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Walkabout Nature Excursions

Class geared towards students upper elementary-middle school level

Hands-on science in an outdoor setting

Mobile classroom stocked with all necessary materials (art supplies, science equipment, field guides, etc..)

Animal encounters with a rotating selection of class pets

When & Where

Tuesdays at 2:00pm

You must let the instructor know ahead of time

if you are enrolling or dropping in for a class.


Fenner Nature Center (2020 E Mt Hope Ave, Lansing MI 48910)

meet by the pollinator garden, near the Maple Grove Loop trail, to the left of the visitor building

trails walked will vary each week, with input from students


April 19th, April 26th

May 3rd, May 10th, May 17th, May 24th, May 31st

June 7th, June 14th, June 21st, June 28th

July 5th, July 12th, July 19th, July 26th

August 2nd, August 9th, August 23rd, August 30th

September 6th, September 13th, September 20th, September 27th

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Enrollment Info


Free taster sessions in April

May-September classes are $10 per week per student for drop-in students

or $25 a month per student for students who commit to the whole month

Confidential scholarship program available for students facing financial hardship, no questions asked

How to Enroll

Contact Ms Kate via email

or text message 517-599-3417

And let us know the preferred name(s) and age(s) of the student(s) who will be joining the class.

Upon arrival to class you'll be asked to fill out a simple one page enrollment form. 

Other Info

Note: This is not a drop-off class

Arrange for a responsible adult to be on the grounds of Fenner Nature Center during the length of the class

Covid policy: mask friendly but not required, your instructor has been fully vaccinated

Please do not attend if you are experiencing Covid symptoms or have had a known exposure within 7 days

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