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Nature

Learn with Us!

Nature Tots
Toddlers with an adult will explore the wonders of nature through “loose parts” play. In this way, your little one can learn the joys of a natural play-scape that they create themselves, while learning teamwork and sharing skills. We provide materials, your child provides imagination! We will play outside each class, so please dress for the weather.
Age: 18 months-3 with adult
Select Fridays, 9:30 to 10:30am- Please click the tab at the top of the page for dates and to register

Out the Door, Let’s Explore!
Let’s go outside! Nature will be the teacher and the outdoors will be the classroom as your child learns about different themes each class, including bugs, trees, birds, and weather! Dress your child in outdoor gear, as we plan to spend much of the class in the outdoors (weather permitting).
Age: 3-6
Select Fridays, 12:30 to 2:30pm- Please click the tab at the top of the page for dates and to register

Visit Us!

Open House Hours at the Nature Center 
Would you like to learn more about the programs and events at the Nature Center? Do you want to come in and visit our animals? Check out our open houses as we offer fun nature-themed activities all day. No registration required and all ages are welcome. The Nature Center will be open and the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month. Here  are the upcoming dates and times for the open houses:

  • F, Oct 4, 4:00-7:00pm
  • F, Oct 18, 4:00-7:00pm
  • F, Nov 1, 4:00-7:00pm
  • F, Nov 15, 4:00-7:00pm

 

Community Campfire

On Friday, Nov 1, gather with family and friends at Terrace View Park for a campfire under the stars. We will provide the cozy campfire and all the fixings to make s'mores. The Nature Center will be open for the first hour, so you can meet our live animals from 6:30-8:30pm. All participants over the age 2 must register. Please click the tab at the top of the page to register

 

STEAM Sundays

Connect your child to aspects of S.T.E.A.M. through fun (and possibly explosive) activities, as we explore the wonders of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math! Through hands-on experiements and challenges, we will use critical thinking skills together and investigate these facets and their connection to the natural world. Please click the tab at the top of the page to register