Children’s Nature Birthday Parties: Ages 4-12

Looking for an unforgettable experience for your child’s birthday? Elachee offers five themed packages sure to delight the Birthday Child and guests! Take it one step further by giving a birthday gift that lasts all year! ADOPT AN ELACHEE ANIMAL FRIEND

Elachee Nature Birthday Parties

  • PARTY FORMAT: Children ages 4 to 12 years, and designed for the Birthday Child plus 12 child guests (includes one free adult admission per child).
  • PARTY TIME: Elachee offers children’s birthday parties March through November onlyon Saturday afternoons from 1:30-4:30 p.m. - see schedule below. (Birthday parties are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis outside of Elachee’s regularly scheduled programming.)
  • PARTY PACKAGE FEE: $195.00 ($20 Discount for Elachee Members)
    Add $20 per additional child guest, over the 12 included in the Party Package. Your birthday party is reserved upon receipt of a 50% deposit. The remaining balance is due 15 days before the party date. When received, we will confirm the reservation.

Choose a Party Theme Package

The Birthday Child and guests will engage in fun nature encounters with an Elachee Naturalist who will lead a themed program, designed for the outdoors or under cover outside, then a guided visit to the Live Animal Exhibit. Your party will conclude in a reserved space for friends and family to celebrate with the Birthday Child.

  • ​Amazing Amphibians and Radical Reptiles
    Explore their world and meet a snake or tortoise up close!
  • Discovering Dinosaurs
    Go back in time to investigate dinosaurs and examine real fossils.
  • Scavenger Hunt - NEW!
    Become a nature detective and look for clues nature will leave behind. Discover animal tracks and solve the mystery!
  • Stream Life - NEW!
    Bring your water shoes! Take a short hike into Chicopee Woods to learn about water and the creatures that live in the Walnut and Elachee Creeks.
  • Wilderness Survival - NEW!
    Try your hand at building a shelter and fire building. Learn the basics of what it takes to survive in the wilderness.

Party Packages Include:

  • Three (3) hour outdoor pavilion or indoor classroom rental (with tables and chairs, and access to a catering kitchen with a refrigerator and microwave).
  • Themed nature program and activity led by an Elachee Naturalist.
  • Free admission for the Birthday Child, 12 Child Guests (ages 4-12) and one adult per child guest to Elachee’s Visitor Center and Exhibits. All other guests will be charged admission: $5 per Adult and $3 per Child (ages 2-12 years).
  • An Elachee Nature Shop present for the birthday child
  • Party favors for the birthday guests
  • Elachee birthday invitations
  • 13 Chicopee Woods Conservation Area daily parking passes distributed at the CWAPC Parking Station on Elachee Drive.

You Provide: 

  • Food/Beverages
  • Birthday Cake 
  • Tableware
  • Decorations (NO balloons or confetti allowed)

Party Timeline:

  • 1:30-2 p.m. ... Host Family Arrival and Set-up 
    Check-in at the Elachee Visitor Center/Nature Shop
  • 2-3:30 p.m. ... Naturalist-led Themed Party Program
  • 3:30-4:30 p.m. ... Private Celebration in Reserved Location
  • 4:30-4:45 p.m. ... Guest Departure 
    All party guests, supplies and trash must be cleared from the space. Host Family to check-out at the Elachee Visitor Center/Nature Shop.

Book Your Party

Call 770-535-1976 to schedule a birthday party facility tour or to speak with an Elachee representative. You may also submit an online request. PARTY REQUEST