Children at a school program at KNCSchool Programs

The Kalamazoo Nature Center is the perfect way for your school or group to gain a brand new appreciation for their place in the natural world.  

Why choose KNC?

• Interactive program options, from Astronomy to Zoology, geared for any age group from preschoolers to adults.
• Live animal ambassadors, including our amazing Birds of Prey.
• Hands-on programs at KNC that explore seasonal themes with 1,100 acres of habitat and history to discover
• Programs at your school or community group will bring the excitement of the natural world to your classroom or assembly
• Interactive, dynamic programs that complement the Common Core Standards the Next Generation Science Standards, and the Battle Creek Math and Science Kits.

KNC Registrar: For details or to register for a program, call 269-381-1574 ext. 24 or register@naturecenter.org  Have you attended a group program at KNC?  Please take our brief survey!

Our specially-designed programs are listed below by grade level. For an entire list of programs, view our School Programs Brochure.


Pre-K & Kindergarten  |  Grades 1 & 2  |  Grade 3  |  Grades 4 & 5  |  Grades 6, 7, & 8 High School


Self-Guided Activities