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June 2017

Fishing- June Boy Scout Badge day

June 3 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

This program provides a structured curriculum for boy scouts to earn various merit badges. ¬†Space is limited. Discounts may apply for groups of 6 or more. June Topic: Fishing-¬†All supplies provided but you are welcome to bring your own! Full Schedule Boy Scout Badge Days 2017 Cost:¬† $30 per scout $25 per member Group discounts available for 6 more Advanced registration and payment are required. Please bring: Lunch Good walking shoes Please call 309-676-0998 ext 312 to reserve your spot…

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Gone Fishin’- June Homeschool Class

June 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Topic:¬†Gone Fishin'- Grab your family and friends for a day of ¬†fishing fun! We will learn about fish, how to cast a line, and fishing safety. Supplies provided but you may bring your own if you choose. Time: 1-4pm Full Homeschool Schedule 2017 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…

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Pond Study- June Junior Naturalist Program

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Does your child have an interest in the outdoors, animals, or conservation? Join us for our Junior Naturalist classes for kids! A fun way for children to learn about various topics at Wildlife Prairie Park. June Topic: Pond Study What lies beneath? Join us as we figure out what's living in the waters around the park Cost: Student Cost: $10 per child Members: $6 per child Parent Cost: $3 Admission; Members Free Registration is required and can be done by…

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July 2017

Insect Study- July Boy Scout Badge Day

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

This program provides a structured curriculum for boy scouts to earn various merit badges. ¬†Space is limited. Discounts may apply for groups of 6 or more. July Topic: Insect Study (pre #7): Raise an insect through the complete metamorphosis from its larval stage to its adult stage (e.g. raise a butterfly or moth from a caterpillar. Provide pictures and documentation. Full Schedule Boy Scout Badge Days 2017 Cost:¬† $30 per scout $25 per member Group discounts available for 6 more…

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Creepy Crawlers- July Homeschool Class

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

Topic:¬†Creepy Crawlers- Hike with us through the park as we hunt Full Homeschool Schedule 2017 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!** Cost: Student: $10 per student (Members $6) Parent/Teacher: $3 admission per person…

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Herpetology- July Junior Naturalist Program

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Does your child have an interest in the outdoors, animals, or conservation? Join us for our Junior Naturalist classes for kids! A fun way for children to learn about various topics at Wildlife Prairie Park. July Topic: Herpetology Get up close and study our favorite reptiles and amphibians. Why are some slimy? Why do some shed? Find out why! Cost: Student Cost: $10 per child Members: $6 per child Parent Cost: $3 Admission; Members Free Registration is required and can…

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August 2017

Reptile and Amphibian Study- August Boy Scout Badge Day

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This program provides a structured curriculum for boy scouts to earn various merit badges. ¬†Space is limited. Discounts may apply for groups of 6 or more. August 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…

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September 2017

Plant Science- September Boy Scout Badge Day

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This program provides a structured curriculum for boy scouts to earn various merit badges. ¬†Space is limited. Discounts may apply for groups of 6 or more. September topic: Plant Science (pre #8 option 3 F1 tree inventory)¬† Pre #8 Option 3 F1 F. Complete EACH of these requirements: 1. Tree Inventory a. Identify the trees of your neighborhood or a park or section of your town. b. Collect, press, and label leaves, flowers, or fruits to document your inventory. c.…

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Plant Diversity- September Junior Naturalist Program

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Does your child have an interest in the outdoors, animals, or conservation? Join us for our Junior Naturalist classes for kids! A fun way for children to learn about various topics at Wildlife Prairie Park. September Topic: Plant Diversity Did you know that sassafras leaves smell like fruit loops when you crush them? Learn to identify the plants and trees around you Cost: Student Cost: $10 per child Members: $6 per child Parent Cost: $3 Admission; Members Free Registration is…

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October 2017

Fish and Wildlife Management Boy Scout Badge Day

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

This program provides a structured curriculum for boy scouts to earn various merit badges. ¬†Space is limited. Discounts may apply for groups of 6 or more. 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…

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Happy Homes- October Junior Naturist Program

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Does your child have an interest in the outdoors, animals, or conservation? Join us for our Junior Naturalist classes for kids! A fun way for children to learn about various topics at Wildlife Prairie Park. October¬†Topic: Happy Homes Nests, dens, and burrows are just a few types of animal homes. How are they built and who do they house? Cost: Student Cost: $10 per child Members: $6 per child Parent Cost: $3 Admission; Members Free Registration is required and can…

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November 2017

Mammal Study- November Boy Scout Badge Day

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

This program provides a structured curriculum for boy scouts to earn various merit badges. ¬†Space is limited. Discounts may apply for groups of 6 or more. November topic:¬†Mammal Study¬† Full Schedule Boy Scout Badge Days 2017 Cost:¬† $30 per scout $25 per member Group discounts available for 6 more Parents are welcome to stay, but will need to pay Park admission. Advanced registration and payment are required. Please bring: Lunch Good walking shoes Please call 309-676-0998 ext 312 to reserve…

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Mighty Mammals- November Junior Naturalist Program

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Does your child have an interest in the outdoors, animals, or conservation? Join us for our Junior Naturalist classes for kids! A fun way for children to learn about various topics at Wildlife Prairie Park. November¬†Topic: Mighty Mammals Fur and milk production distinguish mammals from other animals. What else can we learn? Cost: Student Cost: $10 per child Members: $6 per child Parent Cost: $3 Admission; Members Free Registration is required and can be done by contacting the programming department…

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December 2017

Inside Out- December Junior Naturalist Program

December 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Does your child have an interest in the outdoors, animals, or conservation? Join us for our Junior Naturalist classes for kids! A fun way for children to learn about various topics at Wildlife Prairie Park. December Topic: Inside Out We will examine our vast bone collection and then see these structures in action around the park. Cost: Student Cost: $10 per child Members: $6 per child Parent Cost: $3 Admission; Members Free Registration is required and can be done by…

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