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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 - 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 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 5:00 PM Wildflower Walk with Katie Byerly
Whether you are new to wildflowers or an expert with knowledge to share, join us for a monthly walk studying the flowers of Lime Creek.
Programs Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
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 23-24 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 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 23 Saturday 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Movie in the Park
Movie in the Park Saturday, June 23rd 9-11 p.m.
Programs Harrison Willow Lake Recreation Area
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 25-29 Monday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Daycamp - Those Amazing Animals!
Each day will focus on a different animal group.
Youth Camps Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
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 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 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 28-29 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
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 28 Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skill - Air Rifle Shooting
Target shooting is a lifelong sport and can be practiced for most at an early age and continue through adulthood. Learn the basics of air rifle target shooting from PCC naturalists certified from the Student Air Rifle Program.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 28 Thursday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson Early Group
SUP basics at Kennedy Park
Programs Webster Kennedy Memorial Park
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