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Westwood Nature Center Family Programs


Westwood Hills Nature Center Programs

updated: Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The following activities are offered through Westwood Hills Nature Center programming. Click on the name of the program for a description of the activity and to register.

December 2016 - March 2017 Programs

Public Programs

  • Woodland Picture Frame
  • Build a Bird Feeder
  • New Year's Eve Open House
  • Winter Survival Challenge
  • Winter Scavenger Hunt
  • Life in the Cold
  • Winter Birds
  • Critters Close-Up
  • Snowshoe Adventure
  • You Otter Come to This Program
  • Orienteering
  • Animal Tracks and Signs
  • Chickadee Carpentry
  • Nature Trail Art
  • Maple Syrup
  • Spring Open House
  • Campfire Programs
  • Adult Snowshoeing

Preschool Programs

  • Puppet Story Time:
     The Lazy Woodpecker

              Subnivean Surprise

              Acorny Tale

              Maple Syrup Mystery

  • Nature for the Very Young:

             Oh Deer!

             Who's Hibernating?

             Animal Tracks and Clues

             Maple Syruping

  • Tuesday Turtles Preschool

Home School Programs

  • Winter Birds
  • Outdoor Survival Skills
  • Tracking
  • Signs of Spring

Winter and Spring Break Camps

  • Arctic Explorers
  • Wild about Animals
  • Nature Art Camp
  • Winter Fun
  • Stories of the North Woods
  • Who's Been Here?
  • Puppet Camp
  • April Fools Camp



More Links

Westwood Hills Nature Center
8300 West Franklin Avenue
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
Phone: 952.924.2544 Email: