Decorate A Tree For Wildlife

It can be tough to be an animal in winter! Show your love for nature by decorating a tree for wildlife. Participants in this class will learn how animals find their food in winter and make a selection of tasty treats and ornaments that they can take home, or hang on the trees to help our furry and feathered friends get through the cold months ahead. This class is recommended for ages 5 through 12.

Decorate A Tree For Wildlife

It can be tough to be an animal in winter! Show your love for nature by decorating a tree for wildlife. Participants in this class will learn how animals find their food in winter and make a selection of tasty treats and ornaments that they can take home, or hang on the trees to help our furry and feathered friends get through the cold months ahead. This class is recommended for ages 5 through 12.

Twilight Trek

Interested in exploring Fenner at night? Come join our naturalist for a guided hike as the sun is setting. Learn how certain animals are adapted to function during twilight and nighttime, and what animals are hunting, walking or flying around while we are getting ready for bed! This family-friendly program concludes with a campfire and s’mores.

 

Spaces are limited, so register now!

Twilight Trek

Interested in exploring Fenner at night? Come join our naturalist for a guided hike as the sun is setting. Learn how certain animals are adapted to function during twilight and nighttime, and what animals are hunting, walking or flying around while we are getting ready for bed! This family-friendly program concludes with a campfire and s’mores.

 

Spaces are limited, so register now!

Nature Story Hour

Join us for a nature story hour in the visitor center. Each month, you’ll learn about a different type of animal that you might find right here in Michigan. After the story, you’ll make an animal of your own with a take-home craft project.

Affiliate Program: Family Bird Walk

Capital Area Audubon will once again lead morning bird walks at Fenner Arboretum during spring migration.

Saturday May 5th we will host a special Family & Children’s Walk starting at 9:00am. This group will be paced specifically for children and families. The path will be stroller friendly.

The group will be lead by Kristy Taylor and her two children.

Meet in the parking lot near the Nature Center building, and don’t forget your bins (binoculars) if you have them. These walks are free and open to the public.

Nature Story Hour

Join us for a nature story hour in the visitor center. Each month, you’ll learn about a different type of animal that you might find right here in Michigan. After the story, you’ll make an animal of your own with a take-home craft project.

Spring Break Adventures: Wilderness Rangers (Ages 5-10)

There is a wild world out there, so come along and see if you have what it takes to survive! Learn shelter building techniques, filter your own water, and identify several Michigan wild edibles as you navigate through our fields, forests.

Spring break adventures are a great way to shake off that cabin fever! Sign up for one or more of our hands-on, full-day camps in the great outdoors. Participants will need to bring their own lunch and snacks. Extended care available from 8-9 a.m. and 4-5 p.m. for $7/day.

Spring Break Adventures: Nature’s Master Builders (Ages 5-10)

The natural world is constantly ‘under construction’ by busy builders like termites, spiders, beavers, and bees. Find out how these creatures create and alter the world around them, and see if you have what it takes to build like they do.

 

Spring break adventures are a great way to shake off that cabin fever! Sign up for one or more of our hands-on, full-day camps in the great outdoors. Participants will need to bring their own lunch and snacks. Extended care available from 8-9 a.m. and 4-5 p.m. for $7/day.

Spring Break Adventures: Mammals of Michigan (Ages 5-10)

Cuddly and cute? Let’s find out! Our furry friends are more than just a pretty face; they are uniquely adapted to survive right here in Michigan. We will spend the week venturing out for a glimpse into the lives of squirrels, deer, bats, and raccoons!

 

Spring break adventures are a great way to shake off that cabin fever! Sign up for one or more of our hands-on, full-day camps in the great outdoors. Participants will need to bring their own lunch and snacks. Extended care available from 8-9 a.m. and 4-5 p.m. for $7/day.