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Apr 26 Saturday
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Spring Wildflower Hike
Enjoy a beautiful spring day as we hike through the woods to view and identify the dazzling display of spring wildflowers.

Programs
May 15 Thursday
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Kayak Basics
Learn the basics of recreational kayaking from a PCC naturalist. Participants will learn about types of kayaks, equipment, techniques, and have a chance to practice skills on the water.

Programs
Jun 13 Friday
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Wild Night Life and Hike
Join PCC naturalists for a campfire program about the wild night life in Thomas Mitchell Park. A short hike will follow as we search for some of these nocturnal animals.

Programs
Jul 7 Monday
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Summer Skills - Canoeing
Canoeing – Participants will learn about types of canoes, equipment, techniques, and have a chance to practice skills on the water.

Programs
Jul 9 Wednesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Summer Skills - Archery
Archery – Learn the basics of archery by focusing on form and safety. We’ll cover eye dominance, archery safety rules, range rules, equipment, and proper shooting techniques using a compound bow.

Programs
Jul 14 Monday
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Summer Skills - Fishing
Fishing – Learn about the different kinds of fish in Iowa, fishing safety, and casting. Bait and poles will be provided.

Programs
Jul 15 Tuesday
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Discover Your Parks - Creek Walk
Join a naturalist in one of our parks this summer for an afternoon of fun. Each program will start with a discussion followed by an activity.

Programs
Jul 16 Wednesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Summer Skills - Kayaking
Kayaking – Learn the basics of recreational kayaking from a PCC naturalist. Participants will learn about types of kayaks, equipment, techniques, and have a chance to practice skills on the water.

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