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Dec 7 Saturday 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Ornament Craft Day
Visit the Nature Center for a Nature Ornament Craft Day on December 7.
Special Events Madison Pammel State Park
Dec 11 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Wandering Woods Club
The “Club” is a time set aside for play at Wickiup Hill where you know other children will be here to play and make new friends.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Dec 15 Sunday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Kayak Safety Practice - Pool Time!
Join us at Bender Pool to work on your kayak skills and safety in the off-season. Work on your strokes, entering and exiting your kayak, or work on your roll if you wish. Helmets are required by those attempting rolls.
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Dec 19 Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Little Sprouts: Frozen Fun!
Build your own ice castle, and more Frozen inspired activities!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jan 1 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM New Year's Woodland Walk - Jakway Forest
Start off the new year on the right foot by getting outdoors and enjoying the beauty of Jakway Forest.
Programs Buchanan Jakway Park
Jan 9 Thursday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Moonlight Hike (or Snowshoe)
We will lead you on a moonlit hike or snowshoe saunter depending on the condition of the trails!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jan 12 Sunday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Kayak Safety Practice - Pool Time!
Join us at Bender Pool to work on your kayak skills and safety in the off-season. Work on your strokes, entering and exiting your kayak, or work on your roll if you wish. Helmets are required by those attempting rolls.
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jan 14 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Wandering Woods Club
The “Club” is a time set aside for play at Wickiup Hill where you know other children will be here to play and make new friends.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jan 20 Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Owl Hike
“Whooooo cooks for you – whooooo cooks for you all?” While we may not answer the barred owls question this evening, we hope to answer some of yours about these local residents.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jan 24 Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Little Sprouts: Jack Frost Painting
We will talk about the science behind the frost, read a story and make a special painting!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jan 26 Sunday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Kayak Safety Practice - Pool Time!
Join us at Bender Pool to work on your kayak skills and safety in the off-season. Work on your strokes, entering and exiting your kayak, or work on your roll if you wish. Helmets are required by those attempting rolls.
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Feb 8 Saturday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Ice Fishing Basics
Learn the basics of ice fishing and get some hands-on experience. Bait and poles will be provided.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Feb 9 Sunday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Kayak Safety Practice - Pool Time!
Join us at Bender Pool to work on your kayak skills and safety in the off-season. Work on your strokes, entering and exiting your kayak, or work on your roll if you wish. Helmets are required by those attempting rolls.
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Feb 10 Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Almost Full Moon Owl Prowl with Calls
Learn about owls in Iowa from the warmth of the classroom as we build owl calls. We will then head out onto the trails to talk to the owls and attempt to call one in.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Feb 13 Thursday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Fishing Rod Building Course Series
Custom rod builder Chuck Ungs will lead participants through the process of building a St. Croix / Rod Geeks or Rainshadow spinning rod!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Feb 22 Saturday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Antler Shed Hunt
Learn tips on finding shed antlers and then head outside to find sheds that have been hidden around the park just for you!
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Feb 23 Sunday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Kayak Safety Practice - Pool Time!
Join us at Bender Pool to work on your kayak skills and safety in the off-season. Work on your strokes, entering and exiting your kayak, or work on your roll if you wish. Helmets are required by those attempting rolls.
Other Location Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Mar 3-5 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hunter Education Class Series
This hunter education program introduces students to several life-long skills important for many different types of outdoor recreational opportunities.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
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