Birthday Parties
For the Nature Lover in the Family

birthday hat

“In the end we will conserve only what we love. We love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.”

Spend three quarters of an hour with live reptiles, mammals, birds, and more. Give your child a fun filled learning experience.

Program: Sweetbriar will present an exciting 45 minute educational program in a pre designated area at the Nature Center.  The program is always participatory and children get a chance to interact directly with some of the animals they meet. 

Cost: $225 minimum for up to 15 children.  $10/child for each additional child up to a maximum of 25. Families must be members in order to hold a birthday party ($35 for a family membership)  Gratuities are not included.

What you receive:
An exciting 45 minute educational program
An experienced educator to present the program
A room that holds up to 25 people
A “green” gift for each child
Invitations with directions
T-shirt for the birthday child

To book a birthday party contact Nancy Adornetto at .
Print Birthday Party Application Form

ABSOLUTELY NO BALLOONS PLEASE!!
Sweetbriar reserves the right to end the program if the health and safety of any participant or animal are at risk, or if the party is disrupting the enjoyment of the center for visitors.

Available Programs to choose from:

Animal Interviews
(Recommended for children ages 3 and up)
Children will meet and interact with animals from each group of land animals with backbones, including an irresistible mammal, a funny bird, a friendly turtle, and a slithering snake.

Threatened Wildlife
(Recommended for children ages 7 and up)
Children will learn more about the reasons why animals are threatened, meet some threatened animals, and tour a table full of things made from endangered wildlife.

Creepy Crawlies (May to September only)
(Recommended for children ages 5 and up)
Insects and their relatives are everywhere.  Children will meet live creepy crawlies, find out what makes an insect an insect, and go on a bug safari a to find out about these weird and wonderful living things. A visit to the Butterfly House is included.
(All adults must pay the entrance fees to enter the Butterfly House.)

Reptiles
(Recommended for children ages 5 and up)
Children will meet and interact with members from most of the groups of reptiles, including three kinds of turtles, lizards, and a snake.

Rainforest Ramble
(Recommended for children ages 3 and up)
Children will meet some of the amazing animals of the rain forest and tour our mock rain forest to learn more about these wondrous places (late fall, winter, and early spring are preferable.)

 


Party Guidelines
(Please call to review the guidelines with one of the birthday coordinators.)

Parents/guardians are responsible for:

Since we are an environmental center and try to model environmentally friendly practices we ask that you use as few disposables as possible.

ABSOLUTELY NO BALLOONS PLEASE!!

Sweetbriar reserves the right to end the program if the health and safety of any participant or animal is at risk, or if the party is disrupting the enjoyment of the center for visitors.

Print Birthday Party Application Form

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