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ECO Kids Discovery Day: Dragons and Damsels

Observe and identify real life damsels and dragons – damselflies and dragonflies, that is – through today’s On Your Own Challenge. Kids and their families will have fun searching for these amazing insects and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations during the afternoon. Today’s Discovery Day includes: On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Fossil Fun

Hunt for fossils and use today’s On Your Own Challenge to discover what they tell us about ancient life in the Bernheim area. Kids and their families will have fun investigating fossils and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations during the afternoon. Today’s Discovery Day includes: On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from 9:00 […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Summer Plant Bingo

Move like a busy bee from plant to plant, not to collect pollen, but to score bingo on today’s On Your Own Challenge! Kids and their families will have fun searching for summer plants and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations during the afternoon. Today’s Discovery Day includes: On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Summer at the Visitor Center *Updated Location!*

As a special ECO Kids Discovery Day, not only will our volunteer naturalists be leading Discovery Stations, but summertime activities will be offered for families to enjoy on their own,  like play-fishing, recycling milk cartons into bird feeders, and enjoying complimentary lemonade and seed packets. Weather dependent, we will also offer water play with water […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Living on the Edge

Follow today’s On Your Own Challenge along the water’s edge to discover an amazing variety of plant and animal life. Kids and their families will have fun roaming riparian habitats and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations during the afternoon. Today’s Discovery Day includes: On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from 9:00 a.m. […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Sunshine and Sustainability

Learn how the Visitor Center uses smart features to take advantage of long, sunny days through today’s On Your Own Challenge. Kids and their families will have fun discovering the building’s sustainable secrets and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations during the afternoon. Today’s Discovery Day includes: On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: National Trails Day

Celebrate National Trails Day by hiking any Bernheim trail and completing an On Your Own Challenge along the way! Kids and their families will have fun strolling through the arboretum and forest, and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations during the afternoon. On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: BloomFest Celebration

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Calling all forest faeries and woodland wizards!  Today’s On Your Own Challenge is to participate in as many BloomFest activities as possible! BloomFest features the popular Woodland Faerie Village, where children and their families delight in building unique faerie dwellings from natural materials; a springtime costume parade for all ages; nature arts and crafts, including vine […]