Birthday Parties

Send your kids outdoors to explore nature for their birthday! With a variety of themes to choose from, our nature-based birthday parties are sure to be a hit for your outdoorsy child. Your party will take place completely outdoors with an experienced educator to assist you. Check out what’s included in our parties below:


  • 1 hour of instructor led nature-based and outdoor activities
  • 1 hour of self led party time
  • Lodge porch seating for up to 30 people, including children
  • Adults and parents are included in the booking fee.
  • White plastic tablecloths are provided for the tables.
  • Easy access to nature playground.
  • TNI handles the clean up!
  • Exclusive TNI hat for the birthday child.
  • Use of Lodge classroom in inclement or cold weather.


  • 30 minute campfire – $25
  • 30 minute campfire with s’mores fixings – $50
  • Additional Party Time – $50/30 minutes
  • Additional child (after 15 included in booking) – $8/each

Learn common animal tracks and then try to track down an animal in the forest!

Meet our box turtle, Raphael, and play games all about our slimy and scaly friends. 

 Explore all things gross in this ewww inducing birthday party. Learn about animal vomit and scat!

Play tag games and examine animal skulls up close to determine what they eat. 

Have a magical birthday experience at TNI. Play a round of Quidditch and craft your very own wand to take home. Recommended for 12 guests or more.

Do you have what it takes to survive in the wild? Learn survival basics and then build a shelter from sticks.

Have an idea for a party that you don’t see here? Contact Lauren at to see what we can provide!

Cost: $250 non-member, $225 members

Deposit: Full balance is due at the time of booking. Additional fees incurred after booking will be due one week out, such as additional children or add-ons. Fees are non refundable if canceled with less than 2 weeks notice.

Group Size: Includes up to 15 children, including the birthday child. Additional children cost $8 each. Max of 20 kids.

Availability: Birthdays are available in time slots on Saturday and Sunday from 10 – 12, or 1:30 – 3:30. You may also opt to book birthdays on evening weeknights from 4 – 6 pm or 5 – 7 pm. Please check with our calendar for availability or contact

Booking: To book a birthday party, please fill out the form below. Birthday parties must be booked 2 weeks in advance. 

General Rules for Families:

  • You can arrive up to 30 minutes early for set up.
  • Table decorations are allowed, but do not nail or staple decorations on walls or other areas. All tape must be removed after the party has ended.
  • Outside food and drinks are permitted.
  • 2 large refrigerators and a chest freezer are available for use.
  • No glitter, confetti, piñatas, or balloons are allowed.
  • No alcohol allowed.
  • Parties take place on the covered wrap around porch. In inclement or cold weather, we will move to the indoor classroom space. 
  • If there are storms, the party will take place indoors with alternative activities. All activities will occur as usual if there is rain. 
  • Parents/hosts are responsible for the second hour of the party, including serving food and supervising children.
  • You may wish to bring a wagon or stroller to transport gifts and food from the lodge to your car.
  • You are responsible for all decorations, linens, tableware, and silverware. TNI provides plain white tablecloths for tables. 
  • While our educator will lead programming during the first hour, a minimum of 1 parent/host must be present during the program. This is not a drop off program.