All Ages Programs

At Springbrook Nature Center, there is something for everyone! We have regular programming that is great for adults, kids and families. No experience is needed for any of our programs - we'll teach you everything you need to know!

  1. Outdoor Adventures
  2. Friday Night by Firelight
  3. Animal Feedings 
  4. Bird Banding
  5. Photo Club
  6. Saturday Hike with a Naturalist

Outdoor Adventures

This private program series is for small family/friend groups consisting of no more than 9 people. There is no age limit for this program, but  a parent/guardian must be in attendance for all registrants under the age of 18. Whether you are 5 for 50, we will create an adventure for your group. The program will be entirely outside and will begin at our picnic shelter. 

Fees and Availability

Fees: $50, up to 9 people total, regardless of age. Availability: Monday - Saturday 10 am - 11:30 am and 2 pm - 3:30 pm. 


Explore the topics and choose what is best for you! If you don’t see what you’re looking for, give us a call and we will help you build your own adventure!


See if you have what it takes to build a shelter from scratch and start a fire without matches!

Archery (April-October)

Learn the basics of archery starting with what came before the modern bow. 

Pond Exploration (April-October)

Learn about the wetlands of Springbrook from inside them! Whether you dip in a hand or jump in with both feet we’ll get an up-close view of our ponds and the creatures inside them. 

Insect Discovery (April-October)

Dive into the secret world of insects within Springbrook’s Prairies. We’ll get up close to the diverse world of insects and how they color our landscapes. 

Build Your Own Adventure

If your interests don’t fit any of the adventures above, we’ll work with you to build an adventure that fits your interests.

Booking Your Program

Are you ready to get started with your Outdoor Adventure?  Call the nature center at 763-572-3588 and book your program today!  Time slots are limited, don’t wait.

Programming Guidelines and Procedures 

Click here for the guidelines being used to develop programs with the latest guidelines from the Minnesota Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control.