Educational Programs at Prairie Woods
What could be more important than learning to live well with ourselves, others, and the environment?
Relevant, hands-on learning is daily fare at Prairie Woods. Ponds, prairies, hills, and hardwoods are our classroom. Guided exploration of nature is presented with engaging, interdisciplinary activities.
- Pre K through college options
- On-site day visits
- Outreach programs at your school
- Overnight programs
- Custom-designed programs
- NEW* Youth Energy Summit
Experience our high adventure learning laboratory!
High events include Flying Squirrel and Giant Ladder, as well as 2-level circuit course and Challenge Trail. Climbing walls are available both outdoors and indoors, for year-round programming.
- Team-building and cooperation
- Personal confidence & leadership
- Problem-solving & critical thinking
- Physical fitness
- Understanding diversity
Turn back the clock and the past is revealed...
Living history takes on a whole new meaning as students and teachers together step back in time at Prairie Woods. Time Travel programs enliven everyone's understanding of the past...and the present.
- Refurbished pioneer cabin
- Native American History Village
The Gary Westby Educational Shooting Sports Range, located on a remote site at Prairie Woods, offers sporting clays and a smallbore rifle range.