WILDERNESS ADVENTURE FIELD TRIPS 

SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve boasts a variety of plant communities and ecosystems to explore, including the rare and beautiful Shadow Lake Bog. With 3 miles of trails, covered picnic tables, a field for games, and an indoor Education Center, SHADOW is the perfect place for a field trip. While at SHADOW, students will participate in hands-on, experiential learning that is designed to fit each grade level and learning type. Trip offerings are based on Washington’s Next Generation State Science Standards and introduce key concepts to students in a fun and supportive atmosphere.

Cost

SHADOW believes that ALL students should experience this special ecosystem. Prices vary by curriculum and length. However, SHADOW offers a sliding scale based on percentage of students receiving free or reduced lunch, email education@shadowhabitat to learn more.

A $20 deposit is due once a date is confirmed to hold field trip date.

 

To Inquire and Schedule a Trip

Step 1: Review the curriculum offerings in the table below

Step 2: Choose a curriculum(s) that best suits your group or class

Step 3: Fill out and submit the inquiry form at the bottom of this page

Step 4: Wait for a SHADOW education staff to contact you (Response within 3 business days)

Curriculum Offerings

Curriculum Name

Topics

Grade Range

Length

Standard Pricing

Sprout Scout – Bog Walk

Wetland wildlife & plants

Pre-K

60 minutes

$3 per individual (Max. 20 students)

Sprout Romp – Woods Walk

Woods wildlife & plants

Pre-K

90 minutes

$5 per individual (Max. 20 students)

Bountiful Bog

Basics of ecosystems & organisms

K-2

60-minutes

$125 per class (30 students or less)

Wetland Explorers

Biotic & abiotic factors; niches, habitats

K-2

90-minutes

$175 per class (30 students or less)

Bog Connections

Producers, consumers, & decomposers; animal adaptations

3-5

60-minutes

$125 per class (30 students or less)

Time Machine

Geology & glaciers

3-5

60-minutes

$125 per class (30 students or less)

Nature Journaling

Ecosystems, observations, & various topics

3-5

90-minutes

$175 per class (30 students or less)

Ecosystem Explorers

Plant & animal adaptations, food webs, & restoration.

3-5

120-minutes

$200 per class (30 students or less)

Beyond the Bog

Urbanization, climate impacts, land management

6-8

60-minutes

$125 per class (30 students or less)

Nature Journaling

Science observations, ecosystems, various topics

6-8

90-minutes

$175 per class (30 students or less)

Restoration & Recovery

Restoration, implications of humans, preservation

6-8

120-minutes

$200 per class (30 students or less)

Stewardship

Learn and do active restoration work and weed removal

6-8

120-minutes

$125 per class (30 students or less)

Bog Walk

Tour SHADOW Lake Bog

9-12

60-minutes

$125 per class (30 students or less)

Stewardship & Bog Walk

Active weed removal and restoration activities

9-12

3-hours

$3 per person (30 students or less)