School and Group Programs

Group Programs

Are you a scout leader, teacher or adult activity director looking for program opportunities for your group or school? Explore our Group Program Guide for information on how to do this.

The Zion Nature Center offers a variety of programs that align with current Indiana Science Standards from Preschool - 6th grade. All Zion Nature Center programs follow Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP). Our programming utilizes methods of inquiry and hands-on activities.

The Zion Nature Center can provide your class with official Children of Indiana Nature Park environmental curriculum as a member of the Bicentennial Nature Center Network.

Group Program Guide (PDF)

Group program guide cover page

Birthday Parties

Have your child's next birthday part at the Zion Nature Center. For more information about how to make this happen, please view the Birthday Party Guide (PDF).

You supply the food, we’ll supply the FUN!
Your party includes:
  • Choice of a 30 – 45 minute themed nature program. Possible topics include: reptiles, frogs and salamanders and birds.
  • Two hour use of our program room. That includes, setup and cleanup time, nature program and birthday party. You supply the food, decorations and utensils.

Available Times and Dates:
Between 10a.m. – 4 p.m.

Fee: $125

  • The Zion Nature Center program room maximum capacity is 20 - 25 including adults and children.
  • Dates and times fill up, we ask for a minimum of two weeks notice when trying to request a birthday party.
  • Payment is required to reserve your date. Dates, time and fees are subject to change.
  • When you make your reservation, we will ask you to please select a program theme.