Nature Adventures FREE Fall Virtual Learning Series

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Calling all teachers, homeschool families, and educators who want to spice up your fall education plan!

Announcing Nature Adventures, a virtual learning program aligned with NC State University teaching standards on North Carolina ecology and the natural sciences.

Nature Adventures is a 7-part series of 45-minute educational sessions for the fall semester developed and taught by professional Environmental Educators from North Carolina’s premier 4-H Camps. This program is provided for FREE for teachers and families. Check out the session schedule below. All programs are aligned with the North Carolina Standard Course of Study and are presented live over Zoom. Can’t make the live event? Register for the recording and go at your own pace!

LEARN MORE at our website, grab material lists, and review standards alignment.

This program is free but requires registration.



Coastal Ecology, September 18, 9 a.m.
Students will explore the vibrant ecology of the Albemarle Sound, learning about the plants and animals that call this unique ecosystem home. Presented by The Eastern 4-H Center.

Beaver Pond Explorations, October 1, 9 a.m.
Students explore a decades-old beaver pond habitat, learn how to identify evidence of beaver activity, and discover why beavers are important to many other plants and animals. Presented by Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center.

Pine Forest Ecology, October 14, 9 a.m.
Explore the unique Longleaf Pine ecosystem of the North Carolina Sandhills with a wildlife expert, featuring one of the most beautifully restored Longleaf Pine stands in the southeastern US. Presented by Millstone 4-H Camp.

Stories in the Stars Astronomy, October 27, 1 p.m.
Students investigate the myths behind constellations, learn about current astronomical events, and explore what they can find in the night sky right now.

Nature Crafts, November 9, 1 p.m.
Students will build simple nature crafts like toad homes and bird feeders, then use their crafts to collect data, make observations, and develop inferences about the natural world and the species they find there.

Outdoor Survival Skills, November 20, 9 a.m.
Students will learn survival skills including the Rule of 3, the Ten Essentials, how not to get lost, and how to survive in the wilderness. Then students will apply what they’ve just learned with a mock survival scenario where they have to make decisions about how to survive.

Sharks Teeth & Fossils, December 8, 9 a.m.
Students learn where and how to find & identify fossils. Students will explore different types of fossils and dive deep on shark teeth. The session instructor will share his personal fossil collection to show and tell what he’s found over the last ten years.

Nature Adventures