Kids on field trip

School Field Trips

The Ney Nature Center is a day-use learning center designed to serve people of all ages. The Nature Center’s staff and Education Committee organizes programming for K-12 Schools and Homeschool Classes. The NNC also serves as a teaching station and outdoor laboratory for area colleges and universities. Listed below are the programs that we currently offer and a short synopsis of each topic can be found by clicking here. Click here to view our Group Program Cancellation Policy.

Ready to schedule a field trip? Send an initial email to josh@neycenter.org.

Contact the Ney Nature Center for more information about scheduling other events like guided tours, presentations, group service projects, and more.

Program Topics for School Field Trips:

  • Pond Study (Macro-invertebrates)
  • Bluebirds (Added fee for building houses)
  • Homestead Tours
  • Orienteering
  • Tree Planting
  • Wildlife Investigation Hike
  • Weather
  • Live Animal Meet and Greet
  • Phenology & Nature Journaling
  • Nature Art
  • Geocaching
  • Snowshoeing
  • Tractor Wagon Tour
  • Owls
  • Bird ID & Conservation
  • Mammals
  • Monarchs
  • Bees
  • Pollinators
  • Spiders
  • Bats
  • Maple Syrup
  • Astronomy
  • Predator & Prey Relationships
  • Soils
  • Wildflowers
  • Composting
  • Wilderness Survival Skills
  • Invasive Species
  • Insects
  • Climate Change
  • Tree ID
  • Frogs and Toads
  • Geology
  • Renewable Energy
  • Pioneering
  • Wetlands
  • Prairie Ecology
  • Winter Ecology
  • Team-building
  • Archery
  • Cross Country Skiing

 

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