The Birthplace of Forest Conservation in America

Thursdays from June 12 – Aug 14, Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club

Thursdays from June 12 to August 14,  2014

10:30 – noon




Summer nature series for children ages 4-7 years old. Each day a variety of outdoor-oriented activities explores a forest related theme to engage young children in the natural world around them. Programs take place Thursdays from June 12 to August 14. The Curiosity Club’s blend of investigation and creativity can be a step to help children “lend a hand, care for the land.” This is the mission of Woodsy Owl, the USDA Forest Service conservation symbol.


Weekly Thursday Themes:

June 12:     Get Outside

June 19:     Pollination Sensation

June 26:     Poking Around the Pond

July 3:        Mountain Melodies

July 10:      After-Dark Animals 

July 17:      Bird is the Word

July 24:      Talking About Trees

July 31:      Fire in the Forest

August 7:   Celebrating Snakes

August 14:  Spinning a Food Web


The fee for the Curiosity Club is $4.00 per child for each program. Accompanying adults are admitted to the Cradle of Forestry for half price ($2.50). There is no charge for adults with season passes to the Cradle of Forestry. The fee includes all the site has to offer that day. Space is limited to 12 children per program.  Reservations are required and can be made by calling (828)877-3130. You can sign up for one program or as many as you’d like.

Please plan on allowing enough time to park, check-in, and pay before the program begins.


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