Junior Engineers Camp!

Join in on all the cool activities and make new friends as you explore nature and science at Camp River Bend! Camps are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 12 pm. Junior Engineers July 26th – 30th Like to design, create, and build? Campers will design a vehicle and a rocket, build a bridge,…

Nature Tots: Discover Nature Through Art!

Join us on Tuesday, August 3rd, from 10:30 am-12 pm for our Nature Tots program, Discover Nature Through Art! Read nature stories!Create your own art box and journal!Go on a nature hike!Make your own painting and sculpture! This program is for ages 2-6, and is included with general admission and is free for RBNC members.…

Thursday Nature Program: Feather Fun!

Join us on Thursday, Aug. 19th, from 4-6 pm for our Thursday Nature Program: Feather Fun! Activities include: Meet Cupcake the chicken!Make a bird feeder!Make and decorate a bird!Observe bird nests and eggs! Free admission! This program is sponsored by the George and Fay Young Foundation. Do you want free admission for all of River…

Thursday Nature Program: Turtle Time!

Join us on Thursday, Sept. 16th, from 4-6 pm for our Thursday Nature Program: Turtle Time! Activities include: Learn about native turtles!See our turtles up close!Make fun turtle crafts! Free admission! This program is sponsored by the George and Fay Young Foundation. Do you want free admission for all of River Bend’s weekly programs, discounts…

Nature Tots: Stars Galore!

Join us on Saturday, September 18th, from 10 am-11 am for our Nature Tots program, Stars Galore! Read stunning star stories!Perform a star skit!Create and name your own star! This program is for ages 2-6, and is included with general admission, and is free for RBNC members. Nature Tots begins at 10:00 am, and it…

Science Saturday: Starry Night!

Join us on Saturday, September 18th, from 1 pm- 2 pm for our Science Saturday program, Starry Night! Discover how a star is born!Learn about star lifecycles!Explore the universe!Study an HR Diagram!Play the star game!Create a dazzling star painting inspired by Van Gogh's "Starry Night"! This program is for ages k-8th, and is included with…

Thursday Nature Program: Nature Rocks!

Join us on Thursday, Sept. 30th, from 4-6 pm for our Thursday Nature Program: Nature Rocks! Activities include: Become a Junior Geologist!Break your own geode!Make a volcano erupt!Learn about the rock cycle!Make your own rock cycle model! Free admission! This program is sponsored by the George and Fay Young Foundation. Do you want free admission…

Nature Tots: Autumn Leaves!

Join us on Saturday, October 9th, from 10 am-11 am for our Nature Tots program, Autumn Leaves! Read autumn stories and perform a skit!Create a leaf collage!Take a fall hike!Plant a wildflower! This program is for ages 2-6, and is included with general admission, and is free for RBNC members. Nature Tots begins at 10:00…

Science Saturday: Autumn Mysteries!

Join us on Saturday, October 9th, from 1 pm- 2 pm for our Science Saturday program, Autumn Mysteries! What causes the seasons?Construct a demonstration model.Why do leaves change color?How long is the day?Why is temperature changing?How do animals respond?Look for signs of autumn on the trail!Plant an autumn garden! This program is for ages k-8th,…

Bug BioBlitz!

Join us on Friday, October 15th, from 6 pm- 8 pm for Bug BioBlitz! Guided tour with bug experts!Get a free bug catcher!Use iNaturalist to explore and identify insects! This program is for adults, but children are welcome. It is free for everyone! Bug BioBlitz begins at 6 pm, and it is not a come-and-go…