Children's Birthday Parties

Give the gift of Nature for your child's birthday: Celebrate at the Pringle Nature Center. Programs are offered based on age groups and include programs such as treasure hunts, nature games, geocaching, and paper making. Our Birthday Parties are typically one to one and a half hours in length, depending on which activity you choose, with equal time for cake and presents, etc. We have a refrigerator, freezer, and
microwave for your use. We also have plates, silverware, and glasses available at no extra charge.


See our flyer for more information and to reserve your party.

Birthday Fees

All parties are $100.00. Friend of Pringle members save 25%.

Senses Treasure Hunt
5-8 years old

Create magical experiences using all of your senses and remembering
your experiences by making a scrapbook.
1 hour


Nature Games
5-8 years old

Nature is our playground as we go out and play games outside. Children will learn that it’s okay to play outside here.
1 hour


Animal Tracks
4-10 years old

Even though we can’t see animals, they leave clues for us behind.
Children create a plaster track to take home and then it’s off to explore Bristol Woods to look for the clues the animals left us.
1.5 hours


Natural Art
4-12 years old

Nature provides many patterns in which artists have used. We will go out and collect our art supplies to create wonderful nature masterpieces. Projects vary with season and age group.
1 hour


Getting Down with Dirt
4-12 years old

Soil provides an amazing adventure for those who love to get down and dirty. Children will explore what lives in the dirt! Participants will get dirty!
1 hour

Papermaking
8-12 years old

Once you use that paper, don’t throw it out, use to make your own paper! Children will make their own paper to bring home and use
1.5 hours

Winter Wonderland
4-12 years old

Come see Bristol Woods in the silence of the snow. Children will explore, learn survival skills, and track animals. Afterwards, hot chocolate to warm everyone up!
1.5 hours


Geocaching
8-12 years old

Play hide and seek with your GPS! This high tech game is very popular sport people like to do. Bring your own GPS or check out one of ours.
1.5 hours


What Lives in a Pond?
8-12 years old

We’ll go down to the pond and see what critters like to live there. We’ll learn about what lives there by finding out what they are. Participants will get dirty!
1.5 hours


Survival
8-12 years old

Children will learn the basic survival skills they’ll need if they get lost. Participants will build shelters in the woods to see if they’ll stay dry.
1.5 hours


Bugs and Slugs
5-8 years old

These insects won’t bug you as we explore different areas to find various flying, crawling, and wriggling insects to gross your family out. We’ll look in the pond, prairie, and forest for all our buggy friends.
1 hour

Snowshoeing

8-12 years old

PNC will provide snowshoes and a brief snowshoe lesson and then we’ll head out on the trails to explore and play games on snowshoes. If no snow is present, we will offer a substitute theme.

1.5 hours

Astronomy (StarLab Planetarium Show)

8-12 years old

Children will learn the reasons for the seasons as well as a few constellations and their stories as to how they got in the sky.

1 hour