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Birthday Parties

Are you looking for a fun place to have your child’s next birthday party? Woldumar’s Rock Room is available for birthday parties. Select a package and a theme, then give us a call at 517-322-0030.

Choose one of these Birthday Party Packages:


All Birthday Party Packages include:
  • Two hours of room rental
  • One theme-based program with a staff naturalist
  • Use of refrigerator and freezer
  • Use of tables and chairs
  • Party space for up to 25 people (includes all children and adults)
Basic Party Package - $100 for Woldumar Members; $120 for non-members

Choose one of these Birthday Party Themes:


Animal Themes


Amazing Amphibians - 45 minute program, offered April-November. Appropriate for ages 5-12.
Discover Michigan's amazing amphibians. Visit with live animals and go on an amphibian hunt. Add an age appropriate craft for $30.

Bird's the Word - 30 minute program, offered year-round. Appropriate for ages 5-12.
This theme requires an additional $35 refundable deposit
Grab the binoculars! It's time to see and hear our feathered friends. Woldumar will lend binoculars to your guests and a naturalist will lead your group on a bird-watching expedition. Extend your time with the naturalist and add an age appropriate craft for an additional $45.

Insect Safari - 30 minute program, offered May-September. Appropriate for ages 3-12.
Get out the nets; it's time to catch insects! Naturalist led activities will allow you and your guests to explore the wild world of minibeasts. Extend your time with the naturalist and add an age appropriate craft for $45.

Mystery Mammals - 30 minute program, offered year-round. Appropriate for ages 3-12.
What makes an animal a mammal? Discover the answer to this question while playing games and visiting live animals. Select the option of either a short hike or an age appropriate craft. Extend your program time by fifteen minutes to do both hike and craft for an additional $10.

Pond Pals - 45 minute program, offered April-November. appropriate for ages 5-12.
This theme requires an additional $35 refuncable deposit
Hike out to the pond and spend some time dipping for aquatic insects, tadpoles and other watery surprises. What's under the water? I guess you'll have to select this theme to find out!

Rockin' Reptiles - 30 minute program, offered April-November. Appropriate for ages 3-12.
Spend time with living reptiles. Select the option of either a short hike or an age appropriate craft. Extend your program time by fifteen minutes to do both hike and craft for an additional $10.

Culture and History Themes


Go Native - 45 minute program, offered year-round. Appropriate for ages 5-12.
Play games that originated in American Indian culture, make a shelter in the pine forest (weather permitting) or take a hike and make pictograph messages.

Party Like It's 1869 - 30 minute program, offered year-round. Appropriate for ages 5-12.
Take a hike into history, make a pioneer craft, and practice using historical tools and toys. Add a 15 minute visit to the cabin for an additional fee of $15.

Nature and Environment Themes


Being Green - 30 minute program, offered year-round. Appropriate for ages 5-12.
Play games and make two tools to discover how to help save the earth. Add an age appropriate craft for $30.

Nature Detectives - 30 minute program, offered year-round. Appropriate for ages 3-6.
Use your nature detective tools, your senses, to discover the natural world around you. Take a short hike and make a craft while using all five of your senses to explore.

Plenty of Plants - 45 minute program, offered April-November. 30 minute program offered December-March. Appropriate for ages 7-12.
Plants provide us with almost everyhting we need to survive. Explore the trails and visit the Woldumar gardens to find out what's "growing on!"

Predator! - 30 minute program, offered year-round. Appropriate for ages 5-12.
Who is the biggest predator at Woldumar? What does it eat? Explore the grounds and play a game to get the answers to these questions and more. Add an age appropriate craft for $30.

Wild Weather - 45 minute program, offered year-round. Appropriate for ages 7-12.
Michigan gets some weird, wacky and wild weather. Make weather monitoring equipment and give it a try during this wild and wonderful program. This program may be delivered in two 20-25 minute parts, depending upon the, you guessed it, weather.

Winter Wonders - 30 minute program, offered December-March. Appropriate for ages 3-12.
Tricky tracks, sparkling snowflakes and chilly cheeks make an extra special time for a party at Woldumar. Outdoor and indoor activities will be planed based upon the weather. Extend your time with the naturalist and add an age appropriate craft for $45.

Wonderful Wetlands - 45 minute program, offered April-October. Appropriate for ages 7-12.
Swampy Birthday! Explore Woldumar's wonderful wetlands and marvelous mud with a naturalist.

Additional rental time can be purchased for $50 per hour

Additional naturualist time can be purchased for $15 per half hour

If you can't find what you're looking for, we would be happy to plan a program that meets your needs! Simply tell us what kind of a party you want and we'll work with your ideas! Additional fees may apply. Call for more details (517) 322-0030.

We offer programs uniquely tailored to a variety of groups.
We also welcome requests for programs to meet your specific needs.

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