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Just For Kids
baby mammothWhat to Expect
Kids are important to St. Joseph's Remington Nature Center. We want you to be able to find some really cool nature information and have fun doing it. So, we've created a section just for you. In this section you'll find some cool web sites to view, fun things to do, and even a scavenger hunt for when you visit the nature center.

Birthdays

Have your birthday party at Remington Nature Center, contact us at 816-271-5499 for details.

Education

The Remington Nature Center of St. Joseph offers a unique education experience for groups of all ages. Some resources include:
Feeding fish
Friday Fish Feeding Frenzy

Please join us at the Remington Nature Center of St. Joseph every Friday at 10:30 a.m. for our Friday Fish Feeding Frenzy event. Help us feed the Missouri River fish who live in our 7,000-gallon aquarium. Their diet consists of minnows, worms, corn, and peas. Observe the fish as they fatten their bellies.

Mock Dig
Experience firsthand how archaeologists excavate sites at a MOCK DIG!

Website Resources

Here are some cool websites to visit:

Disclaimer
Remington Nature Center staff may, on occasion, take photos of patrons visiting the center for general interest publication. Photos will be used exclusively by the city and strictly for the sole purpose of promoting the center.

Upcoming Events

 Crafts and fish feeding included with admission price.
Wacky Whatever with Odd'n'Ends
Saturday,September 17, 1pm-3pm
We'll pull out lots of craft "stuff". You bring your imagination and create something marvelous!
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day: FREE ADMISSION!
Saturday,September 24, 10AM-5pm
The Remington Nature Center will offer free admission for everyone. No ticket or preregistration required; just show up anytime between 10am-5pm to tour for free. Kids 15 and under can also participate in an indoor scavenger hunt for a small prize, but do need to be accompanied by an adult.
3rd Annual Scout Badge Day
Saturday,October 22
Both boy and girl scouts of all ages can earn a unique Remington Nature Center badge by completing various activities at the Remington Nature Center. You do not have to be a scout to participate; families are welcome to take part, as well. More details to come, so stay tuned for additional info!
Finger Puppet Ghosts
Saturday, October 29, 1pm-3pm
Right before Halloween, make a spooky but oh-so-cute ghost.
Fingerprint Snowmen
Saturday, November 26, 1pm-3pm
Create adorable snowmen using your very own fingerprints.
Sun Catcher Ornaments
Saturday, December 17, 1pm-3pm
Just before Christmas, make a beautiful sun catcher ornament for the holidays.