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Aug 16-17 Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM FULL: Wet & Wild Water Camp (Ages 10-15)
Wander through creeks, lakes, streams, and puddles in the camp all about water! We will go fishing, kayaking, creek stomping, swimming and so much more! Spend the last sweltering days of summer cooling off and enjoying the sun!
Youth Camps Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Aug 16 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM FULL: Wild Kratts Day Camp: Speaking Dophinese (Ages 5-9)
Learn how different animals have adapted to survive in harsh environments, catch prey, or elude predators.
Youth Camps Black Hawk Hartman Reserve Nature Center
Aug 16 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM SELF AM- Creature Feature Turtles
Retired and looking to get out of the house? Join us every third Tuesday of the month, and we promise you will enjoy your-SELF! 
Programs Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Aug 16 Tuesday 12:30 PM - 3:25 PM SELF PM- Creature Feature Turtles
Retired and looking to get out of the house? Join us every third Tuesday of the month, and we promise you will enjoy your-SELF! 
Programs Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Aug 16 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Homeschool Nature Program - Journey of Water
Join us to go on an adventure through the water cycle.
Programs O'Brien Prairie Heritage Center
Aug 16 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Meet and Greet with Sioux City Musketeers Coaches and the Clark Cup!
Head out to the Nature Center during your last week of summer break to show your support of the Sioux City Musketeers Hockey and congratulate them on winning the Clark Cup.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Aug 16 Tuesday 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Play OUTside: LGBTQ+ families PlayDates “Pond Scooping ”
Nature is for everyone! Enjoy a LGBTQ+families PlayDate at McFarland Park.
Programs Story McFarland Park
Aug 16 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM BOYS. BACKWOODS. BEER. Primitive Tools and Weapons
Drink some beer and throw a spear!
Programs Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
Aug 16 Tuesday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Family Nature Club: Dutch Oven Cooking
Yum!
Programs Harrison Willow Lake Recreation Area
Aug 16 Tuesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Women in the Woods with Wine - Prairie Ponderings
Tall grass prairie once covered 85% of Iowa's landscape. Most of this unique habitat has long since vanished; however, life on the prairie still lives today.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Aug 17 Wednesday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Extreme Kayaking at Manchester Whitewater Park
CrawDaddy Outdoors will provide all the gear and training for this epic adventure!
Trips Bremer Babcock Woods
Aug 17-19 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Kneehigh Naturalists
Kneehigh naturalists is intended for pre-school learners with an adult present. Let your little one learn through sensory play, colors, numbers, and letter play through nature-themed indoor and outdoor activities.
Programs Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Aug 17 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Toddler Time Outdoors, Ages 2-5
Toddler Time Outdoors
Programs Webster Camp WaNoKi
Aug 17 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Nature Buds - CreekStomp
A nature program for 3-5 year olds.
Programs Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Aug 17 Wednesday 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM Whitewater Kayaking
Try some whitewater kayaking by joining Bremer and Buchanan County Conservation Board Naturalists for an exhilarating day on the Maquoketa River.
Programs Buchanan Buchanan County Conservation Offices
Aug 17 Wednesday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Explorers - Creek Stomp!
Explorers is a nature program for kids K-4.
Programs Johnson JOHNSON COUNTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Aug 18 Thursday Sunset Eco Cruies
Sunset Eco Cruise ~ 7 PM ~ Rock Creek ~ Thursday evenings there will be naturalist-guided Mississippi River 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
Aug 18 Thursday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM Tour Big Sand Mound Preserve near Muscatine, IA
Visit and tour the Big Sand Mound Preserve
Trips Jones Central Park
Aug 18 Thursday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM OWLS: Big Sand Mound Nature Preserve Tour
Big Sand Mound has the highest concentration of endangered species in the state with more than 400 types of plants and undisturbed prairies and woodlands.
Other Location Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Aug 18 Thursday 10:00 AM O.W.L.S. -- Porter House
Join the OWLS group as they travel to Decorah and visit the Porter House on August 18th. Shuttle will leave Osborne at 10am. Reservations required.
Trips Clayton Osborne Park
Aug 18 Thursday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Brown Bag Bunch - Falconary
Brenda and Jeremy Smith are just a couple of nature-loving individuals who share a passion for the outdoors and all it has to offer! They also happen to be licensed falconers in the state of Iowa.
Special Events Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Aug 18 Thursday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Live and Local - Bob Dorr and Friends
Enjoy live music at the amphitheater at Grimes Farm!
Special Events Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Aug 18 Thursday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Outdoor Yoga Class
If you enjoy yoga and nature, give this class a try! We will go for a short hike to Mount Lucia and practice yoga with an incredible view! The yoga class will be a gentle flow, focusing on stretching and relaxation.
Programs Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Aug 18 Thursday 6:00 PM Hamilton Prairie Walk
Join Dubuque, Jackson, and Jones County Conservation OWLS (Older Wiser Livelier Souls) group as we explore the natural beauty of Hamilton prairie.
Other Location Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Aug 18 Thursday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM WOMEN. WOODS. WINE. Candle Making
Sip some wine and make a candle just like the pioneers!
Programs Henry Oakland Mills Nature Center
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