Despite the lingering cold, 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 hunting treasure 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 5 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Burritt.
Treasure Hunt at Gold Mountain
Stake your claim on all the fun and hunt for treasure at this exciting, interactive outdoor adventure that comes to life on March 12. At Treasure Hunt at Gold Mountain, kids will experience the Alabama Gold Rush of 1829 as you shop in the General Store for provisions, build a cabin out of child-size faux logs, pan for gold in the sluice, get hands-on experience with daily chores, and much, much more. Clues are given along the way so you can find “gold nuggets” along with tons of fun. This adventure, geared for children ages 3 to 11, will provide hours of family fun and learning while presenting the rough and tumble life of a prospector and the early history of Alabama.
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 2.
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!
Nature Rangers Camp at Burritt On the Mountain
Make spring break even more exciting when you join Burritt for Nature Rangers Camp: Outdoor Escape March 14-18, 2022. Join their CPR-certified staff and escape to the outdoors while learning about their flying feathered friends, hiking and being prepared for everything that comes with the trail. Meet a special friend, Tom the Corn Snake, and so much more while spending lots of time outdoors on Burritt’s beautiful nature trails. Kindergarten through 5th grade students will have a blast at this energizing day camp full of nature exploration, games, crafts and fun with friends. The teacher to camper ratio of 1:12 ensures that your child receives individualized attention throughout these fun-filled days.
The deadline to register is March 8. 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.