Looking for something entertaining and educational to do with your family?
Join us for one of our upcoming family programs.
Nature Nerds Family Club
Here at Butterfly Pavilion, we know that engaging families is vital to creating passion and inspiring nature conservation. Butterfly Pavilion Nature Nerds Family Club helps families get nature back on their calendars with a fun, hands-on adventure each month at Butterfly Pavilion!
Interested in composting? Crawdad catching? Ever wanted to taste a bug? We’ve got the adventure for you! Workshops take place one Saturday per month from 10:30 am -12:00 pm.
Members: $6 Adults, $4 Children (2 – 12); Non-members: $14 Adults, $6 Children (2 – 12). Includes admission to Butterfly Pavilion
Saturday February 17: Kitchen Scrap Gardening | 10:30am-12pm
“Don’t throw it – grow it!” With a little effort and a pinch of creativity you can devise some very imaginative indoor gardens from your kitchen leftovers! Join Butterfly Pavilion’s Horticulture Director Amy Yarger in this hands-on workshop as we learn how to grow plants from items you’d normally throw away! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Saturday March 3: Underwater Treasures: Exploring Coral Reefs | 10:30am-12pm
Most of us may be thinking about pirate ships and chests full of gold, but our planet’s coral reefs truly are a treasure beyond the imagination. Join Butterfly Pavilion to learn about this fascinating ecosystem, meet our Aquarist, identify different coral, see some of our behind-the-scenes underwater creatures, and learn how you can help protect them! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
- Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Nature Nerds Family Club workshops are best suited for families with children ages 4-10.
- 30 person maximum per program.
- Bringing a large group or have questions about ages? Call us at 720-974-1877 to see which tour can best accommodate you!
- Programs are not eligible for senior discounts. Children under 2 years old are free of admission, but content is not well suited for this age range.
Zoo Snooze Family Overnight
February 24 – 25 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 am
Grab your tents and sleeping bags and get ready for a family-friendly, ZOOpendous overnight at Butterfly Pavilion!
Experience up-close animal encounters through a nighttime exhibit tour, followed by invertebrate-themed crafts at games and stargazing by the campfire with s’mores! Then wake to a special breakfast prepared by Snooze – An A.M. Eatery, followed by even more learning and exhibit exploration. Don’t miss this unique and fun-filled opportunity to experience our zoo, and the incredible animals that live there, at night!
Members: $50 per person, Nonmembers: $60 per person, Groups of 5 or more: $40 per person. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Minimum age is 5 years old. Participants 16 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Bringing a large group or have questions about ages? Call us at 720-974-1877 to learn how we can best accommodate you!