Darting dragonflies, buzzing bumblebees, fluttering butterflies

Merryspring Free Family Fridays hosts annual Bug Safari

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CAMDEN — Merryspring Nature Center will host its annual Bug Safari as part of its Free Family Fridays series on Friday, July 22 at 10 a.m.

During the Bug Safari, children and their families can learn about, find, and catch insects and other tiny creatures in Merryspring’s gardens. Darting dragonflies, buzzing bumblebees, fluttering butterflies, and busy beetles will all be on display during this program on a summer morning. A limited number of nets, bug cages, and guidebooks will be available for use.

This program is outdoors. Guests must wear weather-appropriate clothing, sturdy shoes, and be prepared to walk for one hour. In the event of rain, this program will be canceled.

Free Family Fridays will take place at Merryspring on select July and August Fridays at 10 am and are sponsored by Renys, A Maine Adventure.

Preregistration is necessary for this event, with limited space available. Guests may sign up by contacting Merryspring at 207-236-2239 or info@merryspring.org.

Admission is free to all. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Merryspring is your community nature center offering walking trails, cultivated gardens, wildlife, and ecology and horticulture educational programs all year round. The park is located at the end of Conway Road, just off of Route 1 in Camden behind Hannaford Shopping Plaza. For more information on this program, please contact info@merryspring.org or call 207-236-2239.



Event Date: 

Fri, 07/22/2022 - 10:00am

Event Location: 

Merryspring Nature Center


Merryspring Nature Center
Camden, ME 04843
United States