See What's Happening

Save the Dates June 26-30 for

the 2023 WNC Summer Day Camp






Upcoming Events & Programs


Admission: $3/person age 3+; $10/family of 4 or more; complimentary to our members

unless otherwise noted with program/event information


Natural History Museum and Education Activity Center Hours

Saturdays 1 pm - 5 pm


What To Do If You Find A Wild Animal

Saturday February 18th, 2 pm

Included with General Admission fees noted above

Dennis and Andrea Badke from Foxwood Raptor and Wildlife Rehabilitation Center will be discussing how tell if a wild animal actually does need help and what you can, should, and should not do to provide help if needed.

Handouts will include information for contacting agencies that can assist if help is needed.

They will also bring a few critters to visit with and share information about them and rehabilitation.



Nature Rocks Rock-Art

Saturday February 25th 2-4 pm

Included with general admission fee noted above

We will be making creations with stones. Projects may include painting stones, adding other decorations to stones, making 3-d pictures with stones, using stones in other 3-d crafts. Dress for gluing and painting.


 Worms are Healthy – For our soil

Saturday March 18th 1:30 pm

Included with general admission noted above 

Jenna Wait with the Elkhart County Soil & Water Conservation District will be here with an interactive discussion & demonstration about how worms are beneficial for dirt quality.


Everyday is Earthday 

Saturday April 15th 1:30 – 4:30 pm

Included with general admission noted above

With the Annual Earthday approaching we will be making upcycled creations

Come make our trash your treasure!



Open Nature Play Days 10 am - 2 pm

General admission fees apply

Monday February 20, 2023 - Presidents' Day

Tuesday April 4, 2023 - Spring Break


Open Play time is time to discover, experience, and learn while having fun.  Kids 12 and under are required to bring an adult caregiver to connect with nature together. Enjoy the interactive natural history exhibits. We will have activities in the educational center. There are games, hands on activities, creative opportunities, a library to explore, and more.

However be sure to dress for the weather so you can also enjoy the wonders of nature on our trails and grounds.


Gather Around the Campfire

6:30-8:30 pm

General admmission fees apply

Saturday March 25th - Spring Equinox S'mores and more

Saturday April 22nd - Drumming for the Earth - Hand percussion Circle

Saturday May 27th - Summer Breezin' In  



Groups (15 minimum) & Classes may schedule other times by appointment

Contact us for info and to schedule at: