The Osborne Center offers a wide variety of programs to students from preschool to high school. All programs offered to students who live within Clayton County are free of charge; out-of-county students will be charged $1 per student. On-site field trips to the Osborne Center are offered throughout the year. Any school district interested in a field trip is encouraged to call and ask for more information. Some of the programs offered at the Osborne Center include; archery, native wildlife exhibit tours, canoeing, nature walks, scavenger hunts, and track detectives.
For a more detailed list of programs offered, or information about all the Clayton County parks and areas, please utilize the following contact information:
CLAYTON COUNTY CONSERVATION
29862 Osborne Road
Elkader, IA 52043
PHONE: (563) 245-1516
WEBSITE: Go to Clayton County Conservation
Activities in Clayton CountyClayton County hosts thousands of campers every year. Campgrounds with full amenities are available at many private campgrounds located in the scenic hills of Northeast Iowa. The County Conservation Board campgrounds are all primitive with no “hook ups” provided. Water, restrooms and fire rings are available with a nominal camping fee. In addition to camping, the Clayton CCB offers hiking, education programs, hunting, picnicking, fishing, boating and much, much more!
Facilities in Clayton CountyFacilities available for public use include open shelters, trails, education center and many more!