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New Programs for your Family!


Sarett is offering a new, safe way to enjoy a naturalist-led adventure at the nature center. You and your family can reserve your own private experience without worrying about social distancing from other participants! Expect 45 minutes to 1 hour adventures.

Space is limited. Please call to register-269-927-4832. Masks required. $16/ Member and $20/ Non-Member. The price includes up to 4 participants, $4 for each additional participant.

WILD FOR WETLANDSAugust 5, Wednesday, 10:30 AM

Explore one of the longest systems of boardwalks and trails through the Paw Paw River floodplain searching for turtles, frogs, dragonflies and more with a Sarett naturalist as your guide.

GOING BUGGY!August 13 , Thursday, 10:30 AM

A special opportunity to learn about insects while exploring the trails including a private tour of Sarett’s Butterfly House!

MUCKIN’ IN THE MARSHAugust 21, Friday, 10:30 AM

Today’s adventure will take you off trail through the cattails and tall grasses of our wetlands. You must want to get wet and dirty. Grasses in the wetland can be sharp – you must wear old long pants, old tie shoes and a long sleeved shirt.

WHAT’S GROWING ON?August 26, Wednesday, 10:30 AM

Curious about Michigan wildflowers, trees and shrubs? Tap into the expertise of a Sarett naturalist to introduce you to the great variety of plants along our trails.

Can’t make one of the scheduled Family Nature Adventures? No problem! Contact Sarett to arrange your own adventure on your own time with a naturalist. $30/ Member, $40/ Non-member. Price includes up to 4 participants, $5.00 for each additional person up to 8 participants. Expect 1 hour to 1-1/2 hour adventures. Please call to request your adventure-269-927-4832. Masks required indoors.

Families Enjoying Nature Together Mini-Courses

4- One Hour Lessons with a Sarett Naturalist

Topics Include:

· Native Gardening

· Birdwatching Basics

· Reptiles & Amphibians of Michigan

· Art in Nature

Members $150 / Non-Members $200 includes up to 4 participants. $25 for each additional person up to 8 participants.

Please call to request your mini-course – 269-927-4832.