Field Trip Reservations and Policies

If you are looking for quality out-of-the-classroom learning experiences, we offer a year-round standards-based curriculum that provide opportunities for extending and deepening students' understanding of the natural world.

Scheduling process and policies

Interested in bringing your class to Tamarack Nature Center? Please review the following policies and information prior to making a reservation.


All program slots for the remainder of the 2023-2024 school year are at full capacity.
Reservation requests for the 2024-2025 school year will become available in late May. 

Confirmation and communication

Booking conformation emails will be sent out. Please carefully review all details and make sure all information is correct. Before your program, you will receive an email containing the program schedule, chaperone letter and reminders for your visit. 

Final count and cancelations

Cancelations and adjustments to final numbers must be made at least two weeks in advance of your visit by calling 651-266-0360. After that time, no adjustments may be made. Groups canceling less than two weeks prior to program date will be assessed a $25 processing fee.


All reservations must be paid in full two weeks prior to program date. Accepted payment types are cash, check, Visa, Discover, American Express or MasterCard.

Chaperone policy

Tamarack Nature Center requires at least one chaperone for every 12 students. Chaperones must stay with their students at all times and are responsible for students conduct and behavior. A chaperone information letter with helpful tips and tricks will be provided to assist with preparing for your visit. There are no program fees for chaperones, however, they must be included in your total group count and equipment rental rates apply.


Pre-visit information