Southern California Mountains Foundation

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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

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Categories: Discovery Center
Tags: guided, kids, nature

Night Hike

Join a Discovery Center Naturalist to explore how the forest changes as the sun goes down. Meet at Serrano campground kiosk at 7:00pm. Hikes are not strenuous and designed for all skill levels. Free!

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Categories: Discovery Center

Evening Program: Big Bear bears and beyond

Join the Discovery Center for an educational and entertaining evening program to teach visitors about the bears of the San Bernardino National Forest. David Johnstone, volunteer and naturalist, gives a fun and informative presentation. Sponsored by California Land Management. Suggested donation $5. Your donations help keep our programs free!

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Categories: Discovery Center

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 limited to 15 people. (909) 382-2790. FREE!

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Categories: Discovery Center

Build a Birdhouse

Bluebirds will love your yard with this well designed birdhouse that you can build! We will provide kits for individuals or families to build together during this program sponsored by Butcher's Block. Class limited to 20 people, first come first serve.  Fee $6 per kit

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Categories: Discovery Center
Tags: Families, nature

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