Wild Souls Camp ~ Forest & Prairies

Buena Vista County Conservation Park, Buena Vista County

Friday, August 16, 2024

The Buena Vista County Conservation and Clay County Conservation Boards have partnered up to present Wild Souls Camp. Wild Souls Camp is for anyone over the age of eighteen who wants to get outside and explore nature.  

Our second camp of the summer will be held on Friday, August 16th at the North Area of Buena Vista County Conservation Park from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Camp will start off with learning to make Dutch Oven pizzas. While the pizzas cook, campers can go on a short excursion to the prairie to catch and identify insects.  

We will also learn how to identify monarch butterfly eggs and a number of different butterfly species. We will provide insect nets and bug houses, but please come prepared to get dirty. Long pants and sturdy shoes are a must!   After our insect frolic, we will return to the campfire to enjoy the pizzas. After lunch we will head down the trail for a hike. Along the way we will identify birds, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and more.  

Once the hike has concluded we will head back to camp to create grapevine wreaths to take home and enjoy some snacks.  

What do you need to bring? Clothes that can get dirty, long pants, sturdy closed toed shoes, sunscreen, bug spray, and a water bottle.   

Registration is required for this event as we have limited space available. To register call the Buena Vista County Conservation Office at 712 -295-7985 by Wednesday, August 14th at 4:00 PM.

To Register

Registration starts from 08/16/2024


Wild Souls Camp ~ Forest & Prairies


Friday, August 16, 2024
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Buena Vista County Conservation Park ~ North Area
359 44oth Street
Peterson, IA 51047
Call to register 712 - 295 - 7985.
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