All programs are held at:
Tower Grove Park (map)
4257 Northeast Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63110 314-301-1506 ext. 4171
Programs may be available in other city parks. Contact Rebecca Rodriguez to determine the best location for your students.
Growing Up Wild
All living things, big and small, have a life cycle. Discover nature as it grows through the exploration of plants and animals.
Discover unique characteristics that allow animals to thrive in their
environment. Examine animal artifacts to better understand the role they play
in the survival of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians.
Learn about habitat needs of plants, investigate seeds, explore
trees, and the importance of plants.
For nature, survival is the game! Predators and prey have unique
tools and behaviors that enable them to survive. Through skulls, a
game, and a mysterious case of predator/ prey, students will learn
firsthand about animal adaptations.
Who’s for Lunch*
Owls, snakes, mice and seeds… they’re all connected and dependent on each other for survival.
Remove one piece and the food chain falls apart. Students will study food chains and food webs,
and even investigate real owl pellets.
Leaves of three...let it be?! Students will be led in a survival-skills based
quest to overcome obstacles that stand in their way. Teams will work
together to solve challenges that will lead them to surviving the wild.
Develop an appreciation for invertebrates of Missouri! Students use the
tools of a field scientist and the classification system to compare and
explore the five main classes of arthropods and their important role in our