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The Stough Canyon Nature Center offers a variety of programs and activities including volunteer opportunities, workshops, drop-in activities, and recreation classes.  For more programs information contact the Nature Center at 818.238.5440.

The City of Burbank continues to be prepared but not panicked in regards to taking a proactive approach towards slowing the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).  As of Monday, March 16, 2020, all City buildings and recreation facilities, playgrounds along with libraries will be closed until further notice.  Accordingly, all Nature Center programming has been cancelled for the time being.

The Stough Canyon Nature Center Volunteer Docents assist with nature hikes, field trips, office work, trail maintenance, and special events.  All new volunteers are required to attend basic training sessions.  Volunteers who wish to assist or lead hikes and workshops are required to attend additional training sessions.  Most classes are held at the Nature Center and are approximately 1 to 1½ hours long.  For more information on becoming a docent, please contact the Nature Center.

YOUTH DOCENTS - start date delayed. All applicants will be contacted once restrictions have been lifted.
Youth Docents will enjoy the great outdoors participating in hikes, projects, games and field trips.  Learn about the flora and fauna and wildlife in the area, ecological concepts, natural history and interpretive skills.  Docents will also help with Nature Center displays and trail maintenance. Earn service credit for school by volunteering at Nature Center camps and special events. Applications are now open and will be due March 15th. Click here for application 

Woodcarvers of all skill levels are invited to join this fun and creative class.  The primarily one-on-one instruction will be provided by the Smoky Hollow Carvers. 
Date: Meets every Wednesday
Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Cost: No registration fee.  Optional materials list and fee available upon request.

The Stough Canyon Nature Center plays host to a number of classes offered through the Parks & Recreation Department.  Click here to explore the opportunities offered in the Burbank Recreation Guide.

Make sure to check out our Nature Tots class in the Recreation Guide. Nature Tots is a class for preschoolers ages 4-5 years old offered through our Burbank recreation classes on Students will practice their letters, numbers, and much more using nature subjects, such as animals, reptiles, and insects! Click here to see flyer.

Stough Canyon Nature Center
2300 Walnut Avenue, Burbank CA 91501 | 818.238.5440
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