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E-K Monarchs.jpgEco-Kids is a three-day mini-camp especially for children ages 4–5 years old, in which they learn about a variety of topics through crafts, hikes, stories, snacks and other activities.

Fee: $25/child/program

Preregistration is required. To check for space availability, you may call the Blue Jay Center for Environmental Education at 919-870-4330. To register, you will need to submit a completed registration form and payment by mail or in person.

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Eco-Kids Eco-Warriors
September 8, 10 & 12, 1–3 p.m.
Ages 4–5 Fee: $25/child (Track 1, traditional, homeschool)
Become a real "action figure" as you champion the environment in your own home! We will learn about the many different ways one person can "make a difference," while enjoying fun crafts (make your own costume!), games, activities and more.
 
Eco-Kids Amazing Autumn
October 13, 15 & 17, 1–3 p.m.
Ages 4–5 Fee: $25/child (Track 4, traditional, homeschool)
Learn what plants and animals must do to get ready for winter. Participants will explore the multi-hued forest and fields as they discover what makes a tree change color, where some birds go, and other autumnal mysteries.

Eco-Kids Night Noises
November 10, 12 & 14, 1–3 p.m.
Ages 4–5 Fee: $25/child (Track 2, traditional, homeschool)
Learn about the haunts and habits of nocturnal animals that are busy at night while you are asleep. Follow up this Eco-Kids by participating in Night Owls and Candle Magic on the evening of November 22 – you can bring the whole family!

Eco-Kids Winter Wildlife Profiles
December 8, 10, & 12, 1–3 p.m.
Ages 4–5 Fee: $25/child (Track 1, traditional, homeschool)
If nesting like a squirrel, snacking like a deer and role-playing beaver family life sounds like fun, this is the camp for you! Discover what makes beavers, squirrels and white-tailed deer so interesting. We will spend a day on each of these common mammals, learning their habitat requirements, their place in the food web, and the way they "make their living."

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Created at 7/7/2012 2:55 PM by D'Nise Hefner
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