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Early Childhood Programs at the EBW Nature Center

Join us for one of EBW Nature Center's early childhood programs as we discover the animals residing at the Nature Center and explore the natural world around us.  Programs include literacy, music, math, and art connections as well as circle time and games to help develop social skills and build upon a child's natural affinity towards nature.  All classes offered are for parent/caregiver and child and separate classes are offered for 2 year olds, 3 year olds, and 4/5 year olds.

Nature School - Tadpoles

Age 2. Parent/caregiver and child participate in educational and hands-on activities utilizing curriculum focused on the animals residing at the EBW Nature Center.  Using their five senses, children will compare and contrast their anatomy, habitat, and diet to the reptiles, mammals, birds, fish, and amphibians at the Nature Center. Activities include literacy, music, and art connections as well as outdoor exploration.  Circle time and games will help develop social skills and engage curiosity about the natural world.

Nature School - Tadpoles meets on Tuesdays from 10:00 am - 11:30 am.  The winter session runs from February 5th to March 26th (Tuesday Session) and February 7th to March 21st. (Thursday Session) Spring session runs from April 16th to May 28th (Tuesday Session) and April 18th to May 30th (Thursday Session)   Cost for the session is $60 for Friends; $70 for Non-Friends.  Financial assistance is available. Register now.

Nature School - Frogs`

Ages 4-5. Parent/caregiver and child participate in hands-on activities designed to encourage interest and inquiry into the natural world, as well as foster social, physical and academic skills. Investigate the habitats of Mill Woods Park to learn about the plants and animals that call it home. Visit and learn about the animals at the Nature Center. Circle time, games, music and movement as well as scientific observations and discoveries.  

Nature School - Frogs meets on Fridays from 10:00 am - 11:30 am. The Winter session runs from February 8th to March 29th. Spring Session runs from April 26th to June 7th Cost for the session is $60 for Friends; $70 for Non-Friends. Financial assistance is available.  Register now.