Get ready for nature encounters in ‘Īao Valley, project-based team work, physical exercise such as hiking, meadow exploration, wildlife discovery, instructional discussion and hands-on craft activities.
New for 2020, Hawai‘i Nature Center in Wailuku offers Outdoor EDventure Days – a weekday program for Maui students when school campuses are closed. Incorporating State of Hawaii Next Generation Science Standards, this curriculum explores a broad range of topics led by environmental educators including: climate change, the ahupua‘a ecosystem, native species, and cycles of nature. In order to deliver the safest program possible, this is offered as a two-day program within the same week.
More than 20 Maui schools have partnered with HNC for extended learning in environmental education.
Full-Day Program: Wednesdays $55 (for members) or $70
Does your child attend a Title One school or is your family financially in-need? Apply for our Maui County scholarships for FREE or partially subsidized OED using this application (one scholarship per family, please). Email your completed application to us here.
Please contact our Maui Office at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional availabilities and information.
CANCELLATION POLICY If you cancel within seven days of the first day of each program, your enrollment is non-refundable for any reason. | Update 8/14/2020: currently waived due to State and DOE pandemic policy instability
REFUND POLICY With at least seven-days notice prior to the program’s start, we will refund your tuition. However, a $50 cancellation fee per child per week and administrative processing fees will be charged. | Update 8/14/2020: currently waived due to State and DOE pandemic policy instability
THIRD PARTY REGISTRATION POLICY Hawai’i Nature Center does not accept third party registrations or registrations on behalf of other friends or family–the registering child’s parent or guardian must be the individual to complete and submit all registration information. If we determine that a third party has completed your child’s registration, your registration will be cancelled and we will refund your tuition. A $50 cancellation fee per child per week and administrative processing fees will be charged.
COVID-19 SAFETY Keeping children, families and our staff safe is our highest priority. Health and safety measures are in place to keep participants safe. Modifications include smaller group size to accommodate social distancing. We’ve added six feet of social distancing in our seating arrangements. Mask must be worn outside of snack and lunch times. Daily temperature checks are conducted. More frequent and easier-to-monitor hand washing is required. Frequent disinfecting of surfaces and high traffic areas are performed. Since our programs are outdoors, we have lots of room to spread out and enjoy the fresh air while exploring nature.