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Environmental Outreach

Education. Recreation. Conservation.

Kindergarten through Second Grade

ANIMAL TRACKS, SCAT, AND SIGNS

  • Time: 1 hour
  • Max. 35 Students
  • Season: Fall/Spring

Explore your school site or a nearby park in search of tracks, scat, or signs of Wisconsin animals. Investigate the changes and adaptations that take place during these seasons. Games and a hike included.

INCREDIBLE INSECTS

  • Time: 1 hour
  • Max. 35 Students
  • Season: Fall/Spring

Discover the incredible world of insects and other creepy crawlies through this low to the ground adventure. Collect and examine these creatures using bug viewers and sweep nets. Discover how they are responsible for soil, plants, and people.

SENSORY ADVENTURE

  • Time: 1 hour
  • Max. 35 Students
  • Season: All Seasons

Nature comes in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors, textures, tastes, and sounds. Learn about the diversity around your school while engaging in a variety of sensory activities and games in the outdoors.

Third Grade through Fifth Grade

ADAPTATIONS/FOOD CHAINS

  • Time: 1 hour
  • Max. 35 Students
  • Season: Fall/Spring

Discover how plants and animals adapt to survive in their habitats and explore the role that adaptations play in food chain interactions. Play a game and go on an adventure to search for plants and animals around your school.

BIRDS AND BEAKS

  • Time: 1 hour
  • Max. 35 Students
  • Season: All Seasons

Students will use binoculars and field guides to learn and observe common birds around your school or nearby park. By the end of class, students will learn what adaptations birds have that make them unique from other classes of animals. Owl Pellet Dissection can be added for an extra fee: $2.50 per pellet (1 pellet for every 2-4 students). Add an extra half hour if choosing to add owl pellets.

DEER TRACKS AND TRAILS

  • Time: 1 hour
  • Max. 35 Students
  • Season: Fall/Winter

Through investigations and games, students will learn about our state wildlife animal, the white-tailed deer. They will focus on adaptations, signs, urban management strategies, and predator/prey relationships.

EARTH MATERIALS

  • Time: 1 hour
  • Max. 35 Students
  • Season: All Seasons

Discover the geological history of the Fox Valley as students observe and discover the characteristics of commonly found rocks and minerals. Students will complete activities which focus on how rocks are formed. Indoor Program.

SKINS, BONES, AND UNKNOWNS

  • Time: 1 hour
  • Max. 35 Students
  • Season: All Seasons

Students become wildlife biologists as they investigate the animals common to Wisconsin. By looking at animal pelts, skulls, tracks, and scat, students will discover clues that can help identify common Wisconsin animals while going on a hike around your school or nearby park.

Kindergarten through Fifth Grade

SNOWSHOEING

  • Time: 1.5 hours
  • Max. 35 Students
  • Season: Winter

Students will learn the history of snowshoeing followed by a hike around your school or nearby park on an adventure for winter animal signs and tracks. Enjoy the outdoors in the winter months and get some exercise at the same time. Additional Fees Apply.