Wednesdays, June 13- August 1; 10:30am – 12:30pm.
Junior Foresters are invited to any number of the themed weeks. The program is designed for boys and girls ages 8-12. Please register ahead of time by calling 828-877-3130.
Weekly Junior Foresters engage with the outdoors learning a range of topics from forestry, forest sciences, outdoor ethics and stewardship. Registration is required.
Each youth receives a Junior Forester badge upon taking the “Conservation Pledge.”
2018 Topics will follow the 7 Principles of Leave No Trace ethics. Each week a different principle will be explored.
What To Bring
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
- Water bottle
Reservations are required! Please call (828)877-3130 or stop by to sign up and save your spot!