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Jun 18-21 Monday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Junior Naturalist Camp (June 18-21) - FULL
Do you know a child who loves the outdoors? Campers will spend the week fishing, canoeing, hiking, geocaching and more while exploring the outdoors. Campers will also learn how to shoot a bow, build a fire, and cook a snack over a fire.
Youth Camps Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 18 Monday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Kayaking 101
Learn kayaking basics at Kennedy Park
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
Jun 19-20 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Frogs, Snails, Salamander Tails- Ages 5-6- June 19 & 20, 2018- 9 am- noon
Come explore the wonderful world of natural slime. Ages 5-6, June 19 & 20, 2018 from 9 am- noon.
Youth Camps Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Jun 19-21 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM Creature Camp #2 (Completed 2nd - 3rd grades)
Discover your love for nature with summer camp!
Youth Camps Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jun 19 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Princess Adventures - All About Birds
Girls ages 4-6 are invited to the park in “princess attire” (whatever that means to them). We will learn about a courageous woman from the past, participate in a nature activity, followed by a tea party with a snack.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 19 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - 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 Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 19 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Kayaking 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 Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 19 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Painting Class with “Fresh Paint"
Painting Class with “Fresh Paint” ~ 6-8 PM ~ $35 ~ Rock Creek ~ This is a “Paint and Sip” class (BYOB).
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jun 20 Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Nature's Story Hour Busy Bees
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 Easter Lake Park
Jun 21 Thursday 10:00 AM A Nature Story
Bring your kids to the Eco Center to learn about the great outdoors with a story and activities!
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jun 21 Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - Survival
Learn how to build a shelter, start a fire and even what types of plants are edible.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 21 Thursday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Season Series Hike - Summer
Summer Begins Hike at Kennedy Park
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
Jun 21 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Shinrin Yoku Japanese Forest Bathing
Explore the ancient healing path of Shinrin Yoku, or Japanese forest bathing, with Dr. Suzanne Bartlett Hackenmiller, Integrative Medicine physician. This mindful walk will invite you to use your senses to enhance your well-being.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Jun 23 Saturday 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Yoga in the Park
The yoga in the park craze has finally made it to Story County Conservation! Join us at Oriole Ridge Lodge in Hickory Grove Park for an hour long yoga session.
Programs Story Hickory Grove Park
Jun 23 Saturday 9:00 AM Good Morning Cruise
Every other Saturday this summer, there will be a naturalist-guided eco cruises aboard the Blue Heron pontoon boat. Call 563.259.1876 to reserve your spot.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jun 23 Saturday 10:00 AM Animal Encounter
Come to the Eco Center's Nature Gallery to touch, hold and have photo ops with the animals. Adults must accompany children.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jun 23 Saturday 11:30 AM Animal Encounter
Come to the Eco Center's Nature Gallery to touch, hold and have photo ops with the animals. Adults must accompany children.
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jun 23 Saturday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Canning 101: Jams & Jellies
The juicy sweetness of strawberries. The crisp tartness of apples. Learn how to transform summer’s healthy and delicious fruit into homemade jams and jellies at a special class dedicated to easy canning methods.
Programs Buena Vista Gabrielson Park - Gustafson Lake
Jun 23 Saturday 2:30 PM Do You Want To Be An Insect
Join us on the trails at Oak Grove with entomologist and Dordt professor Jeremy Hummel as we explore and look at the insect life at Oak Grove Park.
Special Events Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Jun 25-28 Monday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Discovery Camp
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 Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 26-27 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Bug Scouts- Ages 7-9- June 26 & 27, 2018- 9 am- 2 pm
Bug Scout Campers will explore the world of insects by making traps, using nets, experiments and collections that they can take home at the end of their two day camp. Camp is June 26 & 27, 2018, 9 am- 2 pm.
Youth Camps Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Jun 26 Tuesday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Playscape Playdate
Join the naturalist for a morning of adventure at John F Kennedy Park
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
Jun 26 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - 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 Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 26 Tuesday 5:00 PM Build Your Own Fishing Rod
Get into Rod Building!
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jun 28-29 Thursday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Bug Scouts- Age 7-9- June 28 & 29, 2018- 9 am- 2 pm
Bug Scout Campers will explore the world of insects by making traps, using nets, experiments and collections that they can take home at the end of their two day camp. Camp is June 28 & 29, 2018, 9 am- 2 pm.
Youth Camps Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
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