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July 01, 2014
Catoctin Mountain Park Volunteer Jim Robbins Receives National Award for Volunteerism
H. H. "Jim" Robbins from Catoctin Mountain Park was honored with the George and Helen Hartzog Individual Volunteer Award for the National Park Service.

June 23, 2014
Catoctin Mountain Park Volunteers Win 2012-2013 National Park Service Regional Awards
Catoctin Mountain Park Volunteers Win National Park Service Regional Awards

June 23, 2014
Catoctin Mountain Park Ranger Lindsey Donaldson Wins Regional Director’s Award for Natural Resource Management
Catoctin Mountain Park Ranger Lindsey Donaldson Wins Regional Director's Award for Natural Resource Management

April 22, 2014
Catoctin Mountain Park Concludes Deer Management Actions for Winter 2013-2014 and Conducts Population Surveys
Catoctin Mountain Park Concludes Deer Management Actions for Winter 2013-2014 and Conducts Population Surveys

April 15, 2014
Matthew Morgan is Selected for the Facility Manager’s Leaders Program Class of 2014-2015
Catoctin Mountain Park's Matthew Morgan is Selected for the Facility Manager's Leaders Program Class of 2014-2015.

April 15, 2014
Catoctin Mountain Park and the Catoctin Forest Alliance Invite Volunteers to Join in a Day of Service May 10, 2014
Catoctin Mountain Park and the Catoctin Forest Alliance Invite Volunteers to Join in a Day of Service May 10

March 27, 2014
Catoctin Mountain Park to Host the 2014 National Park Service Basic Technical Rescue Training
Catoctin Mountain Park to Host the 2014 National Park Service Basic Technical Rescue Training

March 27, 2014
Second Annual Frederick County Outdoor School Reunion at Camp Greentop
Second Annual Frederick County Outdoor School Reunion at Camp Greentop on April 5, 2014.

March 14, 2014
2014 Youth Conservation Corps Program
The National Park Service is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program at Catoctin Mountain Park. This is an exciting opportunity for high school students to spend their summer doing meaningful work in a National Park site! The YCC program is scheduled to last for eight weeks beginning on June 23, 2014 and ending on August 15, 2014.

March 10, 2014
Road Openings and Spring Activities Schedule
Catoctin Mountain Park Announces Road Openings and Spring Activities Schedule. Park Central and Manahan Roads Reopen after Seasonal Closures, Orienteering (Map and Compass Reading) - Sundays, March 16 and 23, and Saturdays, March 22 and 29 at the Visitor Center at 1:00 p.m., Frederick County Outdoor School Reunion – Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Recreation Hall in Camp Greentop and Deer Reduction Activities.

March 05, 2014
2014 Economic Impact
National Park Survey Quantifies Catoctin Mountain Park’s Local Economic Impact. Detail of these impacts, and the methodology used for the study are contained in the publication, 2012 National Parks Spending Effects, available at : http://www.nature.nps.gov/socialscience/economics.cfm.

February 24, 2014
Amish Volunteers to Assist Catoctin Mountain Park
A team of eight young Amish men led by an experienced craftsman will spend one month restoring rustic cabins built during Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal program in 1937. Working under the direction of Catoctin Mountain Park’s historic preservation carpenters Mark Hauver and Roger Pickett, the Amish group, will reduce designated cabins to original components then restore, replace or, re-create structural elements using historically accurate techniques and materials. The group will travel by train from Napanee, Indiana and spend most of March at the park.

November 04, 2013
2013 Winter Activities
Catoctin Mountain Park Announces Winter Activities Schedule and Road Closures.

Did You Know?

Job Corps emblem

The first Job Corps Center in President Johnson’s “War on Poverty,” operated from 1965-1969. Goals were to combine work, education, and recreation “to create a desire to become happy, useful, and self-supporting citizens,” to “create a good work attitude,” and to improve reading and math skills.