Celebrate with Us

Kids and nature go together like cake and ice cream

Want to make your child’s birthday a unique and fun experience?  Have a party with us at the Wehr Nature Center! We provide a variety of nature-themed parties that your child can enjoy with their guests.

Year-round Themes

Reptiles and Amphibians (ages 4 – 12)

Snakes, turtles, toads, and salamanders will excite and delight the kids at your party!  Kids will get to learn new facts about these creatures while getting up close and personal with our scaly friends.  Kids will enjoy a guided hike for more adventures and complete a fun nature craft to take home.

Stars in the Starlab* (ages 7 -12)

We are the stuff of stars!  Choose between the Moon and Planets or Birthday Sky theme for yor party fun.  Kids will be able to make an astronomy project and spend time in our portable planetarium, "The Starlab", where they can see constellations and hear the stories they tell.  Explore the open skies with a guided tour.

*Starlab theme is an additional $35.00 fee

Seasonal Themes

Track Detective  (ages 7 -12)

Children will learn and explore animal tracks at this party.  They will also hike along trails in search of animal tracks, and they will be able to take home a plaster of an animal track .  Available December through February only.

Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! (ages 5 – 12)

What’s more fun than chasing bugs?  Kids will see a variety of insects, make a take-home craft, and hunt bugs on our trail with a guided tour.  Available June through September only.

Standard Package

  • Includes 10 children
  • 1 ¼ hour activity with a naturalist
  • 1 ¾ hour gift opening and refreshments
  • 3 total hours
  • $5.00 for each additional child (maximum 5)
  • Includes $40 Family Membership to Friends of Wehr
  • Party givers responsible for decorating and clean up

Deluxe Package

  • Includes 10 children
  • Includes Standard Package activity time
  • Includes a decorated Birthday Cake, ½ Sheet
  • Juice or milk provided
  • Decorated gift table
  • Nature- themed goody bag for each participant
  • $10.00 for each additional child (maximum 5)
  • Includes $40 Family Membership to Friends of Wehr