Waukesha County



Nature Storytime Hike


This program focuses on reading and roaming! Teachers can select a seasonal program, then our naturalists will share a story and conduct an outdoor nature hike designed to complement the season and story. Extend the program 30 min. to add on a craft relative to the story. Additional fees will apply.

Year Round Programs:
Trees, Seeds, Nuts and Leaves (1-LS3-1, 1-ESS1-2)
Life in a Shell: Turtles, Beetles, Snails, Eggs & Nuts (K-LS1-1)
Things with Wings (K-LS1-1)
Over and Under the Soil (K-ESS3-1)
Insect Investigation (At-School Only) (K-ESS2-2)

Fall Programs:
Insect Investigation (K-ESS2-2)
Hibernation/Migration (1-ESS1-2)
Pond Adventure 30 students maximum (K-ESS3-1, K-LS1-1)

Winter Programs:
Hibernation / Migration (1-ESS1-2)
Winter Tracks and Animal Signs (1-ESS1-2) 
Add snowshoes (weather dependent) for up to 30 students for an additional fee.

Spring Programs:
Insect Investigation (K-ESS2-2)
Spring has Sprung (K-LS1-1, 1-ESS1-2)
Pond Adventure 30 students maximum (K-ESS3-1, K-LS1-1)


Duration: 60 minutes
Fee: Yes
Offered: School Year
Location options: At School Program, Retzer Nature Center


Grade K-1 program listing