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Learning to Fish with Amanda - 204102

If you have always wanted to give fishing a try, or just want to refresh the experience, this is the program for you! After a brief introduction to the basics of fishing equipment and fishing fundamentals, enjoy time at the pond, “reeling them in”. Equipment and bait provided. Participants should be able to comfortably hold the weight of a cane pole/rod and reel (plus a fish of course)! An adult chaperone must accompany any child under the age of 12 years. We practice “Catch and Release”. Fishing license is not required for our pond. (One - 2 hour session).

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
204102-1
Learning to Fish with Amanda
03/10/2018 -03/10/2018
10:00 am -12:00 pm
Sa
Nature Center
5-99
$8.00/$10.00
204102-2
Learning to Fish with Amanda
04/14/2018 -04/14/2018
10:00 am -12:00 pm
Sa
Nature Center
5-99
$8.00/$10.00
204102-3
Learning to Fish with Amanda
05/12/2018 -05/12/2018
10:00 am -12:00 pm
Sa
Nature Center
5-99
$8.00/$10.00
204102-4
Learning to Fish with Amanda
07/14/2018 -07/14/2018
10:00 am -12:00 pm
Sa
Nature Center
5-99
$8.00/$10.00
204102-5
Learning to Fish with Amanda
08/11/2018 -08/11/2018
10:00 am -12:00 pm
Sa
Nature Center
5-99
$8.00/$10.00

Muddy Buddies - 204104

Introduces children and their accompanying adults to nature in a safe, fun and creative environment. Participants are encouraged to explore nature at their own pace and comfort level using a full range of the senses, including tactile perception and fine motor skills, taste and smell. Adults are encouraged to take the role of teacher to help their children become comfortable with their natural environment, both personally, and as part of a group. Nine - 1 hour classes may include hiking, stories, and indoor/outdoor environmental discovery time.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
204104-1
Muddy Buddies
03/27/2018 -05/22/2018
9:30 am -10:30 am
Tu
Nature Center
3-6
$60.00/$70.00

A Bird's Life - 204107

Come "Tweet" with us on Saturday, April 7th. Learn about different types of birds, and why they are so special. Age appropriate activities, including a nature walk with binoculars, weather permitting, will be enjoyed. All children 12 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult chaperone/participant. One - 75 minute session.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
204107-1
A Bird's Life
04/07/2018 -04/07/2018
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Sa
Ironwoods Park
6-9
$6.00/$8.00

Bats and Owls - 204108

BATS and OWLS with GRANNY and AMANDA
Spend an evening learning about these wonderful creatures and their significant role in the web of life. Great for families and those interested in beginning or furthering their knowledge about our nighttime flying creatures. Find out about the super powers possessed, the basics of flight, and what makes these two groups significant to our environment. Hiking to locate potential habitats in Ironwoods Park may be included at the end of this program. Come prepared to participate in activities for a wide age range. All children 12 years or younger must be accompanied by a by an adult chaperone/participant. (One - 75 minute session)

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
204108-1
Bats and Owls
04/20/2018 -04/20/2018
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
F
Nature Center
4-99
$7.00/$9.00

Spiders and Spiders and Spiders, Oh My! - 204109

Spiders are found all around us, eek! Find out about these eight-legged creatures, and how they play an integral part in our lives. They aren't just bug trappers! Activities and information will be age appropriate to the group. All children 12 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult chaperone/participant. One - 45 minute session.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
204109-1
Spiders and Spiders and Spiders, Oh My!
05/12/2018 -05/12/2018
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Sa
Ironwoods Park
4-99
$6.00/$8.00

Snakes on the Plain - 204114

Snakes are important to the mid-west ecology. Find out about the common snakes in our region, and why they should be "friended", not feared. Age appropriate activities and information will be presented based upon the enrollees. All children 12 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult chaperone/participant. One - 45 minute session

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
204114-1
Snakes on the Plain
05/23/2018 -05/23/2018
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
W
Ironwoods Park
4-99
$6.00/$8.00

Half Day Nature Camp - 204163

Perfect for elementary age campers! Join us in a week filled with hiking, fishing, exploring, stories, songs, games and crafts. Camp is full of fun learning opportunities as we explore the meadows, woods, creek and pond. Learn about the flora and fauna in our Midwest environment, and explore the many ways we can have a positive impact on the sustainability of our local, regional, and world resources. Campers will learn about the importance they bring to the world as individuals, and how group interaction and cooperation can create dynamic changes for the future. Four 4-hour classes.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
204163-1
Half Day Nature Camp
06/04/2018 -06/07/2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
M, Tu, W, Th
Ironwoods Park
5-10
$135.00/$165.00
204163-2
Half Day Nature Camp
06/11/2018 -06/14/2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
M, Tu, W, Th
Ironwoods Park
5-10
$135.00/$165.00
204163-3
Half Day Nature Camp
06/18/2018 -06/21/2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
M, Tu, W, Th
Ironwoods Park
5-10
$135.00/$165.00
204163-4
Half Day Nature Camp
06/25/2018 -06/28/2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
M, Tu, W, Th
Ironwoods Park
5-10
$135.00/$165.00
204163-5
Half Day Nature Camp
07/09/2018 -07/12/2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
M, Tu, W, Th
Ironwoods Park
5-10
$135.00/$165.00
204163-6
Half Day Nature Camp
07/16/2018 -07/19/2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
M, Tu, W, Th
Ironwoods Park
5-10
$135.00/$165.00
204163-7
Half Day Nature Camp
07/23/2018 -07/26/2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
M, Tu, W, Th
Ironwoods Park
5-10
$135.00/$165.00
204163-8
Half Day Nature Camp
07/30/2018 -08/02/2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
M, Tu, W, Th
Ironwoods Park
5-10
$135.00/$165.00

Campout with Dad - 204310

Join us for our 3rd annual event! Various fun indoor/outdoor activities will be available for campers. Dinner, s’mores and a light breakfast will be served. Please provide your own tent and bedding. Register online. Minimum 10 families – maximum 20 families. For further information contact the Prairie Oak Nature Center, Ironwoods Park: 913-696-7770.

  Activity Description Dates Times Meet Days Locations Ages Price  
204310-1
Campout with Dad
06/16/2018 -06/17/2018
5:00 pm -11:00 am
Su, Sa
Ironwoods Park
4-99
$15.00/$20.00

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