Fenner Nature Center is pleased to work with local troops to meet the requirements of a number of badges and patches in a fun, exploratory way. We would be happy to work with your troop in ensuring their visit at Fenner meets the requirements of the patches, and involves their individual interests. 

Scout Programs:

  • $100 per troop (0-30 students)
  • Programs are 60 minutes long
  • Up to 1 adult for every 3 scouts are permitted to join us for no cost
  • Admission for additional chaperones or siblings is $7.50/person
  • Please call (517) 483-4224 for program options


To register, call (517) 483-4224 or email A minimum of two weeks notice is required to book a program. Payment for programs is due in full two weeks prior to the date of the program unless otherwise stated.

Fenner Nature Center programs are taught outdoors, rain or shine. So, please dress for the weather.


Cancellations that occur less than 48 hours in advance will not be refunded and will be responsible for any remaining balance due. We will work with you to reschedule any programs that must be cancelled due to weather related school closures.

Explore Store

We encourage you to visit our Explore Store after your program to pick up nature inspired gifts as well as tools, such as field guides, to extend the learning experience for your students back at school.