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Facility Rental Information

Planning a Special Event for family, friends or business? Sarett Nature Center will rent its rooms for parties, private events, luncheons and business meetings. Sarett’s beautiful setting will make your event unique. To view our rooms click here.

 

ROOM CAPACITIES 
and
2013 RENTAL RATES

Jordan Tatter Great Room
130 - Theater Style
80 - Sit down reception
$125/hour

Edna Norris Classroom
25—Conference Style
$75/hour

Dr. William Emery Conference Room
12—Conference Style
$50/hour

Lower Level Learning Center
70—Theater Style
$100/ hour

Package Rental
Includes the great room, classroom, conference room, deck and use of the kitchen.  
$200/hour

 

Set up of 6 ft. rectangle tables and chairs is available at no additional charge.

Please make arrangement in advance for set-up.

 

 

SARETT IS A WILD PLACE FOR BIRTHDAY PARTIES FOR CHILDREN

 

Host your child's birthday party at Sarett. A 1 1/2 hour themed party includes a program and Discovery Room visit.

A flat rate of $100 will cover up to 10 children. A $10 fee will be charged for each additional child. The birthday family is responsible for providing paper products, cake, beverage, other foods and gifts. Sarett Naturalists will provide a program of your choice and supervise the Discovery Room visit.

 

Birthday Party Program Themes:                                    

REPTILE   ROUND UP
SNOWSHOEING
CROSS COUNTRY SKI
POND EXPLORATION
SCAVENGER HUNT
WILDLIFE WONDERS
WILDERNESS SURVIVAL

Also available is

KAYAKING AT NORTH LAKE PARK in Stevensville for kids 10 and older. $100 minimum.

 


RENTAL POLICIES

 

 * Decorations
Temporary decorations are allowed in the rental area, as long as you use twist ties or fish line to hang items. No nails, staples or tape can be used. No ladders may be used. Decorating and removal of decorations must occur within the rental time.

 

* Alcohol
Beer and wine may be served but not sold. You need Sarett Nature Center permission. Please serve only responsible amounts.

 

* No smoking is allowed. No open flame candles are allowed.

 

* Sarett can provide 6 foot rectangular tables and chairs for your event.

 

*You are responsible for obtaining your own caterer, tablecloths, dishes, glasses, silverware, etc.

 

* Music
Only low volume music will be allowed.   Please remember to respect other nature center visitors.

 

* No dogs, cats or pets are allowed.

*Rehearsals and Planning
Visits
for rehearsals and planning are permitted prior to the event date during regular business hours at no charge. All rehearsal and planning visits must be scheduled with the rental coordinator.

Rehearsals and planning visits after hours are $50/hour.

 

* To Reserve a Site
All rentals require a nonrefundable 25% down payment, a refundable $250 damage deposit and a signed rental contract to secure your reservation.

 

* Questions?
Please call Sarett AT (269)927-4832, or e-mail Dianne.

 

* Rentals are open to Sarett members
To become a member send your name, address and $40 membership fee to:

Sarett Nature Center
2300 Benton Center Rd.
Benton Harbor MI 49022

 

 

 

 


SARETT HOURS:  Building Open
                                  Tuesday-Friday   9:00 AM-5:00 PM
                                  Saturday   10:00 AM-5:00 PM
                                  Sunday   1:00-5:00 PM
Our trails are open dawn to dusk every day.

Sarett Nature Center
2300 Benton Center Rd.
Benton Harbor, MI 49022                                  

Phone: (269)927-4832

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