Experience Nature All Year Long

Visit us during one of our many fun-filled activities throughout the year and help cherish and preserve the natural beauty around us. Dodge Nature Center activities are open to everyone.

Upcoming Activities

Summer Campfire June 25 – June 25 Preschoolers to Family
Reunite with summer in the Dodge amphitheatre with some family campfire time. Roast a marshmallow or two, or more. You will also have the option to venture out on a hike with your family to explore the prairie, forest, and ponds. Location: Main Of ... more details
Nature After Dinner: Volcanoes Rock!! July 12 – July 12 Preschoolers to 2nd Graders
What makes some volcanoes explode while others just ooze lava? Why do some volcanic rocks have large crystals while others look like glass? Come play with some volcano models and use them to better understand the rocks made by volcanoes This program i ... more details
Outdoor Concert: The Eddies on the River July 13 – July 13 Preschoolers to Family
“The Eddies” are back to entertain us with river ballads and a mix of popular music. This local group always draws a crowd with their rousing music and fine wit. We’ll provide ice cream cones for a minimal fee.  Join us for a family fr ... more details
Nature Playdate: Exploring Our Senses July 20 – July 20 Preschoolers to Kindergarteners
This playdate is full. Check out future nature playdates. Explore the world with some of the best tools: using your senses! Experience some cool sights, sounds, smells, and textures around Dodge Nature Center and finish with a little taste. Share your c ... more details
Songs and Stories Campfire July 23 – July 23 Preschoolers to Family
Join us in the Dodge amphitheatre for songs and stories around the campfire. Hear funny stories, tall tales and outright lies. Join in singing some classic campfire singalongs. Then roast a marshmallow or two, or more. After that, head off on a hike with ... more details

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