Canoeing the Big Manistee @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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 […]

$430

Let’s Explore Nature @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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) […]

$135

Advanced Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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

Eco Adventures @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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 […]

$395

Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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 […]

$200

Budding Naturalist: Nature Artists @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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 […]

$135

Let’s Explore Nature @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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) […]

$135

Advanced Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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

Eco Adventures @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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 […]

$395

Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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 […]

$200

Budding Naturalist: Nature Artists @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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 […]

$135

NATIVE AMERICAN USES OF NATURAL RESOURCES @ Discovery Preserve

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

For thousands of years, local Native Americans got everything they needed for their sustenance by using rich plant and animal resources, many of which still surround us every day. Join Chippewa Nature Center’s Historical Interpreter at Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy’s Discovery Preserve in Bay City for an overview of traditional skills used by this region’s […]

Free

Let’s Explore Nature @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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) […]

$135

Advanced Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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

Eco Adventures @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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 […]

$395

Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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 […]

$200

Budding Naturalist: Nature Artists @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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 […]

$135

Let’s Explore Nature @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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) […]

$135

Advanced Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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

Eco Adventures @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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 […]

$395

Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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 […]

$200

Budding Naturalist: Nature Artists @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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 […]

$135

Let’s Explore Nature @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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) […]

$135

Advanced Chippewa Rangers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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

Eco Adventures @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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 […]

$395

Nature Explorers @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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 […]

$200

Budding Naturalist: Nature Artists @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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 […]

$135

HOMESTEAD SUNDAY @ Chippewa Nature Center

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

Step back in time at CNC’s Homestead Farm for a family-friendly afternoon. Based on the weekly theme, you may get to observe 1870s farm-related activities such as grinding corn, or participate in hands-on activities such as feeding the chickens or working in the Children’s Garden. The Homestead Farm will be open Sundays in June, July […]

Free

Habitat Hunters @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

Campers will venture out to the forests, meadows, ponds and the Homestead Farm as they learn about who lives in each place. Stories, hikes, exploration and crafts will help teach campers what every  animal needs to survive. This session will be held at the Nature Preschool building. 5-6 year olds $200 ($160 for CNC Members) […]

$200

Village @ Chippewa Nature Center, Midland

Chippewa Nature Center 400 S Badour Rd, Midland

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 […]

$200