Family Education

monthly hands-on s.t.e.a.m. programs for families

Second Saturday Safari

for families and older kids

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Join the Blue Heron tradition of saying goodbye to summer with a twilight hike! Meet at the Preserve as the Sun starts to set and the beautiful glowing insects come to light.

Come see how many fireflies you can catch with your bug net, play some games, and then enjoy a glass of lemonade to salute another great summer in nature.

PRICING (25% discount for members):

  • Free for ages up to 3 years old.

  • $7.00 PER PERSON ages 4 - 12.

  • $10.00 per person ages 13 and up.

Sunday Funday

Independent exploratory learning programs.
An educator will be on-site to help!

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Find your favorite summer-time acitivity: playing in the creek, blowing giant bubbles, building colorful forest forts, and create summer-inspired art!


  • Free for ages up to 3 years old.

  • $7.00 per person ages 4 and up.

Letterboxing at Blue Heron


Letterboxing is a self-guided treasure hunt in beautiful places.

Follow the clues to find a letterbox! Stamp or sign your name in the journal to make your mark.