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Chippewa Nature Center

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400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
989-631-0830 https://www.chippewanaturecenter.org

May 2021

BIRD BANDING @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

May 16 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

See resident and migratory birds up close as birds are caught in mist nets and banded for research. Join researcher Mike Bishop and CNC staff at the east Wetlands Area parking lot off Grey Road (the gate will be open during banding hours). Pre-registration required. If it is raining or windy, banding will not take place. All participants must wear a mask when Mike is at the banding table during this program. FREE | Ages: 9 and up, under 18…

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BIRD BANDING @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

See resident and migratory birds up close as birds are caught in mist nets and banded for research. Join researcher Mike Bishop and CNC staff at the east Wetlands Area parking lot off Grey Road (the gate will be open during banding hours). Pre-registration required. If it is raining or windy, banding will not take place. All participants must wear a mask when Mike is at the banding table during this program. FREE | Ages: 9 and up, under 18…

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WILDFLOWER WALK @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on May 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 19, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on May 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Spring wildflowers bloom quickly on the forest floor before tree leaves open. Take a woodland walk with a CNC naturalist to find and identify these colorful beauties. Learn to recognize the diversity of shapes, patterns and unique pollination strategies. Pre-registration required. FREE | Ages: 9+, under 18 w/adult 5/5/2021 at 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM – RSVP LINK 5/12/2021 at  10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – RSVP LINK 5/19/2021 at 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM – RSVP LINK 5/26/2021 at 10:00 AM – 11:30…

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STORY HOUR @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

May 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, and other age-appropriate activities. The entire program will take place outdoors, so dress for the weather. Pre-registration required. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult 5/6/2021 at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM – RSVP LINK 5/6/2021 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – RSVP LINK 5/20/2021 at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM – RSVP LINK 5/20/2021 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – RSVP LINK   **The Chippewa Nature Center is a…

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STORY HOUR @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 6, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on May 20, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on May 20, 2021 at 11:00 am

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Come spend an hour learning about nature! The hour will include a story, crafts, and other age-appropriate activities. The entire program will take place outdoors, so dress for the weather. Pre-registration required. FREE | Ages: 3-5 w/adult 5/6/2021 at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM – RSVP LINK 5/6/2021 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – RSVP LINK 5/20/2021 at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM – RSVP LINK 5/20/2021 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – RSVP LINK   **The Chippewa Nature Center is a…

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NATIVE AMERICAN USES OF PLANTS @ Chippewa Nature Center

May 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Native Americans living in this region prior to European settlement depended on a variety of plants to meet their needs for food, medicine and shelter. Join Corrine Bloomfield, Historical Interpreter, for a casual trail walk to learn more about these valuable resources. Pre-registration required. FREE l Ages 15+, under 18 w/adult RSVP LINK 5/20/2021 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

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BIRD WALK (ages 9+) @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Spring migration is underway with new birds arriving every day! CNC’s variety of habitats support over 200 bird species, making this an excellent wildlife hotspot. Learn to identify birds with an experienced naturalist by using field marks, listening for songs and calls, watching flight patterns and using habitat clues. Birders of all experience levels are welcome. Loaner binoculars will be available, or feel free to bring your own. Pre-registration required. FREE | Ages: 9 and up, under 18 w/adult 4/30/2021 at 8:00 AM –…

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BIRD WALK (ages 9+) @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

May 22 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Spring migration is underway with new birds arriving every day! CNC’s variety of habitats support over 200 bird species, making this an excellent wildlife hotspot. Learn to identify birds with an experienced naturalist by using field marks, listening for songs and calls, watching flight patterns and using habitat clues. Birders of all experience levels are welcome. Loaner binoculars will be available, or feel free to bring your own. Pre-registration required. FREE | Ages: 9 and up, under 18 w/adult 4/30/2021 at 8:00 AM –…

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WILDFLOWER WALK @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on May 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 26, 2021 at 10:00 am

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Spring wildflowers bloom quickly on the forest floor before tree leaves open. Take a woodland walk with a CNC naturalist to find and identify these colorful beauties. Learn to recognize the diversity of shapes, patterns and unique pollination strategies. Pre-registration required. FREE | Ages: 9+, under 18 w/adult 5/5/2021 at 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM – RSVP LINK 5/12/2021 at  10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – RSVP LINK 5/19/2021 at 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM – RSVP LINK 5/26/2021 at 10:00 AM – 11:30…

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FULL MOON STROLL @ Chippewa Nature Center

May 26 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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Free

Wildflowers bloom in abundance this month as we walk under the light of the Flower Moon. Venture out to look and listen for crepuscular and nocturnal wildlife, enjoy the spring evening and hopefully see the moon rise after sunset. Wear dark clothing and bring a flashlight.Pre-registration required. FREE | Ages: 9 and up, under 18 w/adult RSVP LINK 5/26/2021 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM

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BIRD WALK (ages 9+) @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

May 28 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Spring migration is underway with new birds arriving every day! CNC’s variety of habitats support over 200 bird species, making this an excellent wildlife hotspot. Learn to identify birds with an experienced naturalist by using field marks, listening for songs and calls, watching flight patterns and using habitat clues. Birders of all experience levels are welcome. Loaner binoculars will be available, or feel free to bring your own. Pre-registration required. FREE | Ages: 9 and up, under 18 w/adult 4/30/2021 at 8:00 AM –…

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BIRD WALK (ages 9+) @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

