Fall Registration for Growing Up Wild and Starting Out Wild Opens in July


The Wild programs are designed to teach nature to children, ages 18-months-old to 6-years-old. Starting Out Wild is for preschoolers 18-months-old to 3-years-old and Growing Up Wild is fro 4- to 6-year-olds. These programs were designed by naturalist and educators. The program consists of lesson plans that incorporate songs, stories, puppets, projects, and physical activities for teaching about nature.

Please sign up for one class per month, your choice of Wednesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays.

Monday, July 8 at 9 a.m. — Growing Up Wild Registration opens

These classes meet from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Salado Outdoor Classroom. Class is limited to 20 children. Registration is required.

  • July 31, Aug. 1 or Aug. 2, Wed., Thurs. or Fri.: Wildlife Water Safari

  • Sept. 4, 5, or 6, Wed., Thurs. or Fri.: Owl Pellets

  • Oct. 2, 3, or 4, Wed., Thurs. or Fri.: Lunch for a Bear

  • Nov. 6, 7, 0r 8, Wed.,Thurs., or Fri.: Seed needs

Monday, July 15 at 9 a.m. — Starting Out Wild Registration opens

These classes meet from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Urban Ecology Center Classroom. Class is limited to 15 children. Registration is required.

  • Aug. 28 or 30, Wed. or Fri.: Grasses

  • Sept. 25 or 27, Wed. or Fri.: Butterflies

  • Oct. 23 or 25 Wed or Fri.: Bats

  • Nov. 20 or 22, Wed. or Fri.: Leaves

Monday, Jul 15 at 9 a.m. — Bilingual Starting Out Wild

¡Educación Inicial Silvestre!

El Lunes, 15 de Julio a partir de las 9 A.M.  

Las clases se reúnen desde 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Ubicación: Urban Ecology Center.
Este programa es para niños de 18 meses a 3 años de edad. Cupo limitado a 15 niños. Se requiere inscripción.

  • Jueves, 29 de Agosto: Pastos

  • Jueves, 26 de Septiembre: Mariposas

  • Jueves, 24 de Octubre: Murciélagos

  • Jueves, 21 de Noviembre: Hojas