Inspiring People to Connect with Nature

Field Trips

Bring your school classes, homeschool groups, scout troops, or other groups out to Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium for a field trip.

We offer a highly customizable field trip experience for all age levels, featuring:

  • Guided nature walks tailored to grade-appropriate topics and interests

  • Full-dome planetarium, featuring shows from NASA, ESA, the European Southern Observatories and the International Planetarium Society as well as live stargazing presentations

  • Space museum with a large collection of meteorites

  • Live animal show with opportunities to interact with native and invasive animals

  • Enclosed butterfly garden with native wildflowers

  • Aviary featuring owls and a bald eagle

  • Large collection of reptiles including two full grown alligators, rattlesnakes, and a crocodile

  • Nature museum with fossils and artifacts

Cost is $5 per student, teachers/group leaders are free, additional adult chaperones $8

Girl Scout Space Science badge and scouting astronomy badge programs are available for all scouting levels at $10 per scout (more badges coming soon!)

To schedule a field trip or get additional information please contact our Environmental Education Coordinator, Rebecca here or call (239)-275-3435

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