Choose from the following programs:
What makes an insect an insect? We’ll explore various habitats in search of insects and discuss life cycles, behaviors, adaptations and their importance as pollinators, a food source for other animals.
Participants will discover the wonderful world of wetlands as they learn how wetlands work and help people and wildlife. We will search for some of the animals (frogs, turtle & aquatic critters) that depend on wetlands for survival and learn why it is important to protect their fragile habitat.
Take a hike to the top of Mosquito Hill. Learn how the plants and animals of the forest interact and form a web of life where one species depends on another for part of their survival. From decomposers to deer, all play a vital role in a healthy forest community.
From tiny insects to big deer, Wisconsin is home to a wide variety of animals. We’ll use animal skins, feathers, shells and other items to learn the different animals groups, then take a walk to see them in a natural setting.
- You must make advance reservations.
- Each program lasts one hour
- Cost is $3/person per program
- Programs are scheduled on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM
Other ways to enjoy MHNC on your own:
- Visit our indoor exhibits. (30 minutes)
- Enjoy a bag lunch. We’re sorry, open fires and grills are not permitted.
- Stop in our gift shop.
- Take a walk.
The All Peoples Trail is a paved .6 mile trail that is ADA accessible. Other paths are grass, wood-chipped or gravel.
Summer Field Trip Programs Brochure