School Groups

The Howell Nature Center has a long history of quality programming for day and overnight school trips. We work hard to provide a well-rounded and engaging outdoor experience for students, teachers, and chaperones. Our staff will work closely with you to design a program tailored to your educational goals.

TAILORING TO SCHOOLS’ INTERESTS

We offer a wide selection of educational experiences:

  • Outdoor Education
  • Nature Education
  • Wildlife Education
  • Adventure Education
  • Cultural Education
  • Evening Traditions

See all our 2022 programming options:

PROGRAM GUIDE

Day Trips

Join us for the day! With programming options for preschool through high school, we can provide a memorable experience that’s perfect for your students.

  • Day Package: (9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.) 3 to 4 hours of programming. Space for a sack lunch.
  • Full Day Package: (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) 5 to 6 hours of programming. Space for a sack lunch.
  • Extended Day Package: (9 a.m. – 9 p.m.) 5 to 6 hours of programming. 1 to 2 hours of evening programs. Space for a sack lunch and dinner.
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Overnight Trips

Spend the night in our modern lodges! Extend your trip with one of our all-inclusive overnight packages. These longer experiences are recommended for fourth grade and up.

  • 2 Day, 1 Night: 7 hours of day programs, 2 hours of evening programs, 3 meals and 1 evening snack.
  • 3 Day, 2 Night: 13 hours of day programs, 4 hours of evening programs, 6 meals and 2 evening snacks.
  • 4 Day, 3 Night: 19 hours of day programs, 6 hours of evening programs, 9 meals and 3 evening snacks.
  • 5 Day, 4 Night: 25 hours of day programs, 8 hours of evening programs, 12 meals and 4 evening snacks.
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Teacher Trip Packet 

Contact  reservations@howellnaturecenter.org  or call (517) 375-9713 for scheduling and pricing information. Rates vary based on length of visit and programs selected.