Birthday Parties

Create lasting memories, have a birthday party at Springbrook! Birthday Parties (unless otherwise noted) are for children turning 4 - 11. Included in your fee are: a private rental space for two hours, a 45-minute outdoor naturalist program (topics listed below), and access to exhibits and nature trails. Call the nature center (763-572-3588) to book your party today! 

Fees and Availability

Fees: $125 

Maximum number of attendees: maximum of 15 children and up to 5 adults 

Time slots: Saturdays or Sundays, 10am-12pm or 2-4pm



Explore the party topics and choose what is best for you! 

Survival! (ages 8+)

See if you have what it takes to survive in the wilds of Springbrook Nature Center!


Animal Tracks and Signs

Are you curious about what creatures live at Springbrook Nature Center? Let’s take a hike to look for signs of animals, using indicators like tracks, scat and even potential homes!

Archery (April-October, ages 6+)

Learn the basics of archery starting with what came before the modern bow. 

Pond Exploration (April-October)

Learn about the wetlands of Springbrook from inside them! Dip a net or container into ours ponds and get an up-close view of the creatures that live in them. 


Insect Discovery (April-October)

Dive into the secret world of insects within Springbrook’s Prairies. We’ll get up close to the diverse world of insects and how they color our landscapes. 



Hike with a naturalist, then come inside to meet one of Springbrook's resident reptiles.  


Scavenger Hunt (ages 4-7)

Follow naturalist clues on an adventure throughout the park! There are two themes available: 

Eco Pirates: Follow the clues to a hidden treasure!.

Wildlife Scavenger Hunt: Can you find all of the animals? Use your owl eyes to find your hidden animal and then team up to help others find theirs. 


Snowshoeing (snow required)

Let’s learn about snowshoes, play snowshoe games, hike over hill and dale, and burn off some of that excess energy to explore the winter woods. NOTE: Must have 3 inches of snow pack to use snowshoes.




Kids outside in fall, kids playing in snow, kids snowshoeing