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

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Spring Lookout

March 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Be on the lookout for the signs of spring as nature awakens all around us! Kids and their families will have fun investigating springtime clues, and then exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. To connect children and their families with nature, each ECO Kids Discovery Day includes: HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, at the Visitor Center from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available at the Visitor Center from…

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10 per child for Bernheim Members or $15 for Non-Members. Adults must accompany children; there is no fee for adults. Space is limited.

Pollywog Pay Parties: Our Friendly Trees

March 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Trees provide air for people, homes for animals, and many other wonderful gifts! Pollywogs will discover the friendly nature of trees through bark rubbings, needle painting, wood building, and more. Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage children, 5 and under, to learn about nature. Each play party includes a song and story circle, outdoor exploration, and a variety of art projects, science investigations, role playing challenges, and opportunities for free play. Space is limited. Registration required by…

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

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Cool Conifers

March 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Conifers, special cone-bearing trees with needle and scale-like leaves, can be found throughout the arboretum. Kids and their families will have fun locating these trees and then exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the day during the afternoon. To connect children and their families with nature, each ECO Kids Discovery Day includes: HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, at the Visitor Center from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available at the Visitor Center from…

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

ECO Kids Discovery Days: Seeing Green

February 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Look close and you will discover mosses, ferns, and lichens thriving in the winter landscape! Kids and their families will have fun finding these green gems and then exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. To connect children and their families with nature, each ECO Kids Discovery Day includes: HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, at the Visitor Center from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available at the Visitor Center…

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$10 per child for Bernheim Members or $15 for Non-Members. Adults must accompany children; there is no fee for adults.

Pollywog Play Parties: Recycle Extravaganza

February 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Recycling is much more than sorting paper and cans! Pollywogs will add creative fun to the recycling process by making instruments, building with boxes, bowling with recyclables, and more. . Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage children, 5 and under, to learn about nature. Each play party includes a song and story circle, outdoor exploration, and a variety of art projects, science investigations, role playing challenges, and opportunities for free play. Space is limited. Registration required by 4:00…

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

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Bird is the Word

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

While some birds migrate, some call Kentucky home year-round. Kids and their families will have fun identifying these feathered residents and then exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. To connect children and their families with nature, each ECO Kids Discovery Day includes: HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, at the Visitor Center from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available at the Visitor Center from 9:00 – 5:00 P.M. HIKE…

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

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Fossil Fun

January 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Observe fossils and unlock the secrets of ancient life at Bernheim. Kids and their families will have fun investigating fossils, and then exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. To connect children and their families with nature, each ECO Kids Discovery Day includes: HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, at the Visitor Center from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available at the Visitor Center from 9:00 – 5:00 P.M. HIKE…

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$10 per child for Bernheim Members or $15 for Non-Members. Adults must accompany children; there is no fee for adults.

Pollywog Play Parties: A Flurry of Fun

January 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

A dose of snowflakes and snowballs will cure any case of cabin fever! Pollywogs will explore winter wonders by playing in Insta-Snow, experimenting with ice, making snowflakes, and more. Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage children, 5 and under, to learn about nature. Each play party includes a song and story circle, outdoor exploration, and a variety of art projects, science investigations, role playing challenges, and opportunities for free play. Space is limited. Registration required…

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

ECO Kids Discovery Days: Naked Trees

January 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Without leaves, tree branches, bark, and buds are exposed and ready for observation! Kids and their families will have fun comparing tree structures and then exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. To connect children and their families with nature, each ECO Kids Discovery Day includes: HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, at the Visitor Center from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available at the Visitor Center from 9:00…

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December 20132013
FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Hot Chocolate Hike

December 21, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate the first day of winter with a warm cup of hot chocolate! Earn a free cup by completing the On Your Own Challenge and then turning in your worksheet at Isaac’s Café. During the afternoon, have fun exploring hands-on Discovery Stations and the guided  Today’s Discovery Day includes: 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 led by a…

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