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 additional 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

Nature Art: Gifts To and From Nature | Thursday, Nov. 7 from 5-6:30 p.m.

  • Open to all ages and adults

  • Fall is a favorite time to discover the beauty of nature. Use natural materials to create a masterpiece all your own. All supplies will be provided for you to decorate a wreath or invent your own décor. You’ll leave with a gift for you and one for wildlife in your backyard.

  • Register online

Outdoor Animal Obstacle Course | Friday, Dec. 20 from 10 a.m.-noon

  • Open to ages 6-12

  • It is winter break, let’s keep moving! Jump, skip, run, hop, and slide around as we learn how MO animals move. 

  • 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.