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December 2019

ECO Kids: Hot Chocolate Hike

December 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Earn a free cup of hot chocolate by completing the On Your Own Challenge hiking sheet and turning it in at Isaac’s Café – yum! ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 – 4 p.m. HIKE OF THE DAY, led by a Bernheim guide, starts at 2 p.m. and runs 45 – 60 minutes $10 per car recommended donation applies to non-members.

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January 2020

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Naked Trees

January 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 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. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 - 4 p.m. HIKE OF THE DAY, led by a Bernheim guide, starts at 2 p.m. and runs 45 - 60 minutes ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available from 9 a.m. -…

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First Sunday Nature Hike

January 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join a Volunteer Naturalist for an engaging nature hike on the first Sunday of each month. Registration is not required. Just show up with your curiosity and comfortable walking shoes. Hikes last approximately one hour. All ages welcome. No pets allowed. FREE $10 per car recommended donation applies for non-members.

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ECO Kids Discovery Day: Fossil Fun

January 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 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. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 - 4 p.m. HIKE OF THE DAY, led by a Bernheim guide, starts at 2 p.m. and runs 45 - 60 minutes ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. $10…

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February 2020

First Sunday Nature Hike

February 2, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join a Volunteer Naturalist for an engaging nature hike on the first Sunday of each month. Registration is not required. Just show up with your curiosity and comfortable walking shoes.  Hikes last approximately one hour. All ages welcome. No pets allowed. $10 per car donation recommended for non-members

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ECO Kids Discovery Day: Seeing Green

February 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 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. ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 – 4 p.m. HIKE OF THE DAY, led by a Bernheim guide, starts at 2 p.m. and runs 45…

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March 2020

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Cool Conifers

March 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 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. ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 – 4 p.m. HIKE OF THE DAY, led by a Bernheim guide, starts at 2 p.m. and runs 45 –…

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ECO Kids Discovery Day: Spring Lookout

March 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 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. ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 – 4 p.m. HIKE OF THE DAY, led by a Bernheim guide, starts at 2 p.m. and runs 45 –…

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