DeVries Nature Conservancy

Nature Playgroups

Our playgroups are designed to immerse your preschool to early elementary-aged children in the natural world.

Each week the class will consist of different themes, activities, hikes, games and crafts.

Follow us on Facebook for details each week. 

Wednesdays     4:30-5:30pm

September 14 (No Playgroup)

September 21

September 28

October 5

October 12

October 19

October 26

November 2

November 9

November 16

November 30

December 7

December 14

December 21

December 28


Weeks where there is not a formal playgroup - please feel free to bring a picnic and come meet up with other families to play in the playscape!

Check Facebook each Tuesday evening for updates if there are any.


Homeschool Programs

We cater to homeschool families throughout our area.

We provide once a month programs with hands-on activities, team work, and in depth lessons on our natural world.

Email info@devriesnc.org to be added to our mailing list for updates.

You must RSVP for each class by the Monday of that week.

Cost: $3 per student.


Wednesdays 10-11:30am

September 13 (Tuesday!)

October 12 - Seeds!

November 16 (moved one week)

December 14

Later fall and winter dates pending - guest instructor to be announced for when miss Tracy is on maternity leave 


Sprouts Service Learning

Each class works on projects, builds things, cares for the animals or does other service learning projects to help benefit DeVries. Build skills and promote family time with each lesson.

RSVP is required by noon the day of class so we can have projects ready.

 Ages 5-13 are welcome, and parents stay to participate with their kids. Spring schedule coming after the holidays

Please RSVP by Friday before.


Contact us

Mail us: 2635 N. M52 

             PO Box 608

             Owosso, MI 48867

Call us: 989.723.3365

Email us: info@devriesnc.org


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