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Nature Based 4K through West Bend school district

Our Nature Based 4K is an outdoor adventure every day! Students explore acres of forests and wetlands under the careful watch of teachers but are free to learn from what they discover and enjoy.

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Birthday Parties Schedule Year Round

The perfect adventure for your next birthday! Celebrate with Riveredge and have a fun day in nature with all your friends and family. We have multiple party themes and access to naturalist led programs and party amenities for you to enjoy!

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Community Rivers Program Supporting Healthy River Communities

the Milwaukee River on a bright sunny day with green trees on both sides

We all benefit from having clean and healthy rivers. That’s why we’re coming together as a community to take positive actions towards improving the health and quality of the Milwaukee River for generations to come.

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Family Nature Club Free Programs September through June

Family Nature Club is a FREE outdoor, family-based experience, led and organized by Riveredge staff at different locations in neighboring counties.

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Field Trips Schedule late Sept though early June

Our age-specific programs reach students from preschool through high school and help promote real-world examples and interest in your classroom curriculum.

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Homeschool Ed-Ventures 22-23 Enrollment Closed

Homeschool Ed-ventures is a science education program designed for homeschooled children who enjoy hands-on learning and outdoor adventure.

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Kayaking and Canoeing Experience Local Waters

Access the natural beauty of Wisconsin waterways through our kayak and canoe outings.

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Scientist in Residence Engaging Students in Nature

The Scientist in Residence program is a 5-year partnership with our local schools to transform their students’ relationships with the outdoors. Through the Scientist in Residence program, Riveredge places an environmental educator directly into the school district.

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Scout and Youth Groups Schedule Year Round

a small group of kids hikes on a path through a prairie into a forest carrying bug nets

Progress towards badge requirements and experience unique outdoor programs. Scout and Youth Programs are provided for groups on-site by environmental educators. A variety of program options span ages 5-13.

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Ski and Snowboard Club Registration for the 2023 Season is Closed

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Hit the slopes as a family!

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Summer Camp Now Open and Filling Fast!

A summer of exploration, new friends, and adventures…that sounds like a summer at Riveredge! Beloved by generations of ‘Riveredge Kids’ a week of summer camp at Riveredge is like no other.

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Summer Day Ed-ventures Programs offered late June through mid-August

Summer Day Adventures provides 90-minute outdoor education programs for visiting daycare, scouting, or student groups during the summer at Riveredge Nature Center.

Testing the Waters Protect Local Waters

This long-running watershed education program empowers teachers to utilize the Milwaukee River basin as a learning lab for students to research and collect hands-on water quality data. Teachers, click here to explore our resource hub!

Interested in volunteering? Contact Mary Holleback at mholleback@riveredge.us or 262-375-2715 to get started.

Tree Climbing Open Climbs, Clubs, Parties, & Private Groups

3 kids hang from ropes in a tree in the Riveredge forest

Our Tree Climbing programs can accommodate youth and adults, age 7 and above, with little to no tree climbing skills. Ascend ropes and explore the world way above your feet. We make it safe and easy! All the equipment is supplied.

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Take advantage of all the benefits of a Riveredge membership year round!

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