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Discovery Saturday at Elachee

January 8, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Elachee Exhibits are open today for general admission.
Covid-19 Preparedness Policy: For the health of our community and to protect those most vulnerable in our lives, Elachee recommends that all visitors follow CDC guidance with regard to wearing masks.

Check out the following Discovery Saturdays at Elachee special programming!

Per Program Fee/Admission to Participate

  • Adults $5
  • Children $3 (ages 2-12)
  • Elachee Members FREE

Please note: Pre-registration is encouraged. However, you may check program availability day of.

‘Screen-Free Saturday’ Guided Hike

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (arrive 15 minutes early to check-in at the Nature Center and pay)

Adults and families alike are welcome to come unplug and unwind on a leisurely 1-mile hike along a Chicopee Woods trail with an Elachee Naturalist. Leave all your screens (digital devices) in the car and immerse yourself in the woods for Elachee’s inaugural Screen-Free Saturday Hike!

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Why ‘Screen-Free’?

We all know that kids, teens and adults spend too much time on devices. Tragically, Preschool-age children spend between 2-5 hours a day using electronics, with older children and teens averaging some 7 hours a day. Adults aren’t immune; we spend about 11 hours a day on screens (yikes!). Logically, we know so much screen time isn’t healthy. Ditch the device and relish the entertainment you will encounter in this urban forest.


Enjoy a Live Animal Showcase Today

Meet Elachee resident animals as part of an exploration of our Live Animal Exhibit, guided by an Elachee Naturalist.

Program Sessions

    • 11-11:45 a.m.
    • 1-1:45 p.m.

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Elachee Nature Science Center
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Elachee Nature Science Center
2125 Elachee Drive
Gainesville, GA 30504 United States
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