Visit the Nature Center
Birthday Party Options
The Party Room
Use our party room for two hours—one hour for the program and one hour for the party. There is a limit of 15 children (for 3 year olds, parent participation is requested, and the program lasts 45 minutes). The cost is $275, which includes the program and room rental ($350 total wth family membership).
The Large Exhibit Room
This larger room is suited for 20 children and is for two hours—one hour for the program and one hour for the party (for 3 year olds, parent participation is requested, and the program lasts 45 minutes). The cost is $375, which includes the program and room rental ($450 total with family membership). Additional children (up to a total of 25 children) can be accommodated for an extra $15 per child with advance notice.
At Your Home
We will bring a group of friendly animals and do a hands-on presentation in your living room or playroom. All programs must be done indoors. There is a limit of 15 children (for 3 year olds, parent participation requested). The cost is based on distance from the Center to your home and begins at $300 for a one-hour program ($375 total with family membership).
Offered year-round for all ages (3 and up). A one-hour, hands-on presentation with a variety of animals. Our animal collection includes all sorts of reptiles, amphibians, mammals and birds. The birthday child can help select the animals that are featured. Our snakes, ferrets, chinchillas and turtles are especially popular!
Offered in the spring for ages 8 and up. Walk to our pond to catch and observe turtles, frogs and insects that live there. Then have a look at some of the animals in our museum.
Offered in the fall for age 5 and up. Use our authentic press to make and taste fresh apple cider. Parent must provide 3 to 5 apples for each child attending.
Offered in the winter for ages 6 and up. Have fun with live birds, make a bird feeder out of a pine cone or other objects, and explore the great outdoors.
Offered all seasons, except winter, for ages 6 and up. Guests search the grounds for nature "treasures." Adults are needed to supervise groups. Maps and clues provided.
**In case of bad weather, an animal or alternate program will be presented.