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September 2014
FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

ECO Kids Discovery Day: BugFest Celebration

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

As part of today’s ECO Kids experience, we encourage kids and their families to participate in as many BugFest activities as possible. Don’t leave Bernheim without dancing the Buggy Boogy, trying a chocolate-covered cricket, and making a new six-legged or eight-legged friend! On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Discovery Stations are at the Visitor Center from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Hike of the Day from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., meet at the Visitor Center…

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Pollywog Play Parties: Cancelled

September 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Pollywog Play Parties: Behaving like Bugs and Bees has been cancelled for this month. But don’t worry! We invite you to come out and join in the festivities at BugFest on Saturday, September 20. This is a FREE EVENT. You can do the Insect Boogie, go on an insect safari, dress like a bug, join the Buggy Parade and much much more!  We’ll see you next month!

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FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Damsels and Dragons

September 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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. On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Discovery Stations are at the Visitor Center from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Hike of the Day from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., meet at the Visitor Center…

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August 2014
FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Looking at Leaves

August 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Trees can be identified by their leaves, thanks to features like form, arrangement, and shape. Kids and their families will have fun identifying trees through the On Your Own Challenge and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Discovery Stations are at the Visitor Center from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Hike of the Day from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., meet at the…

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Bernheim Members $10 per child; Non-Members $15 per child. Fee includes 1 caregiver

Pollywog Play Parties: Sun, Shade and Shadows

August 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Bring your shadow to dance in the sun and hide in the shade! Early learners will experiment with light properties by playing shadow tag, making sun catchers, bringing shadow puppets to life, and much more. ECO Kids Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage infants and children though the age of 5 to learn about nature. Registration required by 4 p.m. day prior to program; call (502) 955-8512. Fee covers one caregiver and child. $5 per…

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FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Crypto Animal Safari

August 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Crypto means “hidden”, which is a good way to describe many animals found in nature. Kids and their families will have fun hunting for crypto animals through the On Your Own Challenge, and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Discovery Stations are at the Visitor Center from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Hike of the Day from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00…

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July 2014
FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Summer Plant Bingo

July 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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 looking for summer plants and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Discovery Stations are at the Visitor Center from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Hike of the Day from 2:00 p.m.…

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Bernheim Members $10 per child; Non-Members $15 per child. Fee includes 1 caregiver

Pollywog Play Parties: Life in the Pond

July 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

For pollywogs, there is no place like home in the pond! Early learners will investigate aquatic living by meeting real pollywogs and their pond friends, splashing in the water, pretend fishing, and much more. ECO Kids Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage infants and children though the age of 5 to learn about nature. Registration required by 4 p.m. day prior to program; call (502) 955-8512. Fee covers one caregiver and child. $5 per car…

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FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Living on the Edge

July 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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 and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon.  On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Discovery Stations are at the Visitor Center from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Hike of the Day from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., meet at…

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May 2014
Bernheim Members $10 per child; Non-Members $15 per child. Fee includes 1 caregiver

Pollywog Play Parties: Over and Under the Rainbow

May 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Water and sunlight are the two ingredients in a rainbow recipe – a colorful creation, indeed! Early learners will explore color properties through a song and story circle, nature-based adventures and a variety of art, science and play activities. Registration required by 4 p.m. day prior to program; call (502) 955-8512. Fee includes one caregiver and child. Regular $5 environmental impact fee applies at front gate for non-members.

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