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Jun 30 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - Archery (Full)
Summer is about having fun and playing outside. Join Polk County Conservation naturalists as they introduce your child to some fun outdoor activities which can be enjoyed the rest of their lives.
Programs Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 30 Tuesday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Stand Up Paddling 7-8 p.m.
Come on out and explore Easter Lake on a paddle board! Stand up paddling is the fastest growing sport in America. Why? Because it is easy to learn, tons of fun, and can be done on almost any body of water.
Programs Easter Lake Park
Jul 1 Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Nature's Story Hour - Pollination Celebration
Bring your picnic lunch, blanket and family for an hour of nature stories and activities with a PCC Naturalist.
Programs Easter Lake Park
Jul 1 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - Geocaching
Summer is about having fun and playing outside. Join Polk County Conservation naturalists as they introduce your child to some fun outdoor activities which can be enjoyed the rest of their lives.
Programs Thomas Mitchell Park
Jul 2 Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - Geocaching (Full)
Summer is about having fun and playing outside. Join Polk County Conservation naturalists as they introduce your child to some fun outdoor activities which can be enjoyed the rest of their lives.
Programs Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 4 Saturday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Music in the Park - Flying Pig fiddle and Banjo
Join us for Music in the Park with Flying Pig Fiddle & Banjo. They play Old-Time Southern Appalachian String Band Music on fiddles, banjo, washtub, washboard, pitchfork, fiddlesticks, feet, and more.
Special Events Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 5 Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Time to Ride Event- "Horse's Salute to America"
This event is open to the public and FREE OF CHARGE! JPEC is proud to announce participation in the "Time to Ride" program. Offering unique opportunities to learn about horses, and experience them for the first time.
Programs Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 6-9 Monday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Discovery Camp - FULL
This camp is all about animals! Learn about the basic animal groups: insects, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals. There will be plenty of games, live animals, snacks, and more!
Youth Camps Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 6 Monday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Summer Skills - Archery
Summer is about having fun and playing outside. Join Polk County Conservation naturalists as they introduce your child to some fun outdoor activities which can be enjoyed the rest of their lives.
Programs Easter Lake Park
Jul 7 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Summer Skills - Archery (Archery)
Summer is about having fun and playing outside. Join Polk County Conservation naturalists as they introduce your child to some fun outdoor activities which can be enjoyed the rest of their lives.
Programs Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 7 Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM OWLS - Grass Between the Rails
Denny Rehder has been a musician all his life. He has combined that ability with his love of Iowa history to produce "Grass Between the Rails," a celebration of Iowa's railroad heritage in words and original music.
Programs Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 7 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Discover Your Parks - Creek Walk
Take a walk and cool off as we explore and investigate life in an Iowa stream.
Programs Thomas Mitchell Park
Jul 8 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Summer Skills - Canoeing
Summer is about having fun and playing outside. Join Polk County Conservation naturalists as they introduce your child to some fun outdoor activities which can be enjoyed the rest of their lives.
Programs Easter Lake Park
Jul 8 Wednesday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Nature Playdates - Life in a Log
Explore, discover and play in your local parks with a Polk County Naturalist. Meet families interested in getting their children outdoors for natural play and discovery.
Programs Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 9 Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Summer Skills - Canoeing (Full)
Summer is about having fun and playing outside. Join Polk County Conservation naturalists as they introduce your child to some fun outdoor activities which can be enjoyed the rest of their lives.
Programs Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 9 Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Discover Your Parks - Wildlife Watching
Explore this 40 acre marsh and the Gay Lea Wilson trail passing along the east side of the marsh. We will talk about how this area came to be and then explore it with binoculars.
Programs Carney Marsh
Jul 10-11 Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM “Twosome Camp”- 2-day Parent/Child Riding Camp
"Twosome" Riding Camp: Want to do spend some quality time with your daughter or son? Love horses and the outdoors? Then this is the camp for you!
Youth Camps Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 11 Saturday 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM Insect Hotel Workshop
Build an Insect Hotel to help attract pollinators to your garden. We will gather willows for the hotel structure and create the basic frame from simple willow work techniques.
Programs Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
Jul 13-15 Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FULL! “Fairy Tales”, Tiny Tots Riding Camp- Open to Young Riders Ages 5-8
Welcome to the land of Jester Park, where ponies abound and horses are happy, happy creatures! Join us for a fun filled week of fantasy, fairies, and faraway places. Horses, horses everywhere!
Youth Camps Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 13 Monday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Summer Skills - Survival and Shelter Building
Summer is about having fun and playing outside. Join Polk County Conservation naturalists as they introduce your child to some fun outdoor activities which can be enjoyed the rest of their lives.
Programs Easter Lake Park
Jul 14 Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM Summer Cruising Eco-Bus Trip - FULL, please add name to waiting list
Explore historic Iowa Falls and enjoy a luncheon cruise on the Scenic City Empress. Other stops, include, an organ recital, Plastic Recycling plant, swinging bridge and downtown Iowa Falls.
Trips Polk County Education Programs
Jul 14 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Summer Skills - Survival and Shelter Building (Full)
Summer is about having fun and playing outside. Join Polk County Conservation naturalists as they introduce your child to some fun outdoor activities which can be enjoyed the rest of their lives.
Programs Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 14 Tuesday 2:00 PM - 3:27 PM Discover Your Parks - Marsh Stomp
Come discover what creatures live in and around a marsh. Wear shoes and clothes that can get wet and dirty.
Programs Engeldinger Marsh
Jul 15 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Summer Skills - Kayaking
Summer is about having fun and playing outside. Join Polk County Conservation naturalists as they introduce your child to some fun outdoor activities which can be enjoyed the rest of their lives.
Programs Easter Lake Park
Jul 15 Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Nature's Story Hour - Turtle Talk
Bring your picnic lunch, blanket and family for an hour of nature stories and activities with a PCC Naturalist.
Programs Fort Des Moines Park