All of our field trips include a major outdoor component. Enjoy Hazelnut Hideaway, our outdoor classroom, and trails after the program. Fees are $4 per student and field trips are 90 minutes long, unless otherwise noted. Adult chaperones are free, except for maple syruping programs which are $2 per adult.

Please note: Due to COVID, we are currently limiting group program capacity to 30 students and 4 adults. For larger groups, please request multiple sessions and we will do our best to accommodate your group. Thank you!

This fee includes free admission to exhibits and use of picnic areas. Our calendar fills quickly so call 319-362-0664 early to reserve your date. Visit our Scheduling and Policies section for more details.

If a topic you are interested in is not covered in our field trip list, we may be able to create a special field trip for you!

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Learning doesn’t stop in the summer! In fact, the Nature Center is brimming with insect and animal activity. Summer Group Experiences take place June through August.

Duration: 90 minutes

Fee: $5 per student. No fee for chaperones.