Archive for April 3rd, 2017

Trip to Totality – Solar Eclipse Travel Program Introductory Program

[ August 19, 2017; 10:00 am; ] Metea County Park

August 19, Saturday – Introductory Program 10:00 AM 

Includes bus travel, viewers, use of our filtered astronomical equipment, and education both during the trip and at a pre-trip program on August 19, 10 AM at Metea County Park.  We will be leaving early in the morning from Fox Island County Park on August 21, [...]

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Trip to Totality – Solar Eclipse Travel Program

[ August 21, 2017; 5:00 am; ] August 21, Monday – Bus trip to southern Illinois  All Day –  Leave from Fox Island County Park

Includes bus travel, viewers, use of our filtered astronomical equipment, and education both during the trip and at a pre-trip program on August 19, 10 AM at Metea County Park.  We will be leaving early in the morning [...]

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Canoe Camp II

[ July 17, 2017; 9:30 am; July 18, 2017; 9:30 am; July 19, 2017; 9:30 am; July 20, 2017; 9:30 am; July 21, 2017; 9:30 am; ] Metea County Park

July 17-21, Monday-Friday  9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Allen County Summer Camps … where a kid can canoe, fish and swim the summer away!  Canoe camp activities include: canoeing 101, how to pack a canoe for long trips, tube floats, swamped canoe races and more!  Register for summer day camps at www.allencountyparks.org! Just click [...]

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Canoe Camp I

[ July 10, 2017; 9:30 am; July 11, 2017; 9:30 am; July 12, 2017; 9:30 am; July 13, 2017; 9:30 am; July 14, 2017; 9:30 am; ] Metea County Park

July 10-14, Monday-Friday  9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Allen County Summer Camps … where a kid can canoe, fish and swim the summer away!  Canoe camp activities include: canoeing 101, how to pack a canoe for long trips, tube floats, swamped canoe races and more!  Register for summer day camps at www.allencountyparks.org! Just click [...]

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Preschool Discovery Hour – Bug Hunt

[ June 27, 2017; 1:00 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

June 27, Tuesday  1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

We will learn a little about insects and “bugs”, and then grab some bug boxes to hunt for and catch some.  Snack and drink provided.

Cost: $3.00/Child  $2.00/adult

Pre-register by: 6/22  Min:5      Max: 20

To register or for more information: Email: rzartman at allencountyparks.org   Call:449-3186  Ron Zartman

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Fox Survival Camp

[ June 19, 2017; 9:30 am; June 20, 2017; 9:30 am; June 21, 2017; 9:30 am; June 22, 2017; 9:30 am; June 23, 2017; 9:30 am; ] Fox Island County Park

June 19-23, Monday-Friday  9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Allen County Summer Camps … where a kid can spend the summer outdoors!  Survival camp activities include: canoeing 101, debris shelter-building, snares and water stills, fire safety/building and so much more!  Register for summer day camps at www.allencountyparks.org! Just click on the Programs and Day [...]

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Fox Fish and Canoe Camp

[ June 12, 2017; 9:30 am; June 13, 2017; 9:30 am; June 14, 2017; 9:30 am; June 15, 2017; 9:30 am; June 16, 2017; 9:30 am; ] Fox Island County Park

June 12-16,  Monday-Friday 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Allen County Summer Camps … where a kid can canoe, fish and swim the summer away!  Fish and canoe camp activities include: canoeing 101, how to pack a canoe for long trips, how to rig and bait your own fishing pole, practice casting, fishing, swamped [...]

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How to Raise a Monarch Butterfly

[ June 4, 2017; 1:00 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

June 4, Sunday  1:00 PM – 3:00: PM

Learn about Monarch and other butterflies of Fox Island.  Learn how to collect, raise, tag and release Monarch Butterflies.  Leave with a “Monarch Nursery” to get started.

Cost: free w/annual pass or $2.00 park admission

Pre-register by :5/31  Min: 5  Max: 20

To register or for more information: [...]

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Preschool Discovery Hour – Tadpoles and Frogs

[ May 16, 2017; 1:00 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

May 16, Tuesday  1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Youngsters will enjoy a frog story and hunt outdoors for frogs and tadpoles.  Wear mud shoes, bug spray and dress for the weather.  Finish with a snack.

Cost: $3.00 / Child  $2.00 / Adult

Pre-register by: 5/11  Min: 5  Max: 20

To register or for more information: [...]

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Flowers, Fruits and Seeds (Good for Homeschoolers)

[ May 15, 2017; 1:00 pm; ] Metea County Park Nature Center

May 15, Monday 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Plant reproductive parts.

Cost: Students $5.00 – Adults $2.00

Pre-register by: 5/8  Min. 5   Max.  15

To register or for more information: Email:rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3778  Ron Divelbiss

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