NATURE BIRTHDAY PARTIES
Are you a real party animal? Add an exciting twist to the traditional birthday party and celebrate your birthday at Lyman Woods!
All Nature Parties include:
- Instructor-led outdoor adventure
- Two hours of party time for 10 children
- Reusable dishes, silverware, water pitchers, napkins & tablecloths
Fee: $125/party (up to 10 children) $5/each additional child
Fee is the same for residents and non-residents. There is a 30 guest maximum.
Add on a 30-minute campfire with s'mores! Extend your party with a 30-minute campfire program for just $40.
Call the Nature Center at 630.963.9388 to book your wild party!
Parties must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance.
CHOOSE A THEME
- Wildlife Detectives: Search the trails for hints of wildlife and get hands-on with pelts & skulls, scat & other animal signs.
- Creature Feature: Create a birthday party featuring your favorite animal such as deer, coyotes, snakes, owls or turtles.
- Habitat Hunters: (April to Oct.) Explore various habitats on a scavenger hunt that tests your map-reading skills.
- Bug Bonanza: (April-Sept.) Go on a bug hunt to catch and observe the tiniest animals at Lyman Woods before returning them home.
- Gross Out Nature: Explore the not-so-pretty side of nature! Discover all that is slimy, stinky and just plain gross.
Toddlers to Pre-K
- NaturePlay Party: Investigate and explore outdoor activity stations with guidance from an instructor.
An adult is expected to accompany their child(ren).
Grades 1 and up
- Nature at Night: Explore Lyman Woods after dark, observe the stars in the sky & search for signs of nocturnal animals.
- Wilderness Skills: Discover what it takes to survive in the wilderness as you explore the wild woods.
Grades 4 and up
- Archery: (April-Sept.) Aim for fun with archery basics & shooting safety. Then hit the range for target practice using compound bows. Archery materials & equipment provided.