Homeschool in the Hills: Water Quality Monitoring - Morning Session

Arrowhead Park, Pottawattamie County

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Area homeschool students and educators are invited to join us at Arrowhead Park in Neola for another fun filled Homeschool in the Hills event. This event was rescheduled from it's original program date of April 7th.

Join us on Tuesday, August 11th for some wet & wild fun. Participants will get to know our froggy friends as we explore common frog species during a frog & toad species survey. We will also be examining water quality & performing pond dipping experiments for

Cost for this event is $3.00 per person for children age 3 & over, accompanying adults and children under 3 are free. Online pre-registration is required by Friday, August 7th as space is limited. Two sessions of this program are offered, this registration is for the morning session from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. To register for the afternoon session from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m please return to the program listing & select the afternoon session option. For questions not answered online please call 712-545-3283, registrations will not be taken over the phone.  

Due to COVID-19 we have adjusted our format for this program. All activities have been moved outdoors, & up to two families at a time will rotate through our program stations keeping group numbers small.

* Morning session program stations will be offered from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., participants may arrive any time after 10:00 a.m. participants may arrive any time after 10:00 a.m. but must arrive no later than 11:00 a.m. to participate.

* Afternoon session program stations will be offered from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., participants may arrive any time after 1:00 p.m. but must arrive no later than 2:00 p.m. to participate.

Participants will have their temperature taken upon arrival & must sign a waiver before participating. Staff will be wearing masks during programming & masks are recommended for all participants as well. Pre-registration is required & walk-in participants will not be admitted.

These programs are delivered in a flexible format with both guided and self guided units and are designed for elementary school students in Kindergarten through 5th Grade. Each program will begin with a set of hands-on learning activities to introduce learners to our topic for the day and then a field session to view nature first-hand.

Guests may cancel their reservation for a full refund up to 1 week (7 days) prior to program date by calling 712-545-3283 & speaking with staff directly. Cancellations after 1 week (7 days) will not be refunded. Program fees for programs cancelled by PCC due to weather or other circumstances will be refunded.

While this event is family friendly it is not pet friendly, please leave your canine friends at home. Service animals are always welcome. Please meet at Breezy Lodge, weather permitting.

2020 Programs Sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation   


The Pottawattamie County Conservation Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resources Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

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Homeschool in the Hills: Water Quality Monitoring - Morning Session


Tuesday, August 11, 2020
10:00 AM


Arrowhead Park
29357 310th Street
Neola, IA 51559
Rene Stroud, Naturalist
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Children - $3.00