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Get your toddler excited about science and natural history! Join Discovery Zone nature ambassadors for an exciting and interactive nature walk. Each program highlights an outdoor area and encourages exploration with a closer look at nature Museum objects.

This program promotes sensory experiences, investigation and exploration with a focus on science.

Length: About 1.5 hours
Age: Recommended for children ages 2-5 years old (child must be accompanied by an adult chaperone)

Tour/Nature Walk cost Members Non-Members
Child/Adult Pair $8 $10
Each Additional Person $4 $5

Schedule

Check-in Opens (9:15 a.m. or 12:15 p.m.):
Please arrive early to check in. Meet at the Museum’s picnic tables outside and you will be escorted to the Discovery Zone exhibit.

Start (9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m.):
Walk as a group to the Discovery Zone exhibit for an introduction on the topic.

Introduction (about 15 minutes):
Receive an overview on the tour topic as well as participate in hands-on activities that will engage both children and caregivers.

Nature Walk (about 30 minutes):
Hike outside on trails behind the Museum while allowing children to safely touch and interact with items in the surrounding environment. We will encourage teachable moments that are part of being outside in nature.

End (10:45 a.m. or 1:45 p.m.):
Wrap-up and enjoy an activity and snack of peanut-free trail mix outside.

What to expect and bring

How to register

Please fill out the form below to reserve your place. Space is limited to 20 participants and children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Tot Trot Nature Walks are subject to change for the health and safety of our visitors and participants. Thanks for understanding!

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