Early Childhood Programs

Join us for one of Warner's early childhood programs as we explore the natural world through hikes, art projects and story time. Warner offers a variety of programs for you and your child to choose from throughout the year.

Early Childhood: Acorn Adventures

preschool programIntroduce young children ages 1 to 5 to the natural world, while exploring at the nature center with a parent or guardian. Each program is organized around a theme and emphasizes active learning through sensory experiences, movement activities, and dramatic play. Children create with art materials, enjoy simple stories, and explore the great outdoors. Classes are offered 1-2 times per month during the school year from 9:30-11 a.m. on Tuesdays or Wednesdays at Warner Nature Center.

Each class incorporates outdoor and indoor activities in all types of weather. Wear casual clothing appropriate for the weather and hands-on activities.

Pre-registration is required: families sign up for Acorn Adventures for the whole year or for individual dates. Cost is $15 per class.

To register, please email or call Krista at [email protected] or (651) 433-2427 ext.13

2018-2019 dates:

Tuesdays Wednesdays
(will be the same topic as previous Tuesday’s topic)
September 25 September 26
October 16 October 17
October 30 November 14
November 13 December 12
November 27 January 16
December 11 February 13
January 15 March 27
February 12 April 17
February 26 May 22
March 26  
April 16  
May 7  
May 21  

If minimum enrollment is not met, classes will be canceled. If you miss two consecutive classes, you may lose your spot if there is a waitlist. Cancellations received more than one week prior to the program will receive full $15 refund. Cancellations received less than one week prior to the program will not be refunded. A $30 processing fee will be charged for cancellations of 4 or more classes.

See what Acron Adventures is like


Video by: Jeni O'Brien