Birthday Parties

BNC Welcome Sign

Celebrate your next birthday with us!



Nature Walk

Hike the trails of the Center as we focus on the season’s highlights.  (Topic is weather permitting)







Exploring the Pond

With nets in hand, discover the kind of creatures that call our pond home!  (Topic is weather permitting)






Visit with the Animals

Learn about each of our resident critters and their habitats. Frogs, Lizards, Snakes, Insects and more are ready to meet you!





Nature Crafts

Love crafts? You and your friends will each make a season themed craft.






485169_10151009697512575_1480745020_nPrincess and the Frog

All of the Center’s frogs will help you celebrate your birthday “princess style” while learning about these amazing amphibians!



We hope you will join us and have fun learning about nature!


Your birthday party includes:

A fun filled 2-hour party for you and up to 15 of your friends and an educational presentation with one of our Naturalists.

Cost is subject to change:

    • $300 for non-members ($10 for each additional child over the 15 max);
    • $275 for members ($7 for each additional child over the 15 max);
    • $75 deposit is required at the time of reservation,  balance due on day of the party.
    • Parties must be scheduled at least 2 weeks in advance.
    • Parties may be scheduled for weekdays and weekends.
  • Availability is dependent on the staff, facility and season.

For further information and assistance with booking a birthday party at Barnes Nature Center, please contact:

Kirsten Tomlinson:  or call the center at 860.583.1234 ext. 105