Children’s Nature Birthday Parties: Ages 4-12

If dinosaurs, reptiles, bugs, adventure or seeing stars grab your child’s interest, choose an Elachee Nature Birthday Party for a unforgettable experience! 

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Party Size and Times

Party formats are for children ages 4 to 12 years, and designed for the Birthday Child and 12 guests (includes one free adult admission per child).

Elachee offers children’s birthday parties March through November only. Available party times are Saturday mornings from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., or Saturday afternoons from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Birthday parties are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis outside of Elachee’s regularly scheduled programming.

Choose a Party Theme Package

Elachee Members receive a $50 discount off the Party Package Fee.

Each additional child (above the 12 included in the Party Package) guest is $20.

Your party is reserved upon receipt of a 50% deposit. The remaining balance is due 15 days before your party date. When received, we will confirm the reservation. 

  • ​Amazing Amphibians and Radical Reptiles
    Explore their world and meet a snake or tortoise up close!
    PARTY PACKAGE FEE: $300.00
     
  • Bugging Out
    Get a bug’s-eye view of some live, creepy critters in the woods or at the Nature Center.
    PARTY PACKAGE FEE: $300.00
     
  • Discovering Dinosaurs
    Go back in time to investigage dinosaurs and examine real fossils.
    PARTY PACKAGE FEE: $300.00
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  • Junior Explorer 
    Embark on an extended hike to discover the live wonders of the Chicopee Woods!
    PARTY PACKAGE FEE: $300.00
     
  • Seeing Stars - NEW!
    Enjoy an out of this world experience in Elachee’s STARLAB portable planetarium!
    PARTY PACKAGE FEE: $450.00

Elachee Nature Birthday Party Packages Include:

  • Two (2) hour outdoor pavilion or indoor classroom rental (with tables and chairs, and access to a catering kitchen with a refrigerator and microwave).
  • One (1) hour themed nature program and activity (animal encounter plus your choice of a craft project or nature hike) led by an Elachee Naturalist.
  • Free admission for the Birthday Child, 12 Guests (ages 4-12) and one adult per child guest to Elachee’s Visitor Center and Exhibits. All other guests will be charged the $5 per Adult and $3 per Child (ages 2-12 years) admission fee.
  • 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, redeemable on party day (CWAPC Parking Station on Elachee Drive).

You Provide 

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

Birthday Gift Idea
ADOPT AN ANIMAL FRIEND in residence as part of Elachee’s Live Animal Exhibit

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