May 29 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Spring migration is underway with new birds arriving every day! CNC’s variety of habitats support over 200 bird species, making this an excellent wildlife hotspot. Learn to identify birds with an experienced naturalist by using field marks, listening for songs and calls, watching flight patterns and using habitat clues. Birders of all experience levels are welcome. Loaner binoculars will be available, or feel free to bring your own. Pre-registration required. FREE | Ages: 9 and up, under 18 w/adult 4/30/2021 at 8:00 AM –…

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June 2021

Adventures with Fishing @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

June 20 - June 23
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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$340

Whether you have a ton of fishing experience, or you’d like to try it for the first time, you’ll have a fishtastic adventure! We’ll pitch tents at Rifle River State Recreation Area and explore the Au Sable State Forest while fishing many beautiful lakes and ponds. We will also try our luck as we canoe the Rifle River. Fishing equipment is available for loan, and all group gear is provided for the campout. 12-15 year olds Cost: $340 ($272 for…

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TinyTrailblazers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

One event on July 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

If your child is ready for an independent adventure, he or she will love this camp! We will explore woods, fields and ponds using our senses to make discoveries in every new place. As we play outdoors, we will do age-appropriate crafts, play games, enjoy a healthy snack and have fun making new friends. This camp will be based at the Nature Preschool building and will be taught by a Nature Preschool teacher. Children attending must be able to use…

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TinyTrailblazers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

One event on July 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

If your child is ready for an independent adventure, he or she will love this camp! We will explore woods, fields and ponds using our senses to make discoveries in every new place. As we play outdoors, we will do age-appropriate crafts, play games, enjoy a healthy snack and have fun making new friends. This camp will be based at the Nature Preschool building and will be taught by a Nature Preschool teacher. Children attending must be able to use…

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TinyTrailblazers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

One event on July 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

If your child is ready for an independent adventure, he or she will love this camp! We will explore woods, fields and ponds using our senses to make discoveries in every new place. As we play outdoors, we will do age-appropriate crafts, play games, enjoy a healthy snack and have fun making new friends. This camp will be based at the Nature Preschool building and will be taught by a Nature Preschool teacher. Children attending must be able to use…

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TinyTrailblazers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

One event on July 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

If your child is ready for an independent adventure, he or she will love this camp! We will explore woods, fields and ponds using our senses to make discoveries in every new place. As we play outdoors, we will do age-appropriate crafts, play games, enjoy a healthy snack and have fun making new friends. This camp will be based at the Nature Preschool building and will be taught by a Nature Preschool teacher. Children attending must be able to use…

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TinyTrailblazers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

One event on July 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

If your child is ready for an independent adventure, he or she will love this camp! We will explore woods, fields and ponds using our senses to make discoveries in every new place. As we play outdoors, we will do age-appropriate crafts, play games, enjoy a healthy snack and have fun making new friends. This camp will be based at the Nature Preschool building and will be taught by a Nature Preschool teacher. Children attending must be able to use…

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Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

June 28 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 2, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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$25

Grades: 3 - 5, At Chippewa Nature Center, must have transportation It’s time to get down and dirty and learn about the natural treasures in the woods, fields and ponds. You will become explorers as you discover the elements of the food web all around them. Beginning with the sun, you will complete challenges as you move through the energy cycle, exploring predators, prey, and decomposers along the way! Use the link below to apply for this experience. We will…

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Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

June 29 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 2, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$25

Grades: 3 - 5, At Chippewa Nature Center, must have transportation It’s time to get down and dirty and learn about the natural treasures in the woods, fields and ponds. You will become explorers as you discover the elements of the food web all around them. Beginning with the sun, you will complete challenges as you move through the energy cycle, exploring predators, prey, and decomposers along the way! Use the link below to apply for this experience. We will…

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Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

June 30 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 2, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$25

Grades: 3 - 5, At Chippewa Nature Center, must have transportation It’s time to get down and dirty and learn about the natural treasures in the woods, fields and ponds. You will become explorers as you discover the elements of the food web all around them. Beginning with the sun, you will complete challenges as you move through the energy cycle, exploring predators, prey, and decomposers along the way! Use the link below to apply for this experience. We will…

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July 2021

Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 1 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 2, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$25

Grades: 3 - 5, At Chippewa Nature Center, must have transportation It’s time to get down and dirty and learn about the natural treasures in the woods, fields and ponds. You will become explorers as you discover the elements of the food web all around them. Beginning with the sun, you will complete challenges as you move through the energy cycle, exploring predators, prey, and decomposers along the way! Use the link below to apply for this experience. We will…

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Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 2 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 2, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$25

Grades: 3 - 5, At Chippewa Nature Center, must have transportation It’s time to get down and dirty and learn about the natural treasures in the woods, fields and ponds. You will become explorers as you discover the elements of the food web all around them. Beginning with the sun, you will complete challenges as you move through the energy cycle, exploring predators, prey, and decomposers along the way! Use the link below to apply for this experience. We will…

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Budding Naturalist: Nature Chefs @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 9, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

Explore food found in nature. The campers will learn who eats whom and how food is produced. The young chefs will play with culinary concepts while imagining at the mud kitchen, exploring the vegetable and herb garden and cooking over a campfire. 4-5 year olds $135 ($108 for CNC Members) July 5-9 1-3:30 pm RSVP LINK

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Backpacking the Manistee RiverTrail @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 6 - July 9
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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$340

