Looking for a summer activity for your children’s group, day care, or scout group?

Check out Summer Day Adventures at Riveredge Nature Center. Enjoy a 90 minute educational program for ages 3 & up led by a Riveredge Naturalist. Using our equipment and inquiry based program, your group will experience the joys of exploring nature in the summer.

Program Offerings:

Programs are usually 90 minutes in length and occur primarily outdoors.


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IT’S A BUG’S LIFE

(for ages 3 and up, max 60 students)

Get a close up look at the many amazing insects that inhabit Riveredge. Explore how bugs eat, fly, jump and enrich our world through a variety of hands-on experiences. An art activity can be added to this session by request.


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LIFE AROUND THE LILY PAD

(for ages 3 and up, max 30 students)

Frogs, tadpoles, turtles, fish and nymphs await discovery. Explore this watery world and discover how the pond is a wonderful hatchery for many fantastic creatures.


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RIVER EXPLORATION

(for kids who have finished 3rd grade and older, max 30 students)

Bring your old shoes to wade in the Milwaukee River and experience the river from a very different point of view. Explore the aquatic life and the many creatures that come to the river for food, shelter and water. In the event of high water River Exploration will be held at the pond.


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SURVIVOR CHALLENGE

(for kids who have finished 3rd grade and older, max 30 students)

Do you have what it takes to survive? Participants are faced with a set of challenges to test their survival skills. Cross an acid river, construct a rustic shelter and create cordage from natural materials.


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GEOCACHE ADVENTURE

(for kids who have finished 5th grade and older, max 60 students)

Join us for this treasure hunt. You will use a GPS unit to find your way to several hidden caches at Riveredge. GPS units will be provided by Riveredge Nature Center, your group must provide one leader per GPS unit.

Dates:

Late-June to Mid-August, primarily afternoons

Times:

Morning sessions begin no earlier than 9:00 am; Afternoon session ends no later than 4:00 pm

Maximum Number of Students:

Dependent on the date, program and age of children

Fees:

$5.25 per child; no fee for adult helpers; $25 deposit due to hold date and time; remainder due on the day of the program. Pre-registration and down payment are required.

Registration:

Submit form at the bottom of this webpage.

Questions?

Call or email Cristy Danielson at Riveredge Nature Center.
Phone: 262-375-2715, ext. 132
Toll free: 1-800-287-8098
Email: cdanielson@riveredge.us

Register here: