not inclined to play in the water, we would still love to see you at base camp for lunch and learning! All of our gathering and boat prep will happen before water play.

Bring: General supplies, bathing suits and towels, sunscreen, shovels or buckets, and maybe change of clothing.


  • One ticket per kid




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