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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 Days: National Trails Day Celebration

Celebrate National Trails Day by hiking any trail and completing a scavenger hunt along the way! Kids and their families will have fun traveling Bernheim by foot  exploring hands-on 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 […]

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 Day: Sky Observations

Learn what the clouds tell us about sky conditions and weather predictions with the day’s On Your Own Challenge. 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: Arboretum Seek & Find

Hike any arboretum trail and see how many trees and tree features you can discover from the On Your Own Challenge checklist. 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 Day: Spring Lookout

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. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found during […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Cool Conifers

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. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found during […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Seeing Green

Look Closely 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. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found […]