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Register for Programs & Events

Check out the programs below for all ages! Please check the Plan Your Visit page for details on facility and grounds hours and visiting KNC safely, including capacity limits, social distancing and mask requirements. Check out the Calendar page for a month-by-month view of all KNC programs.

Program Registration: 
KNC programs are only being held if we meet a minimum number of participants. Until the minimum registration is met, you will be waitlisted. Once we hit our minimum registration you will be removed from the waitlist and receive an email to complete your registration.

Program Fees:
Admission is included in each program fee. Financial assistance is available. Email Jen Rice at jrice@naturecenter.org.

Program participant minimums & maximums:
Invite your friends! Participant minimums must be reached to run each KNC program. In addition, program registration will be limited to 10 participants for children's programs (8th grade and younger), 15 participants for high school programs, or 25 participants for adult and family programs.

For details on the programs below, click on the photo or register button for more information.



Native American Storytelling Sundays
Sundays, November 7 & 21, 2-3pm
FREE; includes free KNC admission

Enjoy the traditional oral storytelling of Native American Storyteller, Larry Plamondon. These stories are for all ages and will be shared outside. Please dress for the weather. Check back soon for more details!


Preschool Explorer

Preschool Explorers 
Tuesdays at 10 am
Non-member $6/child, Member $4/child, adults free. Admission is included in registration fee. 

Register Here

Kids Night Out

Kids' Night Out
Friday, November 12 & December 10, 5:30-8 pm

Fee: Member $20, Non-Member $25, $10 per Additional Child (Member or Non-Member)

Drop your kids off at KNC and enjoy some time to yourself! KNC will provide outdoor activities including a hike, a campfire, and s’mores.

Details & Register

Creature Features

Creature Features
Saturdays, November 6 & 20, December 4 & 18,
11 am
Fee: Members $5, Non-members $7 child. Children 3 and under are free. Admission is included in registration fee. 

November 6: Milk Snake  
November 20: Box Turtle
December 4: American Toad
December 18: Tarantula

Register Here

Fairy House Fun

Fairy House Fun

Saturday, November 13, 1-3 pm

Fee: Member $12, Non-member $15
Gather materials along a KNC trail to build your own fairy house!


Details & Register Here

Woodland Wonders

Woodland Wonders: A program for unique learners

8-week session begins February 15
$130/family, $50/additional child.

This program for 3 to 9 year old unique learners and children with special needs, and a caregiver, will meet at Stryker Nature Preserve.

Details & Register

Special Programs

Behind the Scenes of Animal Care OpossumBEHIND THE SCENES OF ANIMAL CARE
Times vary
: $50/Member, $75/Non-Member
Email: register@NatureCenter.org

Register your child for a fun-filled exploration of wildlife care! Assist with the daily tasks of an Animal Caretaker. Must be 8 years old and up to participate; children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult (adult admission included in program fee). Masks are required and COVID safety precautions are observed.
This  two-hour experience includes:  Behind the scenes tour of Animal Care  |  Feeding, cleaning, and watering animals  |  Photo with an animal ambassador

Critter Call with an OwlCRITTER CALLS

Are you looking to add some fun to your next virtual company meeting?  Add one of our Wild Animal Ambassadors to your next virtual work meeting, family get together or even a party! We are ready to customize a fun, virtual experience everyone will enjoy and remember.  Select animals are accompanied by an educator that can answer questions and share fun facts about your cameo guest.  Just choose your animal and we will make this customizable online experience a meeting to remember!