Learn how to identify and appreciate the natural world. Activities are aimed at children aged 5 to 11 years. The theme for each week is listed below.
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10 July Pond Dipping
17 July Bird Watching
24 July Butterfly Safari
31 July History Detectives
7 August Moth Recording
14 August Flowers & Pollinators
21 August Mammal Tracking
28 August Treasure Hunts
Where: Meet at the National Park Information Office, Upper Lake,Glendalough
When: Wednesdays in July & August at 11am
Duration: between 1 and 1.5 hours
Practicalities: This is an outdoor programme, and most activities will take place off track (not suitable for buggies). Please dress accordingly.
Please note that an adult must stay with their children, and be prepared to help.
This event is free of charge, but please be aware that the Upper Lake car park (Wicklow Co. Council) has a €4 charge.
Booking: Booking is essential. To book for any of the sessions above, please phone 0404 45425.
This event is organised by education staff based at Wicklow Mountains National Park who are employed by the National Parks & Wildlife Service under the aegis of Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.
For more information about events and the education service at Wicklow Mountains National Park please go online at: www.wicklowmountainsnationalpark.ie or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org