Sun, Jan 13|
Thorn Creek Woods Nature Preserve
Beginning Birding for Kids
Come get an early start with this popular hobby – bird-watching. This is a five-session program. It runs on Sundays, January 13 through February 3. There is also a session on Saturday, February 16, from 9 a.m.-noon.
Time & Location
Jan 13, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Thorn Creek Woods Nature Preserve, 247 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA
About the event
Impress your friends this spring with your birding smarts, binocular savvy and your very own life list of birds you have seen. Come get an early start with this popular hobby – bird-watching.
This is a five-session program. It runs on Sundays, January 13 through February 3. There is also a session on Saturday, February 16, from 9 a.m.-noon.
In the Sunday sessions, learn key shapes, markings, habits and songs for our most common local birds, utilizing crafts, activities, sounds and hikes.
Create special projects for display at the Saturday session as part of the “Beginning Birding for All” program on February 16. Join the 9 a.m. hike that day and host activities at that event.
Fee: Ages 7-12
Age: $20 prepaid for full 5 sessions
Program fee includes your own field guide to birds.
Registration and payment by Wednesday, January 2: 708.747.6320.
Sponsored by the Thorn Creek Audubon Society, this program will be held indoors in an accessible facility. For the hikes, participants should be able to walk 1 to 2 miles outdoors on natural surface trails across uneven and possibly wet/muddy terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should call 708.747.6320.