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.

Art at the Art Center
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)

Nature at the Outdoor Center
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 612)
    *Destinations are available seasonally.

Indoor and Outdoor Recreation
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)
  • Snowshoeing (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 fun and 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's belongings

More Information
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