Despite the crazy weather, spring is just around the corner and there is no better way to celebrate than with a breath of fresh, mountain air! Burritt on the Mountain has announced their spring events for kids this year and it’s full of exciting things to do to help bring in the season.
Burritt on the Mountain announces Spring Schedule
From wild goose chases to cow-milking and more, Burritt On the Mountain has an exciting event lineup that will offer something to kids of all ages. Best of all, these programs are not only educational, but interactive and perfect for engaging the littles. Plus, it’s outdoors in the sunshine!
Fire On the Mountain
Travel back to the 1800s when cooks prepare historic recipes over open fires and cast-iron cook stoves and blacksmiths hold live demonstrations at the forge. A returning favorite, Fire On the Mountain will take place March 4 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Burritt.
A Wild Goose Chase around Burritt
Get ready to go on a Wild Goose Chase around Burritt with your little goslings. The entire family will enjoy taking a gander around the barnyard, hiking trails, and historic park while on the hunt for the Gertie the Goose statues. You’ll use fun facts to solve puzzles and find Gertie in all of her different costumes. Best of all, you can pick up an eggceptional prize when you complete the hunt plus there are four “chase” options for kids to choose.
Everything old is new again at Burritt’s Easter Jubilee! Burritt will once again host a day of rollicking fun at this come-and-go event for kids and families. This year enjoy Easter and springtime the old-fashioned pioneer way on Saturday, April 16, from 11:00AM – 3:00PM. Grab your Easter basket and join us on the mountain to collect eggs and treats from Burritt’s frontier friends. If you don’t want the fun to stop, you can enjoy our Treasure Hunt at Gold Mountain activities! Build a log cabin, visit the old country store, pan for gems, play pioneer dress-up, cook a pretend meal, and much more!
Spring Farm Day at Burritt on the Mountain
Learn about life on the farm during the 1800s during Spring Farm Day! Enjoy sheep shearing and blacksmith demonstrations and watch wool be spun to yarn, milk a faux cow, play with antique toys and view antique farm equipment. Try your hand at rug beating, butter churning and mattress stuffing and leave with a new appreciation for modern conveniences. The festivities will last from 10AM – 4PM on April 29.
Nature Rangers Camp at Burritt On the Mountain
Make spring break even more exciting when you join Burritt for Nature Rangers Camp: Tales, Tails, & Trails March 13-17, 2023. Join their CPR-certified staff and escape to the outdoors while learning about different folk tales from around the world and close to home. Campers will get to meet some of the animals that star in the tales and enjoy some hikes on the beautiful forested trails.
The deadline to register is March 7. Camp is from 9AM – 2PM daily with extended care options available. Register Here.
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Lauren Lee is a longtime dog mom transitioning to life as a rookie human mom. She is married to her college sweetheart, Josh, and they welcomed their son, Oliver, to the world in June. Lauren is a Jacksonville State University alumni and has been a published writer since she was sixteen. In her free time, Lauren enjoys reading, writing, knitting and hiking with her two dogs.