Exploring Nature

5600 Ocean Hwy. W.
Shallotte, NC
(910) 579-4500

Bring the kids to pick strawberries and tomatoes in season. It's a fun family adventure and they will learn that fruits do not come only from the grocery store — and that they are yummier when freshly picked. Please call in advance. The folks from the market will meet you in...more about Holden Brothers Farm Market

1542 Hickman Rd.
Calabash, NC 28467
(910) 287-6794

Indigo Farms is a family run farm that has been in the Bellamy family for six generations. It's a great place for the family to spend a fun day together while the kids are learning. You can visit the animal barn and the barnyard where you will meet pigs, goats, sheep,...more about Indigo Farms

Outside Fun

The Golf Club at Cinghiale Creek
445 Tarkln Ct.
Shallotte, NC 28459
(910) 754-5288

Children ages 7 to 17 can learn golf skills and life skills by becoming members of The First Tee Brunswick County. Their Mission Statement is: "To impact the lives of young people by providing learning facilities and educational programs that promote character development and life-enhancing values through the game of golf."...more about The First Tee of Coastal Carolinas

Oak Island, NC 28465
(910) 269-4186

The Marlins Swim Team, a competitive summer swim team, is a non-profit organization. The team competes with other members of the Wilmington Swim League. Teams are comprised of children 8 years old and younger, 9 to 12 years old and 13 to 18 years old. The team environment teaches responsibility, hard...more about Marlins Swim Team

Lots to Learn

Several locations, NC
(910) 457-6237

Leland Library
487 Village Rd., Leland

Margaret & James Harper, Jr. Library
109 W. Moore St., Southport

G.V. Barbee, Sr. Library
8200 E. Oak Island Dr., Oak Island

Rourk Library
5068 Main St., Shallotte

Hickmans Crossroads Library
1040 Calabash Rd., Calabash

Story times, including books, music and crafts, for children ages...more about Brunswick County Library

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