Take a Child Outside Week
Children's Program

Scavenger Hunt

  • Saturday, September 30, 2017 – 10:00 am2:00 pm

Take a Child Outside week runs annually from September 24 to September 30. The week is an initiative of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences with the goal of "helping children across the country develop a better understanding and appreciation of the environment in which they live."

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Each day will bring a new activity for all ages at the Arboretum. Come for one day or every day of the week!

hidden item on scavenger hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Start at the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center and explore the gardens on a scavenger hunt.

This is a free event for all ages. We hope that you enjoy all the gardens, but please leave all the leaves and flowers on the plants for others to enjoy as well. Only allow your family to collect materials that have fallen off of the plants.

Age
All ages!
Cost
Free self-guided activity
Registration
This is a free, drop-in program. No advance registration is available.
Location
Pick up your scavenger hunt at the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4115 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Directions
Need directions? Click here.
Parking
Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Questions
Please contact Elizabeth Overcash, children's program coordinator, at elizabeth_overcash@ncsu.edu or (919) 513-7011.