May Homeschool Day topic: Stream Ecology
Calling all homeschool students! Unicoi offers a unique learning experience for all ages.
Homeschool Day is hosted the First Friday of every month.
May’s lesson will focus on the stream ecology of Unicoi’s Smith Creek and the macro invertebrates that inhabit it. Students will be able get in the creek with nets and catch and observe the invertebrates.
Cost is $5 per student.
Activities will take place at the Bottoms area, where Smith Creek is located.
Pre-registration required. Please call 706-878-2201 ext. 549 to register. Or email Master Naturalist Maranda Stone at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to schedule a lesson for a specific group on a day other than homeschool day:
Our programs provide education on environmental, cultural, recreational and historical resources.
Some educational topics include:
- Rocks and Minerals
- Mammals, Animal Habitats, Food Chain
- Animals of Unicoi
- Tree Identification and Classification
- Pioneers and Early Settlers (pioneer tools and butter-making)
- Creek and Cherokee Indians
- Owl Pellet Dissection
- Trout Release
- Scavenger Hunt with GPS
- Lake or Stream Ecology
- Birds of Prey
- Gold Panning
Recreational Activities Include:
- Campfire, stories and S’mores
- Full beach rental (only mornings)
- GPS Scavenger Hunt
- Guided Nature Hike
- Fly Fishing School
- Kayak/paddle board rental
- Slack lining
- Night Hike
We can cater programs to your group, based on needs and desired topics.
Program fees vary based on program desired, amount of materials needed, length of program and number of participants.
To schedule a program, contact our Maranda Stone, our Interpretive Ranger, at 706-878-2201 EXT. 549. Or email email@example.com.