Birthday Parties

Update: Birthday Party Programs are held outside. We encourage attendees to wear a face mask, but masks are optional for attendees and staff at this time.

Create lasting memories, have a birthday party at Springbrook! Birthday Parties (unless otherwise noted) are for children turning 4 - 11. Included in your fee are private rental space for two hours, a 45-minute outdoor naturalist program (topics listed below), and access to brand new exhibits and nature trails. Call the nature center (763-572-3588) to book your party today! 

Fees and Availability

Fees: $125 

Maximum number of total attendees: 15 

Time slots: Saturdays: 10 am – Noon or 2-4 pm; Sundays: 2-4 pm



Explore the party topics and choose what is best for you! 


See if you have what it takes to build a shelter from scratch or start a fire without matches!

Animal Tracks and Signs

Are you curious about what creatures are around you and how to look for them? Let’s take a hike around Springbrook to look for signs that animals were there, using indicators like tracks, scat and even potential homes!

Archery (ages 6+) (April-October)

Learn the basics of archery starting with what came before the modern bow. 


Learn how to use the GPS units and go on an adventure in the park!

Pond Exploration (April-October)

Learn about the wetlands of Springbrook from inside them! Whether you dip in a hand or jump in with both feet we’ll get an up-close view of our ponds and the creatures inside them. 

Insect Discovery (April-October)

Dive into the secret world of insects within Springbrook’s Prairies. We’ll get up close to the diverse world of insects and how they color our landscapes. 

Snowshoeing (Winter Only)

Let’s learn about snowshoes, play snowshoe games, hike over hill and dale, and burn off some of that excess energy to explore the winter woods. NOTE: Must have 3 inches of snow pack to use snowshoes.

Build Your Own Adventure 

If your interests don’t fit any of the adventures above, we’ll work with you to build an adventure that fits your interests.

Fort Building
Pond Dipping