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Remington Nature Center
Remington Nature Center aerial viewWelcome to the Remington Nature Center's home on the web. Located in the beautiful Missouri River Valley in picturesque St. Joseph, Missouri, we have built a reputation for sharing nature's wonder with students and families, children and adults. Browse the site or come visit - we look forward to sharing our love of nature with you. 

Blue Star Museum

Monarch Butterfly Proclamation
 
Upcoming Events

 Crafts and fish feeding included with admission price.
Fish Feeding Frenzy
EVERY Friday, 10:30am
Come help us cut worms to feed the Missouri River fish who live in our 7,000 gallon aquarium, then watch as our staff feeds them. The fish's diet consists of minnows, worms, corn, and peas. Each child will receive a special Fish Feeding sticker.
Cave Drawings
Saturday, March 12, 1-3pm
You've seen the cave paintings in our "time tunnel"; now is the time to make one yourself!
Butterfly Life Cycle
Saturday, March 26, 1-3pm
Coming out of the cold, dark winter we welcome spring and new life by creating a Butterfly Life Cycle.
Busy as a Bee
Saturday, April 30, 1-3pm
Use your fingerprints and cereal to create your own beehive picture to take home! Then, make a bee for the RNC Group Hive!
Nature Collage
Tuesday, June 21, 12pm-2pm
This is a senior craft.
Native American Artifact Show
Saturday, June 25, 10am-3pm
View a variety of authentic Native American artifacts collected by local enthusiasts. Bring in your items for identification. This show will focus on the love and enjoyment of the hobby. No buying or selling of artifacts will be permitted.
Tea Candle Holder
Tuesday, July 26, 12pm-2pm
This is a senior craft.
Splatter Blobs
Tuesday, August 23, 12pm-2pm
This is a senior craft.

Senior Crafts

The Remington Nature Center is offering summer craft sessions for Seniors!  
Sessions will be held in our lovely concession area with great views of the river as well as an outside deck. Drop in any time between 12pm–2pm on scheduled Tuesdays!  Bring your friends, bring lunch if you’d like and come have some creative fun. Craft sessions are included with regular Senior (60+) admission ($2). View the schedule.

Nature Education Programs
Nature Programs presented by Shelly Cox - Naturalist, Remington Nature Center.Standard admission rates ($3 for adults, $2 for seniors 60 and over, $1 for youth ages 4-15) will also apply. For booking and scheduling, please contact the Remington Nature Center at 816-271-5499, or email Andrea McCoy.

Educational Cultural History Programming
All programs use authentic artifacts and are one hour long. Cost is $100 per program.
Standard admission rates ($3 for adults, $2 for seniors 60 and over, $1 for youth ages 4-15)will also apply. For booking and scheduling, please contact the Remington Nature Center at 816-271-5499, or email .


Monthly Scavenger Hunt
Every month, twelve items will be hidden indoors, throughout the nature center. Kids and families can do the scavenger hunt anytime during operational hours. All you have to do is inquire at the front desk and we'll give you a clipboard so you can write down where you find the items. Once they have been found, kids will get a sticker, temporary tattoo, and a special small prize. Hidden items and prizes change every month!

Recreation Education
With the Remington Nature Center and Bode Sports Complex! Let us educate and exercise your group for a day! This is the ultimate field trip for kids!

Sign Up for Nature News
Click the link above to sign up for Nature News, our Remington Nature Center quarterly newsletter. You'll find Nature News under the Notify Me category.


Hours
Monday-Saturday
10am - 5pm

Sunday
1pm-5 pm


Admission
Adults:          $3
Seniors:        $2
Youth (4-15): $1
3 and under:  Free


Closed on...
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
President's Day
Easter
Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas
New Year's Eve
New Year's Day


Contact Us
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Andrea McCoy
Manager
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1502 MacArthur Drive
St. Joseph, MO  64505
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Ph: 816-271-5499
Fx: 816-676-3206

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Hours
Monday-Saturday
10am - 5pm

Sunday
1-5 pm

Admission
Adults:          $3
Seniors:        $2
Youth (4-15): $1
3 and under:  Free

Closed on...
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
President's Day
Easter
Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas
New Year's Eve
New Year's Day