Nature Adventure for Kids on Wednesdays in June

Release Date: 

Thursday, May 24, 2018

ISM Location: 

Dickson Mounds
For Immediate Release:

LEWISTOWN, IL – The Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds is hosting a series of Nature Adventure Days for kids ages 9-12 years old on Wednesdays, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., during the month of June.  Enjoy outdoor adventures and hands-on learning in the natural world.  Activities will include hiking, nature observation, wildlife viewing, and scientific laboratory discoveries.  Topics and locations may be different each Wednesday.

Museum staff will provide transportation during the Nature Adventure Day programs.  Participants must provide their own snacks, drinks, and lunch. Dress appropriately for the outdoor activities.  Space is limited.  Registration is required.  Call (309) 547-3721 or email christa.foster@illinois.gov to register or for more information.

Participants may sign-up for individual days or all four days at least one week prior to the day of each camp.  There is a suggested donation of $50 per child per program.  

The Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana off Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is open free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For more information call 309-547-3721 or TTY 217-782-9175. Also visit us on Facebook at Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds or online at the Dickson Mounds link on the Illinois State Museum website at www.illinoisstatemuseum.org.

Contact Person: 

Christa Foster

Contact Email: 

christa.foster@illinois.gov

Contact Phone: 

(309) 547-3721