Pioneers Park Nature Center

Programs and Services


  • The preschool and pre-K programs are built on the philosophy that children learn by doing: hiking, climbing, digging, building, and being outdoors. Learn more.

  • Enrollment opens on Feb. 1. For more information please contact the Preschool Director at 402-442-8669.

Classes and Programs

  • A variety of classes and programs are held year around for all ages at the Nature Center. Check out some upcoming events here.

Nature Camps

  • Day camps are offered through the Nature Center for children ages three to 17 and focus on enjoying and learning about nature while exploring the outdoors. Learn more.

  • Friday October 12, 2018 - LPS Elementary schools are not in session.
    This day camp for students in Kindergarten - 5th grade will include a hayrack ride, outdoor exploring, a camp fire, hiking, marshmallow roasting, and much more. Come prepared to be outdoors and bring your lunch. Lincoln Public School elementary are not in attendance on this day.
    Both the registration (click title) and waiver form (see link below) must be received in order for registration to be complete.

  • Don't forget the Waiver. Registration is not complete until enrollment fee, registration and waiver forms are complete and submitted.

  • Camp registration opens on January 22, 2018. Sign up by calling the Pioneers Park Nature Center at 402-441-7895 or register online. All registrations must be accompanied by the Registration and Waiver form. See link below.

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Lincoln Parks and Recreation

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