Let our programs inspire you to experience the Flint Hills.

The education staff of the Flint Hills Discovery Center is constantly developing new classes, new concepts and new programs to fit an ever-changing Flint Hills community. From fun hands-on activities developed for preschoolers to more lecture based events and classes for adult and senior groups, all FHDC programs will provide individuals with a fresh, fun and fascinating take on the ecology, history and culture of the Kansas Flint Hills.

For generalized questions or comments about the education programs feel free to contact the Education staff, 785.587.2726, at the Flint Hills Discovery Center.

Refund policy for activities requiring registration:
Registrants will receive a full refund if we cancel the program or we may be able to transfer you to another class. A full refund is granted if request to withdraw is receive one week (seven days) prior to start date; partial refund when requested between one week and at least 48 hours prior to start date and no refund if request is less than 48 hours in advance or failing to show. Participant withdrawals must be received during business hours. 


Kansas for Children in Nature 
The mission of the Kansas Coalition for Children in Nature (KCCN) is to foster an appreciation of nature and the environment in Kansas youth by promoting outdoor learning and environmental education. 

ARKive: Images of Life on Earth 
Built with the cooperation and aid of world-renowned filmmakers, photographers, conservationists and scientists, ARKive is a constantly evolving multimedia guide to the world's endangered animals, plants and fungi—an ambitious project unlike anything ever attempted before.

Started in mid-1990's as a collaborative project between the Missouri Botanical Garden and the Evergreen Project, this is biome/ecosystem information and an online image archive based upon the video series “What's It Like Where You Live?” a series which explores terrestrial biomes and aquatic habitats. 

Monarch Watch 
A site dedicated to ongoing research and education aimed at the protection and conservation of the Monarch butterfly by the Kansas Biological Survey at the University of Kansas. 

Center for North American Herpetology
An academic portal dedicated to promoting the preservation and conservation of North American amphibians, crocodilians, reptiles and turtles.

Great Plains Nature Center 
Dedicated to educating the public about the conservation of natural resources and serving as an authority on the wildlife and plant species of the Great Plains Region.

Konza Environmental Education Program (KEEP)
Headquartered at Konza Prairie Biological Station and located in the northeastern Kansas region of the Flint Hills, this 8,600-acre native tallgrass prairie preserve operates as a field research station for the Kansas State University Division of Biology and is dedicated to long-term ecological research, education and prairie conservation.

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Adult (18-64):
Youth (2-17):
Military (with ID), College Students (with ID), Educators (with ID) & Seniors (65+):
Under 2:
10 am - 5 pm
10 am - 8 pm
Fri - Sat:
10 am - 5 pm
Noon - 5 pm
Open 363 days a year!