Become a Junior Forester!

When

You are invited to any number of the themed weeks. This program is designed for boys and girls ages 8-12 who have a love of the outdoors and learning new skills. Please register ahead of time by calling 828-877-3130.

Wednesdays, June 13- August 1; 10:30am – 12:30pm.

Program Info

Weekly, youth engage with the outdoors learning a range of topics from forestry, forest sciences, outdoor ethics and stewardship. The theme for 2018 is inspired by our partner, Leave No Trace and their 7 principles of outdoor ethics.

Each youth receives a Junior Forester badge upon taking the “Conservation Pledge.”

  • Each youth receives a Junior Forester badge upon taking the “Conservation Pledge.”
  • $5 per participant; $3 per chaperone (half price off regular admission)
  • Reservation is required by calling (828) 877-3130
  • If you have a child ages 4-7, please consider signing them up for our Woodsy Owl’s Curiosity Club

Go to our Junior Forester event page to see available dates and more information.

New!

Not able to attend one of our summer programs? The Cradle of Forestry now offers a Junior Forester booklet for the site. Fill out the activities and return to front desk to receive a certificate and badge.

Download the pdf