Junior Naturalists

Presented and Managed by the City of Aurora

Join us for a fun educational experience in the outdoors as we learn all about the natural environments found in Aurora. Spending time in nature is proven to increase well-being in children.

The Invisible Life Around Us

Ages 9 - 12 years

Join us for a fun educational experience in the outdoors as we learn all about the natural environments found in Aurora.

The Invisible Life Around Us: Sunday, June 13, 9:00 - 11:00am

Take a closer look at the mysterious and marvelous microbial world around us by investigating soil, water, and other earthy samples under the microscope.

Thirsty Plants: Sunday, July 11, 9:00 -11:00am

Did you know that people have been using plants as food and medicine for years? Or that on the dry prairie, the presence of water welcomes different plants? Learn about prairie plants and their human and wild uses.

Prairie Creepy Crawlers Sunday, August 8, 9:00 - 11:00am

Anywhere you go you ll find insects and arachnids. Join us to learn about how fascinating they can be!. 

Ages 9-12 years

Price: $10

Location: Plains Conservation Center, 21901 E. Hampden Avenue, Aurora, CO 80013 Phone 303-326-8380

The City of Aurora's Parks, Recreation & Open Space department's mission is to encourage active lifestyles and create healthy environments for people, nature and community.

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