Our mission is to build a passion in our community for nature and the environment through education, experience and action.
Vacation Day Drop-off Program
3 year olds - 5th graders
Each day will have a different focus and will be full of exciting activities including a live animal program, a trail trek, art projects and science exploration.
Get Ready for Winter - Tuesday, November 4
Explore the sanctuary's wild animals and discover what they are doing to prepare for the long winter days ahead.
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Turkey Walk and Trot
Saturday, November 29 at 2:30pm
Bundle up and bring a camera as we go out in search of some turkeys along the trails with a local expert. We'll start with a short talk about the natural history of turkeys, including discussion on their diet, life span and characteristics.
Free for members, price of admission for non-members.
Meet the Turkeys of Earthplace! Visit Earthplace in the early morning or just before sunset and see if you can spot some yourself!
Fantastic Fall Programs for Kids of all ages!
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Preschool Adventures For ages 3-5
After-school nature program with a new theme each month!
Animal Tech For ages 10-14
Learn about the Earthplace resident animals and how to care for them. Through investigation, hands-on practice and instruction students will learn how to feed, clean, groom and handle our animals.
Teen Volunteer Club For ages 12-16
Complete meaningful community service work while learning the skills of a Naturalist or Animal Care Technician! Projects include caring for our animals, preparing for special events, exhibit design and installation, gardening and light trail maintenance.
Junior Staff For grades 6-12
Enjoy an enhanced educational experience working with naturalists and scientists! As a supplement to the school science curriculum, this program provides a solid base in the natural sciences through interactive classroom learning and hands-on experimentation, as well as volunteer work at Earthplace.
Teen Volunteer Club
Students in this program will have the opportunity to complete meaningful community service work while learning the skills of a Naturalist or Animal Care Technician. Projects will include caring for Earthplace animals, preparing for special events, exhibit design and installation, gardening and light trail maintenance.