Nature Navigators | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Nature Navigators



Sign up your child for a time they’ll never forget! Nature Navigators allows Museum children to continue their journey growing up at NHMLA — from Critter Club to Junior Scientist to, now, Nature Navigators!

This program is geared towards 10- to 12-year-olds, where parents are required to drop off and pick up their child for each monthly class. Every session the group will meet and take part in a different citizen science project happening here at the Museum, and is facilitated by one of the Museum’s education staff members. This season we will meet between September and March monthly on Saturdays from 10 am to 12 pm. Each individual session is FREE with paid Museum admission or membership.

When you register, you sign up for the whole season; parents must pre-register their child online before the program start date. 


Our 2017-2018 Nature Navigator Season concluded on March 24, 2018. Please check back in the summer for our 2018-2019 season dates!




Saturday, September 30, 2017- Exploring Urban Nature

Saturday, October 28, 2017- Exploring Snails and Slugs (At the La Brea Tar Pits)

Saturday, November 11, 2017- Exploring Spiders

Saturday, December 16, 2017- Exploring Mammals

Saturday, January 20, 2018- Exploring Reptiles and Amphibians

Saturday, February 17, 2018-Exploring Insects

Saturday, March 24, 2018- Exploring New Scientific Questions


To view the Youth Program Brochure click HERE!

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