Summer Fun for Children and Families at TWNF


JUNE 18 – 22 WILD! Explorers Summer Day Camp
Five afternoons full of nature fun. New friends, crafts, games, snacks, and scientific experiments in the great outdoors will make learning an exciting way to spend these summer afternoons. Open to those who have just finished the 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grades. Our hands-on learning opportunities allow young naturalists to explore new interests. We strive to create an exciting new awareness of the environment through the programs we offer children. Positive nature experiences will lead to lifelong memories and interests in the outdoors.

To sign up for any of these activities please call 434-325-7473 or go online to

Time: 1-4pm daily; Cost: $110 members, $120 non-members

JUNE 30 Summer Jubilee
Celebrate summer with The Wintergreen Nature Foundation as we transform Trillium House into a family carnival of nature crafts, snacks and games, open from 10am to 1pm. Barefoot Puppets will present Trickster Tales to entertain and enlighten the whole family at 11am. At 1pm, hit the trails for fun games and activities that explore the world of plants and animals that share our mountain. For more information call Melissa at (434)325-7473.
(Time: 10am-3pm; Costs vary for each activity).

JULY 1 River Ride
Take a journey on the beautiful James River. Parent-child teams will learn the basics of canoeing on this gentle stretch of the river and discover the teamwork it takes to stay the right course. Along the way, we’ll break for a shoreline picnic and take a look at some of the plants and animals that make the river their home. For more information call Melissa at (434)325-7473.
(Time: 9am-5pm; Cost: $55 member pairs, $65 nonmember pairs)


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