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Brookside Nature Center
Wheaton Regional Park
1400 Glenallen Ave.
Wheaton, Maryland 20902
Directions and Map
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday through Saturday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays and major
Take advantage of this unique opportunity to host your child’s birthday party at Wheaton Regional Park’s Brookside Nature Center. It’s natural! A fee of $225, payable in advance, includes the room rental and a program for up to 20 children. Call 301-962-1480 to make your reservation today!
Our Birthday flyer has party information on all four Montgomery Parks nature centers.
Our goal is to provide a program that is seasonal and interesting to the birthday child. Sample parties we have presented include:
Animals in Winter
Where do animals go and what do they do during the cold, winter months?
Fungus, Bacteria, Invertebrates – the F.B.I. this is an investigation program into decomposition.
Offered all year, this program focuses on the ways Native Americans of the eastern woodlands used the plants and animals in their culture and traditions.
Flights of Fancy
I spy something that can fly! Children will hunt for bats, birds, or butterflies and learn all about creatures that fly. Offered year-round. Ages 4-10
Frog & Toad
This springtime program includes a tadpole hunt.
The Monarch's Court
While not everyone can be a Monarch, this late summer/early fall party is about monarch butterflies and all princes and princesses can learn about this fascinating insect.
Visit a real pioneer cabin and play games that early inhabitants might have played. Offered year-round. Ages 4-10
Snakes, Turtles & Frogs – Oh My!
Meet some of our resident creatures and search outside for slimy and scaly friends. Offered year-round. Ages 4-10
Who lives in the woods?
Children will learn about the tracks, scats, and signs of the creatures who call Wheaton Regional Park’s woods home. Offered year-round. Ages 4-10
Where would a fairy be without a toadstool to hide from rain? Fungi and small creatures abound in the woods and this is a fun way to understand their important role.
Offered year-round. Ages 4-10
Do you have an idea? We will be happy to work with you to make your party memorable