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Nature of Learning Field Trips

Our award winning academic program.

Request a Program

To request a program for your class, please complete our Academic Program Request Form.

Our award-winning Nature of Learning programs consist of hands-on activities relating to ecology, scientific observation, resource management, and building healthy ecosystems, for both people and animals. Students enjoy a day of movement and activity outside, all while being shown the importance of science in real time. Read on to see which program best fits your student’s needs and interests. Field trips can be scheduled year-round, Tuesday-Saturday.

Price: $9 per student/$7 Title One Discount

Please note, a minimum of 15 student participants is required.  If fewer than 15 students attend, a minimum of $135 will be charged for the program.

Program Options 

Wet & Wild: Wetland Researchers

Appropriate for 3rd-9th grade

Wetlands are very important for south Texas plants and animals, as well as humans. Using the scientific method students help Audubon Educators check the health of local wetlands by investigating its inhabitants and water quality.

Amazing Avian Adaptations

Appropriate for 2nd-5th grade

Be a bird’s best friend by learning about their amazing adaptations, surveying birds and learning about their various habitats, and discuss their conservation in your community.

Customize Your Program

Some programs can be customized to align with students’ learning goals and grade level, from Kindergarten to 12th grade!

Contact us at 210-628-1639 or for more information. 


Accessibility Statement: Mitchell Lake Audubon Center welcomes everyone, no matter their physical or mental abilities. Please let us know of any accomodations needed no less than one (1) week prior to your scheduled program.

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