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January 2015
$10 per child for Bernheim Members and $15 per child for Non-Members. Adults must accompany children; there is no fee for adults.

Pollywog Play Parties: A Flurry of Fun

January 3, 2015 @ 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 much more. Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage children 5 and under to learn about nature. Every Pollywog 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. Registration required…

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FREE event; Non-Members $5 environmental impact fee at gate.

ECO Kids Discovery Days: Fossil Fun

January 17, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Observe fossils and unlock the secrets of ancient life at Bernheim! Kids and their families will have fun investigating fossils, and exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. 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. To connect children and their families with nature, each ECO Kids…

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FREE Event

Volunteer Orientation

January 24, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Volunteers can give a few hours or several hundred hours, providing support to Bernheim and our visitors. While working throughout the forest or arboretum, you can participate in a variety of activities, while having fun in the great outdoors. Take the first step in becoming a Bernheim volunteer by attending this general orientation.

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FREE EVENT

Volunteer Naturalists Orientation

January 24, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

If you love learning about the natural world and passionate about connecting people with nature, this training is for you. Contact Wren Smith via email or call 502.955.8512 to learn more about this award-winning program.

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February 2015
$10 per child for Bernheim Members and $15 per child for Non-Members. Adults must accompany children; there is no fee for adults.

Pollywog Play Parties: Recycle Extravaganza

February 7, 2015 @ 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 much more. Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage children 5 and under to learn about nature. Every Pollywog 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. Registration required…

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March 2015
$10 per child for Bernheim Members and $15 per child for Non-Members.  Adults must accompany children; there is no fee for adults.

Pollywogs Play Parties: Our Friendly Trees

March 7, 2015 @ 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 much more. Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage children 5 and under to learn about nature. Every Pollywog 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. Registration…

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NAI Certified Interpretive Guide Training

March 20, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day, recurring 4 times

Become a Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) If you work (or would like to work) at nature centers, zoos, museums etc. helping visitors connect with our natural or cultural heritage this 32 – hour course is for you! The National Association for Interpretation (NAI) offers a professional certification program to recognize individuals who exhibit knowledge and skills necessary to assure quality interpretive services to all audiences. The Certified Interpretive Guide program is one level in that program. The goal of the CIG…

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NAI Certified Interpretive Guide Training

March 21, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day, recurring 4 times

Become a Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) If you work (or would like to work) at nature centers, zoos, museums etc. helping visitors connect with our natural or cultural heritage this 32 – hour course is for you! The National Association for Interpretation (NAI) offers a professional certification program to recognize individuals who exhibit knowledge and skills necessary to assure quality interpretive services to all audiences. The Certified Interpretive Guide program is one level in that program. The goal of the CIG…

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NAI Certified Interpretive Guide Training

March 22, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day, recurring 4 times

Become a Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) If you work (or would like to work) at nature centers, zoos, museums etc. helping visitors connect with our natural or cultural heritage this 32 – hour course is for you! The National Association for Interpretation (NAI) offers a professional certification program to recognize individuals who exhibit knowledge and skills necessary to assure quality interpretive services to all audiences. The Certified Interpretive Guide program is one level in that program. The goal of the CIG…

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NAI Certified Interpretive Guide Training

March 23, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day, recurring 4 times

Become a Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) If you work (or would like to work) at nature centers, zoos, museums etc. helping visitors connect with our natural or cultural heritage this 32 – hour course is for you! The National Association for Interpretation (NAI) offers a professional certification program to recognize individuals who exhibit knowledge and skills necessary to assure quality interpretive services to all audiences. The Certified Interpretive Guide program is one level in that program. The goal of the CIG…

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