'Rent-A-Naturalist' is the perfect program for small groups of family members, or close friends.
It is a personalized and customized, nature discovery trek, just for your group.

1. Recruit your team
2. Think about dates
3. Fill out the Form

Rent a Naturalist are: 
90 min programs
• 2 people min, 8 people max
• Adult and family program
• Children must be 
at least 3 years of age
 Rent a Naturalist rate:
Members: $75
Nonmembers: $100
*Includes all participants
*Rent a Naturalist is a Family Program.  Adults are required to stay and participate*
 You will be contacted by one of our educators upon form submission, to discuss details.
Once all parties have agreed, payment may be issued,
at which point, registration forms and payment link will be provided.


Tremendous Trees
Explore the forest and learn how trees survive the winter, seasonal changes in photosynthesis and what’s really going on inside these sleepy giants. Ages 5-10
 Runs Jan 14 to Mar 31
Wintery Critters
Animals have adapted to survive our harsh winters in lots of different way
Runs Jan 14 to Mar 31 
Fill out your form HERE
Out with the Owls
Embrace the darkness of winter by exploring the forest at night to listen for owls and look for wintery constellations.
Runs Jan 14 to Mar 31
Nature Adventure
Looking to get your family outside, but want to pick your own theme? Our educators will work with you to design your perfect winter adventure in the great outdoors!
Runs Jan 14 to Mar 31 
Fill out your form HERE

Q: Where will our trek be taking place?
A: Anywhere in the Sewickley Valley.
Q: What information will I need upon registration?
A: You will need to offer a few dates you are available.
Q: What is the age requirement to go on a Rent a Naturalist trek?
A: Children need to be at least 3 years old to attend.
Q: Can I drop off my kids for a program?
A: No, an adult must accompany kids on their trek, in addition to our educator
who is leading the program. 
Q: What is the maximum number of participants on a trek?
A: 8
Q: What is the minimum number of participants on a trek?
A: 2
Q: Is there a fixed schedule or would I be able to make my own?
A: Our treks can vary depending on your topic and staff availability.
Q: What extra precautions are being taken to keep participants safe?
A: Participants and staff will be screened for fevers before the trek and will need to wear a mask. Additional cleaning and sanitization procedures are also in place.
Q: What if there is bad weather?
A: If there is threat of thunderstorm or high winds we will reschedule your trek for another day, or offer a credit for another upcoming program.
If you would like to be contacted by one of our educators, prior to signing up,
please email us. We will be happy to call you!