Webb Mountain Discovery Zone

Where science & history meet nature in a fun, hands-on learning experience

Field Trips

Bring your 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade class to the Discovery Zone to learn about life cycles, soil, rocks, ecosystems, and more! Or come take part in a self-guided field trip! 

Follow the link above, or click here, for more information on cost and scheduling. 

Scout Programs

Have your girl scouts or cub scouts visit the Discovery Zone and earn a new badge! Come learn about nature and wildlife with our staff as we see what the trails have to offer. 

Follow the link above, or click here, for more information on cost and scheduling. 


Birthday Parties

Choose from 1 of our 10 awesome party themes based on your child's age and interests! Your child and their friends are bound to have a blast, whether they're dressing up as pirates while searching for treasure, building fairies houses in the woods, or searching for salamanders along the Discovery Zone trails.

Follow the link above, or click here, for more information on themes, cost, and scheduling. 

Special Events

Every now and again, the Discovery Zone hosts special events! 

For more information on past events, upcoming events, and more, follow the link above, or click here





PARENT RESOURCES

12 Outdoor Family Activities That Will Make You Immune to Nature Deficit Disorder

Many families find it challenging to get outside and explore together. But you can change your family’s habits — and prevent nature-deficit disorder — by trying a few of these outdoor family activities. There’s no shortage of inspiration to learn, explore, and give back to nature.

  • Learn about the great outdoors first-hand 

https://content.yardmap.org/learn/plant-id-tips/

http://earthsciencejr.com/9-great-outdoor-learning-activities-for-springtime/

https://mothernatured.com/nature-exploration/fun-ways-to-measure-nature/

https://andreasnotebook.com/25-outdoor-arts-and-crafts-for-kids/

  • Add a bit of adventure to outdoor recreation

https://playnewswire.com/your-official-guide-to-backyard-climbing-walls/

https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/backyard-playscape/

https://activeforlife.com/kids-games-for-trail-walks/

https://metalbladecycles.com/4-tips-when-mountain-biking-with-your-child/

  • Give Nature a Helping Hand

https://nababutterfly.com/start-butterfly-garden/

https://kidsgardening.org/news-kidsgardening-offers-easy-parent-and-kid-activities/

https://letslassothemoon.com/2015/04/14/how-to-plant-a-honey-bee-garden-with-kids/

https://www.audubon.org/news/how-make-diy-bird-feeder-recycled-materials

Encouraging the whole family to get outside takes some creative thinking. Fortunately, these resources offer plenty of inspiration for all ages. Whether you want to go on an adventure, learn something new about nature, or help give back to the environment, there’s a way to prevent nature deficit disorder — and it might be as close as your backyard.

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