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Educational Programs at the
Great Plains Nature Center


Home School Field Trips Scout Programs Teacher Resources Meetings Upcoming Programs

There is always something going on at the Great Plains Nature Center! 
If you are interested in upcoming events, follow the links above. 
Got an idea for something you would like us to offer?  Just let us know!

bulletFamily programs are offered on a regular basis throughout the year.
bulletClasses studying any wildlife or outdoor topic will find the GPNC is a great place to go for a school field trip.
bulletThe GPNC is the regular meeting place for several outdoor and environmental organizations. 
Find out about their upcoming meetings at our Meetings page.
bulletSummer Teacher Workshops are available.

To schedule a school field trip please read the instructions here


For those programs requiring a fee you may register over the phone by calling
the Owl's Nest Gift Shop at 316.683.5499 x111 between the hours of 10-4, Monday-Saturday. 
Payment for phone registrations may be done with a credit card.

You may also register online.

For free programs that require registration, please see the program description for the registration procedure.

  1. Full payment must accompany registration.
    Make check payable to:  GPNC

  2. If mailing the registration form in, send it to: 
    6232 E. 29TH STREET N.
    WICHITA, KS 67220-2200

  3. Registration will close when class/program is full or three business days prior to program.

  4. All programs have a minimum and maximum size limit. 
    A program may be cancelled if minimum is not met.

  5. PLEASE register each participant separately. 
    For scout programs, a single registration for all scouts in your group is sufficient.

  6. All programs are held at the Nature Center unless otherwise noted.

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Questions or comments?  Send Email to Jim Mason Spidey
Or write us at: 
Great Plains Nature Center
6232 E. 29th Street North
Wichita, KS 67220-2200             Call:  316-683-5499            Fax:  316-688-9555