Important Notice: For the safety of all, face coverings are suggested upon entering the exhibit hall. Our exhibit hall is open during building hours with implementation of health and safety guidelines. Click here for details.

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Pre-registration is required for all programs (including free programs). For safety during this time, please have your face covering and consider bringing hand sanitizer when you attend the program.

Native Plant Sale

Sat, June 4, 9 am-1 pm

Plan to help support a healthy ecosystem by planting natives! Brendan Nolan of Plants for Ecology, , a producer of locally sourced native plants, will have a wide variety of trees, shrubs, and plants available for purchase. 


2022 Run for Nature Fundraiser – Sun, June 12

Sunday, June 12, 2022, 8:55 am – 11 am

Troy Farm, Beach Rd. & South Blvd.

Entry Fee:

$30 for adults

$15 for youth (ages 11-15)

Registration after June 5th: Additional $5 (adults only)

Little Sprout Sprint: $15 per participant (ages 10 & Under)

Click here to register 

Stage Nature Center 2022 Summer Camps

Summer Ecology Days

Fee: $185 | TNS Member Fee: $170

Tues-Fri, June 21-24, 9 am-4 pm

Give your child a special opportunity to explore the science of ecology – the study of the interrelationships between living things and their environment. Every adventure filled day will include fun interactive games, activities, and crafts. Children will sweep for insects in the meadow, explore the forest, experience the darkness of the underground or the night sky, look for signs of wildlife along the trail and much more! Bring a sack lunch each day. We will provide beverages and an afternoon snack.

Click here to register for ages 6-7

Click here to register for ages 8-10

Nature Adventure Camp

Fee: $95 | TNS Member Fee: $85

Ages: 4-5

Tues-Fri, July 19-22, 9:30-11:30 am

Children will explore animals, including insects, wildflowers, and other wonders of nature. Catching and observing insects, hiking the trails, watching birds and other animals, playing simple nature games, and making crafts with a nature theme are some of the activities that will take place. Each child will take home a “bug” box and an insect net.

Click here to register

Stirring up Science

Fee: $195 | TNS Member Fee: $180

Tues-Fri, Aug 16-19, 9 am-4 pm

Captivate your child’s creativity this summer with our camps full of science surprises! Children will dive-in “hands first” to amazing science projects that incorporate STEM educational practices. They will learn the secret formulas to mixtures like slime, putty, moon sand, and more. Children will explore the sun and the energy it gives to the earth. Do not miss out on the chance to discover simple yet startling science phenomena – sign up now! Bring a sack lunch each day. We will provide beverages and an afternoon snack.

Click here to register for ages 6-8

Click here to register for ages 9-11


Stage Nature Center is operated by the Troy Nature Society, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in Troy, MI. Please consider donating today!