Art Club

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Bring your sketchbook and pencils to find inspiration in nature! As a group, we will explore topics such as drawing from observation and nature journaling. Artists of all skill levels are welcome. We’ll visit the woods and wetlands of the Center to practice nature journaling techniques.  This program will take...

Free

Finding Fairy Houses

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Join fairy friend Cassie Rincon as we explore the world of fairies and create homes for them. We will start the program by reading A Fairy Friend by Sue Fliess. Then, we will build simple fairy houses for the fairies at Schlitz Audubon as well as create a small fairy...

$15.00 – $20.00

Doors Open

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

We are pleased to participate in Historic Milwaukee‘s 2022 Doors Open. Center admission is free to all on this day. Our six miles of trails take visitors through wetlands, restored prairies, forests, ravines, bluffs, and Lake Michigan shoreline. We also offer a one-mile loop of boardwalk and crushed stone that is...

Wild Wednesdays! 2nd-5th Grade

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Go wild after school! Together we’ll experience the wonder of this action-packed time of year! Search for the secrets this special season holds by playing games and exploring with friends. With an emphasis on sensory exploration and each student’s questions and curiosities, each time will be a new and wild...

$15.00 – $20.00

Forest Fridays: Autumn Adventures

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Friday mornings, September 30 – November 18 Forest Fridays is an 8-week, Friday morning series hosted by the Nature Preschool. This program makes use of the Center’s outstanding nature trails, as well as the Preschool’s newest outdoor classroom: The Secret Forest. In this series, Preschool teachers focus on nature experiences...

$400.00 – $475.00

Nature Ambassador Activities

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Join our Nature Ambassadors Sunday afternoons to learn more about what the Center has to offer! Volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by offering guided hikes, introducing visitors to resident reptiles and amphibians, and sharing their knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find out which...

Family Owl Prowl

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Rain Date: Thursday, October 6 | 5:00p-6:30p Hike with us deep into the forest to discover “Hooo’s” making noises in the night. Sound is the best way to identify our local owls, so put on your owl ears and prepare to hear and see some of our local residents! After...

$15.00 – $20.00

Hand in Hand

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Explore nature with your little ones! We will play, do art activities, listen to a story, and hike. Experience fall and all of its seasonal treasures with our Nature Preschool teachers. Designed for children 2 to 3 years old and their adult. To optimize this experience for all, accompanying infants...

$15.00 – $20.00

Fall Native Plant Hike

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Fall is the perfect time of year to go on a hike and learn about our Wisconsin native plants. Join Naturalist Abby Saxton on a fall hike where you will learn how to identify native plants in the fall and collect seeds from the property to contribute to the Schlitz...

$15.00 – $20.00

Fossil Finds

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Discover a world of ancient animals with Naturalist Jacob Kempinski. We will learn about the millions of years of history preserved in Wisconsin soil, from trilobites to mastodons and everything in between. After practicing our paleontologist skills with a demo dinosaur dig, we’ll explore Lake Michigan’s beach and search for...

$10.00 – $15.00

Lapham Peak State Forest Field Trip 

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Join Schlitz Audubon’s Director of Education Tom Finley for a guided nature hike through Lapham Peak Forest in Delafield. This beautiful hilly region is known as the Kettle Moraine – a strip of glacial landforms that extends throughout southeast Wisconsin. Visible features of the Ice Age still exist today, and...

$45.00 – $60.00

Photo Club

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Photographers of all skill levels can take a guided hike with Naturalist and hobby photographer, Cassie Rincon. We will visit the Woodland Loop and prairies to watch for changing colors and fall blooms. We will explore the property while sharing tips and tricks with each other about our art.  This...

Free

Nature Ambassador Activities

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Join our Nature Ambassadors Sunday afternoons to learn more about what the Center has to offer! Volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by offering guided hikes, introducing visitors to resident reptiles and amphibians, and sharing their knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find out which...

Adult Owl Prowl

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Rain date: October 11.   Join us for Adult Owl Prowl on October 17! Hike with us deep into the forest to discover “hooo’s” making noises in the night. Sound is the best way to identify owls, so put on your owl ears and prepare to hear and see some of...

$15.00 – $20.00

Audubon Babies

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Children are never too young to learn about and enjoy the wonders of nature. Join us for a sensory-rich morning of exploration to experience nature both indoors and out. Take a guided hike on the trails and connect with other families of very young children for fellowship and community. We...

$15.00 – $20.00

Hand in Hand

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Explore nature with your little ones! We will play, do art activities, listen to a story, and hike. Experience fall and all of its seasonal treasures with our Nature Preschool teachers Designed for children 2 to 3 years old and their adult. To optimize this experience for all, accompanying infants...

$15.00 – $20.00

Adult Owl Prowl

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Rain Date: Tuesday, October 18 Hike with us deep into the forest to discover “hooo’s” making noises in the night. Sound is the best way to identify owls, so put on your owl ears and prepare to hear and see some of our local residents! After our nighttime hike, we’ll...

$15.00 – $20.00

Hand in Hand

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Explore nature with your little ones! We will play, do art activities, listen to a story, and hike. Experience fall and all of its seasonal treasures with our Nature Preschool teachers Designed for children 2 to 3 years old and their adult. To optimize this experience for all, accompanying infants...

$15.00 – $20.00

Nature Detectives: Autumn

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

How can you know what an animal eats, where it lives, and where it travels? Look for animal signs! In this adventure, you will be putting our detective skills to the test and search for signs of animal life in autumn. Explore animal tracks, foraging signs, and even scat! We’ll...

$10.00 – $15.00

Nature Ambassador Activities

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Join our Nature Ambassadors Sunday afternoons to learn more about what the Center has to offer! Volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by offering guided hikes, introducing visitors to resident reptiles and amphibians, and sharing their knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find out which...

Scary Bonfire Stories & S’more

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Brace yourself for an evening of scary stories, a guided hike, and s’mores! Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon will read a couple of her favorite ghoulish tales and lead an early evening hike in search of crepuscular critters lurking in the dark. Scare yourself silly and share your own stories...

$15.00 – $20.00

Hand in Hand

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Explore nature with your little ones! We will play, do art activities, listen to a story, and hike. Experience fall and all of its seasonal treasures with our Nature Preschool teachers  Designed for children 2 to 3 years old and their adult. To optimize this experience for all, accompanying infants...

$15.00 – $20.00

Nature Ambassador Activitites

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Join our Nature Ambassadors Sunday afternoons to learn more about what the Center has to offer! Volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by offering guided hikes, introducing visitors to resident reptiles and amphibians, and sharing their knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find out which...

Full Moon Hike

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Enjoy a night hike to our Lake Michigan shoreline and 60-foot tower in search of good views of the full moon. We’ll learn about the morning’s lunar eclipse, take a look at the moon through a telescope, and end with a campfire.  This program will take place entirely outdoors. Members: $10 | Non-Members: $15

$15.00 – $20.00