Posted on: March 7, 2017

Woodpeckers and Nuthatches of the PEC

Saturday April 1, 2017

8-10am

Ages 12+

$3 for members or $5 for non members

Piedmont Environmental Center

Peek into the amazing world of tree-clinging bird species that are found in the area. six species of Woodpeckers and 3 species of  Nuthatches are...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Wet and Wild Amphibian Night Walk

Friday April 7, 2017

7-9pm

Ages 10+

$5 per person

Piedmont Environmental Center

Along the trails of the South Preserve, the group will investigate three "soggy bottom" habitats to look, listen and feel for frogs, toads and salamanders. Participants w...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Inside the Hive

Saturday April 8, 2017

10am-12pm

Ages 6+

$3 per person

Piedmont Environmental Center

For hundreds of years humans have kept honey bees to take advantage of the honey and wax they produce. We now know that bees do much more than produce honey; they also pollina...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Following Water: Exploring High Point City Lake by Canoe

Saturday April 15, 2017

9am-12pm

Ages 8+

Free

High Point City Lake Park

High Point City Lake is the main source of drinking water for the City of High Point. Participants will receive basic canoeinstruction for a safe experience on the water, then explore the ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Little Birders

Monday April 17, 2017

9-10am

ages 4-5 with an adult

$3 per child adults attend free

Piedmont Environmental Center

Your curious preschooler will spend the first half of the class at PEC’s bird feeder station observing shapes, colors and sizes of birds...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Earth in Verse

Saturday April 22, 2017

9-11:30am

Ages 18+

Free for members and $5 for non-members

Piedmont Environmental Center

In conjunction with Earth Day events around the world, we invite you to feel the spirit of nature through the wit and wisdom of authors John Muir, ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

City Lakeshore Clean Sweep - A Part of Great American Cleanup

Saturday, April 29, 2017

9am-1pm

Ages 7+

Free

Piedmont Environmental Center

High Point City Lake is an important drinking water source for High Point residents. Plastic and other trash gather along the lakeshore especially after rain episodes. This is a major ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Plant Diversity Walk

Sunday, May 7, 2017

2-4pm

Ages 7+

Free

Piedmont Environmental Center

Meet our Naturalist for an educational plant walk that will explore diverse native wildflowers, shrubs and trees found within  PEC's nature preserve. Trees and shrubs are se...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Wildflower Sale

Friday, May 12, 2017

1-5pm or Saturday, May 13, 2017

8am-12pm, All ages, $0.75

Piedmont Environmental Center

Over two dozen species have been sowed and many have sprouted in the greenhouse. Purple Coneflower, Milkweed,  Black-eyed Susan and an assort...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Janes Island Chesapeak Bay Kayak Ecotour

Thursday-Sunday, May 18-21, 2017

Leaving at 7:30am

Ages 17+

$200 for members or $240 for non members

Janes Island State Park

Over 30 miles of water trails lead the kayaker into an enchanting world of salt marshes, wildlife and the Chesapeake Bay. Located in Cr...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Little Leapers and Hoppers

Monday, May 22, 2017

9-10am

Ages 4 and 5 with adults

$3 per child, adults attend free

Piedmont Environmental Center

Bring your preschooler to find out what leaps and hops in the forest! Participating preschoolers will take a hike to PEC’s pond while ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Beginner-Advanced Beginner Sea Kayak Class

Saturday, June 10, 2017

9am-4pm

Ages 17+

$35 per person

Oak Hollow Marina

Learn to kayak in this comprehensive and fun class! Safety First principles, types and use of equipment, entering and exiting a kayak safely, six paddle strokes, what to do in case of ca...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Herpetology Camp Session 1

Thursday and Friday, June 15-16, 2017

8:30am-4:30pm

ages 8-12

$60 for members, $75 non-member

Piedmont Environmental Center

Our Summer Nature Adventure Camps are specifically designed for children who have a sincere interest in nature and the environment. &...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Creepy Crawly Hike for Families

