Upcoming Programs

Most of our programs require advanced registration and payment. We are not able to offer refunds for cancellations made in less than 24 hours.

Please call us at 517-483-4224 to register, or use our online system.

MINIMUM PARTICIPANTS MAY BE REQUIRED FOR A PROGRAM TO RUN. 


Nature Story Hour

First Saturday of each month, 1:00pm – 2:00pm  

Join us for a nature story hour in the visitor center. Each month, you’ll learn about a different type of animal that you might find right here in Michigan. After the story, you’ll make an animal of your own with a take-home craft project.

Cost: FREE, Donations Welcome


    • 30 Mar 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Fenner Nature Center

    Watch wildlife and count the birds you see with Fenner Nature Center staff and volunteers while keeping toasty warm inside our observation room.




    Learn about the birds that stick around for the winter by helping us collect data to submit to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. No experience is necessary.



    Free


    • 31 Mar 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Fenner Nature Center

    Watch wildlife and count the birds you see with Fenner Nature Center staff and volunteers while keeping toasty warm inside our observation room.




    Learn about the birds that stick around for the winter by helping us collect data to submit to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. No experience is necessary.



    Free


    • 31 Mar 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Fenner Nature Center
    • 20

    Miss Cardinal's LunchYou can watch birds at Fenner, at your neighborhood park, or in your own backyard! On Fridays following Project Feeder Watch, we’ll have a make and take project to inspire young naturalists to count the birds everywhere they go! 


    Participants can choose to decorate a pair of binoculars or make a small bird feeder to hang at home.



    Program Fee: $3/child


    • 03 Apr 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Fenner Nature Center
    • 5

    Clouds 91Spring break adventures are a great way to shake off that cabin fever! Sign up for one or more of our hands-on, full-day camps in the great outdoors. Participants will need to bring their own lunch and snacks.


    Allow your imagination soar to new heights in this expedition into the realm of birds, bats, and bugs! Find out how these animals fly, and how they have fascinated and inspired engineers and scientists to take to the skies!



    Program Fee: $35 Member

           $40 Non-member 


    • 04 Apr 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Fenner Nature Center
    • 4

    Spring break adventures are a great way to shake off that cabin fever! Sign up for one or more of our hands-on, full-day camps in the great outdoors. Participants will need to bring their own lunch and snacks.


    Nature is full of art! Use your creativity to paint, draw, sculpt, and create using natural materials. Participants are sure to return home with plenty of their own masterpieces inspired by nature.





    Program Fee: $35 Member

           $40 Non-member 


    • 05 Apr 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Fenner Nature Center
    • 2

    Spring break adventures are a great way to shake off that cabin fever! Sign up for one or more of our hands-on, full-day camps in the great outdoors. Participants will need to bring their own lunch and snacks.


    Cuddly and cute? Let’s find out! Our furry friends are more than just a pretty face; they are uniquely adapted to survive right here in Michigan. We will spend the day venturing out for a glimpse into the lives of squirrels, deer, bats, and raccoons!





    Program Fee: $35 Member

           $40 Non-member 


    • 06 Apr 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Fenner Nature Center
    • 4

    EarthwormsSpring break adventures are a great way to shake off that cabin fever! Sign up for one or more of our hands-on, full-day camps in the great outdoors. Participants will need to bring their own lunch and snacks.


    Sometimes nature is downright disgusting! Slime, sludge, and sticky situations abound in this camp, where we will spend the day exploring and expelling myths about creepy critters and gross natural phenomena that are often misunderstood.





    Program Fee: $35 Member

           $40 Non-member 


    • 07 Apr 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Fenner Nature Center
    • 6

    Spring break adventures are a great way to shake off that cabin fever! Sign up for one or more of our hands-on, full-day camps in the great outdoors. Participants will need to bring their own lunch and snacks.


    There is a wild world out there, so come along and see if you have what it takes to survive! Learn shelter building techniques, filter your own water, and identify several Michigan wild edibles as you navigate through our fields, forests.





    Program Fee: $35 Member

           $40 Non-member 



 

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Fenner Nature Center

2020 East Mount Hope Avenue, Lansing, Michigan, 48910

Phone: 517-483-4224 | Email: info@mynaturecenter.org


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