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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 Tuesday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Lures and Lunch
Bring your lunch and fishing gear as we visit a different Polk County pond each month during the summer to see what is biting. Bait and poles will be provided but, feel free to bring your own as well.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
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 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 6:30 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 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 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 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
Jun 21 Friday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Paddle in the Park
Paddle in the Park is an annual program series that is held at the South Boat Ramp at Big Woods Lake in Cedar Falls.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Jun 21-23 Friday 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM 100th Anniversary of Briggs Woods Park
Come Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Briggs Woods Park at this three day event.
Special Events Hamilton Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course
Jun 22 Saturday 2:30 PM - 4:00 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 22 Saturday 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Family Campout - Cancelled
This brand new event is just what you need to get the kids off their screens and to get started camping. Do you want to go camping, but have small children and are worried about safety, keeping kids occupied, and the logistics of setting up a tent.
Programs Polk Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt
Jun 22 Saturday 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Family Movie in the Park
Join the park ranger for family-friendly movie!
Special Events Harrison Willow Lake Recreation Area
Jun 24-26 Monday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Hunger Games Camp, Ages 10-15
Congratulations! You have been selected to compete against other tributes for your life! You will be trained in a variety of skills and educated in the ways of the wild to challenge your wits against the other tributes.
Youth Camps Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Jun 24-27 Monday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Junior Naturalist Camp (June 24-27)
Do you know a child who loves the outdoors? Campers will spend the week fishing, canoeing, hiking, geocaching, building campfires and more while exploring the outdoors. On the last day of camp, campers will receive a badge and certificate.
Youth Camps Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 24-28 Monday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Daycamp - Those Amazing Animals!
Each day of this camp will focus on a different animal group.
Youth Camps Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Jun 24 Monday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - Survival Hike
Survival Hike - Learn how to build a shelter, start a fire and even what types of plants are edible.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 25-1 Tuesday Black Hawk County Conservation Junior Naturalist
This amazing opportunity allows children ages 6-18 to share outdoor learning experiences with adults and get a stamp from each Black Hawk County Park visited on the map on the back of the sheet.
Programs Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Jun 25-26 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Frogs, Toads and Snakes
We will explore the world of reptiles and amphibians while hiking the trails, playing games, making crafts and meeting special guests. Campers are sure to discover everything that makes these creatures ‘toad’ally cool!
Youth Camps Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 25-26 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Paddle Camp
Learn the basics of both canoeing and kayaking, including self and assisted rescues. Then try out your new skills on an adventurous river trip. Bring a sack lunch, filled water bottle, towel, sturdy water shoes and dress to get wet each day.
Youth Camps Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 25 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM How Nature Works- Ages 7-9, June 25 and 26 2019
We will transform the Oak Grove Lodge into our own nature laboratory, as we do a variety of nature experiments. We’ll spend times on the trails, playing games, and exploring…Hands on! This is a two day camp.
Youth Camps Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Jun 25 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Renewal by Nature
Learn how the energy systems running through nature and our bodies correlate. Explore ways to better align our bodies for health and wellness with a nature connection.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
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