The Ogden Nature Center is committed to providing quality educational programs to the community. Thousands of school children, teachers, and adults participate every year in our field classes to experience nature up close and strengthen their connection to the environment.
The Ogden Nature Center offers community programs designed to connect people of all ages to the natural world. No matter what your interest, we have a class you will enjoy. We offer seasonal classes related to art, writing, and Utah's animals, plants, and habitats. Join us for bird walks, snowshoe outings and other outdoor adventures.
To see a full schedule and to sign up, see our calendar of events!
Ogden Nature Center members enjoy discounts on all community programs. Become a member today!Read More About Community Programs and Classes »
Do your kids love wild animals? How about long summer days in the great outdoors, exploring open spaces and learning some science just for fun?
For the 2013 year, the Ogden Nature Center is offering week-long day camps (with an overnighter under the stars), single day adventures, and a family campout for all ages. We have a variety of camps designed for ages 2-16 with volunteer openings for teenage camp assistants.
2013 summer camp registration is now underway. Please call 801-621-7595 to register your child for a camp.Read More About Summer Camps »
Give your students the wonderful opportunity to get outside the classroom walls this year and make connections with the natural world. The Ogden Nature Center's 152-acre preserve offers an accessible, diverse landscape where students can explore plants, animals, soil, water, seasons and more throughout the school year.
Our nature education programs correlate to the Utah State Core Curriculum standards and are taught by professional teacher naturalists educated in conservation biology, botany, ornithology, child development, elementary education and/or natural sciences.Read More About Field Trips at Ogden Nature Center »
The Ogden Nature Center provides the perfect outdoor classroom for scout activities. To enjoy scouting at the Nature Center,there are two options:
Lead your own activities and pay regular admission of $2.00 per child and $4.00 per adult. No reservation needed! We have activity backpacks available for check-out at the front desk. This service is free with paid admission.
Have our teacher/naturalists help your scout pass off badge requirements for $5.00 per scout/ 45 minute class on Scout Saturdays at the nature center. Reservation and a non-refundable deposit required.
Scout Saturdays will be held on the 3rd Saturday of every month during the school year.Read More About Scouting Programs »