UPDATE: As of Friday, May 8, until further notice, the WNC Nature Center is still temporarily closed to the public. The Nature Center is working closely with the City of Asheville to determine the safest possible date to reopen. This will most likely take place during Phase 3 of North Carolina’s Stay at Home order.
All Guided Programs are available year round! Select one of our standard offerings or contact us to discuss custom options for your grade, topic or NCSCOS standard!
Opportunities for Groups of 10 or More Participants:
Four themes are available:
Reptiles – 2.L.1.1, 2.L.1.2, 4.L.1.2, 4.L.1.3, 5.L.2.3
Amphibians – 2.L.1.1, 2.L.1.2, 4.L.1.2, 4.L.1.3, 5.L.2.3
Insects – 2.L.1.1, 2.L.1.2, 4.L.1.3, 5.L.2.3
Mammals – 2.L.1.1, 4.L.1.2, 4.L.1.3, 5.L.2.3
Grade Level: Variable
Program Length: 60 minutes
An opportunity for students to learn the importance of preservation and conservation through a one-hour presentation (45-minute presentation/15-minute Q&A) with two live animal guests, animal skeletons, skins, feathers, skulls, and more. Students have a chance to interact closely with live native animals and touch the many samples on display.
Schools, Home School Groups, Private Facilities, & Government Agencies – Small Groups
Within Buncombe County:
Outside Buncombe County:
Please submit the requested information to inquire about having a program at your organization. Submitting this form does not guarantee your reservation. You may also email email@example.com to see about program availability.