Field Trip Information
Schools and Home Schools

environmental educationCochran Mill Nature Center's environmental education programs are designed to enhance classroom curriculum through hands-on discovery and exploration of the natural world. We are pleased to offer your school or home school group programs that are nature and wildlife-based to promote awareness and appreciation of the environment.

Reservations are required for school groups, so call early! Programs can be scheduled Monday through Friday and we will work with you to accommodate your travel and school schedule. Programs are led by a trained naturalist and run approximately 90 minutes. Choose from a variety of topics that feature wildlife education, nature hikes, ecology, environmental games and more!

Click HERE for a full list of field trip program topics!

Fees: ($90 minimum to make a reservation)
$7.00 per student/adult/siblings over 2 years of age.

Teachers and Teaching Assistants are free.

Note: A $90.00 non-refundable deposit is required to make a reservation. Deposits are due within 30 days of making a program reservation with our staff or online. Multiple reserved dates will require multiple deposits. If this deposit is not received, your requested program will be cancelled.  

Planning your field trip:

To make a reservation, call the Environmental Education Coordinator at (770) 306-0914, Monday through Friday between 9:00am - 5:00pm for assistance.

Have the following information available...

  • Preferred program date and 2 alternate dates
  • Approximate number of students & adults
  • Three preferred program topics



or request a field trip online at your convenience! Click here to fill out the form.

Click here for detailed program topics


 Cochran Mill Nature Center

6300 Cochran Mill Road    Palmetto, GA 30268  

Phone: (770)306-0914      Fax (770) 306-8463