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Become an Explorer at Hemlock Bluffs!

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Earn your very own badge and certificate by becoming a Hemlock Bluffs Junior (age 5-8) or Senior Explorer (age 9-12). You will learn more about the nature that Hemlock Bluffs has to offer by completing an activity booklet at your own pace. Explorer Booklets are also great to do with a group program, which fulfills the program requirement!



How to become an Explorer:

  1. Pick up your free booklet at the front desk or download
    and print it out.
  2. Read page two for requirements.
  3. Complete the appropriate activities.
  4. Attend a staff-led nature program.
  5. *Senior Explorers Only: Help out at a Volunteer Workday
  6.  Show your completed work at the front desk and receive a free badge and certificate.
Ages 5-8
Download Junior Explorer Book
Ages 9-12

Download Senior Explorer Book