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Jun 19-21 Tuesday Adventure Camp
Adventure Camp is for youth entering 5th-8th grade next fall and interested in learning more about outdoor recreation activities, such as canoeing, kayaking, archery, geocaching and more!
Special Events Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Jun 19 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Youth Fishing Seminar
There’s no better time for kids to learn the sport of fishing, a skill that will last a lifetime! Youth can spend the day at Otter Creek Lake getting wet, slimy, and hopefully reeling in a fish!
Programs Tama Otter Creek Lake & Park
Jun 19 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Animal Camp
A fun filled morning or afternoon at the park! Campers will learn all about animals that live at the park.
Youth Camps Buena Vista Buena Vista County Conservation Park
Jun 19-28 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Cricket Camp
Cricket Camp is available in four different sessions. Morning & Afternoon available two different weeks!
Youth Camps Carroll Swan Lake State Park
Jun 19-20 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Frogs, Snails, Salamander Tails- Ages 5-6- June 19 & 20, 2018- 9 am- noon
Come explore the wonderful world of natural slime. Ages 5-6, June 19 & 20, 2018 from 9 am- noon.
Youth Camps Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Jun 19 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Princess Adventures - All About Birds
Girls ages 4-6 are invited to the park in “princess attire” (whatever that means to them). We will learn about a courageous woman from the past, participate in a nature activity, followed by a tea party with a snack.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 19-21 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Water Bugs
Natures Calling!!
Youth Camps Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Jun 19 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Summer Skills - Kayaking
Learn the basics of recreational kayaking from a PCC naturalist. Participants will learn about types of kayaks, equipment, techniques, and have a chance to practice skills on the water.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 19 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Kayaking Basics
Learn the basics of recreational kayaking from a PCC naturalist. Participants will learn about types of kayaks, equipment, techniques, and have a chance to practice skills on the water.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jun 20 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Nature Story Hour - Buzzing Bees
Books come to life at the Nature Center!
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation 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 20 Wednesday 6:00 PM Hamilton Prairie/Pollinator Walk
Enjoy a walk on a native prairie remnant!
Special Events Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Jun 21 Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Animal Camp
A fun filled morning or afternoon at the park! Campers will learn all about animals that live at the park.
Youth Camps Buena Vista Buena Vista County Conservation Park
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 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 21 Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Pollinator Seminar
Iowa State University Honey Bee and Native Bee Extension Entomologist Randall Cass will present information relevant to honey bee and native bee health in soybean systems and prairie landscapes.
Special Events Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Jun 21 Thursday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Nature Yoga - Summer Solistice
Yoga in the park!
Special Events Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jun 23 Saturday 10:00 AM Butterfly Roundup
Join a naturalist in catching and identifying the butterflies on the Hurstville Prairie.
Programs Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Jun 23 Saturday 10:00 AM Animal Tracks
Join the Summer Naturalists at the open shelter by the boat ramp to learn about animal tracks and our local mammals. Free!
Other Location Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature 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 23-24 Saturday 3:00 PM Family Camp Out!
Becoming an Outdoors Family
Programs Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
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