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Jul 16-18 Tuesday Wild Discoveries
Surviving a Night in the Wild!!
Youth Camps Plymouth Hillview Recreation Area
Jul 16-23 Tuesday Junior Naturalist Campout
4th & 5th Graders
Youth Camps Carroll Swan Lake State Park
Jul 16 Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM Christmas in July Eco-Bus Trip
Journey to Algona and explore the historic POW museum and the internationally known Nativity Scene.
Trips Polk Polk County Education Programs
Jul 16-18 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
Jul 16 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Wilderness Survival- Ages 10-12, July 16 and 17 2019
Learn how to make a shelter, tie knots, make a campfire, and learn to use a gps unit along with other survival tips at this camp. This camp is from 9 am-3 pm on both days.
Youth Camps Sioux Oak Grove & Big Sioux Park
Jul 16-18 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Nature's Apprenticeship: 5th & 6th Grade Camp
Practice your outdoor skills at Arrowhead Park this summer!
Youth Camps Pottawattamie Arrowhead Park
Jul 16-18 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Ranger Camp
Youth will have fun outdoors learning about Iowa’s natural resources!
Youth Camps Jackson Hurstville Interpretive Center
Jul 16-19 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Polliwogs: Dirt, Plants, Rocks, & Water
Children experience nature using dirt, rocks, plants, and water and get wet and dirty in the process!
Youth Camps Story McFarland Park
Jul 16-18 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM *CANCELED Adventurers *CANCELED
*This camp has been canceled due to low numbers* 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
Jul 16 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Fledgling Camp (7-8 yrs old) – Fish Topic
Campers will learn about Fish through a story, craft, and a fun game or activity.
Youth Camps Iowa Lake Iowa Park
Jul 16-18 Tuesday 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM Child vs. Wild Camp #3 (Completed: 4th-5th grade)
Take a walk on the wild side with Clinton County Conservation!
Youth Camps Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jul 16 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Princess Adventures - Butterflies
Do you know a little girl who loves princesses? Want to encourage her to dress up AND have fun exploring the outdoors at the same time? Girls ages 4-6 are invited to the park in “princess attire”.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 16 Tuesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Summer Skills - Archery - Cancelled
Archery – Learn the basics of archery by focusing on form and safety. We’ll cover eye dominance, archery safety rules, range rules, equipment, and proper shooting techniques using a compound bow.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 16 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 Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 16 Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Open Range ~ Archery
July 16th ~ Open Range ~ Archery ~ 1-3 PM ~ Rock Creek ~ We are opening our Archery Range in the basement of the Eco Center for public use.
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jul 16 Tuesday 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Water Ecosystems
Learn about and explore the water ecosystems that we find in our local lake. After, we will make ecosystems of our own in a closed terrarium. Meet at the boat ramp area.
Other Location Woodbury Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center
Jul 16 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Art in the Park - Mandala Rocks
Have you ever wanted to learn how to paint a mandala rock to enhance your garden?
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jul 16 Tuesday 7:00 PM July Hitch Hike
Enjoy a guided hike on Fox Run Ridge to take in the stunning views of the Missouri River valley, beautiful prairie & pasture land and catch a glimpse of our research plots.
Programs Pottawattamie Hitchcock Nature Center
Jul 16 Tuesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Women in the Woods with Wine - I am not lost, I am Geocaching
Geocaching is a fast-growing sport that's akin to a modern-day treasure hunt. This fun activity will exercise both mind and body. Come learn what geocaching is all about while enjoying a glass of wine.
Programs Polk Jester, Lewis A., Park
Jul 16 Tuesday 8:30 PM Full Moon Night Hike
July 16th ~ Full Moon Night Hike ~ 8:30 PM ~ Sherman Park ~ Meet in the north parking lot for a walk into the woods. We will look at the Buck Moon and try to identify features using binoculars and telescopes. We’ll also listen for owls.
Programs Clinton Sherman Park
Jul 17 Wednesday 6:30 AM Building Better Birders Eco Cruise
July 17th ~ Building Better Birders Eco Cruise ~ 6:30 AM ~ Rock Creek ~ World-class birder, Kelly McKay, will lead this free class for people wanting to improve their birding skills. Call 563-259-1876 to sign up!
Programs Clinton Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Jul 17 Wednesday 9:00 AM - 10:00 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 17 Wednesday 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Nature Yoga - Family Yoga
These 30-minute class will be geared for ages 4 and up and will help youth connect with nature and expend energy as they practice poses.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
Jul 17 Wednesday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Nature Playdate - Creek Walk
Explore, discover and play in your local parks with a Polk County Naturalist. Meet families interested in getting their children outdoors for natural play and discovery. Wear appropriate clothes and shoes.
Programs Polk Thomas Mitchell Park
Jul 17 Wednesday 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Brown Bag Bunch - Big Trees of Iowa
Mark will present on the National and Iowa Big Tree Programs. Mark will explain what measurements are used and how they are compiled to determine a champion tree.
Programs Marshall GrimesFarm & Conservation Center
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