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Event Series Event Series: Homeschool In The Hills

Homeschool In The Hills

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Homeschool In The Hills programs are delivered in a small-group, mostly outdoor guided format and are designed for elementary students in kindergarten through early high school. Students 10 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult. An option for unaccompanied students age 11 and older will be offered. There’s an AM session (10 to 11:30 a.m.) and a PM session (1 to 2:30 p.m.). Meet in the Loess Hills Lodge Bluestem Room.

Cost is $5 per person for children ages 3 and over and covers the park entry fee. Accompanying adults and children under 3 are free — children under 3 do not need a reservation. Help the programmers plan age-appropriate curriculum by completing the birthdate information when registering.

Upcoming themes

  • Feb. 14 | Love Nature. Hear the story of past nature lovers who are responsible for the very existence of Hitchcock Nature Center! We receive so many benefits from nature–let’s show her a little love this Valentine’s Day, and learn some tangible ways to live in alignment with our natural world. Enjoy a snack and stay after the program to explore the park and socialize. AM Register. PM Register
  • March 14 | Fire Ecology. Why is fire important? How long has it been a part of Iowa’s ecosystem? Come learn how and why fire is used to aid in natural areas stewardship. Enjoy a snack and stay after the program to explore the park and socialize. AM Register. PM Register.
  • April 10 | Wild Babies. Spring is a time of the year when we encounter baby wild animals. They are small and cute, but do we really know about baby wildlife and the strategies wild parents use to care for them? Enjoy a snack and stay after the program to explore the park and socialize. AM Register. PM Register
  • May 8 | Mushrooms, Mosses, & Lichens, Oh My! Learn about the differences between mushrooms, mosses, and lichens, then search for them. We will explore their important role in the ecosystem and more. Enjoy a snack and stay after the program to explore the park and socialize. AM Register. PM Register

Details

Date:
February 14
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Series:
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.pottconservation.com/calendar/

Venue

Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, Iowa 51542
+ Google Map

Homeschool In The Hills programs are delivered in a small-group, mostly outdoor guided format and are designed for elementary students in kindergarten through early high school. Students 10 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult. An option for unaccompanied students age 11 and older will be offered. There’s an AM session (10 to 11:30 a.m.) and a PM session (1 to 2:30 p.m.). Meet in the Loess Hills Lodge Bluestem Room.

Cost is $5 per person for children ages 3 and over and covers the park entry fee. Accompanying adults and children under 3 are free — children under 3 do not need a reservation. Help the programmers plan age-appropriate curriculum by completing the birthdate information when registering.

Upcoming themes

  • Feb. 14 | Love Nature. Hear the story of past nature lovers who are responsible for the very existence of Hitchcock Nature Center! We receive so many benefits from nature–let’s show her a little love this Valentine’s Day, and learn some tangible ways to live in alignment with our natural world. Enjoy a snack and stay after the program to explore the park and socialize. AM Register. PM Register
  • March 14 | Fire Ecology. Why is fire important? How long has it been a part of Iowa’s ecosystem? Come learn how and why fire is used to aid in natural areas stewardship. Enjoy a snack and stay after the program to explore the park and socialize. AM Register. PM Register.
  • April 10 | Wild Babies. Spring is a time of the year when we encounter baby wild animals. They are small and cute, but do we really know about baby wildlife and the strategies wild parents use to care for them? Enjoy a snack and stay after the program to explore the park and socialize. AM Register. PM Register
  • May 8 | Mushrooms, Mosses, & Lichens, Oh My! Learn about the differences between mushrooms, mosses, and lichens, then search for them. We will explore their important role in the ecosystem and more. Enjoy a snack and stay after the program to explore the park and socialize. AM Register. PM Register

Details

Date:
February 14
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Series:
Event Categories:
,
Website:
https://www.pottconservation.com/calendar/

Venue

Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, Iowa 51542
+ Google Map