Three Rivers Parks offers a wide variety of educational services and facilities for organizations serving youth, seniors, and everyone in between! Programs are great for year-end outings, badge work, youth retreats, camps, leader workshops, corporate team building, company picnics, festivals, and more.
Knowledgeable. Dedicated. Passionate. Staff are available to assist in setting up a comprehensive annual curriculum or one-time event. The natural world is filled with magic — outdoor learning unveils the mysteries without losing the sense of wonder and awe.
Youth Group Opportunities
Stay updated on programs designed for youth groups and homeschools through the Youth Leader Services newsletter. Financial assistance is available for individuals, schools and agencies serving youth.
Three Rivers Parks is the perfect field trip destination. Classroom concepts are reinforced through learning opportunities that teach students to appreciate and respect their surroundings. Experiences are available in the parks and offsite.
The Wonder Fund creates opportunities for school groups with financial need to experience the parks.
Find numerous events for scouts of all ages, such as outdoor exploration, badge programs, overnight stays, and more. Program dates and descriptions
Homeschool groups get unique and memorable learning experiences through hands-on, nature-based programming. Program dates and descriptions
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Keep your mind and body active and fit while expanding your knowledge of the great outdoors. From bird watching and seasonal cooking to climbing walls and team building, there is something for adults of all ages and abilities.
Volunteer Service Opportunities
Ongoing and short-term volunteer service opportunities for groups and individuals vary by park and season. Possibilities may include projects organized in conjunction with Global Youth Service Day in April; garlic mustard pulls in May; gardening throughout the growing season; prairie seed collection from late August to mid-October; buckthorn removal in October; and other service projects as needed. For current listings and more information, visit the Volunteer page.
Special Use Permits
A Special Use Permit is required for all commercial groups (regardless of size), all non-commercial groups of 30 or more people when using a park or trail facility, and commercial photography shoots. Fees for permit, use, and facility may apply. See more information.