Inspiring exploration, appreciation, and conservation of our natural world.

Create-Your-Own Program

Looking for something besides our NEST programs? We can do that! We have endless possibilities with our Create-Your-Own Programs:
Perhaps you’re interested in a theme you didn’t see for our NEST programs, or maybe you have a group size over 60, whatever your need is… we would be happy to create a custom program that accommodates you and your students. The Create-Your-Own Program is also perfect for scouts, youth groups, clubs, and other organizations looking for an easy way to explore the outdoors!

Pricing
Program fees for custom programs are based on a fee of $3 per student per hour. A minimum fee of $30 per hour (10 students) is required for small groups. Additional fees may apply please call 231.940.0960 for more information.

Format:
With Create-Your-Own programs the format is up to you! Therefore, the format can range anywhere from a one hour hike, to a half day of multiple activity stations and hikes. The options are endless! Any program can be customized to meet your needs.

Registration & Payment:
To register or for more information on a Create-Your-Own program, please take a moment fill out our NEST Program Inquiry Form , please select “other” on the drop down menu to let us know you’d like to create a custom program. If interested in a scholarship, please fill out our NEST Scholarship Application. Once we received your inquiry, a staff member will contact you to confirm your program. Payment and adjustments to class size are due no later than 5 business days prior to your visit and may be made by cash, check or credit card.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations for reasons other than weather must be made 5 business days in advance of the scheduled program date. A $50 cancellation fee may be charged for cancellations made within 5 business days of the scheduled program date. We will do our best to reschedule any programs cancelled due to weather. If rescheduling is not possible, a full refund will be provided.