After School Programs

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Nature’s Hall Pass is a series of after school programs offered by Schlitz Audubon Nature Center. Naturalists from the Center arrive at your school with supplies and equipment specific to each program. They are designed to work at any school, including those with little or no outdoor space and are not weather dependent. Program descriptions are below. Download a .pdf of descriptions.

* Programs are 1 hour following the school day, available Monday-Thursday.
* Pricing: 30 students $100 ($5 per extra student up to 45 students)
45-60 students $200.
* Programs are adapted for K4 – Grade 8 | Each student will receive a Family Guest Pass.
* A teacher or school staff member must be present to assist and supervise during the program.
Registration is online
* Questions? Contact our Registrar at 414-352-2880 x224.


Program Listing

Birding with Schlitz Audubon
Through various activities, students explore the world of our feathered friends. Students will be able to touch artifacts from birds and discover the differences among various types of birds. They will learn about what makes these creatures unique.

Crawling Critters
We bring live insects to show students the different varieties of these amazing creatures. They participate in hands-on activities to familiarize themselves with what makes an insect an insect. Students will become amateur entomologists by the end of this program.

Mammals of Wisconsin
Learn about our close cousins in the animal world, mammals by playing games, touching furs and skulls, and learning calls. Through this program, each student will discover a broader range of native Wisconsin mammals!

Reptiles and Amphibians
Students discover native reptiles and amphibians from Wisconsin. A variety of reptiles and amphibians will be brought for students to meet up close and personal! Games and artifacts will help to expand their world.

World O’ Water
Flow like water in this program. Students will play a fun game mimicking the water cycle and learn where it came from and where it’s going. After this program, students will know the ways in which they can conserve water and clean up the water cycle.