Nature/Outdoors | Kids Out and About DMV

Clark's Elioak Farm - Ellicott City, MD

Clark's Elioak Farm is a petting farm and the home of the Enchanted Forest. Visitors to the farm can meet our wonderful farm animals, take a cow train ride, ride the Enchanted Express Train, explore our Fairy Forest and Enchanted Forest maze, and enjoy our play areas and slides. Visit our website to schedule a school/group trip or birthday party. We are open June 9 through early November, Tuesday-Sunday, check our website for hours. Come see our baby goats run, jump, and play! Come on out and enjoy our wide-open spaces.
10500 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City , MD , 21042
Phone: 410-730-4049
39° 14' 13.8408" N, 76° 52' 31.2888" W

Smithsonian's National Zoo

Always free of charge and open 364 days a year, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo is one of Washington D.C.’s, and the Smithsonian’s, most popular tourist destinations, with more than 2 million visitors from all over the world each year. The Zoo instills a lifelong commitment to conservation through engaging experiences with animals and the people working to save them. Founded in 1889, the Zoo is part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum and research complex. Today, the Zoo sits on 163 acres in the heart of Washington, D.C.’s Rock Creek Park and is home to 2,700 animals representing more than 390 species.
3001 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington , DC , 20008
Phone: 202-633-4888
38° 55' 54.9372" N, 77° 3' 8.784" W

Wolf Trap - Vienna, VA

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is a majestic natural setting for over 100 performances across all genres every summer. Home to the architecturally stunning Filene Center and the charmingly intimate Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, the 117-acre Park offers dining and hospitality amenities throughout the summer season, and year-round recreational opportunities, including hiking trails, picnic areas, and sledding.
1645 Trap Road
Vienna , VA , 22182
Phone: 703-255-1900
38° 55' 56.8992" N, 77° 15' 55.8756" W

Girl Scouts of Central Maryland

Our Mission: Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
4806 Seton Drive
Baltimore , MD , 21215
Phone: 410-358-9711
39° 20' 35.1924" N, 76° 42' 32.166" W

Audubon Naturalist Society

The Audubon Naturalist Society inspires residents of the greater Washington, DC, region to appreciate, understand, and protect their natural environment through outdoor experiences, education, and advocacy.
8940 Jones Mill Rd
Chevy Chase , MD , 20815 39° 0' 9.828" N, 77° 3' 50.9364" W

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Location:

4001 Eisenhower Avenue
Alexandria, VA, 22304
United States

Phone:

703-960-0767

2021 Ice & Lights: The Winter Village at Cameron Run

Dates: 
01/22/2022
01/23/2022
01/29/2022
Time: 
November 19, 2021 - January 2, 2022 - 5:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. | January 8 - February 27 (Saturday, Sunday, Holidays) skating only - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

AstroArt Workshop: Beauty of the Heavens

Dates: 
01/24/2022
01/25/2022
01/26/2022
Time: 
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Astronomy Birthday Celebration

Dates: 
01/22/2022
01/23/2022
01/24/2022
Time: 
7:00pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Backyard Biology: Exploring Plants and Animals Around You - Online after-school class

Dates: 
01/26/2022
02/02/2022
02/09/2022
Time: 
Classes available at 10:00 AM EST, 5:00 PM EST, and 8:00 PM EST

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Camp Universe - Telescope Kit Included!

Dates: 
01/24/2022
01/25/2022
01/26/2022
Time: 
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Organization:

Location:

10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC, 20560
United States

Phone:

(202) 633-1000

Critical Distance - Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Dates: 
01/22/2022
01/23/2022
01/26/2022
Time: 
10:00am - 5:30pm

Location:

Flower Ave Urban Park - Silver Spring, MD
8746 Flower Ave
Silver Spring, MD, 20901
United States

Organization:

Landis Arboretum

Location:

174 Lape Road P.O. BOX 186
Esperance, NY, 12066
United States

Phone:

5188756935

Dragonflies and Damselflies

Dates: 
07/24/2022
Time: 
1:00PM - 3:00PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Family Nature Club: Whales

Dates: 
02/26/2022
Time: 
09:00AM

Organization:

Location:

7777 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD, 20817
United States

Phone:

301-765-8660

Family Nature Hikes (ages 3-5) - Locust Grove Nature Center

Dates: 
01/26/2022
02/02/2022
02/09/2022
Time: 
1:00pm - 2:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Family Virtual Astronomy Programs

Dates: 
01/24/2022
01/25/2022
01/26/2022
Time: 
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Location:

1400 Glenallan Ave.
Wheaton, MD, 20902
United States

Phone:

301-258-4030

Flying Squirrels - Brookside Nature Center

Dates: 
01/26/2022
02/04/2022
02/09/2022
Time: 
Times vary--please see website

Organization:

Location:

21668 Heritage Farm Lane
Sterling, VA, 20164
United States

Phone:

571-258-3800

Historic Encounters Day - Entertainment

Dates: 
05/03/2022
Time: 
10:00am - 2:00pm

Organization:

Location:

21668 Heritage Farm Lane
Sterling, VA, 20164
United States

Phone:

571-258-3800

Historic Encounters Day - Food

Dates: 
03/07/2022
Time: 
10:00am - 2:00pm

Organization:

Location:

21668 Heritage Farm Lane
Sterling, VA, 20164
United States

Phone:

571-258-3800

Historic Encounters Day - STEM / Technology

Dates: 
04/11/2022
Time: 
10:00am - 2:00pm

Organization:

Location:

852 Avery Rd
Rockville, MD, 20851
United States

Phone:

(240) 314-8770

Little Explorers (ages 2-5) - Croydon Creek Nature Center

Dates: 
01/29/2022
02/26/2022
03/19/2022
Time: 
9:30am - 10:30am

Location:

The REACH at the Kennedy Center - Washington, DC
2700 F St NW
Washington, DC, 20566
United States

Phone:

(202) 467-4600

Lunar New Year: REACH Winter Lanterns (FREE) - The Kennedy Center

Dates: 
01/27/2022
01/28/2022
01/29/2022
Time: 
Times vary--please see website for details

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Science for Kids: Studying Snowy Plovers

Dates: 
02/10/2022
Time: 
3:30pm-4:30pm

Organization:

Location:

7777 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD, 20817
United States

Phone:

301-765-8660

Theme Month: Heart in Nature - Locust Grove Nature Center

Dates: 
02/04/2022
02/05/2022
02/06/2022
Time: 
9am - 9pm

Location:

Potomac Overlook Regional Park - Arlington, VA
2845 N. Marcey Road
Arlington, VA, 22207
United States

Phone:

703-323-0880

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Virtual Astronomy & Space Academy

Dates: 
01/24/2022
01/25/2022
01/26/2022
Time: 
12:00pm - 12:45pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Waking Up - Virtual Storytime

Dates: 
02/02/2022
Time: 
10am