Come explore the trees that have brightened our holiday season for centuries. Learn tree identification, natural history, origins of the holiday wreath, and more. The program culminates with the opportunity to learn how to make your own wreath with local materials. Tuition includes materials to make one 16 inch evergreen wreath per family with an option to purchase additional wreaths.


**For schools and other groups larger than 10, contact us for scheduling options including weekdays. E-mail


Location: Pack Forest-9010 453rd St. E, Eatonville WA, 98328

Duration: Approximately 3 hours

Ages: Content is aimed at 8 years old and up.



$15 per person plus the cost of the wreath materials (see below for wreath options). Individuals under 6 years of age are free and therefore will not count in your pricing. However, let us know about your under 6 group members so we can take that into account for group sizing.


Wreath making materials (added to the fees above):

6" wreath  $5 each

16" wreath  $15 each


**Please be willing to attend multiple dates.  Any session that does NOT reach a minimum of 10 sign ups will be canceled. If this occurs, any participants in the affected session will be rescheduled or refunded. Registration will close for each session 72 hours before the scheduled start time.


*If you don't receive and email from us confirming your dates, please check your spam folder. We have been having issues with our e-mails getting marked as spam.


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The University of Washington acknowledges the Coast Salish peoples of this land, the land which touches the shared waters of all tribes and bands within the Suquamish, Tulalip and Muckleshoot nations.  Mount Rainier Institute is honored and grateful to provide programs that take place in the ancestral homelands of the Nisqually, Puyallup, Muckleshoot, Yakima, and Cowlitz.


Mount Rainier Institute provides outstanding nature-based education experiences that are rooted in science and nurture the next generation of environmental stewards and leaders.