Category Archives: Anne Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve

Summer 2013 Classes at Anne Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve

Anne Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve Preserve
11408 Raven Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC 27614
919-996-6764

Daring Discoverers
Thursdays – See Class Schedule Below for Dates
10:00am – 11:30am
Ages 6-9
$5/Child (Preregistration Required)

Make new friends and discover the wonders of nature with a park naturalist. The focus will be on hands-on discovery and respect for nature and all living things. If it rains, we’ll do some inside activities and crafts. Each Thursday will have a different theme. Come to one or more! Wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty and closed-toed shoes. No sandals or flip-flops! Don’t forget to put on bug spray and sun screen before you come.

6/20/13 Mammal Mysteries
6/27/13 Birds & Beaks
7/11/13 Scaly Predators
7/18/13 Awesome Rocks
7/25/13 Water Critters
8/1/13 Insect Inspectors
8/8/13 Spectaculor Spiders
8/15/13 Toad Abode

Nature Play Days
Friday, June 21, 2013
Friday, July 19, 2013
Friday, August 16, 2013
11:00am – 3:00pm
All Ages
Free

Join us anytime between 11 am and 3 pm to enjoy our latest ideas for playing in nature. Children of all ages, as well as the young at heart, are welcome to join us for imaginative play in a natural setting. Dress up like your favorite bug, make a fort out of natural materials, fly a kite, make mud pies, and more. Each nature play day will have new play opportunities, so you can join us for one event or come to them all! We’ll provide the materials and guidance to get you started on a playful adventure. Dress for the weather and be ready to get messy! All ages free of charge. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Twilight Walk
Saturday, June 22, 2013 from 7:45pm – 10:00pm
Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 7:15pm – 8:30pm
All Ages
$2/Participant

Many animals are active right around sunset or shortly after. Take a walk with a park naturalist to explore the woods and fields at this special time. Look for deer, coyotes, owls, toads, moths and lightning bugs. Designed for families with young children. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Fee applies to all participants, ages 3 through adult.

Please confirm events with the venue before attending.