PISGAH FOREST — Engage your little ones with nature and the outdoors during the weekly Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club at the Cradle of Forestry.
Each week features a different nature theme designed for children ages 4 to 7, including the reading of a forest-themed story, fun activities, games and a craft. The program is held at the Cradle’s outdoor amphitheater and on and around the paved trails of the outdoor campus.
Woodsy Owl Curiosity Club motivates kids to form healthy, lasting relationships with nature. His motto “Lend a Hand – Care for the Land!” encourages everyone to make a positive difference in their world.
The programs are held from 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays July 7-August 18. Cost is $5 per child and $3 for accompanying adults. Pre-registration required by clicking here and scrolling down to Woodsy Owl.
The Cradle of Forestry is a Pisgah National Forest interpretive site operated by FIND Outdoors.
This summer’s themes are:
• July 7: Your Big Backyard: Learning about local plants and wildlife
• July 14: Forest Birds: Learning about local birds
• July 21: The Ants Go Marching: Learning about the tiny world of ants
• July 28: Slimy & Scaly Creatures: Learning about reptiles & amphibians
• August 4: Navigation: Learning about maps, directions & basic compass skills
• August 11: Forest Fairy Tales: Exploring the story of Jack and the Beanstalk
• August 18: Busy Squirrels!: Learning about local squirrels