Beach and the Bunkers: The Bear Cubs head to Gateway National Recreation Area!

Matt's Bear Cubs braved the December cold for an epic adventure at Fort Tilden. Matt's Bear Cubs is a recurring program that introduces New York City kids ages 8-12 to the great outdoors! To learn more and see our upcoming events, click here.

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Lucky for us, it snowed! Snow angels, snowman- making and snowball fights made for a fun wintry day. 

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Ranger Erin met us for a guided hike through the wilderness and taught the Bear Cubs about beach and marsh critters. Check out the horseshoe crab Lalia (left) is holding!

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Ranger Erin took the crew through a World War I Era Battery, where the kids got to use their flashlights to explore and tell ghost stories. 

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We can't wait to plan another trip with the Gateway Park Rangers, stay on the lookout for events coming up by visiting our upcoming event page!