Daycare Programs

DAYCARE PROGRAMS AT THE ENVIRONMENTAL & HERITAGE CENTER

These programs are perfect for kids ages 4-12! All programs are two (2) hours in length and can be scheduled Monday through Sunday, unless otherwise indicated, beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Prices: $8 per person

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NEW! Home Tweet Home:

Birds are everywhere!  Whether you’re glancing out a window, taking a walk at the park or looking up at the sky, birds are often the most readily observable wildlife. Spend some time at the Environmental and Heritage Center learning about their adaptations, how to identify them and their importance in our ecosystem. This adventure will include a bird identification hike, an interactive game and owl pellet dissections.

NEW! Bugging Out:

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work as an entomologist?  Discover the differences between insects, arachnids and crustaceans as we explore the forest of the Environmental and Heritage Center.  This buggy adventure will include hunting for insects on a guided nature walk, investigating a pill bug’s life cycle and creating a take home insect craft.

Blackbeard’s Treasure Hunt:

This exciting pirate adventure will have young visitors following clues along the EHC trails that will lead them to one of Blackbeard’s undiscovered treasures!  Your young pirates will follow compass bearings, discover local flora and fauna, and gain exciting pirate history. Participants will also create a pirate medallion and participate in a pirate gold rush activity.

Georgia Animals in my Backyard:

Do you know who scurries through your yard at night? Discover some of Georgia’s most common backyard visitors in this fun interactive program. This animal adventure will include a guided nature walk, an animal investigation, and discussions of animal adaptations utilizing the Environmental and Heritage Center’s animal pelt collection.

Weird Science:

What makes things bubble, ooze, bounce and bang? Experience life as a scientist for a day! This interactive adventure includes HANDS ON science experiments that will amaze children of all ages.

 

HISTORY DAYCARE PROGRAMS AT MCDANIEL FARM

These programs are perfect for kids ages 4-12! All programs are two (2) hours in length and can be scheduled Tuesday through Saturday, unless otherwise indicated, beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Price:  $8 per person

Location: 3251 McDaniel Road, Duluth, GA 30096

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NEW! Pollinator Paradise:

Discover the role that pollinators play at McDaniel Farm. Learn how butterflies, birds, bees, and more assist in the production of healthy plants. Enjoy a nature walk and make a fun craft to remind you of the important job of Georgia’s pollinators.

Back When I Was A Kid:

Enjoy a tour of the McDaniel Farm property and imagine what life was like as a kid growing up on a farm. Spend time playing games and participate in the daily chores and activities on a farm.  Don’t forget to bring your muscles and your patience!

HISTORY DAYCARE PROGRAM AT THE YELLOW RIVER POST OFFICE AT HUDSON-NASH FARM

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Price: $8 per person

Location: 3519 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lilburn, GA 30047

History Heroes:

Forward march! Step back in time as you explore the Civil War at the Yellow River Post Office historic site where soldiers met to march to the train depot at Stone Mountain. Participate in mock drills and write letters using a quill pen as you experience the daily life of a soldier.

HISTORY DAYCARE PROGRAM AT THE LAWRENCEVILLE FEMALE SEMINARY

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Price:  $8 per person

Location: 455 South Perry Street, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

NEW! School Days:

Visit one of the first schools in Gwinnett County and participate in lessons of a one room schoolhouse. Engage in math, reading and writing and don’t worry recess will be provided too.

For guided group tours of the EHC, click here.

For guided group tours of History and Culture sites, click here.

Scheduling Information

• Reservations are required
• A minimum of 10 participants is required
• Late arrival may reduce program time

For more information and directions, please visit www.gwinnettEHC.org

For reservations, contact the EHC Registrar at 678-765-4663 or registration@gwinnettEHC.org