Southern California Mountains Foundation

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Intro to Geocaching

Learn how to get involved in the world wide scavenger hunt know as geocaching.  You will learn how to navigate online to find caches, how to use a GPS unit to locate caches, and learn about environmental ethics associated with the sport.  No experience necessary, all tools provided.  Please call to sign-up class is limited to 15 people.  (909) 382-2790.  Free!

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Categories: Discovery Center

Gold Panning

Come learn how to pan for gold!  Children will learn the process of gold panning, using real panning equipment.  The "gold" is pyrite, and children can take home their findings along with an informational handout and a certificate!  Fee: $3

    • Gold Panning
Categories: Discovery Center

Nature Crafts

Get inspired by nature to make fun crafts out of recycled materials.  Appropriate for kids ages 5 and up.  Free~ Donations appreciated.

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Categories: Discovery Center
Tags: Families, kids, nature

Nature Walks

Join us for a 45 minute walk to learn about the local plant life, wildlife, and some very interesting historical facts.  This is a great activity for families and individuals who want to gain a greater appreciation of our National Forest.  Nature walks are not strenuous and designed for all levels of physical conditioning.  Free!

    • Discovery Center Nature Walk Volunteer
Categories: Discovery Center

Nature Walks

Join us for a 45 minute walk to learn about the local plant life, wildlife, and some very interesting historical facts.  This is a great activity for families and individuals who want to gain a greater appreciation of our National Forest.  Nature walks are not strenuous and designed for all levels of physical conditioning.  Free!

    • Discovery Center Nature Walk Volunteer
Categories: Discovery Center

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