The Austin Nature & Science Center offers nature-based programs for members of the community, such as school break camps, seasonal festivals, animal programs, and more. For questions about a camp or community program, please call Visitor Services at 512-974-3888.

Camps

Fall Break

Fall Break Camp

Observe cycles in the outdoors and learn all about how change is the only universal constant. Join us to explore the patterns and cycles of nature and the secrets of the stars. Register today!  

Winter Break

Winter Break Camp December 20-22, 2021

Registration available on RecTrac November 22, 2021

  • 10:00 am for City of Austin Residents 
  • 1:00 pm for non-residents
Spring Break

Spring Break Camp March 14-18, 2022

Registration available on RecTrac November 22, 2021

  • 10:00 am for City of Austin Residents 
  • 1:00 pm for non-residents

Events

 

 

 

 

Fall Festival

Fall Festival 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Make a seed ball to plant for pollinators in the spring, watch a super fun puppet show by Literature Live!, learn all about caring for Austin animals with a Wildlife Protection Officer, and more!

Austin Nature Day

Austin Nature Day April 23 2022 9 am-1pm

See you here on April 23, 2022! More details coming soon. 

Videos

Tiny Tours

Virtual Tiny Tours of the Austin Nature & Science Center

Join us on Facebook and YouTube for ANSC Tiny Tours!  Catch a glimpse of our beautiful site and learn all about the animals, exhibits, and natural spaces that surround us.  Videos will be posted daily Fridays-Sundays this fall.

Weekday Wake Up Daily Videos

Austin Nature & Science Center Daily Videos posted on our Facebook page.

Visit our Facebook page Mondays-Fridays beginning in November for our Daily Posted Videos!

Join Caroline for Mindfulness Mondays as she teaches you a variety of ways to slow down and engage your body and mind.

Learn with Mary and Emily on TEKS Tuesdays as they investigate TEKS objectives for grades K-3.

Watch Ms. Kat on Wild Wednesdays as she shows you some of nature’s most interesting creatures!

Follow Ms. Elizabeth as she takes you into the Zilker Nature Preserve to read some of her favorite stories for Tales from the Trails Thursdays.

Explore your sense of sight, taste, touch, smell and hearing with Ms. Elizabeth on Five Senses Friday.