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Jun 28 Wednesday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Woodcarving for Kids
Introduce children to a hobby that lasts a lifetime - woodcarving.
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 28 Wednesday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Picnics in the Park
Dig into Dinosaurs at Picnics in the Park "T is for Terrible"!
Programs Mitchell Interstate Park
Jun 28 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - Survival Hike
Survival Hike - Learn how to build a shelter, start a fire and even what types of plants are edible.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jun 29 Thursday 9:00 AM Kids Day at the Linn County Fair
Visit the Wickiup Hill Booth at the Linn County Fair!
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jul 2 Sunday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Sand Volleyball Tournament
Sign up your team for a fun day of Sand Volleyball!
Special Events Adams Lake Icaria
Jul 3 Monday 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM Fireworks
Planning our best fireworks show ever!
Special Events Adams Lake Icaria
Jul 6 Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Native American Skills Day Camp
Step back in time to learn Native American skills!
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jul 7 Friday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM FULL What's all the BUZZZZZZ about? FULL
This camp is full. Find out how these amazing creatures play a huge role in nature!
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jul 7 Friday 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM Fireflies by Firelight
Bring the kids out for night of catching (and releasing) fireflies while enjoying a roasted marshmallow over a fire.
Special Events Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jul 8 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Wild for Wildlife
Join a naturalist for a hike to look for clues from animals that might call Thomas Mitchell Park their home.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jul 8 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Creek Walk
Talk a walk and cool off as we explore and investigate life in an Iowa stream.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jul 9 Sunday 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Stream Monitoring
Assist in chemical, physical, and biological measurements on the stream as part of the Iowa DNR's IOWATER program, a citizen volunteer water monitoring program.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Lime Kilns
Jul 11-14 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Be a Naturalist!
Get wet, dirty and have a whole lot of fun! Learn what it takes to be a naturalist at Wickiup!
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jul 11 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Camp is FULL Bees and Butterflies FULL
Camp is FULL. Discover the benefits of butterflies and bees and learn about the role they play in the natural world as pollinators.
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jul 11 Tuesday 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 Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Jul 12 Wednesday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Nature Playdates - Creek Walk
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 Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jul 13 Thursday 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 Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Jul 18-20 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM FULL Archaeology Day Camp FULL
This camp is full. Time to dig into the past!
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jul 18 Tuesday 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.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Jul 18 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Camp is Full Archery Art
Camp is Full Combine Archery and Art in this new camp!
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jul 19 Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Nature's Story Hour - Reptiles Alive
Bring your picnic lunch, blanket and family for an hour of nature stories and activities with a PCC Naturalist. This family friendly program is free and all ages are welcome.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Jul 20 Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Summer Skills - Geocaching
Geocaching – Geocaching is a high tech scavenger hunt using GPS. Come learn the basics and try finding several geocaches hidden just for you.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Jul 25 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Summer Skills - Survival Hike
Survival Hike - Learn how to build a shelter, start a fire and even what types of plants are edible.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Jul 25 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Science for Squirts - Wildlife Rainbow Scavenger Hunt
There are so many colors to find in nature. From red flowers to orange butterflies, the natural world is full of color. Join us for a fun hike and scavenger hunt and see if we can find something for every color on the rainbow.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jul 25 Tuesday 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM National Moth Week Celebration
Join us in a celebration of the moth!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center

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