Calendar of Public Events Fall 2021
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Birds November 13th
Bertram Reservation 1:00pm
Birding in Iowa is a year-round, life-long experience for people of all ages! Whether a beginner or expert, join us at Bertram Reservation for a fall bird hike. Turn your backyard into the perfect stop for birds with a make and take bird feeder.
Light up the Hike November 13th
Oneota Park Open Air Shelter 4:30pm
Days are getting shorter, but the fun doesn’t have to stop when the sun goes down. Build your own lantern and take it with you as we watch the forest get darker and darker.
No School Camp Nature Explorers K- 3rd grade Session 3 November 15th
Oneota Park 9:00-11:30pm
Explore wildlife at Oneota Park. Discover the wonders of prairie, forest, and wetland habitats. Oneota Park located off 10th Ave. SE, south of the high school. Online registration required.
No School Camp Trailblazers 4th-8th grade Session 3 November 15th
Oneota Park 12:30-3:00am
Don’t climb the walls at home during no school days, go on an ADVENTURE! Learn the skills needed for a lifetime of outdoor adventures. Online registration required.
Family Fun Night: Play Date With Nature December 1st
Oneota Park 5:00pm
Come play with us at the nature playscape in celebration of being outside nonmatter the weather! Join Clay County Conservation Naturalists to explore and play at Oneota Park.
Winter Frolic Fundraiser
December 3rd 5:00-7:00pm
The Frolic features your favorite frosty-night activities: cookie decorating, lighted trail hike, wagon ride, and raffle tickets. Keep warm by the fire or with a hot drink. All proceeds from the Frolic will go to help create the vision of Oneota Environmental Learning Center.
Nature Candy Cane Hunt December 4th
East Leach Park1:00pm
Join City of Spencer and Clay County Conservation Board. Bring the family and hike the park trails at East Leech Park together with the County Naturalist in search of hidden candy canes on trees, bushes, and logs. We will discuss the history of the candy cane and what is going on with the animals in the woods during the winter.
Winter Adventure Day December 20th
Kids in grade K-3rd 9:00am – 11:30am
A morning of fun and educational programming includes hiking, crafts, and games. Activities will be weather dependent but they are sure to be fun. Dress for weather! Winter gear is mandatory! (hat, jacket, gloves, snow boots and snow pants.) Online registration required.
Winter Break Camp December 21st
Kids in grade 4th-8th 9:00 am-11:30am
Join us for a winter break adventure! A day of fun and educational programming includes hiking, crafts, campfire activities, and games. It's a great way to let kids experience the environment at a time of year they may not normally spend outdoors. Activities will be weather dependent but they are sure to be fun. Dress for weather! Winter gear is mandatory! (hat, jacket, gloves, snow boots and snow pants.) Online registration required.
Toddler Tracks Animals in Winter December 22nd
Oneota Park 1:30pm
Caregiver and child discover the wonders of nature together, hand in hand. A parent or guardian must accompany each child in this camp. Ages 2-4-year old with an adult. Online registration is open!