Earth Day Celebration at DeWitt Recreation Area
Earth Day is your chance to give back to your community and take care of the earth!! Join us at DeWitt Recreation Area in Batavia for the 19th annual Earth Day Celebration and help with park cleanup on Saturday, April 20th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Celebrate Earth Day and help keep the park beautiful and the habitat safe and healthy for wildlife! Learn to make cool things from recycled materials and enjoy a naturalist-guided hike to discover natural wonders in the park. Enjoy wild games, free fun and more! Service groups, students, 4H and scouts can earn community service hours and badge requirements. Don’t miss a special presentation by the Buffalo Zoomobile from 2:00 to 3:00 pm, weather permitting! Special thanks to the Genesee Finger Lakes Chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association for their generous support of this Earth Day Celebration!! Meet at Pavilion 2 for all activities. Celebration and all activities are FREE and open to the public. Please pre-register for activities by calling 585-344-1122!
Schedule of Activities:
10:00 am – 2:00 pm Park Cleanup Projects: Make the park beautiful and healthy for wildlife!
Perfect for community service hours!
10:00 am – 2:00 pm Recycled Crafts
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Wild Planet Games
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Wild Planet Guided Hike
*2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Special Guest: World Safari by the Buffalo Zoomobile*
Meet fascinating animals from all different places on Planet Earth!
Scouts may earn requirements for the following projects by signing up for Earth Day Activities: Webelos Naturalist 11 and 12; Daisies Clover Petal, Rosie Petal, Between Earth and Sky Journey; Brownies Hiker, Senses; Juniors Animal Habitats; Cadettes Breathe Journey Paper Bead Craft; Boy Scouts Bird Study Merit Badge 1. Sign up for park cleanup and make the world a better place!