Nature Near You Kits

Outdoor activities guided by the ELC

Nature Near You is a take-home STEM kit for ages 6-11.  This kit comes fully equipped with supplies and instructions for 6 hands-on activities and includes virtual meetings with ELC educators and fellow nature explorers and links to exciting instructional videos. 


Nature Near You Kits can be picked up at the Entry Pavilion on the ELC Campus.  For more information on specific kits, please see boxes below.

A special thank you goes to our supporters the Association of Science and Technology Centers, Voya Financial and the Indian River Garden Club. 

Activity Kits

Plants Plants Plants

Virtual Unboxing – Oct 26, 4pm
Virtual Show & Tell – Oct 30, 4pm

Water Water Everywhere

Virtual Unboxing – Aug 31, 4pm
Virtual Show & Tell – Sept 4, 4pm

Light and Color

Virtual Unboxing – July 27, 11am
Virtual Show & Tell – July 31, 11am

Be a Scientist

Virtual Unboxing – June 22, 11am
Virtual Show & Tell – June 26, 11am

Creatures of the Night

Virtual Unboxing – Sep 28, 4pm
Virtual Show & Tell – Oct 2, 4pm

Birds of a Feather

Virtual Unboxing – July 13, 11am
Virtual Show & Tell – July 17, 11am

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!

Virtual Unboxing – June 8, 11am
Virtual Show & Tell – June 11, 11am


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Located on the western base of the Wabasso Bridge on the 510 Causeway.

ELC is a Smoke-Free campus.  Service Dogs only, please.


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