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Jun 17 - Jul 29 Monday Wee Nature Tales - Mondays
Nature for Pre-school youth ages 3-5
Youth Camps Buchanan Fontana Park
Jun 17-19 Monday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Water Wonders Camp - Cancelled
Come get your feet wet as we discover all we can about water. We’ll compare ponds, rivers, lakes, and wetlands plus the animals that live in them. Daily field trips will take us to various county parks.
Youth Camps Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 17-20 Monday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Polliwogs: Fur, Feathers, Fliers, and Fins
Children explore what makes each animal special, whether they have fur, feathers, fliers, or fins. On the last day, we'll venture to the lake with nets, so be prepared to get wet and dirty!
Youth Camps Story McFarland Park
Jun 17 Monday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM OWLS - Birding with an Expert
Join a naturalist and other adults from in and around Buchanan County to discover how amazing this county is!
Programs Buchanan Fontana Park
Jun 18 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Animal Detectives- Ages 5-6, June 18 and 19 2019, 9am-noon
Kids will investigate animal clues in the wild, from tracks to scat. This camp includes hands-on activities, games and fun! This two day camp offered morning or afternoon.
Youth Camps Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Jun 18-20 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Tadpoles
Calling all Nature Lovers!
Youth Camps Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Jun 18-19 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Voyage Camp
Youth will learn to paddle a canoe and kayak on the Maquoketa River during this two-day trip and camp overnight along the river!
Youth Camps Jackson Maquoketa River Water Trail
Jun 18 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Frog Camp
We will start the morning off with live amphibians! Then we will head down to the lake for more amphibian fun.
Youth Camps Buena Vista Gabrielson Park - Gustafson Lake
Jun 18-20 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Adventurers
For students entering 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. (May choose to attend either the June OR July camp)
Youth Camps Boone Don Williams Recreation Area
Jun 18-20 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Kestrel Camp (Ages 8-12)
During this 3-day adventure, camp participants will learn about the animals that call the nature center home and discover what different animals need to survive.
Youth Camps Madison Pammel State Park
Jun 18-20 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM Pollywog Camp #1 (Completed K-1st grades)
The time is now to explore nature!
Youth Camps Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jun 18 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Animal Detectives- Ages 5-6, June 18 and 19 2019, 1-4pm
Kids will investigate animal clues in the wild, from tracks to scat. This camp includes hands-on activities, games and fun! This two day camp offered morning or afternoon.
Youth Camps Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Jun 18 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Open Range ~ Archery
June 18th ~ Open Range ~ Archery ~ 1-3 PM ~ Rock Creek ~
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jun 18 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - Air Rifle Target Shooting - Cancelled
Air Rifle Target Shooting - Learn the basics of air rifle target shooting from PCC naturalists certified from the Student Air Rifle Program. Equipment provided.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 18 Tuesday 6:00 PM Beaver Island Cruise
June 18th ~ Beaver Island Cruise ~ 6 PM ~ Rock Creek
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jun 18 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Bumble Bee Hunt
Celebrate National Pollinator Week with a naturalist to search for and document the number of bumble bees found at Jester Park. Our observations will be shared with the Xerces Society Bumble Bee Watch citizen science project.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 18 Tuesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Women in the Woods with Wine - Edible Outdoors
Ever wonder what those pesky weeds in your yard are good for? Come take a walk on the wild edibles side! You’ll learn to identify the common, edible plants around you and get a few new recipes to try at home!
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 19 Wednesday 6:30 AM Building Better Birders Eco Cruise
June 19th ~ Building Better Birders Eco Cruise ~ 6:30 AM ~ Rock Creek
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jun 19 Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Nature Story Hour - Insect Safari
Pack your picnic lunch, blanket and bring our family for an hour of nature stories and activities with a naturalist. Enjoy the fresh air, sunshine, munch your lunch, listen to a story or two and discover new natural areas with your children.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Jun 19 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Frog Camp
We will start the morning off with live amphibians!
Youth Camps Buena Vista Gabrielson Park - Gustafson Lake
Jun 20-21 Thursday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Shooting Camp
This camp will introduce participants to the lifelong sport of target shooting. We'll learn the basics of archery, air rifle and even throw Atlatls.
Youth Camps Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 20-21 Thursday 9:00 AM FLOAT II (Outdoor Skills and Overnight)
Fun-Loving Outdoor Adventure Team (FLOAT) II teaches a variety of outdoor skills. Campers build self-confidence in camping and canoeing and spend the night exploring McFarland Park. This is outdoor play in the best way!
Youth Camps Story McFarland Park
Jun 20 Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Fishing Fun Camp
Join HCCB and ISU Extension for a fishing day camp!
Special Events Harrison Willow Lake Recreation Area
Jun 20 Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Giants of the Prairie
Bison and elk were two of the largest animals to ever roam across Iowa. What happened to them and where did they go? A naturalist will walk you through the exhibit and share the history of these giants of the prairie.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 20 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Fireside Chat at Camp WaNoKi / Canoe, Kayak, & Backpacking Basics 101
If you are thinking about getting introduced to canoeing, kayaking, or backpacking this program is for you. We will not be on the water with canoes or kayaks for this program.
Special Events Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
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