Saturday June 17, 2017

8-10am

ages 7+ with an adult

$3 per family

Piedmont Environmental Center

Meet our Naturalist at PEC for a hike to look for clues left by digging, crawling and flying insects while learning about their life cycles, habitat and how they in...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Creepy Crawly Hike for Preschoolers

Monday June 19, 2017

9-10am

ages 4-5 with an adult

$3 per child (adults attend free)

Piedmont Environmental Center

Meet our Naturalist at PEC for a hike to look for clues left by digging, crawling and flying insects while learning about their life cycles, habi...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Junior Bug Camp

Monday June 19, 2017

8:30am-4:30pm

Ages 6-8

$30 for members or $45 for non-members

Piedmont Environmental Center

Spend the day exploring the digging, crawling and flying insects and other "bugs." Campers will learn how to safely catch, examine and re...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Junior Bird Camp

Tuesday June 20, 2017

8:30am-4:30pm

Ages 6-8

$30 for members or $45 for non-members

Piedmont Environmental Center

Spend the day learning the tips and tricks of observing birds from the professional Naturalists at PEC. Campers will visit 5 habitats and keep a c...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Junior Fish Camp

 Wednesday June 21, 2017

8:30am-4:30pm

ages 6-8, $30 for members or $45 for non-members

Piedmont Environmental Center

Meet at High Point City Lake Park for a full day of fishing and learning about the lake environment. At the beginning of the day campers...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Junior Rock Camp

Thursday June 22, 2017

8:30am-4:30pm

ages 6-8

$30 for members or $45 for non-members

Piedmont Environmental Center

Spend the day "hounding" for rocks and minerals on the trails and in a mineral lab. Four activities and three hikes on the trails help ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Junior Herp Camp

Friday June 23, 2017

8:30am-4:30pm

Ages 6-8

$30 for members or $45 for non members

Piedmont Environmental Center

Spend the day studying snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs, toads and salamanders under the supervision of PEC's professional Staff Naturalists. Using ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Summer Nature Camp Session 1

Monday-Friday June 26-30, 2017

8:30am-4:30pm

ages 7-12

$145 for members, $180 for non members

Piedmont Environmental Center

Piedmont Environmental Center Summer Nature Camps are specifically designed for children (ages 7 to 12 years old) who have a sincere int...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Summer Nature Camp Session 2

Monday-Friday July 10-14, 2017

8:30am-4:30pm

ages 7-12

$145 for members, $180 for non members

Piedmont Environmental Center

Piedmont Environmental Center Summer Nature Camps are specifically designed for children (ages 7 to 12 years old) who have a sincere int...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Summer Nature Camp Session 3

Monday-Friday July 17-21, 2017

8:30am-4:30pm

ages 7-12

$145 for members, $180 for non members

Piedmont Environmental Center

Piedmont Environmental Center Summer Nature Camps are specifically designed for children (ages 7 to 12 years old) who have a sincere int...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Summer Nature Camp Session 4

Monday-Friday July 24-28, 2017

8:30am-4:30pm

ages 7-12

$145 for members, $180 for non members

Piedmont Environmental Center

Piedmont Environmental Center Summer Nature Camps are specifically designed for children (ages 7 to 12 years old) who have a sincere int...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Summer Nature Camp Session 5

Monday-Friday July 31-August 4, 2017

8:30am-4:30pm

ages 7-12

$145 for members, $180 for non members

Piedmont Environmental Center

Piedmont Environmental Center Summer Nature Camps are specifically designed for children (ages 7 to 12 years old) who have a since...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Herpetology Camp Session 2

Monday and Tuesday, August 7-8, 2017

8:30am-4:30pm

ages 8-12

$60 for members, $75 non-member

Piedmont Environmental Center

Our Summer Nature Adventure Camps are specifically designed for children who have a sincere interest in nature and the environment. &...

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Wildflowers, Ferns and Watercolors

Saturday March 25, 2017

9am-2:30pm

ages 18+

$15 per person for members, $20 per person for non-members

Piedmont Environmental Center

Join a PEC Staff Naturalist for a morning hike on the Lakeshore trail focusing on the identification and understanding the natu...

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