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Winter Wildlife Celebration

Winter Wildlife Celebration

January 19 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Included with general admission to the VINS Nature Center.

Celebrate the wildlife of winter at the VINS Nature Center with a fun-filled day of family activities! In the morning, join our knowledgeable educators to explore our exhibits and trails with interactive guided tours and talks. The celebration continues in the afternoon with outdoor and indoor games, crafts, and activities that challenge visitors of all ages in their winter adaptation skills. Finish the day by a warm campfire and enjoy some yummy refreshments. Snow or no, it’s sure to be a great way to discover the wonders of wildlife in winter!


10:30am – 11:00am: Wee Ones Story Time & Meet a Turtle

11:00am – 11:45am: Snakes Don’t Wear Sweaters – Reptiles in Winter

11:00am – 11:45am: Guided Snowshoe Hike

11:00am – 3:00pm: Wildlife Feeders Craft and Coloring

12:00pm – 12:45pm: Project FeederWatch Birding Workshop

12:00pm – 1:30pm: Build a Nest Box

12:00pm – 2:00pm: Winter Games: Hidden Snow Creatures, Ice Cube Hunt, and Otter Bowling

12:30pm – 1:15pm: Raptor Enclosure Tour

1:00pm – 1:45pm: PBS Nature Film Screening

2:00pm – 2:45pm: Raptors in Winter

2:45pm – 3:15pm: Raptor Feeding Time

3:15pm – 4:00pm: Campfire and Refreshments

For more information, contact us at 802.359.5000 or info@vinsweb.org.