Nature and Animal

This page lists programs for kids and families to learn about and/or interact with animals and nature in the Raleigh, North Carolina area.
Kids Raleigh: Nature and Animal - Fun 4 Raleigh Kids
Agape Center for Environmental Ed Ventures 1-5

ACE Education experiences make use of experiential learning – proven to be the most effective method ...

Age: 1st - 5th graders
1369 Tyler Dewar Lane, Fuquay Varina, NC, 27526
Every Kid in a Park Program

Fourth graders and their families can visit national parks, lands, and waters for free for an entire ...

Fin-tastic Fishers

Fin-tastic Fishers mission is to provide hands-on interactive learning to allow children the opportu ...

See website for specific dates. Classes are typically ...
1530 Lafayette Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC, 27526
Free Forest School Raleigh-Durham Nature Preschool Group

Free Forest School of Raleigh-Durham is a free group, open to young children and their parents or ca ...

Join group for schedules.
Hemlock Bluff Nature Programs and Classes

The educational programs offered by the trained staff of the Stevens Nature Center focus on basic sc ...

2616 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, NC, 27518
Holly Springs Parks and Recreation

Holly Springs Parks and Recreation offers something for everyone! From family fun nights to adult-on ...

Age: 2+
JC Raulston Arboretum

Taught by experts, our one-day classes and multi-day courses offer detailed instruction covering a v ...

4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC, 27606
Longleaf Learning Collective

Longleaf Learning Collective is a non-profit organization dedicated to building and supporting commu ...

Various parks in Wake County
NC Museum of Natural Sciences Programs

From alligators to opossums, come face-to-face with a new live animal each week. This free program i ...

See website for schedules
11 West Jones St., Raleigh, NC, 27601
NC Nature School

We have found that many people today long to connect with the natural world but lack the knowledge a ...

Varies on chosen programs
Age: 5-14
Various Locations
Piedmont Wildlife Center Homeschool in the Wild

Piedmont Wildlife Center’s homeschool program is a wonderfully unique experience. Composed of a dive ...

Fall and Spring semesters. Weekly on Wednesdays
Age: 7-17
Umstead State Park (Crabtree Entrance), 8801 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC, 27617
Planet Peace Affiliates

Planet Peace Affiliates is a nonprofit organization helping youth of all abilities become active pea ...

6121 Forestville Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27604
Raleigh Parks and Recreation Programs

We offer a wide variety of programs, classes, and events throughout the year. There are endless oppo ...

Age: 6mos+
various locations in Raleigh
Sun Star Morning at the Farm Parent/Toddler Classes

​WHERE CHILDREN GROW AT THEIR OWN PACE... ​Welcome to Sun Star Farm, a Farm Preschool and Half-da ...

Age: 1-4
2902 Marthas Chapel Road, Apex, NC, 27523

Learn through Outdoor Play Tinkergarten is a weekly class for multi-age children (18 months-8 yea ...

Age: 18 months- 8 years
various locations in Wake County
Willow Oak Farm's Barnyard Buddies

Barnyard Buddies -- Welcome to Farm School! Our Barnyard Buddies preschool classes are nature-bas ...

Spring Session I: March 1 - April 8. Spring Session I...
Age: 18mos - 5yrs
1530 Lafayette Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC, 27526