"When Roaring Brook Comes to You ..."
You may arrange for a Nature Center staff
member to come to your school. In-school programs are adapted
for specific grade levels and may be tailored to fit your curriculum and
teaching needs. Most programs will include the presentation of at
least one live animal.
These are programs for large groups
of students (30 or more). The fee for each assembly program is $250 plus mileage*. Discounts may be given
if more than one program is scheduled in a school on a given day.
Some assembly programs can also be done as outreach classroom programs.
To view a list of Assembly Program topics, click here.
A (non-school) Library program is
$200 plus mileage*.
Senior Center Programs
A Senior Centre program is
$150 plus mileage*.
One-hour programs (for 30 students or fewer) and include hands-on and small group activities.
Program cost: $175 plus mileage*.
Discounts are available if more than one program
is scheduled in a school on the same day (maximum of four classes per day). After the first program, there is a $15 discount on each additional class:
- Two programs - $335 plus mileage*
- Three programs - $495 plus mileage*
- Four programs - $655 plus mileage*
Half-hour programs are available for preschool programs only. Program costs: $115 per program plus mileage.
To view a list of Classroom Program topics, click here.
Little Sprouts - Programs for Pre-schoolers
Three seasonal programs - geared for children ages 3 - 5 years.
- Fall (September - November)
- Winter (December - February)
- Spring (March - mid-April)
Schedule three outreach or three field trips to the Nature Center or any combination of field trip/outreach that suits your needs.
Half-hour outreach program = $100 (mileage included)
45-minute outreach program = $130 (mileage included)
Want a breath of fresh air for your students?
Seasonal one-hour field trips at $5 per child ($50 minimum cost).
One-hour afterschool programs for fewer than 20 children per class:
Afterschool program = $175 plus mileage*
Discounts are available for multiple weeks of programs:
- 4 weeks - $160 each ($640) plus mileage*
- 6 weeks - $150 each ($900) plus mileage*
- 8 weeks - $140 each ($1120) plus mileage*
The Traveling Naturalist
Have a naturalist visit your school for an entire day to offer their expertise on how to bring the outdoors into the classroom and/or utilize the natural areas surrounding your school. The Traveling Naturalist program includes one assembly program (maximum of 200 students), followed by up to five half-hour hands-on classroom demonstrations (maximum of 30 students each). We also assist teachers with curriculum development, enrichment programming, with coordinating field trip possibilities to a natural area near your school.
Choose from the variety of Nature Center program topics listed for outreach presentations. Don’t see the topic you are looking for? Contact us to see if we can design a program to suit your needs!
The cost for this program
is $550 plus mileage.
* Mileage = $.75 per mile.