Eco-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.
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 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."