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Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club

Thu, Jul 20, 2017
10:30 am
- 3:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until Thu, Aug 3, 2017

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



Woodsy Owl is the USDA Forest Service’s conservation symbol whose motto is, “Lend a hand, care for the land!”



Program Info:

  • Each Thursday an outdoor-oriented activity explores a different forest related theme.
  • Designed to engage 4-7 year olds in the natural world around them.
  • Blends investigation and creativity.
  • Each child leaves with the colorful book,Woodsy’s ABCs, a Woodsy pin and a craft they create; repeat children receive other Woodsy gifts.
  • Two programs available- 10:30am-12:00 OR 1:30-3:00pm


  • 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, Golden Age Passports and Friends of the Cradle passes

Weekly Themes for 2017:

Week 1: June 15         Mini Beasts- Discover the interesting mini world of insects.

Week 2: June 22         Watery World– Study local aquatic species that call the river, pond, and wetlands home.

Week 3: June 29         Amazing Amphibians-Discover how amphibians grow, change, and thrive in the forests of Western North Carolina.

Week 4: July 6            Birds of a Feather– Discover what it takes to be a bird.

Week 5: July 13          Clever Canids– Learn more about our clever foxes, coyotes and wolves.

Week 6: July 20          Respectful Reptiles– Learn about the often misunderstood local reptiles.

Week 7: July 27          Oh Deer! – Learn more about your backyard whitetail deer.

Week 8: August 3      Be Bear Aware– Learn more about how our local black bears grow, travel, and find dinner.

Week 9: August 10    Terrific Turkeys– Turkeys aren’t just for Thanksgiving!


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


Lunch in the Cafe’ at the Cradle is available from 11am-3pm daily. The cafe serves a variety of soups, salads and sandwiches made from local, seasonal ingredients. There are also kids’ meals for $6.


Thu, Jul 20, 2017
10:30 am - 3:00 pm


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