Welcome to The Green Center!
NEW Half-Day June Summer Camps Are Available! Find out more information here!
*Update as of June 1*
Session #1: Full
Session #2: 4 spots remaining
Register for the Gateway Resilience Run and Ride HERE! Select UCMDR as your charity and a portion of the registration fee with go towards The Green Center!
Our 2 Speaker Series events that were to be held in the Spring will be rescheduled to a later date TBD.
NEW Art Exhibit "Springtime Ceramics" by Patty M. Sheppard has been postponed and a new date is TBD.
Our Ladies Garden Tea Party will be rescheduled! Check back soon!
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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