Strap on a pack and set out for adventure with this unique backpacking trip in the Northern Lower Peninsula. We’ll spend the week along the high banks of the Big Manistee River searching for signs of animals, listening for wildlife and learning many outdoor skills. Each day, we will backpack to a new campsite, sharing riddles, stories and laughter along the trail. You will remember this adventure for years to come! 12-14 year olds $340 ($272 for CNC Members) RSVP…

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Budding Naturalist: Nature Chefs @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 9, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

Explore food found in nature. The campers will learn who eats whom and how food is produced. The young chefs will play with culinary concepts while imagining at the mud kitchen, exploring the vegetable and herb garden and cooking over a campfire. 4-5 year olds $135 ($108 for CNC Members) July 5-9 1-3:30 pm RSVP LINK

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Budding Naturalist: Nature Chefs @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 9, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

Explore food found in nature. The campers will learn who eats whom and how food is produced. The young chefs will play with culinary concepts while imagining at the mud kitchen, exploring the vegetable and herb garden and cooking over a campfire. 4-5 year olds $135 ($108 for CNC Members) July 5-9 1-3:30 pm RSVP LINK

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Budding Naturalist: Nature Chefs @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 9, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

Explore food found in nature. The campers will learn who eats whom and how food is produced. The young chefs will play with culinary concepts while imagining at the mud kitchen, exploring the vegetable and herb garden and cooking over a campfire. 4-5 year olds $135 ($108 for CNC Members) July 5-9 1-3:30 pm RSVP LINK

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Budding Naturalist: Nature Chefs @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 9, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

Explore food found in nature. The campers will learn who eats whom and how food is produced. The young chefs will play with culinary concepts while imagining at the mud kitchen, exploring the vegetable and herb garden and cooking over a campfire. 4-5 year olds $135 ($108 for CNC Members) July 5-9 1-3:30 pm RSVP LINK

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Paddling the Au Sable River @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 11 - July 15
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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$430

On this paddling trip, you will have the opportunity to spend five days exploring the beauty of the Huron National Forest on the Au Sable River. We will kayak and canoe through the backcountry, enjoy the scenic views from the high bluffs at Rollway, explore the colorful logging history at Lumberman’s Monument and pitch our tents using boat-in campsites. We’ll build new friendships, learn new skills and gain confidence as we successfully complete our route. Join us for this amazing…

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Leaders-in-Training (LIT) @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 12 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 16, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$275

In this program, LITs learn leadership skills and methods of working with younger children. The campout will provide LITs the opportunity to challenge themselves with nature-based group initiatives and improve communication skills, problem-solving and teamwork. The week culminates in being a “CIT for a day” helping counselors with their groups. LITs completing this program will be eligible to apply to volunteer as a Counselor-in-Training (CIT) for the remaining weeks of camp, in addition to Summer 2022. 12-14 year olds $275…

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Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 12 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$380

Come experience camp at its best! Campers will spend two weeks exploring nature, building friendships and choosing which activities interest them the most. An all-day hike, a canoe trip under the Tridge and an evening program at the Homestead Farm are some of the highlights of this session. *Please note: Pick up will be at 8 pm on Wednesday of the second week 8-10 year olds $380 ($304 for CNC Members) July 12-16 & 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm RSVP…

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Naturalist in Training- Scientist @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 12 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 16, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
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$25

Grades: 6 - 8, at Chippewa Nature Center, must provide transportation Naturalists in Training will have you exploring science through a variety of projects. Research an ecosystems' biodiversity using citizen science, perform a stream study in the river, and train with a CNC naturalist on the care and handling of native animals..Use the link below to apply for this experience. We will select campers from applications and notify families with next steps. Cost: $25 REGISTER July 12 - 16, 9:30…

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TinyTrailblazers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

One event on July 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

If your child is ready for an independent adventure, he or she will love this camp! We will explore woods, fields and ponds using our senses to make discoveries in every new place. As we play outdoors, we will do age-appropriate crafts, play games, enjoy a healthy snack and have fun making new friends. This camp will be based at the Nature Preschool building and will be taught by a Nature Preschool teacher. Children attending must be able to use…

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Leaders-in-Training (LIT) @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 13 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 16, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$275

In this program, LITs learn leadership skills and methods of working with younger children. The campout will provide LITs the opportunity to challenge themselves with nature-based group initiatives and improve communication skills, problem-solving and teamwork. The week culminates in being a “CIT for a day” helping counselors with their groups. LITs completing this program will be eligible to apply to volunteer as a Counselor-in-Training (CIT) for the remaining weeks of camp, in addition to Summer 2022. 12-14 year olds $275…

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Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 13 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$380

Come experience camp at its best! Campers will spend two weeks exploring nature, building friendships and choosing which activities interest them the most. An all-day hike, a canoe trip under the Tridge and an evening program at the Homestead Farm are some of the highlights of this session. *Please note: Pick up will be at 8 pm on Wednesday of the second week 8-10 year olds $380 ($304 for CNC Members) July 12-16 & 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm RSVP…

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Naturalist in Training- Scientist @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 13 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 16, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$25

Grades: 6 - 8, at Chippewa Nature Center, must provide transportation Naturalists in Training will have you exploring science through a variety of projects. Research an ecosystems' biodiversity using citizen science, perform a stream study in the river, and train with a CNC naturalist on the care and handling of native animals..Use the link below to apply for this experience. We will select campers from applications and notify families with next steps. Cost: $25 REGISTER July 12 - 16, 9:30…

