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Junior Assistant Naturalists are volunteer positions that help with summer day camp programs at Tamarack Nature Center.
Free, guided bird walks at Tamarack Nature Center are offered on select Saturdays in May.
Camps are available to children ages 3 to entering 8th grade. Most camps run Monday–Thursday and are offered weekly from June 28–August 19.
Parks & Recreation is looking for the community's help to realize its 21st Century Parks Vision, starting with a virtual town hall on January 26.
Tamarack Nature Center will be closing at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 24 in preparation for its Halloween Moon Party. Discovery Hollow, garden and trails will all be closed. The preserve will open to event ticket holders starting at noon. Regular hours for the general public will resume on Sunday, Oct. 25.
Ramsey County Parks & Recreation offers a wide variety of outdoor activities for all ages all year round! Head to the park and embrace the fun of winter – go sledding, skiing, snowshoeing and more.
Winter program registration is now available at Tamarack Nature Center.
Register to enjoy moon games and other fall activities in Discovery Hollow, including a story walk, an up-close visit with a live animal and more surprise activities along the way.
Fall programming at Tamarack kicks off in September and program registration will open September 15.
Discovery Hollow Nature Play Area at Tamarack Nature Center has reopened after a temporary closure due to COVID-19 and an improvement project.
Tamarack Nature Center is moving day camp online through a new series that is free for all participants. Do-It-Yourself Day Camp transforms some of Tamarack’s favorite in-person sessions into a virtual adventure that is free for all to participate in.
Tamarack Nature Center is celebrating its ninth year of operation with nearly half a million visits, and it's time for a Discovery Hollow and Garden spruce-up.
After careful consideration for the well-being of participants, staff and volunteers, all 2020 Tamarack Nature Center day camp sessions have been canceled.
Despite all in-person programs being canceled through at least August 31, Tamarack's naturalists are staying connected with the community on all things nature-related through virtual programming.
Early registration is recommended, as camps often fill quickly.
Camps are available for children ages 3-14.
Open skating, hockey and other park programs are available to enjoy this December.
With 15 years of experience as an environmental educator, Faris is starting her fourth year at Tamarack Nature Center. She’s the Naturalist Teacher for the ECFE classes and works in the preschool classes as well.
Tamarack's Discovery Hosts will be on-hand on Saturday mornings with nature's most wonderful surprises! Participants can experience up-close visits with live animals, touchable artifacts, drop-in activities and outdoor explorations.Stations are open 10 a.m. - noon, and guests may come and go as they please. No registration required. Please check in at the front desk upon arrival. Location will change from week to week.
Tamarack Nature Center offers free summer programs for many age groups covering a wide variety of nature topics.