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 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Pre-registration is required. Call (562) 570-1745. 

TALES & TRAILS Ages: 18 months - 5 years, $40. Investigate the incredible, changing, natural world with your child, while discovering creatures large and small. Puppets, songs, and parachute play are all a part of this fun-filled class. Parent participation required. 22680 September 11 - October 2 (4 classes) Mondays10:30-11:15AM 

BUBBLE! FIZZ! BOOM!
 Ages: 2- 5 years $55 Experiment with gooey, drippy fun! You and your child will have a “blast” with hands-on science play. 22681 October 16 – November 6 (4 classes) Monday 9:30- 10:15AM Pre-registration is required. Call (562) 570-1745. 

YOUNG EXPLORERS TOUR Looking to learn more about nature or earn an environment-themed badge? Register your group for a naturalist-led exploration of the Nature Center’s diverse habitats. 1 ½ - hour program. $5 per person. 

BEETLE BRIGADE Join us for a hands-on, sensory exploration of nature. We’ll use our “owl eyes,” “rabbit ears,” and “coyote noses” to experience the unique patterns, textures, shapes and colors around us. Sing a song, listen to a story or make friends with a puppet. Ages 3-5. 1 ½ - hour program. $4 per person.

DISCOVERY TOURS Teachers, explore the Nature Center trails with your students on a naturalist-guided tour. You’ll make discoveries through hands-on investigation and activities designed to support the Academic Content Standards at your grade level. 2-hour program. Grades K-4, $6 per person. Grade 5, $7 per person. 

EXPLORE THE SHORE - 5TH GRADE TOUR Sponsored by El Dorado Nature Center and the City of Long Beach’s Adopt-A-Beach program. In this hands-on, two-hour program, students will use scientific tools and instruments to discover how water sustains all life on earth, and how the water cycle shapes our local watershed and affects the marine ecosystem. Available at Granada Beach or Cherry Beach. 2-hour program. $7 per person.