Bear Brook Programs

The 2018 Discover the Power of Parks program year has begun. Interpretive ranger, Bethany Bryant has planned informative and fun programs for you to take advantage of while visiting Bear Brook State Park. All programs are free with paid park admission. No pre-registration is required.

You may also enjoy our Discover Power of Parks blog, posted weekly by our Interpreters this summer.

Complete the Discover the Power of Parks quest and receive a complimentary patch!

If you are visiting Bear Brook on the weekend, check the program board by the store to see whats happening.

June Park Programming Schedule

Date
Events
August 3
4-5:30pm  Enjoy Your Space, Leave No Trace!
8-9pm  Fires and Phantoms
August 4
10am-12pm I'm Pounding Away
1:15-2:45pm  Meet Me at the Meeting House
3-4pm  CCC Museum
8:30-9:30pm  Star of Wonder
August 5
9-10:30am  Let's get Crafty
12:30-2pm  I'm Ponding Away
August 10
4-5:30pm  History of Bear Brook
8-9pm Fires and Phantoms
August 11
10-11:45am Happy Trails
1:15-2:45pm Meet Me at the Meeting House
8:30-9:30pm  Sounds of the Night
August 12
9-10:30am Let's get Crafty
12:30-2pm I'm Ponding Away
August 17
4-5:30pm  Furry Forensics
8-9pm Fires and Phantoms
August 18
10:30-11:30am  Dig into the Past
1:15-2:45pm Meet Me at the Meeting House
3-4pm  CCC Museum
8:30-9:30pm Star of Wonder
August 19
9-10:30am Let's get Crafty
12:30-2pm I'm Ponding Away
August 24
4-5:30pm  History of Bear Brook
8-9pm Fires and Phantoms
August 25
10:30-11:30am  Dig into the Past!
1:15-2:45pm Meet Me at the Meeting House
8:30-9:30pm Sounds of the Night
August 26
9-10:30am Let's get Crafty
12:30-2pm I'm Ponding Away
August 31
4-5:30pm  Enjoy Your Space, Leave No Trace!
8-9pm  Fires and Phantoms
NOTE: Times are subject to change. Please check the calendars within the park for exact times.

Program Descriptions

Meet Me at the Meeting House
Learn your local history as we tour treasured community landmarks. Find out what communities can accomplish when we come together.

Star of wonder

There are stories in the stars! Meet up at the baseball field with your flash light and bug spray. We will explore the constellations and the secrets they hold!

Let’s Get Crafty

Let’s learn about recycling as we reuse material to make a craft! Meet me by the camp store to learn more!

Enjoy Your Space Leave No Trace

Discover how to explore your park without leaving a trace! Meet me at the camp store to learn more.

Fires and Phantoms
Come hear folk tales and legends! Bring some marshmallows and stories of your own as we gather around the fire near playground area.

I’m Ponding Away

Discover what’s living in your pond. Meet me at Beach and find life under water! On Saturday Ponding will be at Beaver Pond and Sunday it will be at Catamount Pond.