Carolina Raptor Center

Carolina Raptor Center is dedicated to environmental stewardship and the conservation of birds of prey through education, research, and the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned raptors. Educational programs let groups meet some of the animals and learn about topics like ecology, conservation, animal habitats, and Naitve American culture. During the Physics of Flight program, groups can learn how these animals defy gravity, while watching amazing flight demonstrations. Groups can walk the nature trails, see exhibits on raptors, and observe the raptors in Marcy's Observatory.
Contact Info
Address: 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC 28078. Mecklenburg County. Tel: 704-875-6521, ext. 210. Email: Website: Hrs: Vary by season.  
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 minutes-2 hours. Cost: Fee. 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies, Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Studies, Science.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.... Continue