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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 18-20 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Tadpoles
Calling all Nature Lovers!
Youth Camps Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
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+)
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 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Summer Camps
Summer camp fun!
Youth Camps Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
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 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Picnic in the Park (“Who Pooped in the Park?”)
“Who Pooped in the Park?”
Programs Mitchell Francis 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 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 19 Wednesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Sneaky Snakes and Things that Crawl
Explore "creepy crawlies" that live in the woods.
Programs Buchanan Jakway 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 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Story Hour - Fancy and Fragrant Flowers
Books come to life at the Nature Center!
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jun 20 Thursday 10:30 AM O.W.L.S (Older, Wiser, Livelier, Souls) -- The McGregor Wildlife School
Osborne’s Older, Wiser, Livelier, Souls will continue the “Conservation Heroes” series on June 20th with a visit to the McGregor Museum to learn about the historic McGregor Wildlife School.
Trips Clayton Osborne Park
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 5:30 PM Live and Local - Jay Casmirri
The Eagles, Billy Joel, Elton John, Steve Miller, Alex Clare, The Beatles, Oasis -- are a sampling of the selections that thrill audiences wherever Jay plays.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jun 21 Friday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Music in the Park
Enjoy Music in the Park!
Special Events Jones Central Park
Jun 21 Friday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Insect Explorers
Little Sioux Park, 2 miles SW of Correctionville, Iowa. Explore the world of bugs. We will look and learn about insects.
Other Location Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jun 22 Saturday 10:00 AM Knee High Naturalists
Totally Turtles
Programs Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Jun 22 Saturday 10:00 AM Turtles and Kindness Rocks
Join a naturalist and a few turtle friends in a fun rock painting activity.
Other Location Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
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