Take a Child Outside Week

Cloud Watching

  • Sunday, September 28, 2014 – 1:00 pm3:00 pm

Take Your 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."

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

Sunday's Activity

Cloud Watching. Spread out a blanket on our grassy lawns in the gardens and enjoy watching the passing clouds. Pick up an activity bag in the Visitor Center that includes a book about clouds, drawing paper, and a coloring pencils to capture some of your favorites.

All ages.
Advance registration is not available.
JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4115 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Need directions? Click here.
Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Please contact Elizabeth Overcash, children's program coordinator, at elizabeth_overcash@ncsu.edu or (919) 513-7011.