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Junior Forester Program (Wednesdays, June thru August)

Wed, Jun 7, 2017
10:30 am
- 12:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until Wed, Aug 2, 2017

$4.00 per program per child, $2.50 for accompanying adults

Wednesdays, June 7- August 2; 10:30am – 12:30pm.

What do forester’s need to know? How to prepare for an outdoor trip, identifying trees and how they grow, using a compass and map, wildlife habitats, and more!

  • Designed for boys and girls ages 8-12
  • Combines learning new skills, discovery and reflection
  • Each youth receives a Junior Forester badge upon taking the “Conservation Pledge.”
  • Fee: $4.00/child/program. Accompanying adults admitted for half the entrance fee ($2.50).
  • Free for accompanying adults with season passes to the Cradle of Forestry, America the Beautiful Senior passes and Golden Age Passports.


Wednesday Themes:

  • TBD

Some light hiking may take place during these events, so the following items are recommended for children and accompanying adults to wear and/or bring:

  • Sturdy, close-toed shoes
  • Small backpack
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Raincoat

Reservations are required! Please call (828)877-3130 or stop by to sign up and save your spot!


Wed, Jun 7, 2017
10:30 am - 12:30 pm


The Cradle of Forestry
11250 Pisgah Highway
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 United States
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