Group of children wearing DIY turtle shells at nature reserve

Turtle Tots Preschool Adventure

Turtle Tots Preschool Adventures logoTurtle Tots programs are designed to connect children to nature in a naturalist-led setting. These programs include: a themed story, hands-on learning stations and an outdoor experience at Heckrodt.

The fee is $6.00 per child.

Adult must attend with child. There is no fee for adults and siblings under 2 years old






Due to Covid-19 Guidelines, we are working to create a safe program for both the families and staff that attend the turtle tot programs. Themes subject to change based on guideline procedures.



This program requires preregistration and prepayment. Registration is not refundable. The registration may be transferred to a future session if you call us 24 hours before the program to be missed. Registration deadline for each program is the Friday before the program. There is NO registration the day of the program. A printable registration form is included on the flyer below. Registration can be made by mail or in person using this form. Credit card cannot be taken over the phone.

Turtle Tots programs through the end of December are full.

Turtle Tot Program 2022 Brochure

Turtle Tots Online Payment

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve staff contact for Turtle Tots is Andrea Bierbrauer

Contact Andrea to check on availability.



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