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LEAP Week - Monday: Introduction & Insects

  • Mon, April 02, 2018
  • 3:00 PM
  • Visitor Center - Hammocks Beach State Park

Learn & Explore At the Park, April 2, 2018 - April 6, 2018:  A week full of activities for children ages 6-12 who want to learn and discover about the environment around them.  These programs support the North Carolina Junior Ranger Program.  Every day is a new activity.  Space is limited; contact the park office to register: 910-326-4881.

Monday:  Introduction & Insects: The group will get a chance to collect insects and use different tools to identify what they caught.  Make a craft for monarch butterflies.

Tuesday - Discovery Nature Hike:  A time to stretch your legs and explore through the forest with a ranger.  Explore the different habitats through a Nature Scavenger hunt!

Wednesday - Fire Safety:  Learn the ins and outs of a good campfire, the science behind it, and how to prepare yourself for a fun and safe time out in the woods.

Thursday - Reptiles:  Learn about the various species that can be found in or near the park and discover their natural history including snakes, lizards, and turtles.

Friday - Awards Ceremony and Cookout - Gazebo

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