Explore your world with this outdoor program!

Each month, we provide FREE themed activities that get the whole family involved in scientific exploration and observation. These activities are outlined in an Adventure Plan that you can print at home. When your fellow adventurers are ready, grab an Adventure Plan and head out into nature to play!

 

Adventure: Fall Time Follies

The weather is cooler, but it’s still a fabulous time to play outdoors! For this Nature Play, adventurers will use recycled materials and bits of nature they find on the ground to create a fall time friend. Download your map and adventure plans below. Happy exploring!

Location: Lake Trail Loop at F.W. Kent Park (2048 Hwy 6 NW Oxford, Iowa 52322)

Adventure: Outdoor Explorer

Are you ready for another outdoor adventure? This Nature Play introduces some very basic compass and map reading skills to help guide you along the Lake Trail Loop at Kent Park (no prior Explorer experience necessary!). Print off or pick up your Nature Play Adventure Plan, prep your supplies and head to the park. Your next adventure is waiting!

Location: Lake Trail Loop at F.W. Kent Park (2048 Hwy 6 NW Oxford, Iowa 52322)

Adventure: Backyard Naturalist

Have you ever found yourself watching a bird or noticing how beautiful a flower is? This appreciation and curiosity towards nature is the first step to becoming a Backyard Naturalist. Create a journal, start your research and earn a Backyard Naturalist button during this Nature Play!