Outdoor Learning

SEEK Updated
Resource Types: 
Field Trip/Tour

Education is key at Three Rivers Park District. We strive to create awareness and appreciation of the environment through fun and engaging group opportunities. We reinforce classroom concepts by involving the child in a total learning environment to enhance their ability to think critically and to develop a better understanding of the natural world. Choose from a variety of programs, or speak to our program staff about other options for your group.

Education opportunities at Three Rivers Park District:

Education To Go
Explore the mysteries of nature and history - any topic, anywhere, anytime, any group. Many programs are tied to seasonal happenings and delivered in classrooms, school nature areas, or other locations. In addition to small-group or classroom-sized programs, we offer assembly programs designed specifically for larger venues. Choose from a variety of programs (including live animals), or let us customize one to suit the specific needs of your group. Call Call 763.559.6700 for more information.

Outdoor Recreation Outreach
Get your group involved with skills-based activities right at your site. Three Rivers provides everything! Sign up for one activity or mix and match for either a half or full day of fun. Call 763.694.7720 for more information.

Academic Standards
The curriculum at our educational facilities supports certain MN K-12 Academic Standards.

  • Baker Near-Wilderness Settlement
  • Coon Rapids Dam Visitor Center
  • Eastman Nature Center
  • Gale Woods Farm
  • Kroening Interpretive Center
  • Lowry Nature Center
  • Outdoor Recreation School
  • Richardson Nature Center
  • Silverwood Park
  • The Landing

    Three Rivers Park District also has a number of nature centers.

    For more information, visit http://www.threeriversparks.org/group-experiences/outdoor-learning.aspx.

  • Author: 
    Three Rivers Park District
    Topic Areas: 
    Outdoor Recreation
    Target Audience: 
    Geographic Location: 
    All Minnesota
    Library loan: 
    Is training required?: