Nature Discovery Kids has been providing nature instruction since 1986. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Rio Grande


Monday-Thursday Classes from 9:00 AM-11:30 AM 

$65/class, or $58.50 for  members FRGNC

The classes include a nature hike in a  different area of the Nature Center each day. The kids are encouraged to observe, share, and ask lots of questions. The instructors use the young naturalist ideas, sightings and questions to guide the classes each day.  

 Classes Feature: 
  • Certified Teachers
  • Games
  • Data Collection 
  • Inside and Outside Activities


Friends of the Rio Grande Nature Center is a non-profit 50l(c)3 organization that supports the Nature Center's mission to preserve and protect the Rio Grande Bosque, to educate the public about Rio Grande ecosystems, and to foster positive human interactions with those systems. The Friends fund classes for over 12,000 schoolchildren each year, manage the Nature Shop and support a number of ecological research projects. Led by a force of 170 trained naturalists, the Friends serve a total of 130,000 Nature Center visitors with classes, guided walks, and other educational activities.


T: 505-344-7240

F: 505-344-3405


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