Explore the outdoors with us!
Help foster early STEAM* learning, creativity, and problem-solving with nature-themed activities in our Outdoor Discovery Center, and Naturalist Cabin. Learn about our garden and greenhouse from our Master Gardener, and look deep into the lives of insects and animals at our science table.
Nature Play activities combine early learning concepts and natural material play in fun and imaginative ways, every Friday-Sunday from 12-4 p.m.
(*science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics)
Regular Nature Play times are 12-4 p.m., Friday-Sunday
We offer special Nature Play days and times during the summer and on holidays. Check out our Facebook page or calendar for the most up-to-the minute program schedules.
FREE with admission.
Upcoming Nature Play Activities
Oct. 19-21: Wool to Yarn
Oct: 26: All About Bats!
Nov. 2-4: Nutty Truth About Squirrels
Nov. 9-12: Cider Pressing
Nov. 16-18: Blubber & Fur
Nov. 21 & 23-25: Cider Pressing
Nov. 30: Wreath Making
Dec. 1-2: Wreath Making
Dc. 7-9: Bird Nesting Balls
Dec. 14-16 Wreath Making
Dec. 19-23: Bird Nesting Balls
Dec. 26-27: Blubber & Fur
Dec. 28-30: Who's Poo?
Jan. 1-3: Beaver Lodges & Dams
Jan. 4-6: Whale Songs
Jan. 11-13: Who's Poo?
Jan. 18-21: Arctic Ice Block Melt
Jan. 25-27: Electricity All Around Us