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.

Register now for:

Eco-Kids Wild About Wings (Track 1)
March 9, 11 & 13, 1–3 p.m.
What do birds, bats, and bees all have in common? Wings, of course! Learn about the distinctions of these flying animals, plus the similarities and differences between their animal groups.

Ages 4–5, $25/child. Includes staff supervision, snacks, crafts and activities. 

Eco-Kids Bird Buddies  (Track 1)
June 8, 10 & 12, 9–11 a.m.  or 1–3 p.m.
Be the best bird buddy ever! Learn what makes a bird a bird, how to identify bird songs, and how different birds "earn a living," all while finding out what you can do to help your feathered friends.
Ages 4–5, $25/child. Includes staff supervision, snacks, crafts and activities.

Eco-Kids Bug-A-Boos (Track 4, Traditional)
July 6, 8 & 10, 9–11 a.m. or 1–3 p.m.
Do you call anything that crawls on the ground a bug? Arthropods are so much more! With anywhere from six legs to thousands, Blue Jay's exciting and colorful invertebrates are always on the move, and you will be, too, as you learn the special characteristics of insects, spiders, millipedes and more.
Ages 4–5, $25/child. Includes staff supervision, snacks, crafts and activities.

Eco-Kids Summer Sun-sations (Track 3, Traditional)
August 10, 12 & 14, 1–3 p.m.
Unlock the mysteries of the sun! Learn how the sun affects our everyday lives—from its role in other cultures to today's uses of solar energy. Enjoy sun-sational crafts, solar snacks and more.
Ages 4–5, $25/child. Includes staff supervision, snacks, crafts and activities.


See our Summer Mini-Camp page for camp opportunities for other ages.