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Education

Nahant Marsh Education Center, through the Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, offers a wide variety of environmental education programming for people of all ages, including these signature programs:

Breakfast Nature Club
Field Trips and Tours
Homeschool

Master Conservationist
Outreach 
Summer Kids Camps
Toddler Tales

Did you know Nahant Members receive up to a 50% off discount on most programs and events? Click here to learn more and join the flock today!

Fields trips or private tours can be tailored for K-12, homeschool groups, camps, church groups, garden clubs, families, and more! Click here to schedule a visit with your class or group!

Check out our calendar of events for public programs, special events, and summer camps.

Please contact our Education Coordinator, Amy Loving, at aloving@eicc.edu or 563-336-3373 to begin your adventure today!

 

 

Upcoming Events

Homeschool Program

Homeschool Program

Jan 26, 2018 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Nahant Marsh Education Center provides a monthly program specifically geared towards homeschooled children grades K-9th. Each program includes a lesson,...

Breakfast Nature Club

Breakfast Nature Club

Feb 2, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am

Learn the secret life of Iowa's wildlife during this monthly class at Nahant Marsh. Each month we will explore the characteristics and adaptations of a...

Nature Hike

Nature Hike

Feb 3, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am

DCIM100MEDIA Join a Naturalist for a guided hike along the trails at the Marsh....

Family Program: Owls

Family Program: Owls

Feb 10, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am

In this family-friendly program, we will learn about owls. As nocturnal raptors, owls have many amazing adaptations to hunt prey at night. Learn about...

Winter Tree ID

Winter Tree ID

Feb 17, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am

Trees are fairly easy to identify when their foliage is full force, but identifying them in winter, well, that can be a bit tricky! In this class, participants...

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Hours

The Education Center is open
M-F: 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Saturdays 9 a.m.- Noon
Trails are open daily from sunrise to sunset.

If the main gate is locked, trails are accessible from the front parking lot. Look for the opening in the fence near the kiosk.