Kids at the Outdoor Center

Group Outings for Kids

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Explore nature! Create a masterpiece! Move your body! Get your group to experience an adventure that only Eden Prairie Parks and Recreation can offer.

Choose from one of the following to take a journey through the imagination while learning basic art techniques:

  • Clay Creations (Grades K-12)
  • Mask Making (Grades K-5)
  • Art Books (Grades 1-7)
  • Printmaking (Grades 1-12)
  • Make your own Board Game (Grades K-7)
  • Phenakistoscope (Grades 2-7)
  • Modern Art Mixed Media (Grades K-6)

Take an expedition of exploration and discovery with one of the following:

  • Astronomy (Grades 3-12)
  • Bird Watching (Grades K-12)    
  • Shelter Building (Grades 6-12)
  • Live Animal Presentation (Grades Pre K-12)
  • Making Maple Syrup* (Grades K-12)
  • Winter Survival* (Grades 6-12)
  • Fishing* (Grades 3-12)
  • Pioneer Program (Grades K-12)
  • Fire Building (Grades 6-12)
    *Destinations are available seasonally.

Keep your group active and entertained with one of the following:

  • Indoor Ice Skating (Grades K-12)
  • Indoor Broomball (Grades 7-12)
  • Indoor Swimming (Grades 5-12)
  • Inner Tube Water Polo (Grades 5-12)
  • Snowshoe (Grades K-12)
  • Archery (Grades 1-12)
  • Tennis (Grades K-12)
  • Pickleball (Grades 1-12)
  • Orienteering (Grades 4-12)
  • Geocaching (Grades 4-12)
  • Canoeing (Grades 6-12)

Maximize Your Experience
Add on these special experiences for even more enjoyment!

  • Campfire
  • Play Structure
  • Open Swim
  • Open Skate
  • Room Rental
  • Historic Interpretation
  • Indoor Lunch Space
  • Splash Pad
  • Snow Tubing
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Ice Skating


  • $7.50 per person/$75 minimum
  • $25 labor fee for pool, ice programs and clay creations
  • 1.5-2 hours
  • 1 adult per 10 children
  • Grade = most recent grade that has been completed

Recreation staff will lead your group during the duration of the program. 

Optional With Package

  • 30 minutes for gathering or lunch before or after program
  • Space for group members' belongings

More Information
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