Namekagon Canoe Trip Summer Camp *FULL for 2022*

Carpenter Nature Center 12805 St. Croix Trail S., Hastings, MN

Specialized camps designed to foster an interest in nature for youth ages 12 – 15 Join CNC naturalists for a three day/two night canoe trip on the Namekagon and St […]

Pathfinders Summer Camp *FULL for 2022*

Wisconsin Campus 300 East Cove Road, Hudson, WI

Space is limited, and registrations are required. Please RSVP by calling (651)-437-4359. Week-long day camp on our WI Campus for ages 10 and older Explore the connection between the environment and […]

Trails & Ales *CANCELED*

Carpenter Nature Center 12805 St. Croix Trail S., Hastings, MN

Enjoy the beauty of the St. Croix River Valley with an after-hours hike at Carpenter Nature Center. Learn about the history of CNC, listen for birds, spot wildflowers, and more […]

Minnesota Campus Bird Hike

Carpenter Nature Center 12805 St. Croix Trail S., Hastings, MN

Space is limited, and registrations are required. Please RSVP by calling (651)-437-4359. Join an expert birder on a morning hike around the Nature Center. Learn to identify birds by sight […]

Wisconsin Campus Bird Hike

Wisconsin Campus 300 East Cove Road, Hudson, WI

Space is limited, and registrations are required. Please RSVP by calling (651)-437-4359. Hike various trails on our Wisconsin campus and learn to identify birds with local experts from the St. […]

Preschool Story Time: Spectacular Spiders

Carpenter Nature Center 12805 St. Croix Trail S., Hastings, MN

Space is limited, and registrations are required. Please RSVP by calling (651)-437-4359. Monthly preschool story time programs are designed to introduce children ages 2 – 5 to nature in a […]

Carpenter Art Festival

Wisconsin Campus 300 East Cove Road, Hudson, WI

Join us for the 7th annual Carpenter Art Festival to celebrate art and nature in the St. Croix River Valley. Enjoy art, music, and food from local artisans at our […]

MN Campus Bird Hike

Carpenter Nature Center 12805 St. Croix Trail S., Hastings, MN

Space is limited and reservations are required, please call CNC at 651-437-4359. Location: Carpenter Nature Center Minnesota Campus, 12805 St. Croix Trail South, Hastings MN 55033 Join an expert birder on […]

WI Campus Bird Hike

Al & Laurie Hein Visitor Center 279 South Cove Road, Hudson, WI

Space is limited and reservations are required, please call CNC at 651-437-4359. Location: Carpenter Nature Center Wisconsin Campus, 279 South Cove Road, Hudson, WI 54016 Hike various trails on our Wisconsin […]

Autumn in the Valley Gala

Carpenter Nature Center 12805 St. Croix Trail S., Hastings, MN

Location: Carpenter Nature Center Minnesota Campus, 12805 St. Croix Trail South, Hastings, MN 55033 CNC is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Autumn in the Valley Gala this September. Funds […]