Wreath & Trees-Beginning November 28th

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 another wreath.


**For schools and other groups larger than 5, contact us for group rates and special scheduling options. Call 253-692-4161, or e-mail jhayes90@uw.edu



$45 per group of 2

$60 per group of 3

$70 per group of 4

$80 per group of 5


Individuals under 2 years of age are free therefore will not count in your pricing. Please let us know about your under 2 family member below so we can take them into account for group sizing.


Optional additional wreaths (added to the fees above):

6" wreath  $10

16" wreath  $25


**Please be willing to attend multiple dates.  We do ask for your preferred date and will do our best to ensure that you receive that date. We will contact you approximately one week before the program to confirm your slot. Program dates are subject to change or cancellation.

Register Here

We are now registering groups for Spring 2023 and the 2023-24 school year. For more information or date availability please contact:


John Hayes

Mount Rainier Institute Director

Email: jhayes90@uw.edu

Phone:  (253) 692-4161

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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.