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TinyTrailblazers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

One event on July 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

If your child is ready for an independent adventure, he or she will love this camp! We will explore woods, fields and ponds using our senses to make discoveries in every new place. As we play outdoors, we will do age-appropriate crafts, play games, enjoy a healthy snack and have fun making new friends. This camp will be based at the Nature Preschool building and will be taught by a Nature Preschool teacher. Children attending must be able to use…

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Leaders-in-Training (LIT) @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 14 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 16, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$275

In this program, LITs learn leadership skills and methods of working with younger children. The campout will provide LITs the opportunity to challenge themselves with nature-based group initiatives and improve communication skills, problem-solving and teamwork. The week culminates in being a “CIT for a day” helping counselors with their groups. LITs completing this program will be eligible to apply to volunteer as a Counselor-in-Training (CIT) for the remaining weeks of camp, in addition to Summer 2022. 12-14 year olds $275…

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Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 14 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$380

Come experience camp at its best! Campers will spend two weeks exploring nature, building friendships and choosing which activities interest them the most. An all-day hike, a canoe trip under the Tridge and an evening program at the Homestead Farm are some of the highlights of this session. *Please note: Pick up will be at 8 pm on Wednesday of the second week 8-10 year olds $380 ($304 for CNC Members) July 12-16 & 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm RSVP…

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Naturalist in Training- Scientist @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 14 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 16, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$25

Grades: 6 - 8, at Chippewa Nature Center, must provide transportation Naturalists in Training will have you exploring science through a variety of projects. Research an ecosystems' biodiversity using citizen science, perform a stream study in the river, and train with a CNC naturalist on the care and handling of native animals..Use the link below to apply for this experience. We will select campers from applications and notify families with next steps. Cost: $25 REGISTER July 12 - 16, 9:30…

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TinyTrailblazers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

One event on July 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

If your child is ready for an independent adventure, he or she will love this camp! We will explore woods, fields and ponds using our senses to make discoveries in every new place. As we play outdoors, we will do age-appropriate crafts, play games, enjoy a healthy snack and have fun making new friends. This camp will be based at the Nature Preschool building and will be taught by a Nature Preschool teacher. Children attending must be able to use…

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Leaders-in-Training (LIT) @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 15 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 16, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$275

In this program, LITs learn leadership skills and methods of working with younger children. The campout will provide LITs the opportunity to challenge themselves with nature-based group initiatives and improve communication skills, problem-solving and teamwork. The week culminates in being a “CIT for a day” helping counselors with their groups. LITs completing this program will be eligible to apply to volunteer as a Counselor-in-Training (CIT) for the remaining weeks of camp, in addition to Summer 2022. 12-14 year olds $275…

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Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 15 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$380

Come experience camp at its best! Campers will spend two weeks exploring nature, building friendships and choosing which activities interest them the most. An all-day hike, a canoe trip under the Tridge and an evening program at the Homestead Farm are some of the highlights of this session. *Please note: Pick up will be at 8 pm on Wednesday of the second week 8-10 year olds $380 ($304 for CNC Members) July 12-16 & 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm RSVP…

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Naturalist in Training- Scientist @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 15 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 16, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$25

Grades: 6 - 8, at Chippewa Nature Center, must provide transportation Naturalists in Training will have you exploring science through a variety of projects. Research an ecosystems' biodiversity using citizen science, perform a stream study in the river, and train with a CNC naturalist on the care and handling of native animals..Use the link below to apply for this experience. We will select campers from applications and notify families with next steps. Cost: $25 REGISTER July 12 - 16, 9:30…

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TinyTrailblazers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

One event on July 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

If your child is ready for an independent adventure, he or she will love this camp! We will explore woods, fields and ponds using our senses to make discoveries in every new place. As we play outdoors, we will do age-appropriate crafts, play games, enjoy a healthy snack and have fun making new friends. This camp will be based at the Nature Preschool building and will be taught by a Nature Preschool teacher. Children attending must be able to use…

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Leaders-in-Training (LIT) @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 16 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 16, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$275

In this program, LITs learn leadership skills and methods of working with younger children. The campout will provide LITs the opportunity to challenge themselves with nature-based group initiatives and improve communication skills, problem-solving and teamwork. The week culminates in being a “CIT for a day” helping counselors with their groups. LITs completing this program will be eligible to apply to volunteer as a Counselor-in-Training (CIT) for the remaining weeks of camp, in addition to Summer 2022. 12-14 year olds $275…

Find out more »

Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 16 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$380

Come experience camp at its best! Campers will spend two weeks exploring nature, building friendships and choosing which activities interest them the most. An all-day hike, a canoe trip under the Tridge and an evening program at the Homestead Farm are some of the highlights of this session. *Please note: Pick up will be at 8 pm on Wednesday of the second week 8-10 year olds $380 ($304 for CNC Members) July 12-16 & 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm RSVP…

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Naturalist in Training- Scientist @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 16 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 16, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$25

Grades: 6 - 8, at Chippewa Nature Center, must provide transportation Naturalists in Training will have you exploring science through a variety of projects. Research an ecosystems' biodiversity using citizen science, perform a stream study in the river, and train with a CNC naturalist on the care and handling of native animals..Use the link below to apply for this experience. We will select campers from applications and notify families with next steps. Cost: $25 REGISTER July 12 - 16, 9:30…

