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Remington Nature Center
Welcome 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.
Mother Nature READS
Tuesday, March 7, 10:30am-11am.
Join Naturalist Shelly Cox as "Mother Nature" for a nature-themed storytime for ages 18 months-6 years. BATS...Come learn about Mother Nature's only flying mammal.
Fingerprint Pussy Willows
Saturday, March 11, 1pm-3pm
Our pinky-finger prints create this lovely spring favorite!
Handprint Fish Puppet
Saturday, March 25, 1pm-3pm
Turn your handprint into a fish puppet!
Mother Nature READS
Tuesday, March 28, 10:30am-11am.
Join Naturalist Shelly Cox as "Mother Nature" for a nature-themed storytime for ages 18 months-6 years. BUGS BUGS & more BUGS...Bugs are everywhere. We will learn why most bugs are beneficial and not really very icky at all.
Mother Nature READS
Tuesday, April 4, 10:30am-11am.
Join Naturalist Shelly Cox as "Mother Nature" for a nature-themed storytime for ages 18 months-6 years. FUNNY FROGS...It's that time of year, time for the frogs to return. Learn about frogs and just how cool they really are.
Plant a Seedling
Saturday, April 8, 1pm-3pm
Let's build a pot and plant a seed!
Bird Nest Collage
Saturday, April 29, 1pm-3pm
We'll build a bird nest on a paper plate!
Mother Nature READS
Tuesday, May 2, 10:30am-11am.
Join Naturalist Shelly Cox as "Mother Nature" for a nature-themed storytime for ages 18 months-6 years. SPIDERS...Learn why spiders are Mother Nature's busy helpers. Meet a live tarantula.

Senior Crafts

The Remington Nature Center is offering 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.

MO Bugs: Missouri's Majority
A blog by Shelly Cox about Missouri's insects.

Zero Waste Nerd
A blog about becoming as zero waste as possible.

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.



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