Homeschool in the Hills: Geology - Morning Session

Hitchcock Nature Center, Pottawattamie County

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Area homeschool students and educators are invited to join us at Hitchcock Nature Center for a series of field trips designed to focus on nature throughout the seasons at Hitchcock Nature Center. 

Join us on September 3rd at 10:00 a.m. for another exciting Homeschool in the Hills program. What's so great about dirt? Turns out there's quite a bit! Learn more about Iowa's unique and spectacular Loess Hills & the soil that makes them so special. Explore minerals of all shapes and sizes and get your hands dirty in a wonderful way. An afternoon session of this program will also be offered, click here to register for the 1:00 p.m. session.

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 Thursday, August 29th as space is limited. Please ​register online.

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 to staff directly. Cancellations made less than 1 week (7 days) prior to the program date will not be refunded. Program fees for programs cancelled by PCCB due to weather or other circumstances will be refunded.  

For questions not answered online please call 712-545-3283, registrations will not be taken over the phone. These programs are delivered in a flexible format with both guided and self guided units and is 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. We will be hosting 4 Homeschool in the Hills programs during 2019. 

2019 Homeschool in the Hills Programs
February 19th
April 2nd
June 4th
September 3rd

While this event is family friendly it is not pet friendly, please leave your canine friends at home. Service animals are always welcome. Weather Permitting.

2019 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: Mary Davis, Human Resources Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

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Homeschool in the Hills: Geology - Morning Session


Tuesday, September 3, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM


Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, IA 51542
Rene Stroud
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Children - $3.00