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TinyTrailblazers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 25, 2021

One event on July 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

If your child is ready for an independent adventure, he or she will love this camp! We will explore woods, fields and ponds using our senses to make discoveries in every new place. As we play outdoors, we will do age-appropriate crafts, play games, enjoy a healthy snack and have fun making new friends. This camp will be based at the Nature Preschool building and will be taught by a Nature Preschool teacher. Children attending must be able to use…

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Village @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 19 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$200

Using our imagination and natural materials, we will bring a miniature village to life as we explore country life in the 1870s. Visits to the Homestead Farm and Log Schoolhouse help campers learn about the challenges and resources available to early Midland residents. Campers will love the opportunity to work as individuals and teams to create their own community. 7-9 year olds $200 ($160 for CNC Members) July 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug 2-6 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug…

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Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 19 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$380

Come experience camp at its best! Campers will spend two weeks exploring nature, building friendships and choosing which activities interest them the most. An all-day hike, a canoe trip under the Tridge and an evening program at the Homestead Farm are some of the highlights of this session. *Please note: Pick up will be at 8 pm on Wednesday of the second week 8-10 year olds $380 ($304 for CNC Members) July 12-16 & 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm RSVP…

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Eco Adventures @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 19 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$395

Wilderness survival, wildlife ecology and Leave No Trace skills are all part of this adventure program! Spend two weeks learning more about the environment and how to care for it, all while having fun kayaking down the river, exploring the far off areas of CNC, and using your new outdoor skills! The camp experience culminates in a two-day paddling trip and campout upstream on the Chippewa River. Please note: Parents will be required to drop campers from 8-9 am on…

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Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 19 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$200

It’s time to get down and dirty and learn about the natural treasures in the woods, fields and ponds. Campers will become explorers as they discover the elements of the food web all around them. Beginning with the sun, campers will complete challenges as they move through the energy cycle. 7-9 year olds Cost: $200 ($160 for CNC Members) REGISTER LINK July 19-23 9:30 am-3:30 pm July 26-30 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug 9-13 9:30 am-3:30 pm

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STEM into Nature @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 19 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$130

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is a natural fit for the outdoors. Investigate bird flight by conducting flight experiments, design the perfect small mammal trap to study animal behavior or engineer a solution to some of the environment’s most cumbersome problems using teamwork and creative ingenuity. You’ve heard of makerspace, now it’s time to visit Naturespace! 7-9 year olds Cost: $130 ($104 for CNC Members) REGISTER LINK July 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm

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Village @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$200

Using our imagination and natural materials, we will bring a miniature village to life as we explore country life in the 1870s. Visits to the Homestead Farm and Log Schoolhouse help campers learn about the challenges and resources available to early Midland residents. Campers will love the opportunity to work as individuals and teams to create their own community. 7-9 year olds $200 ($160 for CNC Members) July 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug 2-6 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug…

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Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$380

Come experience camp at its best! Campers will spend two weeks exploring nature, building friendships and choosing which activities interest them the most. An all-day hike, a canoe trip under the Tridge and an evening program at the Homestead Farm are some of the highlights of this session. *Please note: Pick up will be at 8 pm on Wednesday of the second week 8-10 year olds $380 ($304 for CNC Members) July 12-16 & 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm RSVP…

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Eco Adventures @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$395

Wilderness survival, wildlife ecology and Leave No Trace skills are all part of this adventure program! Spend two weeks learning more about the environment and how to care for it, all while having fun kayaking down the river, exploring the far off areas of CNC, and using your new outdoor skills! The camp experience culminates in a two-day paddling trip and campout upstream on the Chippewa River. Please note: Parents will be required to drop campers from 8-9 am on…

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Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$200

It’s time to get down and dirty and learn about the natural treasures in the woods, fields and ponds. Campers will become explorers as they discover the elements of the food web all around them. Beginning with the sun, campers will complete challenges as they move through the energy cycle. 7-9 year olds Cost: $200 ($160 for CNC Members) REGISTER LINK July 19-23 9:30 am-3:30 pm July 26-30 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug 9-13 9:30 am-3:30 pm

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STEM into Nature @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$130

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is a natural fit for the outdoors. Investigate bird flight by conducting flight experiments, design the perfect small mammal trap to study animal behavior or engineer a solution to some of the environment’s most cumbersome problems using teamwork and creative ingenuity. You’ve heard of makerspace, now it’s time to visit Naturespace! 7-9 year olds Cost: $130 ($104 for CNC Members) REGISTER LINK July 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm

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Village @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$200

Using our imagination and natural materials, we will bring a miniature village to life as we explore country life in the 1870s. Visits to the Homestead Farm and Log Schoolhouse help campers learn about the challenges and resources available to early Midland residents. Campers will love the opportunity to work as individuals and teams to create their own community. 7-9 year olds $200 ($160 for CNC Members) July 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug 2-6 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug…

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Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$380

Come experience camp at its best! Campers will spend two weeks exploring nature, building friendships and choosing which activities interest them the most. An all-day hike, a canoe trip under the Tridge and an evening program at the Homestead Farm are some of the highlights of this session. *Please note: Pick up will be at 8 pm on Wednesday of the second week 8-10 year olds $380 ($304 for CNC Members) July 12-16 & 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm RSVP…

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Eco Adventures @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$395

