Due to a heat index exceeding 90 degrees, the Millennium Trail and Elm Lick Trail will remain closed until further notice.

Stay Curious!

School Age Programs

Embark on Adventure!

Field Trips

It’s hard to find a greater classroom than the wild and wondrous world of Bernheim when it comes to teaching kids of all ages and levels about nature. Our 16,000+ acre outdoor classroom makes learning experiential, immersive, and memorable!

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A LEARNING LANDSCAPE

“What a perfect field trip for my class. We walked the trail to the pond where we watched turtles sunning on rocks and logs, several pairs of geese nesting. We liked the great… children’s visitor center, especially the bird-watching room!”

Experience our Wildness!

Homeschool Hikes

These hikes offer opportunities for families and groups with children in grades K-5 to join Bernheim educators for an afternoon of learning, exercise, and adventure.
Registration required. Contact Dan Pascucci for more information.

Let us Come to You!

On-Site Nature-Based Visits

Whether it’s a school, homeschool group, community learning hub, or other educational space, Bernheim can come to you! Our nature-based educators & interpreters provide short, interactive presentations about ecosystems, plant identification, how to read a trail, and many other themes that leave students eager and excited for their next trip to Bernheim.
Costs vary depending on location and desired program length. Contact Dan Pascucci for more information.

BugFest

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BugFest – This is a free event. $15 recommended donation per car for non-members still applies. Bernheim will be abuzz on September 21, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. with all sorts of fun as we explore insects and their relatives. Celebrate our six and eight-legged friends with the Parade…

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