Plan your Indian Creek Nature Center field trip experience! At the moment you arrive, one of our friendly teacher-naturalists will greet you, give an introduction, and begin the program. Often you will break into smaller groups for a more personalized, hands-on experience for each child. All of our field trips include a major outdoor component; get ready to learn and have fun. You and your students are encouraged to enjoy Hazelnut Hideaway, our outdoor classroom, and trails after the program.

The fee is $4 per student during the school year and $5 per student in the summer. There is no charge for adult chaperones, except for maple syruping programs which are $2 per adult. Field trips are 90 minutes long, unless otherwise noted.

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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Summer

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.

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

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