Connecting Children to Nature Initiative

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  1. CREATE
  2. LEARN
  3. EXPLORE
  4. GIVE BACK
  5. HOLIDAY HUNTS

nature turkey leaf wreathRec in a Truck: Pinecone Turkey Craft & Leaf Wreath

Stop by one of the playgrounds and park houses below to participate in a Thanksgiving-themed craft. 

LocationDatesTimeAgesCostActivity Number
Moultrie PlaygroundNovember 233:30pm-4:30pmAllFREEN/A
Harmon FieldNovember 253:30pm-4:30pmAllFREEN/A

Painting with Nature

Join us at Hazel Parker to create artwork using items found in nature! Pre-registration is required to monitor attendance so register by calling 843-958-6485 or online using the activity number below.

LocationDatesTimeAgesCostActivity Number
Hazel Parker PlaygroundNovember 303:30pm-4:30pmAllFREE580056-01


Making Art with Nature

Come to Arthur Christopher and learn how to use things in nature to make art. Let you kids come and explore nature and its history with the AWCCC staff. Pre-register by calling 843-724-7338.

LocationDatesTimeAgesCostActivity Number
Arthur W. Christopher Community CenterNovember 303:30pm-4:30pmAllFREE570919-02

fairy houseRec in a Truck: Troll & Fairy House Construction

Stop by one of the playgrounds and park houses below to build a troll or fairy house! 

LocationDatesTimeAgesCostActivity Number
Thomas Johnson PlaygroundNovember 303:30pm-4:30pmAllFREEN/A
Martin ParkDecember 23:30pm-4:30pmAllFREEN/A
Deming PlaygroundDecember 33:30pm-4:15pm
All
FREE
N/A
Forest Park December 34:30pm-5:15pm
All
FREE
N/A
Lenevar ParkDecember 43:30pm-4:30pm
All
FREE
N/A
Willie Gaines PlaygroundDecember 44:30pm-5:15pm
All
FREE
N/A

winter bird feedersRec in a Truck: Winter Bird Feeders & Nature Scavenger Hunt

Stop by one of the playgrounds and park houses below to participate in a scavenger hunt and build bird feeders for your home or the park. 

LocationDatesTimeAgesCostActivity Number
Moultrie PlaygroundDecember 73:30pm-4:30pmAllFREEN/A
Harmon FieldDecember 93:30pm-4:30pmAllFREEN/A
Tiedemann ParkDecember 93:30pm-4:15pm
All
FREE
N/A
Mall ParkDecember 104:30pm-5:15pm
All
FREE
N/A
McMahon PlaygroundDecember 113:30pm-4:15pm
All
FREE
N/A
Freddie Whaley Community CenterDecember 114:30pm-5:15pm

All
FREE
N/A

DIY Bird Feeders

Join us at Hazel Parker to craft a bird feeder for your yard or the park! Pre-registration is required to monitor attendance so register by calling 843-958-6485 or online using activity number below. 

LocationDatesTimeAgesCostActivity Number
Hazel Parker PlaygroundDecember 83:30pm-4:30pmAllFREE580056-02


Early Bloomers Club

Join us for this fun and exciting new quarterly program where we will cover a variety of environmental topics from gardening to recycling to scavenger hunts. In our first session, we will be making a bird feeder out of recycled materials and items we find in the wild on our scavenger hunt. All you need to bring is an empty half-gallon cardboard milk or juice carton!

LocationDatesTimeAgesCostActivity Number
Bees Landing Recreation CenterDecember 84:30pm-6:40pm6-10$15/participant171001


winter ornamentsRec in a Truck: Nature Inspired Holiday Ornament Making

Stop by one of the playgrounds and park houses below to create holiday ornaments with things you find in nature! 

LocationDatesTimeAgesCostActivity Number
Thomas Johnson PlaygroundDecember 143:30pm-4:30pmAllFREEN/A
Martin ParkDecember 163:30pm-4:30pmAllFREEN/A
Deming PlaygroundDecember 173:30pm-4:15pm
All
FREE
N/A
Forest ParkDecember 174:30pm-5:15pm
All
FREE
N/A
Lenevar ParkDecember 183:30pm-4:15pm
All
FREE
N/A
Willie Gaines PlaygroundDecember 184:30pm-5:15pm

All
FREE
N/A