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Jul 23-25 Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Oregon Trail Camp, Ages 9-12
Oh no! Eustace has dysentery and now we've broken a wagon wheel! Kids will get to live the life of a pioneer and travel along the Oregon Trail. Kids will have to keep their wits about them so they can make a life on the West Coast.
Youth Camps Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Jul 23 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM How Nature Works- Ages 7-9, July 23 and 24 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
Jul 23-25 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM Kanoe Kids (Completed: 6th grade & up)
A "wilderness" camp for your teenager close to home!
Youth Camps Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jul 23 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sprouts - Wildlife Rainbow
There are so many colors to find in nature. From red flowers to orange butterflies, the natural world is full of color. Join us for a fun hike and scavenger hunt and see if we can find something for every color on the rainbow.
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jul 23 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Jul 23 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Nature Friends - Habitats - CANCELLED!
Join a naturalist in a nature adventure! We will explore a different nature topic each evening through stories, sharing time, guided exploration, and art activities. S
Programs Polk Fort Des Moines Park
Jul 24-25 Wednesday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Insectigations Camp - cancelled
Learn about the fascinating world of insects! Find out why insects are important and the role they play in nature. Scavenger hunts will have us searching for insects high and low in the park.
Youth Camps Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 24 Wednesday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Eco Arts Camp: A Walk on the Wild Side
Campers will enjoy plenty of creative activities while connecting to the nature at McFarland Park. Potential activities will include hiking, theater games, mask making, sketching, and nature journaling.
Youth Camps Story McFarland Park
Jul 24-25 Wednesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Canoeing & Fishing Adventures
This camp is for children entering 7th & 8th grades and will focus on fishing and canoeing skills.
Youth Camps Cerro Gordo Lime Creek Nature Center & Conservation Area
Jul 24-26 Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Water Rocks (Ages 9-12)
Back by popular demand, this camp will feature all things aquatic from bullfrogs to people. Using ISU’s Water Rocks! curriculum, camp participants will learn about watersheds, wetlands, and the critters that live in them.
Youth Camps Madison Pammel State Park
Jul 24 Wednesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Fort Madison Park Explorer Camp-Ivanhoe Park
This free camp series is conveniently located at a city park near you!
Youth Camps Lee Lee County Conservation Center
Jul 24 Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Papermaking & Paper Crafts (ages 10-15)
Create your own beautiful handmade paper, a music paper bouquet, and other fun paper crafts!
Youth Camps Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Jul 24 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Youth Archery Class
Sharpen your archery skills with our coaches!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jul 24 Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Nature Story Hour - Turtle Talk
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 Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 24 Wednesday 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Homer Pioneer Cemetery Program
Rub Noses with the Residents of Homer's Past
Special Events Hamilton Bell's Mill Park
Jul 25-26 Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Caving Camp
Let's explore Iowa underground! Go caving, climbing, and hiking on an overnight trip to Maquoketa Caves State Park in Northeast, Iowa. We'll provide the gear and campers must provide sleeping bag and personal items.
Youth Camps Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 25 Thursday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Survival Camp
Set your kid’s imagination and adventurous spirit free as they learn about the natural environment and important survival skills. Activities range from plant identification, animal tracking study, and survival skills like fire and shelter building.
Youth Camps Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 25-26 Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Outdoor Adventure Camp-Boys Registration
This two-day overnight camp is for teens who want to experience the many fun opportunities the great outdoors of Iowa has to offer.
Youth Camps Lee Wilson Lake
Jul 25-26 Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Outdoor Adventure Camp - Girls Registration
This two-day overnight camp is for teens who want to experience the many fun opportunities the great outdoors of Iowa has to offer.
Youth Camps Lee Wilson Lake
Jul 25 Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Wandering Woods Club
Join the club! Wickiup’s Wandering Woods Club!
Programs Linn Wickiup Hill Learning Center
Jul 25 Thursday 5:00 PM Hitchcock Nature Center Insect Club Meeting
Everyone is welcome to join in the fun with the new Hitchcock Nature Center Insect Club.
Special Events Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Jul 25 Thursday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Leaf Pounding
Join one of our summer naturalists, Hannah, on a hike to learn about different plants and trees around the Nature Center, followed by leaf pounding and leaf prints.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jul 25 Thursday 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Evening Prairie Walk
Join Dr. Thomas Rosburg on monthly prairie walks at the largest prairie remnant in Story County.
Programs Story Doolittle Prairie
Jul 25 Thursday 7:00 PM Sunset Eco Cruise
July 25th ~ Sunset Eco Cruise ~ 7 PM ~ Rock Creek ~ Thursday evenings there will be naturalist-guided Mississippi eco cruises aboard the Blue Heron pontoon. Call 563-259-1876 to reserve a free spot one week in advance.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jul 26-28 Friday Christmas in July
July 26th-28th ~ Christmas in July Weekend ~ Rock Creek. Decorated capsites, Half Price Canoes, Good Morning Cruise and Hay Wagon Rides!
Special Events Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
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