Wilderness survival, wildlife ecology and Leave No Trace skills are all part of this adventure program! Spend two weeks learning more about the environment and how to care for it, all while having fun kayaking down the river, exploring the far off areas of CNC, and using your new outdoor skills! The camp experience culminates in a two-day paddling trip and campout upstream on the Chippewa River. Please note: Parents will be required to drop campers from 8-9 am on…

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Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$200

It’s time to get down and dirty and learn about the natural treasures in the woods, fields and ponds. Campers will become explorers as they discover the elements of the food web all around them. Beginning with the sun, campers will complete challenges as they move through the energy cycle. 7-9 year olds Cost: $200 ($160 for CNC Members) REGISTER LINK July 19-23 9:30 am-3:30 pm July 26-30 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug 9-13 9:30 am-3:30 pm

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STEM into Nature @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$130

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is a natural fit for the outdoors. Investigate bird flight by conducting flight experiments, design the perfect small mammal trap to study animal behavior or engineer a solution to some of the environment’s most cumbersome problems using teamwork and creative ingenuity. You’ve heard of makerspace, now it’s time to visit Naturespace! 7-9 year olds Cost: $130 ($104 for CNC Members) REGISTER LINK July 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm

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Village @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 22 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$200

Using our imagination and natural materials, we will bring a miniature village to life as we explore country life in the 1870s. Visits to the Homestead Farm and Log Schoolhouse help campers learn about the challenges and resources available to early Midland residents. Campers will love the opportunity to work as individuals and teams to create their own community. 7-9 year olds $200 ($160 for CNC Members) July 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug 2-6 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug…

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Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 22 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$380

Come experience camp at its best! Campers will spend two weeks exploring nature, building friendships and choosing which activities interest them the most. An all-day hike, a canoe trip under the Tridge and an evening program at the Homestead Farm are some of the highlights of this session. *Please note: Pick up will be at 8 pm on Wednesday of the second week 8-10 year olds $380 ($304 for CNC Members) July 12-16 & 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm RSVP…

Find out more »

Eco Adventures @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 22 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$395

Wilderness survival, wildlife ecology and Leave No Trace skills are all part of this adventure program! Spend two weeks learning more about the environment and how to care for it, all while having fun kayaking down the river, exploring the far off areas of CNC, and using your new outdoor skills! The camp experience culminates in a two-day paddling trip and campout upstream on the Chippewa River. Please note: Parents will be required to drop campers from 8-9 am on…

Find out more »

Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 22 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$200

It’s time to get down and dirty and learn about the natural treasures in the woods, fields and ponds. Campers will become explorers as they discover the elements of the food web all around them. Beginning with the sun, campers will complete challenges as they move through the energy cycle. 7-9 year olds Cost: $200 ($160 for CNC Members) REGISTER LINK July 19-23 9:30 am-3:30 pm July 26-30 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug 9-13 9:30 am-3:30 pm

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STEM into Nature @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 22 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$130

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is a natural fit for the outdoors. Investigate bird flight by conducting flight experiments, design the perfect small mammal trap to study animal behavior or engineer a solution to some of the environment’s most cumbersome problems using teamwork and creative ingenuity. You’ve heard of makerspace, now it’s time to visit Naturespace! 7-9 year olds Cost: $130 ($104 for CNC Members) REGISTER LINK July 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm

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Village @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 23 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$200

Using our imagination and natural materials, we will bring a miniature village to life as we explore country life in the 1870s. Visits to the Homestead Farm and Log Schoolhouse help campers learn about the challenges and resources available to early Midland residents. Campers will love the opportunity to work as individuals and teams to create their own community. 7-9 year olds $200 ($160 for CNC Members) July 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug 2-6 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug…

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Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 23 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$380

Come experience camp at its best! Campers will spend two weeks exploring nature, building friendships and choosing which activities interest them the most. An all-day hike, a canoe trip under the Tridge and an evening program at the Homestead Farm are some of the highlights of this session. *Please note: Pick up will be at 8 pm on Wednesday of the second week 8-10 year olds $380 ($304 for CNC Members) July 12-16 & 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm RSVP…

Find out more »

Eco Adventures @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 23 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$395

Wilderness survival, wildlife ecology and Leave No Trace skills are all part of this adventure program! Spend two weeks learning more about the environment and how to care for it, all while having fun kayaking down the river, exploring the far off areas of CNC, and using your new outdoor skills! The camp experience culminates in a two-day paddling trip and campout upstream on the Chippewa River. Please note: Parents will be required to drop campers from 8-9 am on…

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Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 23 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$200

It’s time to get down and dirty and learn about the natural treasures in the woods, fields and ponds. Campers will become explorers as they discover the elements of the food web all around them. Beginning with the sun, campers will complete challenges as they move through the energy cycle. 7-9 year olds Cost: $200 ($160 for CNC Members) REGISTER LINK July 19-23 9:30 am-3:30 pm July 26-30 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug 9-13 9:30 am-3:30 pm

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STEM into Nature @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 23 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 23, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$130

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is a natural fit for the outdoors. Investigate bird flight by conducting flight experiments, design the perfect small mammal trap to study animal behavior or engineer a solution to some of the environment’s most cumbersome problems using teamwork and creative ingenuity. You’ve heard of makerspace, now it’s time to visit Naturespace! 7-9 year olds Cost: $130 ($104 for CNC Members) REGISTER LINK July 19-23 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm

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Canoeing the Big Manistee @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 25 - July 29
Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$430

