Centre Region Council of Governments
Centre Region Parks & Recreation
Nature Center Advisory Committee


SUMMARY OF
2003 END-OF-SEASON REPORT
FOR MILLBROOK MARSH NATURE CENTER

2002-2003 MMNC VISITATION COMPARISON:

 

2002

2003

 

# OF VISITS

# OF VISITS

Brown Bag Lunch Lectures

89

49

Marsh Mondays for youth

349

358

Family Programs

36

57

Bird Walks

36

44

CRPR Explorer’s Series

--

50

Cattail Thursday Theatre

37

0

Knee-High Naturalists (NEW)

--

191

Jr. Naturalist Explorer Club

--

0

Special Camps & Events

597

576

CRPR Meetings

142

143

SCASD Programs / Rentals

1,051

454

Facility Rentals

 (25) 911

  (13) 691

Group Programs - Guided

1,436

1,858

Off-site MMNC Programs

40

100

TOTAL VISITS

4,724

4,571

2003 Program Visits for entire year: 4,571
2002 Program Visits for entire year: 4,724
2001 Program Visits for entire year: 3,772
2000 Program Visits for entire year: 3,290

 The Friends of Millbrook Marsh Nature Center currently has 21 (CY 2003) household memberships.

   During 2003, new programs such as the CRPR Explorer’s Series, the Knee-High Naturalists, and the Junior Explorers Club were added.

Summary of Group Program Visits for 2003

Organizations

Number of Visitors

State College Area School District

957

Bellefonte Area School District

44

Charter Schools / Private Schools

257

Boy / Girl Scouts

182

CRPR Summer Camps

130

Other

288

TOTAL Visitors for Group Programs:

1,858

Prepared by Molly A. Hetrick, Recreation Supervisor-Nature Center     12 Nov 03 (updated 19 Dec 03)