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Join Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club!

Help Woodsy Owl in his conservation mission to
“lend a hand, care for the land!”
Woodsy Owl
What is it?
A summer nature program at the Cradle of Forestry Historic Site for children ages 4-7. Each day a variety of outdoor oriented activities will explore a forest related theme to engage young children in the natural world around them. A blend of investigation, creativity, and fun!Each child receives the interactive book Woodsy Owl’s ABC’s to enjoy at home.When does it meet?
Thursdays from June 6 to August 1, 2013.10:30 am until NoonAND

1:30 until 3:00 pm if the 10:30 class is full

Rain or Shine!Come to one program or enjoy as many as you’d like.We suggest that children wear closed-toe shoes.Cost:
$4.00 per child for each program. Accompanying adults are admitted to the Cradle of Forestry for half price ($2.50). The fee includes all the site has to offer that day.

2013 Dates and Weekly Themes:

  • June 6: Sensing Nature
  • June 13: Pond Exploration
  • June 20: Interesting Insects
  • June 27: Reptiles
  • July 4:  Music in the Woods
  • July 11: Night Creatures
  • July 18: Wildlife Tracking
  • July 25: Terrific Trees!
  • August 1: Our Feathered Friends

Reservations are required.

For more information and to

make reservations please call 828-877-3130. 


You are Invited To Smokey Bear’s Birthday party!

Enjoy music, games, gift bags, fire fighting equipment, birthday cake and Smokey Bear!


$6.00 for adults 16 years of age and older

$3.00 for youth ages 15 and younger

$3.00 for Golden Age and Golden Eagle Passport holders

For more information call 828-877-3130

Sponsored by:  Bi-Lo, Pisgah Forest, NC


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