Join us for a fantastic trip down the Big Manistee River. Sunday evening, we will welcome you all to Chippewa Landing to camp on the river bank before hopping into our canoes Monday morning. Each day, we’ll paddle downriver, stopping at a different spot each night. With lots of wildlife and excellent fishing, there will be plenty of time for exploration and fun. You’ll learn teamwork and communication skills while gaining a sense of accomplishment. 12-14 year olds Cost: $430…

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Let’s Explore Nature @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

We’ll explore the lives of animals and plants through short hikes, stories, games and crafts. Engaging in hands-on activities and exploration will help nature come to life for your young explorer. A healthy snack is provided daily. These sessions will be held at the Nature Preschool building. 4-5 year olds $135 ($108 for CNC Members) July 26-30 at 9:30 am-12 pm RSVP LINK

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Advanced Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 26 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 6, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$390

This one-of-a-kind camp gives kids the opportunity to dive into many topics at CNC with special adventurous experiences. A live raptor presentation, astronomical activities, exploration of Native American culture, a river trip in kayaks and overnight camp out at CNC’s Homestead Farm make this two-week adventure one you won’t want to miss! 9-11 year olds $390 ($312 for CNC Members) July 26-30 & Aug 2-6 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm – Campout Aug 5 RSVP LINK

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Eco Adventures @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 26 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$395

Wilderness survival, wildlife ecology and Leave No Trace skills are all part of this adventure program! Spend two weeks learning more about the environment and how to care for it, all while having fun kayaking down the river, exploring the far off areas of CNC, and using your new outdoor skills! The camp experience culminates in a two-day paddling trip and campout upstream on the Chippewa River. Please note: Parents will be required to drop campers from 8-9 am on…

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Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 26 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$200

It’s time to get down and dirty and learn about the natural treasures in the woods, fields and ponds. Campers will become explorers as they discover the elements of the food web all around them. Beginning with the sun, campers will complete challenges as they move through the energy cycle. 7-9 year olds Cost: $200 ($160 for CNC Members) REGISTER LINK July 19-23 9:30 am-3:30 pm July 26-30 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug 9-13 9:30 am-3:30 pm

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Budding Naturalist: Nature Artists @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

Using art, the Budding Naturalists will connect with the outdoors during a variety of creative experiences. The campers will explore concepts in music, drama, photography and the culinary arts. Whether making gourmet cupcakes in the mud kitchen or creating natural instruments for an insect chorus, the young artists will PLAY with the creative process! 4-5 year olds $135 ($108 for CNC Members) July 26-30 1-3:30 pm RSVP LINK

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Let’s Explore Nature @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

We’ll explore the lives of animals and plants through short hikes, stories, games and crafts. Engaging in hands-on activities and exploration will help nature come to life for your young explorer. A healthy snack is provided daily. These sessions will be held at the Nature Preschool building. 4-5 year olds $135 ($108 for CNC Members) July 26-30 at 9:30 am-12 pm RSVP LINK

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Advanced Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 27 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 6, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$390

This one-of-a-kind camp gives kids the opportunity to dive into many topics at CNC with special adventurous experiences. A live raptor presentation, astronomical activities, exploration of Native American culture, a river trip in kayaks and overnight camp out at CNC’s Homestead Farm make this two-week adventure one you won’t want to miss! 9-11 year olds $390 ($312 for CNC Members) July 26-30 & Aug 2-6 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm – Campout Aug 5 RSVP LINK

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Eco Adventures @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 27 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$395

Wilderness survival, wildlife ecology and Leave No Trace skills are all part of this adventure program! Spend two weeks learning more about the environment and how to care for it, all while having fun kayaking down the river, exploring the far off areas of CNC, and using your new outdoor skills! The camp experience culminates in a two-day paddling trip and campout upstream on the Chippewa River. Please note: Parents will be required to drop campers from 8-9 am on…

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Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 27 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$200

It’s time to get down and dirty and learn about the natural treasures in the woods, fields and ponds. Campers will become explorers as they discover the elements of the food web all around them. Beginning with the sun, campers will complete challenges as they move through the energy cycle. 7-9 year olds Cost: $200 ($160 for CNC Members) REGISTER LINK July 19-23 9:30 am-3:30 pm July 26-30 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug 9-13 9:30 am-3:30 pm

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Budding Naturalist: Nature Artists @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

Using art, the Budding Naturalists will connect with the outdoors during a variety of creative experiences. The campers will explore concepts in music, drama, photography and the culinary arts. Whether making gourmet cupcakes in the mud kitchen or creating natural instruments for an insect chorus, the young artists will PLAY with the creative process! 4-5 year olds $135 ($108 for CNC Members) July 26-30 1-3:30 pm RSVP LINK

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Let’s Explore Nature @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

We’ll explore the lives of animals and plants through short hikes, stories, games and crafts. Engaging in hands-on activities and exploration will help nature come to life for your young explorer. A healthy snack is provided daily. These sessions will be held at the Nature Preschool building. 4-5 year olds $135 ($108 for CNC Members) July 26-30 at 9:30 am-12 pm RSVP LINK

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Advanced Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 28 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 6, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$390

This one-of-a-kind camp gives kids the opportunity to dive into many topics at CNC with special adventurous experiences. A live raptor presentation, astronomical activities, exploration of Native American culture, a river trip in kayaks and overnight camp out at CNC’s Homestead Farm make this two-week adventure one you won’t want to miss! 9-11 year olds $390 ($312 for CNC Members) July 26-30 & Aug 2-6 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm – Campout Aug 5 RSVP LINK

