Prairie Ridge: Plants of Prairie Ridge

  • Times Available: Tuesday - Friday, 10:00am (up to 2 classes)
  • Date Range: September - November 2023, March - May 2024
  • Grade Levels: 3rd Grade
  • Class Size: minimum 8, maximum 21
  • Months: March, April, May, September, October, November
  • Requirements: Minimum age 8 years.
    Must register for program at least four weeks in advance.
  • Fee: $80 per program (additional $80 for Soil add-on)
  • Contact: Missy Chernick at
Review the parts and functions of a plant including seeds, stems, leaves and flowers. Explore the prairie in search of trees, grasses and flowers. Compare plants that live in the forest to those that live in the prairie. Add our Soil program to your visit for an additional $80 per class.
Plants of Prairie Ridge Program: 60 minutes long; Soil Add-on: Additional 60 minutes

This program is held at our Prairie Ridge Ecostation location.

Curriculum Correlation(s):   3.L.2

Scheduling Instructions: Scheduling is now closed for the 2023/2024 school year. Scheduling for the upcoming school year will begin on Tuesday, July 30 for programs in October–January, and Tuesday, August 27 for programs in February–May. A link to the scheduling request form will be added once scheduling begins.

Scholarship Opportunities: Funding may be available to cover all or part of program fees for qualifying schools. Please indicate your interest in the Additional Information section of the Scheduling Request Form.