Youth Nature Programs

Cross Timber Nature Club (after school) and Cross Timbers Nature Camp (spring break and summer) are the two largest Youth Nature Programs at Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve.

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Cross Timbers Nature Club is an after school group for young naturalist and outdoor enthusiasts. We meet once a month from 4:00pm-6:00pm at Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve (BJNCP) to explore the trails, study local wildlife, and learn how we can become stewards of the land. Join us for an afternoon of hiking, investigating, friendships, and more!

September 29 - Monarch Butterflies

This month we're in search of migrating monarchs! Join us as we search for butterflies and take a glance into a bug's life.

October 27 - Bats

We're on the prowl for bats! Bats do so many wonderful things for our ecosystem. Hopefully we'll even spot a few by the end of our hike!

November 17 - Wild Turkeys

Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve is home to many wild turkeys. Turkeys are great at camouflaging, but with the right clues (and some luck) we hope to track some on this hike!

December 15 - Insects

This month we're buggin' out! Join us as we search for insects and take a glance into a bug's life.


Click here to register for Cross Timbers Nature Club online or visit Champions Club at the Marq to register in person. Registration is not available at the Nature Center. 

Nature Club Location:

355 E. Bob Jones Rd, Southlake, TX 76092

Cross Timbers Nature Camp Campers at Lake Grapevine

Parent Resources

Nature Club COVID Precautions and Sick Participant Plan

Required Forms

All participants are required to have the following forms in order to attend Nature Club: Program Release and Registration, Fair Play and Behavior Policy, and Consent to Administer Medication. Please complete the online forms for Nature Club before your child's first day.

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  1. 355 E. Bob Jones Rd
    Southlake, Texas 76092
    Phone: (817) 748-8019
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