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Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation facilities remain closed at this time, but trails and lake access are open. Programs will continue with modifications to ensure health and safety of participants and staff. If you have questions please call the nature center at 980-314-7878. We are looking forward to seeing you soon!

Join our group to stay updated on all the current nature programs happening at Latta Plantation Nature Center in Huntersville, NC. We'll share free and low-cost programs for families with children ages 2 and up. We offer science classes, hiking clubs, outdoor adventure, nature exploration, summer day camp and more! Be sure to call the nature center at 980-314-1129 to sign up for any programs you want to attend.

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Collect a Kit Crafting - $4

Latta Nature Center

Register here: https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=lnp+collect&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Activity+name&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&maxAge=100&NumberOfItemsPerPage=50&IsSearch=true Nature has been inspiring all kinds of artists since, well, forever! Each registered crafter will receive their very own arts & crafts kit filled with materials to make a nature journal! Choose your very own spot outside the nature center to sit and get creative while surrounded by nature. Ages 5 to 11 - $4 Registration is required. Participants must be accompanied by an adult.

Magnificent Mammals (Ages 4-12) - $4

Latta Nature Center

Pre-registration is required for this program. To sign-up please go to the following link: https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/lnp-magnificient-mammals/109519 Discover what makes mammals unique by reading a fabulous animal tale and enjoying crafts and activities related to mammals. Meet at Shelter 3 behind Latta Nature Center Ages 4 to 12 - $4

FULL - Girls' Outdoor Adventure Club (Ages 8-13)

Latta Nature Center

This team of female adventurers spends their afternoons exploring and learning at Latta Nature Preserve. Want to join our team? Prepare yourself for hiking, paddling, making friends, and having fun! Girls in grades 3-5 meet on Wednesday afternoons to build fires, canoe the lake, and create games… all in the name of adventure! Meets Wednesdays Sept 23 - October 21 Grades 3 to 5 - $40 Register here: https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search/lnp-girls-outdoor-adventure-club/109035

Muddy Boots (age 6-18) $5

Latta Nature Center

Register here: https://apm.activecommunities.com/mecklenburgparks/Activity_Search?detailskeyword=lnp+muddy+boots&IsAdvanced=True&ddlSortBy=Activity+name&SearchFor=2&SearchLevelID=2&maxAge=100&NumberOfItemsPerPage=50&IsSearch=true In this favorite hiking club for kids, we'll build up our outdoor exploration skills. Your kids will learn how to navigate off-trail and build their confidence and comfort in wooded spaces. Participants should wear woods-and-weather-appropriate clothing (including long pants and closed-toe shoes) and bring a water bottle. We will always get muddy so bring clean clothes at pick up time! Please note the staggered drop off times and locations to minimize contact between groups. Age 6-9 drop off at old nature center/shelter 3 at 1:00 Age 10+ drop off at Quest at 1:15

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FULL - Girls' Outdoor Adventure Club (Ages 8-13)

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