Thursday, August 30, 2012

Sept 2012 Activities at the Ogden Nature Center

Wild Wednesday time change to 3:45 pm every Weds.

Wild Wednesdays– Exciting Eagles
Wednesday, September 5 at 3:45 pm
Free for ONC members
$2 children / $3 seniors / $4 adults
All ages welcome
Join an Ogden Nature Center teacher/naturalist and two of the Ogden Nature Center’s resident eagles to discover amazing eagle adaptations. Learn about the personal survival stories of Sundance and Des Ta Te, two of the Ogden Nature Center’s resident eagles. Please meet in the Visitor Center.

27th Annual Wildwoods BASH Dinner and Auction
Friday, September 7 at 5 pm
$60 per person or $1,000 for a reserved table of 10
Purchase tickets online at <>  or by phone at 801-621-7595
Enjoy a feast prepared by Ogden’s finest foodies, tap your feet to live jazz by local musicians Don Keipp, Ryan Conger and Brett Wright, and bid on outdoor gear, experiences, art and gifts – all inspired by nature.  This fun, casual party is held outside at the Ogden Nature Center’s backyard glen.  Proceeds benefit the Ogden Nature Center’s award-winning education programs and two beautiful nature preserves totaling 175-acres of open space in our community.

Wild Wednesdays– Migration Station
Wednesday, September 12 at 3:45 pm
Free for ONC members
$2 children / $3 seniors / $4 adults
All ages welcome
Are you ready to migrate back to school?  Kick off the start of another school year by learning about animal migration. Meet live animals that migrate and learn how they travel long distances to find food and shelter. Please meet in the Visitor Center.

Scout Saturdays
Saturday, September 15
9 am - Native vs. Invasive
10 am - Conservation
11 am - Venomous Reptiles
Cost $5 per scout
The Ogden Nature Center provides the perfect outdoor classroom for scout activities. Have an ONC teacher/naturalist help your scout pass off merit badge requirements during these 45-minute classes. Reservations and a non-refundable deposit are required. For more information on the requirements for each badge please refer to the website:

Kundalini Yoga 8-week session for beginners to intermediate
Monday evenings, September 17 through November 5 from 6:30 – 7:45 pm
$45 members / $50 non-members
Ages: adults
This Kundalini Yoga class is ideal for beginners or for those who want a gentle Kundalini practice.  Bring your own yoga mat and blanket.  Wear loose, comfortable clothing, and we recommend not eating for at least two hours before the start of class. Taught by instructor Bruce Fisk.  Please pre-register by calling 801-621-7595.

Wild Wednesdays– Close encounters of the Natural Kind
Wednesday, September 19 at 3:45 pm
Free for ONC members
$2 children / $3 seniors / $4 adults
All ages welcome
Have you ever wondered what the world looks like to an ant?  Using a microscope you’ll get the chance to find out.  With the help of an Ogden Nature Center teacher/naturalist, you’ll have a close encounter of the natural kind. Please meet in the Visitor Center.

Mad Science– Fantastic Fliers
Thursday, September 20 from 6-7 pm
$8 members / $10 non-members
Age: 6+
Join the Ogden Nature Center and Mad Science for a learning adventure in flight and aerodynamics. In this one hour workshop, discover the forces that affect flight: lift, thrust, gravity, and drag. Make and test various plane designs to see these forces in action, and then see it live with one of the Ogden Nature Center’s flying friends. Please RSVP by 4 pm, September 19 to 801-621-7595.

Preschool Discovery Days - Leaves and Trees
Choose a date and time:
Tuesday, September 25 or Thursday, September 27
9:30 am, 11 am or 1 pm on any of the dates
$5 per child/parent members / $6 per child/parent non-members
General admission rates apply to all other family members.
Pre-registration required. Call 801-621-7595 to register.
Ages: 3-5
Discover the many things we use each day that come from trees! Race samara “helicopters,” play leaf tag and learn about the palms, teeth, veins, and needles of Earth’s tallest, oldest, and largest organisms.

Wild Wednesdays - Fall into Autumn
Wednesday, September 26 at 3:45 pm
Free for ONC members
$2 children / $3 seniors / $4 adults
All ages welcome
Fall has arrived! Help the Ogden Nature Center bring in the new season as we learn how animals and plants adapt to a changing environment of less sunlight and cooler temperatures.  Remember to wear your best flannel shirt! Please meet in the Visitor Center.

Please note:Class sizes are limited to ensure a quality experience.  Call in reservations over the phone and pay with a credit card or come in person to pay with cash or checks.  The Ogden Nature Center reserves the right to change instructors or cancel classes due to circumstances beyond our control including, illness, inclement weather or low attendance.  The Ogden Nature Center is located at 966 W. 12th Street in Ogden, Utah. For more information, please visit or call 801-621-7595.

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