Environmental Education Program

There is much to see and explore on Bald Head Island whether you are a first-time visitor or a resident. Programs ranging from bird watching to kayaking through the salt marsh are available throughout the year. To register for any of our educational programs please click here or call 910-338-0911.

The summer season is active with children’s nature camps and the always-popular nightly Turtle Walks. The BHI Conservancy’s education staff has a unique and expert perspective on the island’s habitats and wildlife, and strives to provide quality environmental education programs for all ages.


      • Children's Camps: Offered weekdays June-August.

Budding Naturalist Camp for ages 4-6

Junior Scientist Camp for ages 7-10           

Conservation Corps Camp for ages 11-14

• Family Adventure Programs: Offered year round.

Kayaking the Creeks, Kids-Only Kayaking, Touch Tank Time, Sea Turtle Movie Screenings, Hands-On Dissections, Bald Head After Dark, Special Movie Screenings, Birding BHI, Ibis Sanctuary Exploration, Crabbing & Cast Netting, Island Nature Tours, Sea Turtle Patrol Ride Alongs, Reptile Round- Up, and Guest Lecture Presentations.

 Turtle Walks: Offered June-September.

Please note that you must be a BHI Conservancy member to participate in the Turtle Walk Program. Need to renew your membership for 2014? Please click here: MEMBERSHIPS

• Schools, Scouts, and Homeschool Groups 



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2015 BHI Turtle Nest Count: 96 nests, 84 hatched

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