Public Events

Calendar of Public Events Summer 2022

For more information Bree: bblom@claycounty.iowa.gov    712-262-2187

ADULT SUMMER CAMP

Oneota Nature Survival

August 2nd 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Think you know what it takes to survive in the wild? Challenge yourself in the ultimate nature adventure. Learn how to prepare yourself with shelter building skills, fire starting, and cooking. Are you up for the challenge? This class is for 18+.  Mandatory online registration!

 

Fish, Paddle, and Explore Dickens Pit

August 3rd 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Dive into the world of water by catching fish, sampling water, and netting for aquatic life. Paddle canoes on Dickins Pit. This class is for 18+.  Mandatory online registration!

 

2022 PARTNERSHIP EVENTS

Clay and Dickinson Conservation Program

Trailblazers (going into) 4th-8th Grade
Water, Wilderness and Explore
June 9th and June 10th 9:00AM-3:00PM

Enjoy a two-all day camp with friends from Dickinson county. This event includes two locations to discover. Thursday, June 9th will be Schmerse Wildlife Area, 2535 280th Street, Fostoria, IA. Dive into the world of water by catching fish, sampling water, and netting for aquatic life. Friday, June 10th will be Horseshoe Bend Wildlife Area, 1924 240th Street, Milford, IA. Train in skills of wilderness survival and stealth. Blend in with the forest and learn animal tracking. Must attend both days.  www.mycountyparks.com Events tab, Clay County  Mandatory online registration opens April 1!

 

Iowa State Extension Programs

Grade K-3 ISU Extension and Outreach Clay County
June 16th 9:00 AM-11:00 AM-Stolley Park Dip Netting
July 14th 9:00 AM-11:00 AM-Oneota Park Muck Camp
August 4th 9:00 AM-11:00 AM Scharnberg Park Fishing
Please call ISU Extension to register 712-262-2264

Grade 4-12 ISU Extension and Outreach Clay County
June 8th 8:00 AM-10:00 AM-Dickens Pit Fly Fishing
July 12th 9:00 AM-11:00 AM-Scharnberg Park Sink or Float Camp
Please call ISU Extension to register 712-262-2264

Master Conservationist Program

Master Conservationists are individuals that share an interest in the sustainability of Iowa's natural resources and in becoming better stewards of those resources.  Click here for details.  

City of Spencer Park Program

WildFIT at Deerfield Park, July 6th 1:30PM
Can you out lift an ant? Join us for a fun filled afternoon! This program is designed for families so an adult will need to be present with the children. Participants will meet the naturalist at the open air shelter!   Online registration. www.mycountyparks.com Events tab, Clay County 

 

Family Fishing at Stolley Park, July 23rd 12:30PM
Clay County Conservation will provide the equipment for a morning of family fishing at Stolley Park! This program is designed for families so an adult will need to be present with the children.      Online registration. www.mycountyparks.com Events tab, Clay County 

 

Nature + Archery + Outdoor Skills at Pete’s Pond, August 10th 10:00 AM
Try a new skill. Take to the range, practicing archery with arrow and bow. This program is designed for families so an adult will need to be present with the children.      Mandatory online registration. www.mycountyparks.com Events tab, Clay County