Pioneer Day Field Trip

  • Visit the United Super Market General Store in our United Children’s Garden

  • Create a pioneer and Native American craft

  • Plant your own pioneer garden

  • Play with pioneer toys

  • Explore RBNC’s own pioneer garden

  • Cost is $4 per student (Groups with less than 10 kids are still required to pay the minimum price for the program – $40)

FAQs

How do we schedule?

Register your group by calling the Education Department at River Bend Nature Center. The River Bend office number is 940-767-0843 and our hours are Monday-Friday from 9:00 am-5:00 pm. To ensure a favorable time, it is better to schedule as early in advance as possible, even 4-6 weeks if possible. Field trips are available throughout the year. Your program date can be confirmed by fax or e-mail.

What is the fee?

  • 2-hour programs such as pioneer days, and field trips have a minimum price of $40 which covers 10 students*, additional students are $4 per student.
  • 3- hour programs such as STEM and STEAM Ecology have a minimum price of $60 which covers 10 students*, additional students are $6 per student.
  • 4.5- hour programs such as STEM and STEAM Ecology have a minimum price of $80 which covers 10 students*, additional students are $8 per student.

*Groups with less than 10 kids are still required to pay the minimum price for the program.

How many of us can visit?

On-site programs can be tailored to 1-60 students. Each program has a minimum price, see fee’s below for details. If you have a larger group, please call early to make special arrangements.

What is the field guide to student ratio?

Guides will be secured based on the number of students quoted. We provide one field guide per 8-12 students.

What else should we know?

Picnic tables, water fountains, and restroom facilities are available. You are welcome to stay after the program and eat lunch or snack. There is no additional charge, but a reservation is required for the pavilion.  Please do not leave children unattended.

Click here to submit a Pioneer Day Reservation Request.

Want to know about other programs we offer click here to download out education brochure or give us a call 940-767-0843