BACKYARD BUTTERFLIES

Classes

We offer a selection of classes for homeschoolers, youth and adult groups or organizations. We can customize some of our classes to meet your learning objectives. We are also open to developing unique classes for your group.

We require parents and/or guardians of children to be in attendance during all classes to allow us to focus on providing instruction. 

AVAILABILITY

Our classes are conducted outside in our backyard habitat during the butterfly season of May through September.

COST

We will work with you to provide classes within your budget.

FACILITIES

At this time we do not have a public restroom nor picnic area for visitors.

GROUP SIZE

We have a limit of 15 students or people per class.

LOCATION

We conduct our classes in our backyard habitat in Hillsborough, NC. Some of our classes can be conducted at your location.

HANDS-ON LEARNING

Our classes are designed to be interactive and provide you with direct contact with butterflies in their natural habitat.

Class Descriptions

We currently offer the following six classes that are conducted outside in our backyard habitat. 

Beloved Bumblebees

Bumblebees populations are in decline. Learn about the different species and how to support them.

Creating Your Own Backyard Habitat

We share with you our experiences in creating a backyard habitat.

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark!

An introduction to The Dark Side of Lepidoptera. We will show you how to get started with drawing moths to your yard.

Let’s Go Butterflying!

An introduction to butterfly identification. We will focus on the species found in Orange County, NC.

Helping Monarchs

We focus on this high profile species of butterfly to help guide your efforts to provide supportive habitats and caterpillar care.

Welcome to the Habitat

In this class we will visit four learning stations set up in our habitat that provide hands-on interaction with caterpillars.

Check Our Calendar!

Take a moment to look at our Events Calendar to determine if your date is available.

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Class Inquiry Form

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