Open Venue Tours

November 04, 2021
Open Venue Tours

Planning a wedding or special event and searching for a venue? Do you have a wedding or event scheduled with us?
Stop out to view the venue, take pictures, get measurements, show your bridal party, and ask questions. We're here to assist you with your planning needs.
No appointment necessary, drop in from noon-4 p.m. 🍁✨🍂🧡

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Woldumar 5k Trail Run

November 07, 2021
Woldumar 5k Trail Run

Runners, walkers, and nature enthusiasts! You are invited to come enjoy the beauty of fall on the trails of Woldumar Nature Center. This year, with the help of @JCILansing, our race will be a hybrid event, so those unable to run in-person are encouraged to participate remotely in their own neighborhood, backyard, treadmill, or local trail the week of November 7th-13th OR participate in-person with others at our chip-timed event on Sunday, November 7th at 9:30 a.m.

The Woldumar Nature Association is a Lansing, MI based nonprofit that engages over 6000 students in outdoor education each year. You'll enjoy the beauty of our prairie, pine forest, wetlands, and hardwood forest as you run along the Grand River on 180 acres protected by the Association.
Not only is this the perfect fall run on a beautiful course, but MOST IMPORTANTLY your participation supports quality science education that instills passion for the natural world in young people throughout the Greater Lansing Area. Your support furthers our mission: "To educate people about the natural environment."

IMPORTANT DETAILS:
-For everyone's safety, pre-registration is required. There will not be a race-day registration option.
-The course has varied natural running surfaces (no pavement) so we encourage you to run cautiously.
-Refreshments are provided after the race.
-Children's activities are offered during and after the 5k event.
-Pets are not allowed on the course during the in-person event, but are welcome on the trails during other times while the course is up.
-Participants may walk with strollers, but should be prepared for steps and varied terrain.
-Be sure to register early, there is no race day registration
-Packet pickup day of the event start at 8:30 am
-5k run/walk starts at 9:30 am
-Woldumar is located at 5739 Old Lansing Rd, Lansing MI 48917


PRICING: $30, but...
SAVE $5 THROUGH 10/13/21!
*Register as a group/team of 4 or more before 10/13/2021 and save $5/person!
Long-sleeve tech shirts are available for purchase ($15 each) until 10/28, or at the race while supplies last
Donate $50 and receive $20 off your entry fee!
Donate $100 and receive $25 off your entry fee AND a fee long-sleeve tech shirt (we'll contact you for your size)


AWARDS:
Hand-made wood tree slice medallions for all participants and overall first place male and female.
1st-3rd place awarded in each age group male and female: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and over for the in-person race.
*Awards are for the in-person event only. There are no awards for the virtual event.
Results will be live during the race and available afterwards on this website in the results tab at the top.
The race is professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation.

If you are interested in volunteering at or sponsoring this event, please contact director@woldumar.org

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Card Crafting Night

November 17, 2021
Card Crafting Night

Join us for a craft night at Woldumar! This month, the focus will be making holiday cards. Whatever you are celebrating, make a homemade card to send to your friends and family. Many materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own supplies as well if you'd like.

A Woldumar Naturalist will lead a small demonstration on making your own recycled paper to use for cards and other crafts, as well! Enjoy the coffee and tea bar in the cozy space of the Merry Old's Room.


**Pre-registration & masks are required for this indoor event** 

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Winter Break Camp Start - Session 1

December 20, 2021
Winter Break Camp Start - Session 1

Get up and get outside! Come and join Woldumar’s staff on one or all of our fun-filled Winter Break Camp days. Campers will experience and experiment outside every day so that there are no “cabin fever” complaints.

Camp runs from 9 am to 4 pm.

Open to children grades K-6. Please remember to dress for the weather as we will be outside every day.
Scholarships are available. 
For over 50 years, Camp Discovery has given Lansing area youth the opportunity to explore and discover the natural world in a fun, safe, and nurturing environment!
We follow MI LARA's Guidelines for Camps During Covid-19. This includes daily health screenings and mask at all times while indoors/outdoors within 3ft.

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