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Jun 20 Wednesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Be a Naturalist Day Camp - Bird Banding
This day camp will allow you to investigate what a naturalist must learn to do his or her job.
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
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 20 Wednesday 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 Thomas Mitchell Park
Jun 21 Thursday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Creek Study and You
Get your hands and feet wet as we dip into a creek study!
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 21 Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Wickiup's Wandering Woods Club! Forest Critters
Join the club! Wickiup’s Wandering Woods Club! New this summer, come experience our FABULOUS PlayScape.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
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 23-24 Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Queen Rearing Class
Learn how to rear your own queens!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 23-24 Saturday 2:00 PM Family Campout
Experience nature through the eyes of a child. Your family will have an opportunity to canoe, fish, hike, and camp with a naturalist.
Programs Polk Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
Jun 24 Sunday 12:00 PM Freedom Bike Ride
Go all out in the Red, Ride, and Blues Freedom Bike Ride!
Special Events Linn Cedar Valley Nature Trail
Jun 26-28 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Archaeology Day Camp
History is often hidden under your feet. Come and learn what an archaeologist does.
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 27 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - Fishing
Learn about the different kinds of fish in Iowa, fishing safety, and casting. Bait and poles will be provided.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jun 28 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
Jun 28 Thursday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Fuzzy, Furry, Slimy, Scaly
Explore the group of animals called vertebrates, comparing the birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes!
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 29 Friday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Archery Art
Be an archer. Be an artist.
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 29 Friday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Archery Art
Be an archer. Be an artist.
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jun 30 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Insect Hunt
From ladybugs to butterflies, we’ll explore the fascinating world of insects. The program will feature a large insect collections and an insect hunt. Nets will be provided.
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Jul 6 Friday 4th of July Celebration
Fireworks at the lake!
Special Events Adams Lake Icaria
Jul 6 Friday 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM Fireflies by firelight
Bring the kids out for a night of catching (and releasing) fireflies while enjoying a roasted marshmallow over a fire.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jul 7 Saturday 10:00 AM Youth Fishing Clinic
Fun fishing for youth
Special Events Adams Lake Icaria
Jul 7 Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Hike
Explore an Iowa woodland with a naturalist and learn what makes this woodland unique.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jul 9 Monday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Farm to Fork: Food and Agriculture Connections
How did your food get on your plate?
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jul 13 Friday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Build Your Own Fairy and Gnome House
Create a place for the fairies to dance in your garden! Give a Gnome a home!
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jul 14 Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wandering Woods Club! Stick Swords and Nature Wands
Join the club! Wickiup’s Wandering Woods Club! New this summer, come experience our FABULOUS PlayScape
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jul 16 Monday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Farm to Fork: Plant Detectives
Be a plant detective and find out about all their amazing abilities!
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jul 18 Wednesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Be a Naturalist Day Camp -Meet Vesta the Red Fox
Meet our friend, Vesta the Red Fox!
Youth Camps Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
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