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Programs for Adults, Families and Kids

Pee-WeeNaturalistPee-Wee Naturalist Summer Series

Tuesdays: June 10, July 8, and August 12; 9:45 – 11 am
Ages 3 & 4 (adult helper required and admitted free); $50 General Public/$40 CNC Members; Registration required by June 5th

If your child loves playing outside and all things animals, they’re going to love our Pee-Wee Naturalist programs! Join us in June as we look at transformations in the lives of butterflies and other insects. Get ready to learn how to be a naturalist in your own backyard in July and how to cool off with water in August! These programs allow your child to harness their naturalist skills in an exciting, interactive way through animal encounters, trail hikes, games and more!

Backyard CampoutGreat American Backyard Campout

Saturday, June 21 – Sunday, June 22; 5 pm – 10 am
$50 General Public Families/$35 CNC Member Families (price per tent); Registration Required by June 13th

Want the great outdoor experience but prefer to stay close to home? CNC offers a great opportunity to camp out and get guaranteed wildlife sightings on our Wildlife Walk! Bring a picnic with all the fixings, take photos that will last a lifetime, enjoy a campfire with marshmallows, and enjoy the beautiful grounds as you explore the great outdoors at the Backyard Campout!

Breakfast with Butterflies

Saturday, July 12; 8am – 10am; Ages 4 – Adult; $20 General Public/$15 CNC Members; Registration Required by July 7th (limited spaces)

Our Butterfly Encounter will soon be closed but you have one last chance to enjoy an exclusive experience!  Join us for a light breakfast and time inside our butterfly encounter with a limited number of participants.

night-hikeNight Hike

Saturday, August 2, 8:00 – 10:00pm, All Ages, $10 General Public/$7 CNC Members

The summer has almost come to an end but there is still time to have a night-time adventure at CNC!  Join a naturalist on an outdoor journey to see what happens at night at CNC!  Explore the woodlands or wetlands of CNC, visit with one of our non-releasable nocturnal animals and end the evening with time around the campfire roasting marshmallows.


Please check our Calendar of Events for daily programs included with admission.

Find out about our Canoe Programs for Families.

Find out more about our Adult Programs.

To provide the best experience, please register a minimum of one week in advance on-line, by Email:

scheduling@chattnaturecenter.org or by calling 770-992-2055 ext. 237 Spaces are limited so please register early. To receive the member rate you must join at the family level or higher.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

If a class is cancelled for any reason you will receive a full refund. If you wish to cancel your reservation, please contact our office at least six business days prior to your scheduled program. $10 of your registration fee will be retained by CNC. You will receive confirmation when we receive your cancellation. If you do not receive confirmation within one business day, we have not received your cancellation. No refunds will be given for cancellations made fewer than 6 business days prior to your scheduled program. Refunds will be paid by check, please allow 4 – 6 weeks.