Preschoolers, with an adult, are invited to learn about nature through music, movement, stories and artmaking.
Borrow a pair of our snowshoes, help with litter pickup, warm up by a fire and play in the snow!
Bring the family on a guided hike to discover where our local animals will spend the winter.
Join us as we celebrate the beginning of winter with a large bonfire, artmaking, nature walks and more.
School is out! Join us for fun and adventure during winter break. Snowshoeing hikes, tracking, shelter building and other winter activities.
Bring the family and enjoy a trail hike with a naturalist. Weather dependent.
Seven days of music and nature-based activities following the seven principles: Day 1: Dec 26 – Umoja (Unity) Day 2: Dec 27 – Kujichagulia (Self-Determination) Day 3: Dec 28 – Ujima (Collective Work & Responsibility) Day 4: Dec 29 – Ujaama (Cooperative Economics) Day 5: Dec 30 – Nia (Purpose) Day 6: Dec 31- Kuumba...
Join our staff for an up-close look at one of our animals.
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