staff of experienced educators provide environmental
education programming on just about any natural history topic...
including terrestrial, marine and freshwater communities,
plants, insects, weather, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and
mammals. Over 20,000
participants experience DPNC's hands-on, science based
activities, slide shows, nature walks, and field trips each
Educational services include
See our Educator's brochure of outreach programs
Standards-based school programs & field trips
In-house programs for schools,
scouts, civic groups and other groups
Group overnights and special events
Each year, the Nature Center offers week-long Summer Nature Camp
sessions from June through August for children ages 4 -12.
Campers discover exciting plants and animals at our location and at other local areas of ecological interest.
Nature hikes, pond dipping, craft-making, bug & butterfly
catching, and fun games help make this seasonal program a
wonderful way to enjoy nature and make new friends.
For more information and details of this years summer camp see
our camp schedule.