Preschool Programs

The Ogden Nature Center's one-hour preschool programs are the perfect way to introduce your little ones to the wonders of the outdoor world. The programs are fun and elementary — designed for children ages 3-5. Parents are welcome to stay and participate. Each lesson includes creative, hands-on activities, time spent outside and stories.

Cost 

Individual Registrations

  • Members -$5.00 per child/parent
  • Non-members $6.00 per child/parent
  • General admission rates apply to all other family members

Group/preschool registration (5 or more students)

  • $5.00 per child/parent.
  • Teachers and classroom aids are free.
  • General admission rates apply to all other family members.
  • A 50% non-refundable deposit is required. 

Pre-registration required. Call 621-7595 to register.

2017/18 Schedule

Buzy Buzzy Bugs

Buzz and crawl your way around the nature center as you hunt and net insects. See a spider up close, make a bug craft, sing bug songs and hear bug stories.

September 12th September 13th October 4th October 5th
 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open
11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open
1:00pm -Open  1:00pm -Open 1:00pm -Open 1:00pm -Open

 

Fair Feathered Friends

Discover what makes a bird a bird as you delve into the world of beaks, wings, feathers and feet. Meet live birds of prey, hear fanciful feathered fables and make and take a bird craft.

November 20th November 21st December 18th December 19th
 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open
11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open
1:00pm -Open  1:00pm -Open 1:00pm -Open 1:00pm -Open

 

Mammals in Winter

Discover who is hiding under the snow as you learn nature’s secrets to who, what, when, where and how animals move around in winter. Explore, play and learn through stories, games and crafts.

January 25th January 26th February 26th February 27th
 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open
11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open
1:00pm -Open  1:00pm -Open 1:00pm -Open  

 

Skin, Scales and Reptile Tails

Discover the slimy and scaly critters that call the Nature Center home as we investigate reptiles and amphibians up close. Meet a desert tortoise, play lizard games and make a snake craft to take home.

March 28th
March 29th
April 26th
April 27th
 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open 9:30am - Open
11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open 11:00am - Open
1:00pm -Open  1:00pm -Open 1:00pm -Open 1:00pm -Open