Welcome to the                                              Placer Nature Center

Placer Nature Center is canceling all programs, Nature Hikes and Workshops until April 15, based on the recommendations of California Health Services. This will be updated weekly according to State recommendations for closures.

Fun and Educational Links for Kids

https://easyscienceforkids.com    https://www.natgeokids.com               https://nwf.org/educational-resources    https://coolkidfacts.com         https://www.kidzone.ws    https://weareteachers.com/meaningful-earth-day-activities

Visit our Facebook page, Placer Nature Center for more activities, experiments and videos for you to use at home!!!

Proposed Summer Camp 2020 dates:

For Ages 6 to 12

June 16-18 Soil Made My Lunch-Dirty Hands, Clean Food,   June 23-25 Flutterbys/Power to the Pollinators,   June 30-July 2 Howlers-Critters in our Community July 7-9 Prehistoric Creatures, on the ground, in the air and water. July 14-16 Mighty Minerals and Radical Rocks July 21-23 Water Worlds: In the Flow

For Ages 11+

July 28-30 Wilderness Leadership  August 4-6 Environmental Leadership

Check out this new video, Thank you Colfax High School!

Colfax High School Presents PNC 

PNC is an outdoor classroom located on 60 acres in the beautiful Sierra Foothills. A place where children can find their place in the natural world as they develop science literacy.   A place where people of all ages can explore their link with the out-of-doors and use the environment and our exhibits for educational growth.
A resource center for educators to learn methods and find material for teaching about natural systems.
A place for discovering our natural and cultural history and exploring how nature is linked with the arts, literature, history, and science.
A 501.c3 not-for-profit corporation inspiring stewardship of the earth through environmental education.

PNC Google Earth View

                      3700 Christian Valley Rd.                                     Auburn, CA  95602

Providing Environmental Education since 1991