Put on Your Outdoor Face!

by Judy Stock, Elachee Nature Shop Manager and Rentals Coordinator

With the start of Camp Elachee and the 12 miles of hiking trails beckoning you to explore the Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve, make sure your children and/or you are prepared for whatever outdoor influences come your way.

Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., pick up items from Elachee's Nature Shop that you may need for skin protection, hydration or just plain fun!

The Nature Shop at Elachee Nature Science Center carries a variety of skin care products and DEET-free insect repellent.Bug Band® to the Rescue
Elachee’s Nature Shop has a large selection of DEET-free insect repellent wrist bands. Reusable for up to 120 hours, children or adults can wear the Bug Band® on wrists, ankles, belt loops or attached to backpacks. For children under 3 years old, these bands are ideal to attach to strollers or to a child’s clothing. Even better, they GLOW IN THE DARK!

Sun-Kissed vs. Sunburned
Elachee’s Nature Shop also offers a variety of skin products. Naked Zinc™ SPF 30 sunscreen lotion features broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection, and is water resistant for 40 minutes. Or choose products from The Naked Bee® skin care line, including sunscreen and lip balm.

Stay Cool
One sure way to temper a hot and humid Georgia summer day is with a cooling neck wrap. Find in three colors at Elachee’s Nature Shop. These are very effective for long days. Simply soak in ice for 2-5 minutes to activate and the neck wrap will stay hydrated for up to 4 hours.

Elachee Membership Discount Find an eclectic mix of nature-inspired items, garden decor and children's educational products at Elachee's Nature Shop.

Remember, Elachee members receive a 10 percent discount every shopping trip to the Nature Shop!

Check out all the great nature-inspired gifts, garden items and child-friendly educational items, books clothes, toys, stuffed animals and more!