Our programs help connect the community to our spaces through nature, education, recreation, and preservation. We regularly host a variety of programs at each of our spaces, and all are welcome to participate. Click the button below to see what’s currently happening!

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Program Feature: Summer Camps in July!

Get kids outside this Summer Break with unique, hands-on camps and experiences at our community spaces.

Explore Archery

July 11-15

Coler Kids

July 25-29

Peel Day Camp

July 22

Click the tabs below to learn more about the different opportunities at each community space.

The historic Peel Museum reveals the life of the Peel Family through educational programs that provide a unique view on living in the late 1800’s. Surrounding the museum is the Botanical Garden that houses the beautiful apple orchards, vegetable, herb, and rose gardens. This outdoor space allows us to provide unique garden and educational programming. 

Some of these programs include: 

  • Littles in the Garden Series 
  • Victorian Valentines 
  • School Days at Peel Museum 

Click here to view the current programs offered at Peel Museum & Botanical Garden.

This space honors the legacy of Dr. Neil Compton and his work to preserve native plants and the Buffalo River, helping mark it as the first National River in 1972. These spaces enhance the natural and educational focus of programs aimed at all ages.  

Some of these programs include: 

  • Native Plants of the Ozarks Class: Eric Fuselier of the Arkansas Native Plant Society will come out to Compton Gardens to teach participants about the native plant species across the Ozarks as well as where to find them while including original photographs from Eric himself. 
  • Little Bug Hunt 
  • Plan Propagation Workshops 

Click here to view the current programs offered at Compton Gardens & Arboretum.

Welcome to Coler, where all are invited to adventure with us. Coler programming provides the community an opportunity to engage with our space in a variety of ways. Coler is an almost 300 acre preserve offering biking, walking, nature education, wellness and recreational opportunities to the community. Our programs seek to highlight those aspects to further engage and connect people of all backgrounds, ages, and experience to the preserve.  

Some examples of program offerings are:  

  • Fundamentals of Biking 
  • Intermediate/Advanced Bike Skills  
  • Native Plant Hikes 
  • Yoga  
  • Trail Education Workdays 
  • Leave No Trace 
  • Kids Nature Camps   

Click here to view current programs offered at Coler Mountain Bike Preserve.

The vast wetlands and grasslands at Osage Park provide unique programming opportunities that focus on nature, education, and wellness for all ages. 

Some of these unique programs include: 

  • Wetland Programming: This programming focuses on the wildlife and plant life in the wetlands such as our Busy Beavers and Native Plant Hike programs. 
  • Wetland Tours 
  • Yoga at Osage 

Click here to view the current programs offered at Osage Park.

The archery range is a place where all levels of archers can come and explore the unique sport for the first time or continue to build skill and technique from a variety of programs available for ages 8+. 

Some of these programs include: 

  • Bow Basics 
  • Explore Archery Summer Camps 
  • Archery Art 

Click here to view the current programs offered at The Quiver Archery Range.


The Peel Compton Foundation partners with several organizations in the community to offer space and opportunities for engagement. To start the conversation on a future partnership, click the link below to email us:

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