Posts Tagged ‘nature tots’

Nature Tots program continues year-round

Photo of a girl holding binoculars

The laughter spewed forth as we read the book “Everyone Poops” in preparation for the next Nature Tots 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji. The popular program for ages 2-5 continues year-round and has some unique themes coming up, including Everybody Poops Sept. 14, Super Seeds for the…

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Get your children outside this summer

Photo of naturalists giving a program in the outdoor amphitheater

If you’re looking for something educational to occupy your children’s time this summer, look no further than the Dickinson County Nature Center. Free youth programming is held each week at the nature center in Okoboji — Nature Tots for ages 2-5, Nature Explorers for ages 6-9 and Young Naturalists for ages 10-12. “I love that…

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Young Naturalists and Nature Explorers begin in June

Photo of a boy looking at a monarch caterpillar

If you were lost in the woods, would you know how to start a fire, how to build a shelter, how to find water? If your 10- to 12-year-old participates in this summer’s Young Naturalists program at the Dickinson County Nature Center, they will know how to do all of these tasks. The bi-weekly program…

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Nature Playtime for Tots kicks off 2016 season Jan. 13

Photo of a toddler girl squatting in the prairie

Free educational entertainment for toddlers is almost non-existent in today’s era, at least outside of the television set. However, that’s exactly what the Dickinson County Nature Center offers with its monthly Nature Playtime for Tots program. Fun and learning come together as the 2016 season begins 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, with a “Sleepy Times”…

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Free summer programming!

Summer in Okoboji means time spent outdoors, and if you can learn a little bit while having fun in the sun then it’s all the better. The Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji provides free entertainment for all ages through a variety of programs including Hike the Wild, Nature Playtime for Tots, Nature Explorers and…

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