Educational Opportunities

Help the imagination sprout

At Tower Grove Park, children can discover wonder and curiosity of the great outdoors— from observing forest critters and aquatic life, to learning easy ways to recycle, to growing their own organic vegetables.

Upcoming programs
The Missouri Department of Conservation brings nature-based, educational programming to the Park. All programs are free of charge; however, advanced online registration is required.

Birding Kits | Birding kits are available for checkout year-round

What Makes a Mammal? | Friday, Sept. 20 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

  • Open to ages 7-12

  • Missouri’s mammals come in all shapes, sizes and abilities. Join us for fun mammalian activities which illustrate what make a mammal. Meet at the New Comfort Station near the Kingshighway entrance.

  • Register online

Leaves are Falling | Monday, October 14 from 12:30-2:30 p.m.

  • Open to ages 5-12

  • Let’s keep it elemenTREE and explore leaves, trees and seeds. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Meet at the Stone Shelter.

  • Register online

There is something for everyone— whether you’re a parent wanting a fun, nature-based project to engage your child, a teacher planning an outdoor exploration field trip, or an adult curious about birding or gardening.