Family Activities


A full calendar of our current programs can be found here

All programs are for groups of 10 or less. Program attendees ages 5 and older are required to wear a face mask for all programs (with the exception of Kayaking).

Become a BHI Conservancy Member for a 10% discount on programs! 


ISLAND EXPLORATION


Introductory Nature Tour


Island Nature Tour

Explore beautiful Bald Head Island on this guided tour of beach, marsh, and maritime forest habitats. Discover what makes the island so unique, search for animals at several wildlife hotspots, and learn about the Conservancy’s conservation initiatives.

Personal golf cart transportation required. Meet in the circle outside of Bald Head Island Conservancy. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All participants ages 5 and older must wear a face mask.


$30/Adult  |  $20/Child 

  REGISTER HERE  

All participants ages 5 and older must wear a face mask.

Bald Head After Dark


Bald Head Island Birding

Bald Head Island has been designated an “Important Bird Area” by Audubon due to the incredible diversity of birds that can be found here. Join us on this guided tour as we search for many different species of birds among various island ecosystems. No previous birding experience required.

Personal golf cart transportation required. Meet in the circle outside of Bald Head Island Conservancy. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All participants ages 5 and older must wear a face mask.  

 
$30/Adult  |  $20/Child   

   REGISTER HERE   

All participants ages 5 and older must wear a face mask.

Ibis


Middle Island Exploration

Explore secluded Middle Island for an exclusive nature tour featuring the Ibis Sanctuary and views of Cape Creek.

Personal golf cart transportation required. Meet in the circle outside of Bald Head Island Conservancy. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All participants ages 5 and older must wear a face mask.  

$30/Adult  |  $20/Child 

  REGISTER HERE  

All participants ages 5 and older must wear a face mask.  


Kayaking the Creeks


Kayaking the Creeks

Explore the pristine creeks of BHI on a 2-hour guided tour at high, mid, or low tide. A combination of single and double kayaks will be used.

Meet at Village Creek Access on Federal Road.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Trips are tide and weather dependent. PFDs, paddles, and kayaks will be provided. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray, hat, and clothes that can get muddy and slightly damp. Must sign up at least 1 hour before program start time.


$60/person

  REGISTER HERE  


Bald Head After Dark


BHI After Dark

Have you ever wondered what creatures come out at night on Bald Head Island? Join us as we explore the island after dark and search for deer, alligators, frogs, and more! 

Personal golf cart transportation required. Meet in the circle outside of Bald Head Island Conservancy. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All participants ages 5 and older must wear a face mask.


$30/Adult  |  $20/Child    

   REGISTER HERE   

All participants ages 5 and older must wear a face mask.

FISHING PROGRAMS


Marsh Kid's Fishing


Kid's Marsh Crabbing and Fishing
(Ages 5-12)

Head to the creek and prepare to get your hands muddy catching fish and crabs. No fishing experience required.

Meet at Village Creek Access on Federal Road.

Equipment and bait are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

$35/child

  REGISTER HERE  

All participants ages 5 and older must wear a face mask.  

ON-CAMPUS ACTIVITIES


Reptile Round Up


Reptile Round-Up

Meet and interact with some of the Conservancy’s ambassador animals, including turtles and snakes. Learn about our scaly friends and find out how the Conservancy is working to protect these important animals. All participants (children and adults) are required to register.

Meet in the circle outside of Bald Head Island Conservancy. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All participants ages 5 and older must wear a face mask.

$10/person

  REGISTER HERE  


Tidal Exploration


Tidal Explorations

Meet tide pool critters and learn about animals that live in places where tides rise and fall every day. All participants (children and adults) are required to register.

Meet in the circle outside of Bald Head Island Conservancy. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All participants ages 5 and older must wear a face mask.


$10/person

  REGISTER HERE    


Hands-On Dissection


Hands-On Dissection

Understanding the internal and external anatomy of an animal is an important part of conservation science. Join us as we examine and dissect either a squid or dogfish shark to learn out more about these animals. 

Meet in the circle outside of Bald Head Island Conservancy. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All participants ages 5 and older must wear a face mask.


$35/person  

  REGISTER HERE    


SEA TURTLE PROGRAMS


Sea Turtle 101


Sea Turtle 101

We all love our turtles here on Bald Head Island, but how much do we know about them? What do sea turtles eat? Where do they go after they hatch? What is their shell called? In this program you can learn more about our beloved sea turtles that are out in the ocean. Please note that we are not a sea turtle rehabilitation center and do not have live sea turtles in our collection.

Meet in the circle outside of Bald Head Island Conservancy. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All participants ages 5 and older must wear a face mask.

$10/Person

  REGISTER HERE