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Eco Adventures @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 28 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$395

Wilderness survival, wildlife ecology and Leave No Trace skills are all part of this adventure program! Spend two weeks learning more about the environment and how to care for it, all while having fun kayaking down the river, exploring the far off areas of CNC, and using your new outdoor skills! The camp experience culminates in a two-day paddling trip and campout upstream on the Chippewa River. Please note: Parents will be required to drop campers from 8-9 am on…

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Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 28 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$200

It’s time to get down and dirty and learn about the natural treasures in the woods, fields and ponds. Campers will become explorers as they discover the elements of the food web all around them. Beginning with the sun, campers will complete challenges as they move through the energy cycle. 7-9 year olds Cost: $200 ($160 for CNC Members) REGISTER LINK July 19-23 9:30 am-3:30 pm July 26-30 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug 9-13 9:30 am-3:30 pm

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Budding Naturalist: Nature Artists @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

Using art, the Budding Naturalists will connect with the outdoors during a variety of creative experiences. The campers will explore concepts in music, drama, photography and the culinary arts. Whether making gourmet cupcakes in the mud kitchen or creating natural instruments for an insect chorus, the young artists will PLAY with the creative process! 4-5 year olds $135 ($108 for CNC Members) July 26-30 1-3:30 pm RSVP LINK

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Let’s Explore Nature @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

We’ll explore the lives of animals and plants through short hikes, stories, games and crafts. Engaging in hands-on activities and exploration will help nature come to life for your young explorer. A healthy snack is provided daily. These sessions will be held at the Nature Preschool building. 4-5 year olds $135 ($108 for CNC Members) July 26-30 at 9:30 am-12 pm RSVP LINK

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Advanced Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 29 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 6, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$390

This one-of-a-kind camp gives kids the opportunity to dive into many topics at CNC with special adventurous experiences. A live raptor presentation, astronomical activities, exploration of Native American culture, a river trip in kayaks and overnight camp out at CNC’s Homestead Farm make this two-week adventure one you won’t want to miss! 9-11 year olds $390 ($312 for CNC Members) July 26-30 & Aug 2-6 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm – Campout Aug 5 RSVP LINK

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Eco Adventures @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 29 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$395

Wilderness survival, wildlife ecology and Leave No Trace skills are all part of this adventure program! Spend two weeks learning more about the environment and how to care for it, all while having fun kayaking down the river, exploring the far off areas of CNC, and using your new outdoor skills! The camp experience culminates in a two-day paddling trip and campout upstream on the Chippewa River. Please note: Parents will be required to drop campers from 8-9 am on…

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Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 29 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$200

It’s time to get down and dirty and learn about the natural treasures in the woods, fields and ponds. Campers will become explorers as they discover the elements of the food web all around them. Beginning with the sun, campers will complete challenges as they move through the energy cycle. 7-9 year olds Cost: $200 ($160 for CNC Members) REGISTER LINK July 19-23 9:30 am-3:30 pm July 26-30 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug 9-13 9:30 am-3:30 pm

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Budding Naturalist: Nature Artists @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

Using art, the Budding Naturalists will connect with the outdoors during a variety of creative experiences. The campers will explore concepts in music, drama, photography and the culinary arts. Whether making gourmet cupcakes in the mud kitchen or creating natural instruments for an insect chorus, the young artists will PLAY with the creative process! 4-5 year olds $135 ($108 for CNC Members) July 26-30 1-3:30 pm RSVP LINK

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Let’s Explore Nature @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$135

We’ll explore the lives of animals and plants through short hikes, stories, games and crafts. Engaging in hands-on activities and exploration will help nature come to life for your young explorer. A healthy snack is provided daily. These sessions will be held at the Nature Preschool building. 4-5 year olds $135 ($108 for CNC Members) July 26-30 at 9:30 am-12 pm RSVP LINK

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Advanced Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 30 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 6, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$390

This one-of-a-kind camp gives kids the opportunity to dive into many topics at CNC with special adventurous experiences. A live raptor presentation, astronomical activities, exploration of Native American culture, a river trip in kayaks and overnight camp out at CNC’s Homestead Farm make this two-week adventure one you won’t want to miss! 9-11 year olds $390 ($312 for CNC Members) July 26-30 & Aug 2-6 at 9:30 am-3:30 pm – Campout Aug 5 RSVP LINK

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Eco Adventures @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 30 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 30, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$395

Wilderness survival, wildlife ecology and Leave No Trace skills are all part of this adventure program! Spend two weeks learning more about the environment and how to care for it, all while having fun kayaking down the river, exploring the far off areas of CNC, and using your new outdoor skills! The camp experience culminates in a two-day paddling trip and campout upstream on the Chippewa River. Please note: Parents will be required to drop campers from 8-9 am on…

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Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

July 30 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640 United States
+ Google Map
$200

It’s time to get down and dirty and learn about the natural treasures in the woods, fields and ponds. Campers will become explorers as they discover the elements of the food web all around them. Beginning with the sun, campers will complete challenges as they move through the energy cycle. 7-9 year olds Cost: $200 ($160 for CNC Members) REGISTER LINK July 19-23 9:30 am-3:30 pm July 26-30 9:30 am-3:30 pm Aug 9-13 9:30 am-3:30 pm

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