Welcome to The Green Center!
Upcoming Programs & Events
The Green Center will have a children's activity table at Eagle Days at the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge on January 18, 2020! Join in the fun and stop by to say hello!
Registration is OPEN for our Winter Nature Play programs taking place Wednesdays in February! Check them out HERE!
Registration is OPEN for our Spring Break Programs- March 16, 17,18 & 19! Sign up for 1, 2 or all of them! Check them out HERE!
Registration is OPEN for our Summer Camps! Check them out HERE!
Update as of January 22:
Green Chef Camp-FULL
Get Outdoors- 9 openings
Nature Play- 11 openings
Founded in 1998, the Green Center is a natural oasis in the heart of the St. Louis metropolitan region. The center is headquartered in a residence built in 1932 and is located in Kaufman Park, University City, Missouri.
The heart of the Green Center is its outdoor spaces which include a nature explore classroom, learning and demonstration gardens on the headquarters' grounds; a half-acre prairie within a short walk of the headquarters; a half-acre Missouri wetland and the 26-acre Ruth Park Woods.
We encourage visitors to explore the Green Center's outdoor spaces on their own or take advantage of our classes, guided field trips, spring and summer youth camps, scout badge programs, and service learning and volunteer opportunities. Artists find inspiration here for their photography, painting, and creative writing.
Bringing the outdoors in, The Green Center provides nature-related art exhibits by talented local artists.
Generous supporters like YOU enable us to provide engaging outdoor education programs to children and adults and help restore native habitats in our local communities. We serve over 3000 students each year! Please consider donating today!
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