Birthday Parties

Host your child’s next birthday party at the Ney Nature Center! Our Birthday Party Package includes an up to 90-minute activity (dependent on the theme) with a naturalist and a three-hour building rental so you can spend time opening presents and serving food that you have brought with you. In general, we ask for no more than 20 participants for our activities. Click here to view our Group Program Cancellation Policy.

Birthday Party Fees:

  • $100.00 for Ney Nature Center members
  • $130.00 for non-members
  • $50.00 required refundable damage deposit
  • Optional: $25.00 firewood and fire ring rental

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  • Furs & Skulls Soiree – furs, tracks, and skulls
  • Bullseye Bash* – archery, ages 9+
  • Bear-y Cool Birthday Bash – for the bear lover
  • Skiing Celebration* – cross-country skiing
  • Dino-mite Dinosaurs – for the dinosaur lover
  • Treasure Hunting – geocaching, ages 9+
  • Paddle Palooza* – kayaking on frog pond, ages 12+, limit 6 participants
  • Animal Ambassador Meet and Greet – snake, tarantula, turtle*, and salamander
  • Crafty Carnival – nature arts and crafts
  • Park Explorers – guided hike
  • Frog Frolic* – exploring frog pond
  • Frosty Fun* – snowshoeing, kicksledding, or sledding
  • Wagon Whimsy* – tractor wagon tour of park
  • Outdoor Odyssey – outdoor survival skills

*Please note that some activities are not available year-round.

Contact theĀ Ney Nature Center at 507-357-8580 or to inquire about available dates and to book your birthday party today!