Nourish Your Need for Nature™

Since 1967, Dodge has been connecting children and adults to nature. With a mission to provide exceptional experiences in nature through environmental education, Dodge Nature Center and Preschool are nationally recognized. Nourish Your Need For Nature™ on our trails or by joining a nature program.

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What's new


New registration system is here

Finding time to enjoy nature without our gadgets can be a breath of fresh air. But in today’s fast-paced world, leveraging technology’s efficiency can help us spend less time behind screens and more time amongst the evergreens.

Learn about our new activity and camp registration system and create your user account today.

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We're hiring!

Dodge Nature Preschool seeks a Lunch Bunch Teacher to join the 2024–2025 school year staff! This part-time position engages children during lunchtime and play.

Join our exceptional teaching team to help meet children’s developmental needs while introducing them to a lifelong, meaningful relationship with the natural world.

Application deadline: open until filled.

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Openings at Dodge Nature Preschool

We have space for your three, four, or five-year-old at Dodge Nature Preschool! Check out two opportunities currently available:

2024 Summer: Ready for Kindergarten summer program offers kids entering kindergarten this fall a more focused exploration of nature topics, learning through play, and building social relationships.

2024–2025 School Year: afternoon space is available! Children must be three years old by September 1, 2024.

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