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ECO Kids Discovery Days: Looking at Leaves

Identify trees by their leaves, using the On Your Own Challenge page to recognize leaf form, arrangement, and shape. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found during ECO Kids Discovery Days! Discovery Days take place the first and third Saturday of each month at Bernheim’s Visitor Center. […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Tree Hugging

Hug a tree and get to know it better, using the On Your Own Challenge as a guide for discovering the true value of trees. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found during ECO Kids Discovery Days! Discovery Days take place the first and third Saturday of […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: BloomFest

Join in Bernheim’s annual celebration of spring will also include local artisans, food vendors, a farmers market, musical entertainment, a series of short garden lectures, and tons of great activities for children including arts, crafts, garden faerie house construction and naturalist-led discovery stations. The day also includes the annual Spring Plant Sale.  The annual Spring Plant […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Spring Plant Bingo

Inspect trees and flowers in their spring glory as you work to score bingo through the On Your Own Challenge playing card. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found during ECO Kids Discovery Days! Discovery Days take place the first and third Saturday of each month at […]

ECO Kids Discovery Days: Tree Architecture

While each tree is unique, they share similar structures and features that can be observed and recorded with the On Your Own Challenge sheet. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found during ECO Kids Discovery Days! Discovery Days take place the first and third Saturday of each […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Nature Ornament Making

Transform nuts, seedpods, pine cones and other nature treasures into festive holiday ornaments through the On Your Own Challenge. During the afternoon, have fun exploring hands-on Discovery Stations and the guided Hike of the Day.  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 […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Survival Strategies

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 Bernheim guide, starts at the Visitor Center at 2:00 p.m. and runs 45 – 60 minutes.

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Stalking Squirrels

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 Bernheim guide, starts at the Visitor Center at 2:00 p.m. and runs 45 – 60 minutes.