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Nature Nerds Family Club

Explore exciting nature topics with the whole family. Workshops typically take place the first Saturday of the month from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm.

Upcoming Workshops

Saturday November 2:  Bug Bites: 10:30-12:00pm

Americans have been eating turkey for Thanksgiving for a long time, but people all over the world have been eating bugs for much longer!  Join Butterfly Pavilion as we learn how people and animals feast on all types of invertebrates – and even try a buggy treat!  Bone(less) appetít!

Takeaway (to take or eat during the class): Cheddar Cheese Mealworms

Saturday December 7: Bugs in Winter: 10:30-12:00pm

Let’s get snug as a bug in a rug!  Come join us for an exploration of hibernating bugs! Through games and crafts we will discover where bugs go in the winter and how they survive freezing temperatures.

Takeaway:  Bugs in Winter Family Picture


Members: $6 Adults, $4 Children (2 – 12)
Non-members: $14 Adults, $6 Children (2 – 12)
Includes admission to Butterfly Pavilion

Please note:

  • Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Nature Nerds Family Club workshops are best suited for families with children ages 4-10.
  • 30 person maximum per program.
  • Bringing a large group or have questions about ages? Call us at 720-974-1877 to see which tour can best accommodate you!
  • Programs are not eligible for senior discounts. Children under 2 years old are free of admission, but content is not well suited for this age range.

Questions about an upcoming nature club? Email Marissa at