Craft Programs

Get inspired by the beauty of the natural environment around us, schedule a craft program with your group to bring out each person’s inner creativity.

Gyotaku

Learn gyotaku, the ancient art form of Japanese fish printing. Discover the history behind this craft and make a gyotaku T-shirt to take home. All supplies, smocks, and shirts are provided.

Group Size: 25 people maximum
Ages: all ages, ages under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
Fee: $12.00 per person + general admission fees (don’t forget, groups of 10 more get discounted general admission rates)
Program Length: 1 hour

Stamp Painting

Create your very own incredible, wearable T-shirt with easy to use stamps in fun Marine-life shapes. All supplies, smocks, and shirts provided.

Group Size: 25 people maximum
Ages: all ages, ages under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
Fee: $12.00 per person + general admission fees (don’t forget, groups of 10 more get discounted general admission rates)
Program Length: 1 hour

Sand Painting

Participants will learn the history behind this craft and create their own masterpiece using sand. All materials are provided.

Group Size: 25 people maximum
Ages: all ages, ages under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
Fee: $6.00 per person + general admission fees (don’t forget, groups of 10 more get discounted general admission rates)
Program Length: 1 hour

Shell Creations

Use nature’s own creations to fashion a keepsake picture frame, wreath, or mirror.

Group Size: 20 people maximum
Ages: all ages, ages under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
Fee: $15.00 per person + general admission fees (don’t forget, groups of 10 more get discounted general admission rates)
Program Length: 1 ½ hours

Nature Silhouettes

Participants learn to take a closer look at the nature we have around us. Then, using nature’s own designs, create their own aquarium t-shirt. T-shirts are provided with the program price.

Group Size: 20 people maximum
Ages: all ages, ages under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
Fee: $12.00 per person + general admission fees (don’t forget, groups of 10 more get discounted general admission rates)
Program Length: 1 ½ hours

Nature Paper

Education staff guides you through the process of recycling used paper to create new Nature Paper. With a bit of creativity and some help from nature, participants make their own beautiful pages. Your paper will be acid-free and can be used for journaling, stationary, scrapbooking, or any other project.

Group Size: 15 people maximum
Ages: all ages, ages under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
Fee: $5.00 per person + general admission fees (don’t forget, groups of 10 more get discounted general admission rates)
Program Length: 1 ½ hours

To register your group and schedule a special activity please call 910-458-7468 Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm or e-mail ncaff.registrar@ncmail.net.

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