Other Education Programs
Food for Thought
Enjoy coffee and homemade soup as one of the naturalist presents on a given nature topic. These programs will be held twice monthly throughout the winter months. By Donation. Online pre-registration required- please call us if you have difficulty. By donation ($5 suggested).
The program runs from 12-1pm
January 16th – Magnificent Monarchs
January 30th – The Science of Symbiosis
February 13th – Save Our Soil
February 27th – Spring Wildflowers
Winter Homeschool Series
9-week series beginning November 16th
Join our bi-weekly class for homeschoolers and learn all about how our Wisconsin plants and animals are surviving the winter. This 9-week homeschool environmental education course will cover a different topic each class. Each class will be 1.5 hours and will have hands on activities and exploration, both indoors and out. Dress to be outside! Bring a paper bag lunch to eat together after if you want.
Pre-register for this 9-week course online. Program designed for 5 years and up.
Maximum of 30 students, a parent is welcome to stay for the class also.
$45 for 9 classes.
November 16th Winter Foraging
November 30th Fire Building
December 14th Deer Survival
December 28th Winter Birds
January 11th Evergreen Trees
January 25th Subnivian Zone Science
February 8th Shelter Building
February 22nd Winter Relationships for Survival
March 7th The Sweet Sugarbush
Schedule may be subject to change due to weather conditions.
Backyard Maple Syrup Making
Saturday, March 2nd 1-3pm
Please dress accordingly as part of this program is outdoors.
Oak Tree Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 30th 10am-11am & 1pm-2pm
Join us for a fun way to celebrate the season- An Oak Tree Egg Hunt!
This scavenger hunt will take you on an adventure through the park to collect different colored ‘oak tree eggs’ (acorns). Follow clues to find baskets containing the oak tree eggs, collect 1 of each color and trade them at the front counter for a sweet surprise! This event is self-paced and intended to be done as a family or small group.
Pre-registration is required $5.00 per child.
Two timeslots available. Pick up your clues at the nature center during your scheduled timeslot.
Guest Speaker Series: Traveling ZooMobile
April 13, 2024, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Traveling ZooMobile is back for a unique hands-on learning experience! Participants will get the chance to meet some of the live animals that call the NEW Zoo & Adventure Park home in this family-friendly program. All ages are welcome! Preregistration is required.
By Donation. Please sign up here!