Nature Programs

Nature Programs

Outdoor & environmental education for all ages; 93-acre nature center;  Family Adventures; internships; maple sugaring; programs for schools

ILC Reconnecting with Nature

Reconnecting with Nature in a New Land

For  refugees used to living off the land and being in close contact with nature, city life can be a difficult adjustment. Spending time in the forest is...

Family Adventures: Winter Wings

Big birds were on the minds of fifty kids and parents as they settled into their seats for a 2-hour bus ride from Neighborhood House to Sauk...

Winter IS Wonderful

21 ILC students and families took part in a Winter Wonder Hike at Neighborhood House Nature Center, many experiencing their first real winter in...

Young gardeners make a place for pollinators

If you like bees and butterflies, then you'll like our new Pollinator Garden. Kids from the Early Childhood Program, led by nature educator Niki...

Bluebirds of Happiness,Year 4!

NOTE: This letter from our Nature Center Bluebird Monitor, Jamie Shorts, is not only an update for fans of the Nature Center, it's a...