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Jul
11
Sat
Creatures of The Creek | Woods of Wonder for Ages 7-11 @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Amazing creatures live in Turtle Creek and Kelly Creek! In this citizen science program kids ages 7-11 will learn about the animals, fish and tiny creatures called macro-invertebrates that live in these streams. They’ll learn how how healthy our watershed is and how they can be good stewards of our watershed. We’ll also take a hike to see our new trail in the Rock River bottomland and learn about this special eco-system. 

  • Creatures of The Creek is offered on two dates: Sat, July 11, 10am AND Tues,  Aug 18, 1pm – Only register for one!
  • Cost is $5 per family – Registration is required – please register below. 
  • Wear shoes and clothing that can get wet or muddy. A towel and change of clothes are recommended. 
  • This is part of “Woods Of Wonder” program series. Click here to see more programs.

Register Below







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  • Offered on two dates, choose only one date. $5 Registration per Family
  • Offered on two dates, choose only one date. $5 Registration per Family
  • $0.00

    You can pay using credit card via PayPal.

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Jul
19
Sun
Amazing Raptors with Hoo Haven | Woods of Wonder Family Program @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm


Sorry! This program is filled and registration is closed.

Amazing Raptors with Hoo Haven

Raptors are birds characterized by powerful talons and beaks, and keen vision that allows them to detect prey during flight. Come find out about these amazing birds when you meet Hoo Haven’s raptor ambassadors in this fun interactive family program! Registration required!

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • This program is offered at no cost to the community through a Hoo Haven grant from Ecolab

About Hoo Haven: We are dedicated to rehabilitating and releasing, sick, injured and orphaned, North American Wildlife, and to educating individuals to the importance of the conservation of Mother Earth, to maintain the land, clean and beautiful for all. Visit their website to learn more. 

 

Jul
26
Sun
Rocks Rock! with Welty Environmental Center | Woods of Wonder Program @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Jul 26 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Welty Environmental Center staff will lead this program at Nature at the Confluence to learn more about the wonderful lives of rocks. As part of Woods of Wonder, we will explore the nature of rocks. We will touch and feel many types of rocks as we journey through the rock cycle. And for an additional $2.00, your explorer will enjoy cracking their own geode.  

Please register with Welty Environmental Center to let us know that you are coming or call 608-362-6212.

 

 

Jul
30
Thu
Fire Masters | Woods of Wonder for Ages 7-11 @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Become A Fire Master! Learn how to survive in the Woods Of Wonder by making a fire! In this hands on program, you’ll learn fire safety, how to start a fire & different types of fires. You’ll learn how people used fire for many different uses over the centuries. After making our fire, we’ll roast S’mores to enjoy! For Ages 7-11

  • Fire Masters is offered Thu July 30, 6pm AND Wed, Aug 5, 6pm Only register for one day!
  • Cost is $5 per family – Registration is required – please register below. 
  • This is part of “Woods Of Wonder” program series. Click here to see more programs.

Register Below







  • AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific


  • Offered on two dates, choose only one date. $5 Registration per Family
  • Offered on two dates, choose only one date. $5 Registration per Family
  • $0.00

    You can pay using credit card via PayPal.

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Jul
31
Fri
Fireflies At Dusk with Welty Environmental Center | Woods of Wonder Program @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Welty Environmental Center staff will lead this program at Nature at the Confluence to learn more about these amazing insects. We will read a story, learning about behavior, life cycle, and why they glow. As part of Woods of Wonder, we will use our sense to explore the area at dusk, testing our sight.

These luminescent beetles are members of the family Lampyridae. They are reported to be most active in the Wisconsin between July 1 and August 26th and Illinois between May 8th and October 5th, so we are sure to see a few.

Please register with Welty Environmental Center to let us know that you are coming or call 608-362-6212.

 

 

Aug
2
Sun
CANCELLED FOR THIS YEAR – Map Making and Trail Blazing | Ages 7-11 @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Become a Master of the Woods of Wonder!

You’ll learn how to make and follow a map, use a compass, and will find and follow trails. You’ll also learn about how people marked trails in the past. You’ll also learn the “Leave No Trace” ethic. We’ll also explore the new Rock River Birding and Hiking Trail to find out what creatures live down there based on their tracks and the markings they leave behind!

  • Cost is $5 per family – Registration is required – please register below. 
  • Wear shoes and clothing that can get muddy.  
  • This is part of “Woods Of Wonder” program and “Time Traveler” Series

Register Below

 

Aug
5
Wed
Fire Masters | Woods of Wonder for Ages 7-11 @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Become A Fire Master! Learn how to survive in the Woods Of Wonder by making a fire! In this hands on program, you’ll learn fire safety, how to start a fire & different types of fires. You’ll learn how people used fire for many different uses over the centuries. After making our fire, we’ll roast S’mores to enjoy! For Ages 7-11

  • Fire Masters is offered Thu July 30, 6pm AND Wed, Aug 5, 6pm Only register for one day!
  • Cost is $5 per family – Registration is required – please register below. 
  • This is part of “Woods Of Wonder” program series. Click here to see more programs.

Register Below







  • AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific


  • Offered on two dates, choose only one date. $5 Registration per Family
  • Offered on two dates, choose only one date. $5 Registration per Family
  • $0.00

    You can pay using credit card via PayPal.

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Aug
18
Tue
Creatures of The Creek | Woods of Wonder for Ages 7-11 @ Nature At The Confluence Campus
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Amazing creatures live in Turtle Creek and Kelly Creek! In this citizen science program kids ages 7-11 will learn about the animals, fish and tiny creatures called macro-invertebrates that live in these streams. They’ll learn how how healthy our watershed is and how they can be good stewards of our watershed. We’ll also take a hike to see our new trail in the Rock River bottomland and learn about this special eco-system. 

  • Creatures of The Creek is offered on two dates: Sat, July 11, 10am AND Tues,  Aug 18, 1pm – Only register for one!
  • Cost is $5 per family – Registration is required – please register below. 
  • Wear shoes and clothing that can get wet or muddy. A towel and change of clothes are recommended. 
  • This is part of “Woods Of Wonder” program series. Click here to see more programs.

Register Below







  • AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific


  • Offered on two dates, choose only one date. $5 Registration per Family
  • Offered on two dates, choose only one date. $5 Registration per Family
  • $0.00

    You can pay using credit card via PayPal.

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