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Interested in Raven Hill coming to your school, library, camp, or group for a presentation? Call to reserve a date and time.

Programs include, but are not limited to, Animals To Go; Museum To Go; Under Michigan; History Alive; STEM Plus and many others.

Special outreach presentations at your site are available to classes, teachers, libraries, clubs, reunions, day cares and other organizations. Hands-on sessions for children and adults are available in the areas of science, history, or the arts. The school or group chooses the hands-on science, history or art discovery, as well as the time of day (daytime or evening) and the date (subject to availability).  Make the time educational & fun!

Programs cost $600 per day, $300 per half day, or $150 per hour plus roundtrip mileage. Please call 231.536.3369 for more information or to book a time and topic.  

Teachers or leaders choose the activity they want, then they watch, participate & learn integrated activities to fit their curriculum. Activities can be designed to introduce, reinforce or review topics including grade level objectives, life skills, or scout badge objectives. Kids and adults benefit. Schools can design a travel schedule for Raven Hill to visit five or six classrooms in a day. Raven Hill Staff travel from classroom to classroom with hands-on presentations. NO large school assemblies.  

Raven Hill staff offers science, history, art and STEM activities to area elementary schools. STEM activities encourage students to connect the arts and humanities skills of communications, collaboration (team-working), problem-solving, critical and creative thinking with STEM to help students enhance their abilities to connect learning within and between branches of knowledge and prepare them for a future, where adaptation to new and, as yet unknown occupations, is crucial. Download an Outreach Program flyer by clicking below AND call 231.536.3369 or email to schedule a visit to your school soon.




Raven Hill Discovery Center is a regional science and technology center. It is located on 175 acres in a rural area of northwestern Lower Michigan adjacent to Little Traverse Conservancy’s Raven Ridge Nature Preserve. It is also a cultural, historical and art center. The overall goal of the Center is to provide a place that enhances lifelong learning for all ages by connecting science, history and art. Since 1992, Raven Hill Discovery Center annually has over 9000 visitors experience science and technology, history and the arts through hands-on exhibits and displays. Programs include school field trips, scout activities, summer day classes, adult enrichment classes, family days and professional development for teachers. The museum is also open to the public. In addition, there are outreach programs for teachers and their students in area classrooms, libraries, and kids’ clubs each year through the Center’s Outreach Program. Raven Hill is unique in northern Michigan. It draws regularly from a twelve-county area during the school year and from across the United States and the world during the summer tourist season. The Center is open year-round to the public, individuals, groups, and organizations.

Check out these short videos provided by the schools, demonstrating outreach activities with Raven Hill

Available programs for all ages

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    Support from operational grant award
  • Support from operation grant award
    Support from operation grant award