Kindergarten - Animal Explorations

Spring Season: Up to 48 students (2 classes)
½ Day Program (2 1/2 hour program)
9:00am to 11:30am or 12:00pm to 2:30pm

Students will participate in an exciting investigation of animal adaptations and changes in the spring time.  Through a combination of story-telling, animal observations, and hands-on exploration, students will discover how animals are affected by weather and climate.      

Teachers are responsible for bus transportation as follows:

  • Transportation to and from Wildlife Preserve;

  • 15 minutes after arrival and 15 minutes before departure (Fall/Winter)

  • Please Note: for Spring season programs, you will need your bus for the entire duration of the program 

Curriculum Connections: 

We've updated the program to reflect the new curriculum!

  • Plants & animals have observable features
    • basic needs of plants & animals
    • adaptations of local plants & animals
  • Daily & seasonal changes affect all living things
    • weather changes & seasonal changes
    • living things make changes to accommodate daily & seasonal changes
  • Language & story can be a source of creativity & joy
  • Curiosity and wonder lead us to new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us

How to Book

To make a booking call Jake at 456-7400 or email 

We will need the following information to make a booking:

  • Your school;
  • Teacher Name(s) (if more than one class is coming, we'll need contacts for each class);
  • Email addresses (if different from the standard;
  • Grade(s) and class sizes:
    • In spring we can accommodate 48 children (two classes);
  • Your mode of transportation to and from the Preserve (yellow bus, white 20-24 passenger bus, personal vehicles, etc);
  • The dates and times you are interested in;
  • Any special needs - especially mobility related disabilities (the more we know the better experience we can provide you).

We also ask that teachers facilitate parents/guardians signing a photo-release waiver for the trip: YWP Photo Waiver - School Program.pdf