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MILLBROOK MARSH NATURE CENTER

2008 END-OF-SEASON PROGRAM SUMMARY
( 1 Feb - 8 Dec 2008)

❀ During 2008, the nature center hosted 9,706 program visits, a 13% increase from 2007, which demonstrates the continued popularity of programs with the seasonal facilities.

This count includes 3,591 visitors from six different school districts (see table) including community groups, scout groups, charter schools, etc.

106 volunteers contributed a total of 1,710 hours during 2008 at a value of $23,940 (using a value of $14/hr), an increase from 93 volunteers at $13,916 in 2007. This increase is largely due to the services of the MMNC Advisory Committee and two PSU RPTM event planning classes.

2008 Visits

# of Program Visits

2008

2007

Group Programs (Guided)

3,591

3,387

Camps & Special Event Visits

2,268

2,017

Facility Rental Visitors

1,630

1,528

Birthday Parties

347

347

Marsh Mondays (for Youth)

333

290

Knee-High Naturalists /Cattail Theatre

294

152

Hosted Meeting Visitors

234

332

Family Programs  

193

137

Scout Groups

33

Not offered

CRPR Explorer’s Series

30

Not offered

Homeschool Programs

18

Not offered

Bird Walks

0

2

Off-site Programs

735

430

TOTAL 2008*

9,706

8,622


* MMNC Community Displays reached an additional 3,400 people during off-site events and presentations in 2008.


3,591 Group Program Visits by District

 Bellefonte Area SD

11%

 State College Area SD

53%

 Mifflin County SD

2%

 Philipsburg Osceola SD

3%

 Penns Valley Area SD

4%

 Bald Eagle Area SD

3%

 Private Schools and other community groups

24%


2008 Revenue Summary

Budget

Projected

Program Revenue

$43,054

$36,125

Municipal Contributions

$25,000

$25,000

Donations (Operations)

$22,674

$19,650

House Rental

$8,910

$9,720

Facility Rentals

$4,200

$1,810

Friends of MMNC

$1,400

$35

Interest

$1,200

$2,320

TOTAL

$106,438

$94,660

Posted 7 Dec 08

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