School and Group Programs

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Sandy Creek Nature Center Offers Unique Educational Opportunities! Click on the program guide link to learn about our school and group programs.

To register your group for a program, call the nature center at 706-613-3615 ext. 0.  Don't have time to leave your classroom to schedule your program?  You can fill out our registration form and then E-mail or fax it back to us.  A deposit of the minimum charge is required within two weeks of scheduling a program.

All SCNC Programs:
  • are interactive and hands-on 
  • can be tailored to fit your grades and needs 
  • meet Georgia Performance Standards
  • have indoor and outdoor components, so please have students dress appropriately for the weather
Students hike a trail during a Pond Study program.
Field Study Programs
  • Location: at Sandy Creek Nature Center
  • Dates: Tuesdays through Fridays year-round. Call for availability.
  • Times: 2 hour program.
  • Number of Students: Up to 100 students per day.
  • Cost: $3/ACC student or $5/Non-ACC student.
  • Ages: Pre-k through College

Outreach Programs
  • Location: Your school 
  • Dates: Various dates available; Tuesdays through Fridays year-round. Call for availability. 
  • Times: 1 hour program/ class.  Time to be arranged by the school (up to 5 programs per day.) 
  • Number of students: Up to 40 students per class 
  • Cost: $3/ACC student or $5/non-ACC student, plus travel cost of $0.56/mile if more than 40 miles round-trip. Limit 30 miles one-way.
  • Ages: Pre-K through college

Animal Encounters
Let the nature center perform an educational, live animal program at your next special event.

  • Fee: $75 per hour.  If total mileage is greater than 40 miles, then an additional charge of $0.56/mile will be added. 

To reserve an Animal Encounter program, or for more information, call the nature center at 706-613-3615 ext. 0.  Please note: Animal Encounter programs are not offered in private residences.