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 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

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.