Celebrate your child’s birthday with us!

Choose from these 7 Themes:

– Feathered Friends

– Little Sprouts

– Snakes

– Princesses

– Superheros

– Wild Things

– Faires and Gnomes

All Parties include a 1 hour Naturalist-led program including:

–        Cool Craft

–        Themed Walk

–        Meet the Animals

All birthdays are $200 for up to 15 children. Parties are offered Saturdays and Sundays only, from 10:00am – 12:30pm or 1:00pm – 3:30pm. Picnic tables and restroom facilities are provided for the duration of the party. Our classroom is available in case of inclement weather, or by reservation for a fee.  Call for additional details.

Refund Policy: Program fee refunds must be requested at least one week in advance of the start of the program.  A credit needs to be requested at least 24 hours prior to the start of the program.  No refunds on retail.  All refunds will be sent by check, are subject to a processing fee and may take up to 90 days to be mailed.



bird birthday craft - Caitlin Reilly 10-2014

Customer Satisfaction Guarantee

At the Chico Area Recreation and Park District, we are constantly striving to provide you with quality recreation programs.  We are confident that you will like these programs…so confident that we will ensure our promise to provide that high quality.  If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with the quality of our programs or instructors, we encourage you to contact us immediately so we can work to resolve your concern and improve the quality of our programs for all participants.  If you are not completely satisfied, contact us and we will arrange for you to do one of the following:

1.       Repeat the program at no charge.

2.       Receive full credit that can be applied to any other program.

3.       Receive a full refund.

Currently, this guarantee applies to all of our programs except Adult Leagues, Facility Rentals, Trips and Tours, and all grant/scholarship funded programs.  These programs have specific policies that apply.  Your complete satisfaction with these programs is equally valued, and we will work with you to resolve your concerns.

To receive a credit, repeat a program, or obtain a refund, please contact us in writing, by phone, by email, or in person.  Requests must be made within ten (10) business days after the last program meeting.  Your receipt, cancelled check or proof of I.D. may be required.  Refund checks will be processed within fifteen (15) business days.

Cancellation Policy

In the event CARD needs to cancel a class or program due to low enrollment, inclement weather, or any other unforeseen circumstance, you will receive a full refund of the registration fee.  We understand that unexpected circumstances may also arise resulting in a need for you to withdraw from a class or program.  If so, please notify us prior to the first day of the class, and you will receive a full refund.  Unfortunately, due to the nature of some of the programs, there are exceptions.  Please refer to the program for additional information and exceptions.  Requests for refunds or transfers made be made in person, by email or by phone.  Your receipt, cancelled check or proof on identification may be required.  Refund checks will be processed within fifteen (15) business days.

The Chico Creek Nature Center – 1968 E 8th Street, Chico, CA, 95928 –  info@bidwellpark.org – phone (530) 891-4671 – fax (530) 891-0837