Naturalist Explorers (ages 5-8)

Naturalist Explorers classes introduce children ages 5 to 8 to environmental and natural history topics in a fun and enthusiastic atmosphere. All classes include a short introduction inside followed by outdoor activities.

This spring, come and learn how to be a Planet Defender! Discover how to make wise choices to help protect and conserve our natural resources. Together, we will become superheroes and help save our planet!

Date: January 4 – May 3, 2014
Time: One Saturday once a month at 9:00 a.m.
Fees per student: $18 M / $33 NM per class
Register for the spring series and save! $80 M / $155 NM
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9:00 a.m.

Naturalist Explorers Fall Series at 9:00 a.m.

This class is full and now closed to registration. Please contact the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center to inquire about available openings.

Thank You

Register now January 4: Go Green

It’s fun to be “green” and a great way to help the environment. Students will find out what they can do to make a difference for our planet.

Register now February 1: The Stink on Pollution

What is pollution? Where does it come from? How can I help? Come discover the answers to these questions through hands-on interactive activities.

Register now March 1: Garbage and the 3 R’s

We make about 230 million tons of trash in the United every year! Learn how you can reduce, reuse, and recycle to help stop trash from ending up in our landfills.

Register now April 5: Worm Your Way into Composting

Composting is nature’s way of recycling. Discover how worms help to recycle food waste into rich soil, and take home your own compost starter.

Register now May 3: Energy Smart

We use energy everyday. The choices we make about how we use energy impact the environment. Come learn to be energy wise in your everyday life. Make your own solar oven to take home.