Decoy Carving

Throughout the year on the third Saturday of most months you will find Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild members working with budding decoy carvers and painters at the Guild workshop. From 10 am to 12 pm, youngsters from ages 7 to 15 gather to learn how to carve and paint ducks to shorebirds.

Pre-Registration Required

  • To pre-register, call Dr. Stan Rule at his office at 252-240-5437
  • You may also email Amie Talton to pre-register.
  • Please pre-register so they know how many kids to plan on!
  • This is a free program.

This program is currently not being held due to COVID-19.


Images provided by the Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild.

Drive Time
22 min.
Distance from Hotel
15.5 miles
Instructors showing children how to carve wooden ducks

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Attraction Details

Good to Know

  • Family-Friendly
  • Rainy Day Activity
  • Free Admission
  • Third Saturday of each month, except December.

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