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HOME SCHOOL PROGRAMS

The following programs are for home school families and are free. All programs are on the last Thursday of the month. Reservations are not required, but always appreciated. Call 620-442-4133 or email .

OCTOBER

October 25, 2018, 1:30 p.m., INCREDIBLE INVERTEBRATES
This program will focus on basic classification skills with lots of opportunities to catch and release local insects, spiders, isopods, and gastropods.

NOVEMBER

November 29, 2018, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., EYE SHINE
Hike the trails in search of small and large (invertebrate and mammal) eyes in the woods.  A narrow beam flashlight is a must to see the reflection of eyes. 

FEBRUARY

February 28, 2019, 1:30 p.m., EAGLE VIEWING
This program will start with a short lecture on the adaptations and history of the Bald Eagle in the United States.  Then we will take short drive to a local nest to look for adults and eaglets.

MARCH

March 28, 2019, 6:30 - 8 p.m., CAMPFIRE NIGHT HIKE
Take a 1.5-mile night hike and visit the sandy shores of the Arkansas River. Help build a fire and roast some marshmallows.

APRIL

April 25, 2019, 1:30 p.m., SPRING CREEK INVESTIGATION
With the use of collecting equipment, the group will visit our local stream to study the diversity of aquatic organisms.  Warning: mud and wetness a great probability.