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July 2018

Homeschool: Folktales

July 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Topic: Folktales- Myths, legends, fables, and folklore. WE will read and discuss stores such as "The Fox and the Crow" and "The Hare and the Tortoise". What to expect: -This multi-age level, naturalist-conducted program with learning opportunities for every age group. -Lessons are designed to increase awareness of the wonders of the natural world. -The outdoor portion may be a hike and/or game or other all-age inclusive activity to further the lesson of the day.¬†**Please dress weather appropriate!** Purchase now!…

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Boy Scout Badge Day: Bird Study

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This program provides a structured curriculum for boy scouts to earn various merit badges. ¬†Space is limited. July Topic: Bird Study¬† Requires pre#8 Do ONE of the following. For the option you choose, report what birds you hope to attract, and why. Build a bird feeder and put it in an appropriate place in your yard or another¬†¬† location. Build a birdbath and put it in an appropriate place. Build a backyard sanctuary for birds by planting trees and shrubs…

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Junior Naturalist: Inside Out

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Start your adventure‚Ķ. Join the Junior Naturalist program for kids at Wildlife Prairie Park! ¬† Sessions take place once a month from 1-2:30pm typically on the first Saturday. Each month we will cover a different topic, from bugs or birds to animal habitats and sleeping patterns! Hands on activities and special animal programs will be included. ¬† Each child will receive a badge and booklet for attending the session. There is no limit to the number of sessions your child…

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August 2018

Homeschool: Endangered Species

August 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Topic: Endangered Species- Learn about ecosystems, food webs, and how humans have affected the environment. How can we protect endangered species in our area? What to expect: -This multi-age level, naturalist-conducted program with learning opportunities for every age group. -Lessons are designed to increase awareness of the wonders of the natural world. -The outdoor portion may be a hike and/or game or other all-age inclusive activity to further the lesson of the day.¬†**Please dress weather appropriate!** Purchase now! Cost: Student:…

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Boy Scout Badge Day: Plant Science

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This program provides a structured curriculum for boy scouts to earn various merit badges. August topic: Plant Science (pre #8 option 3 F1 tree inventory)¬† Pre #8 Option 3 F1 Complete EACH of these requirements: Tree Inventory -Identify the trees of your neighborhood or a park or section of your town. -Collect, press, and label leaves, flowers, or fruits to document your inventory. -List the types of trees by scientific name and give common names. Note the number and size…

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Junior Naturalist: Pond Study

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Start your adventure‚Ķ. Join the Junior Naturalist program for kids at Wildlife Prairie Park! ¬† Sessions take place once a month from 1-2:30pm typically on the first Saturday. Each month we will cover a different topic, from bugs or birds to animal habitats and sleeping patterns! Hands on activities and special animal programs will be included. ¬† Each child will receive a badge and booklet for attending the session. There is no limit to the number of sessions your child…

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September 2018

Boy Scout Badge Day: Reptile and Amphibian

September 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This program provides a structured curriculum for boy scouts to earn various merit badges. ¬†Space is limited. September Topic: Reptile and Amphibian Study (pre #8) Pre #8- ¬†Do ONE of the following: a. Maintain one or more reptiles or amphibians for at least a month. Record food accepted, eating methods, changes in coloration, shedding of skins, and general habits; or keep the eggs of a reptile from the time of laying until hatching; or keep the eggs of an amphibian…

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Homeschool: Animal Enrichment

September 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Topic: Animal Enrichment- Do you enjoy getting presents? Come help us make a few for our animals and see their reactions. What to expect: -This multi-age level, naturalist-conducted program with learning opportunities for every age group. -Lessons are designed to increase awareness of the wonders of the natural world. -The outdoor portion may be a hike and/or game or other all-age inclusive activity to further the lesson of the day.¬†**Please dress weather appropriate!** Purchase now! Cost: Student: $10 per student…

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October 2018

Homeschool: Fossils

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Topic: Fossils- fossils provide a valuable record of plants and animals from millions and even billions of years ago. Let's go find a few! What to expect: -This multi-age level, naturalist-conducted program with learning opportunities for every age group. -Lessons are designed to increase awareness of the wonders of the natural world. -The outdoor portion may be a hike and/or game or other all-age inclusive activity to further the lesson of the day.¬†**Please dress weather appropriate!** Purchase now! Cost: Student:…

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Boy Scout Badge Day: Fish and Wildlife Management

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This program provides a structured curriculum for boy scouts to earn various merit badges. ¬†Space is limited. October topic:¬†Fish and Wildlife Management (pre #5) Pre #5 Do ONE of the following: a. Construct, erect, and check regularly at least two artificial nest boxes (wood duck, bluebird, squirrel, etc.) and keep written records for one nesting season. b. Construct, erect, and check regularly bird feeders and keep written records of the kinds of birds visiting the feeders for 2 weeks. c.…

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Junior Naturalist: Sleeping Patterns

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Start your adventure‚Ķ. Join the Junior Naturalist program for kids at Wildlife Prairie Park! ¬† Sessions take place once a month from 1-2:30pm typically on the first Saturday. Each month we will cover a different topic, from bugs or birds to animal habitats and sleeping patterns! Hands on activities and special animal programs will be included. ¬† Each child will receive a badge and booklet for attending the session. There is no limit to the number of sessions your child…

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November 2018

Homeschool: Fur, Feathers, and Scales

November 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Topic: Fur, Feathers, and Scales- Explore animal coats, and accessories. We put on jackets and scarves to stay warm, but our animal friends wear their gear all year long! What to expect: -This multi-age level, naturalist-conducted program with learning opportunities for every age group. -Lessons are designed to increase awareness of the wonders of the natural world. -The outdoor portion may be a hike and/or game or other all-age inclusive activity to further the lesson of the day.¬†**Please dress weather…

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Junior Naturalist: Mighty Mammals

November 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Start your adventure‚Ķ. Join the Junior Naturalist program for kids at Wildlife Prairie Park! ¬† Sessions take place once a month from 1-2:30pm typically on the first Saturday. Each month we will cover a different topic, from bugs or birds to animal habitats and sleeping patterns! Hands on activities and special animal programs will be included. ¬† Each child will receive a badge and booklet for attending the session. There is no limit to the number of sessions your child…

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December 2018

Homeschool: Rodents

December 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Topic: Rodents- Squirrels, beavers, and groundhogs to name a few. What do these animals have in common What to expect: -This multi-age level, naturalist-conducted program with learning opportunities for every age group. -Lessons are designed to increase awareness of the wonders of the natural world. -The outdoor portion may be a hike and/or game or other all-age inclusive activity to further the lesson of the day.¬†**Please dress weather appropriate!** Purchase now! Cost: Student: $10 per student Members $6 Parent/Teacher: $3…

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Junior Naturalist: Herpetology

December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Start your adventure‚Ķ. Join the Junior Naturalist program for kids at Wildlife Prairie Park! ¬† Sessions take place once a month from 1-2:30pm typically on the first Saturday. Each month we will cover a different topic, from bugs or birds to animal habitats and sleeping patterns! Hands on activities and special animal programs will be included. ¬† Each child will receive a badge and booklet for attending the session. There is no limit to the number of sessions your child…

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