Entries by Hannah

Kids’ Activities

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is bringing you a series of blog posts and videos to make sure you can still learn about and appreciate nature, even as you’re spending more time at home. Hope you enjoy! ————— Keeping your kids busy can be a task and a half right now. To help you out […]

Snakes: Why Are They Important?

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is bringing you a series of blog posts and videos to make sure you can still learn about and appreciate nature, even as you’re spending more time at home. Hope you enjoy! ————— Snakes are an important part of our ecosystem, and Naturalist Krystal Haney is here to tell you […]

Snakes: Venomous vs. Non-venomous

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is bringing you a series of blog posts and videos to make sure you can still learn about and appreciate nature, even as you’re spending more time at home. Hope you enjoy! ————— There are a lot of snakes native to East Tennessee, but only a fraction of those are […]

Virtual Wildflowers #2

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is bringing you a series of blog posts and videos to make sure you can still learn about and appreciate nature, even as you’re spending more time at home. Hope you enjoy! ————— Virtual Wildflowers | March 30 by Ranger Bob Culler All photographs copyright Bob Culler, 2020   As […]

What Are Snakes?

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is bringing you a series of blog posts and videos to make sure you can still learn about and appreciate nature, even as you’re spending more time at home. Hope you enjoy! ————— Naturalist Krystal Haney has sssomething ssspecial to ssshare with you today! In this video, you’ll learn all […]

Venus-Pleiades Conjunction

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is bringing you a series of blog posts and videos to make sure you can still learn about and appreciate nature, even as you’re spending more time at home. Hope you enjoy! ————— Missing the planetarium and our StarWatch program? We are too! Don’t worry, though—you can do plenty of […]

Virtual Wildflowers #1

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is bringing you a series of blog posts and videos to make sure you can still learn about and appreciate nature, even as you’re spending more time at home. Hope you enjoy! ————— Virtual Wildflowers by Ranger Bob Culler All photographs copyright Bob Culler, 2020   In this time of […]

Summer Day Camp 2020

Adventure and learning come together every day at Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium. This summer, your child can spend a week learning and exploring in nature at Bay Mountain’s Summer Day Camp. Registration is opens on March 1 for 2020 Summer Day Camp sessions for rising 1st through 6th graders. We pack each week-long Day […]

REI Campout

UPDATE: As of March 16, all programs and events at Bays Mountain Park have been suspended indefinitely. Click here to learn more. ———— Calling all campers! Bays Mountain Park partnered with REI for an exciting weekend experience on the mountain: the REI Women’s Day Campout. You’ll be able to choose from a variety of activities […]

Summer Jobs

Want to spend your summer at Bays Mountain Park—and get paid to be here? Now’s your chance! You can apply for four summer positions: junior and senior day camp counselors, naturalist intern, and adventure ropes course facilitator. These are all paid, seasonal positions that get you in nature and working with people. Please see the […]