Nature Programs at the Mill Mountain Discovery Center

 

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Summer Edibles
Find out what plants you can harvest right out of your yard during the summer season.  Learn what part of the plant is tasty and different ways to prepare these plants for eating.  Also, learn to recognize some look-alike plants to avoid eating.

Date: August 20, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Price: $6
Ages: 12+
Last Day to Register: Aug. 17.
Register: Here

Squishy Sensations
Join us in creating slimy, squishy, bouncy, springy balls out of different materials while learning the steps of the scientific method.  Please wear clothes that can get messy!

Date: August 20, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Price: $6
Ages: 6-12
Last Day to Register: Aug. 17.
Register: Here

What’s the Weather?
This program is chock-full of fun activities for the young weather watcher.  Participants will also construct a few instruments to use at home for a personal weather observation station.

Date: August 27, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Price: $6
Ages: 7-12
Last Day to Register: Aug. 24.
Register: Here

Mammals of Mill Mountain
Everyone needs a home!  Homes help animals stay safe and raise their young.  In this class, we will hike the mountain trails to look for signs of animal homes and habitats.  Learn about the life cycles, range, and behaviors of various mammal species that call Mill Mountain home.

Date: August 27, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Price: $6
Ages: 5-12
Last Day to Register: Aug. 24.
Register: Here