Keeping kids entertained throughout summer vacation can be challenging. Finding educational opportunities may be more daunting. There are actually a few places in Hendersonville that both enlighten and amuse.
Commandeer the youngsters and go for a nature walk. Rockland Recreation center in Hendersonville is located just off Rockland Road. According to their website, there are many migratory and year-round birds found here. Take in the natural greenery, examine the insects or feed the ducks and geese while at the reserve.
Learn about the Revolutionary War hero General Daniel Smith at Historic Rock Castle. Go back in time on a tour of the grounds that includes the cemetery. Both the General and his wife were laid to rest there. This particular venue also offers events for fun as well as education.
Want to stay in? There is no need to go far when you seize the night and gaze on constellations. Discover them together. Older kids and teens may be inclined to uncover the history behind the clusters nomenclature. Astronomy charts can be found online and in most libraries.
Visit the Hendersonville Library. Children can explore to their heart’s desire. Reading fictional stories can boost creativity and some have bits of truth or even history. Maybe they will unearth a new favorite author. The possibilities are endless here.