Are you a small group of adults or children -- scouts, camps or homeschool groups -- looking to visit our facility? There are many choices, depending on
For a self-guided visit:
You must make a reservation if your group is larger than 20 people -- go to self-guided visits. Alternatively, you can write [email protected] or call 694-2108. NOTE: Even if your group is under 20, it is still a good idea to contact us to make sure your visit does not coincide with other groups or special events. We'd help you find a time when you can enjoy our trails at a less busy time!
For a naturalist-guided visit:
If you're a group wantinga guided program, there are several choices in length and program topics. The
cost of the standard 2-hr guided program is $6/student (minimum of $60). We also offer a $40 winter special: a 1-hr program for groups
with 10 or fewer children (available only October 15 - April 15; doesn't include snowshoeing). To make a reservation, go to the online reservation for guided visits. Alternatively, you can write [email protected] or call 694-2108.
Looking for classes for your homeschooled child(ren):
We offer a Homeschool Series for K-6th, September-December and February-May. We have one full session at this time, and a wait list for a second session (call 694-2108). We
meet on the first Friday of the month, except January. If we get enough interest to open a second session, there will be a morning and afternoon session.
Cost is $40/student/semester (ERNC membership required). For questions and more details, see 2017-18 Homeschool Letter or contact [email protected].
Older students might be interested in many of the public programs we offer, such as presentations on natural
history and science topics, Astronomy Series, Armchair Travel, etc. Specifically for teens, we offer periodic workshops on climate change, outdoor
survival skills, and more.