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

Pollywog Play Parties: Behaving like Bugs and Bees

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

Float like a butterfly, buzz like a bee – this pollywog bunch is a sight to see!  Early learners will explore the amazing life of insects and their relatives by meeting live critters, going on an insect safari, dressing like a bug, 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…

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

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Autumn Plant Bingo

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

Discover fall beauties across the Bernheim landscape as you work to score bingo on today’s On Your Own Challenge! Kids and their families will have fun searching for autumn plants and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. 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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Bernheim Member $10 per child; Non-Members $15 per child

Pollywog Play Parties: Nature’s Wonder of Changing Color

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

The autumn trees are filled with red, orange, yellow and green! Pollywogs investigate leaf colors and other autumn treasures by playing in leaf piles, making leaf rubbings, comparing trees by season, and 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. Regular $5 environmental impact fee…

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

ECO Kids Discovery Day: ColorFest Celebration

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

As part of today’s ECO Kids experience, we encourage kids and their families to participate in as many ColorFest activities as possible. Don’t leave Bernheim without navigating the hay maze, meeting a naturalist, and exploring our nature play area!

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

Pollywog Play Parties: Catching the Wind

November 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Catch the crisp autumn breeze! Pollywogs discover the magic of wind and experiment with air properties through fun activities like blow art, balloon play, cloud racing, 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. Regular $5 environmental impact fee applies at front gate…

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