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Wyoming Camp

July 9, 2017 - July 16, 2017

$299

Join ISU Extension & Outreach, 4H, and the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium on a summer adventure through the prairies of Iowa, the Badlands of South Dakota, and the Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming! Discover the wildlife, landscape, and history of these incredible regions.

SUNDAY, JULY 9 – SUNDAY, JULY 16
PREP SESSION JUNE 6, ORIENTATION JUNE 20

FOR STUDENTS ENTERING
10TH – 12TH GRADES

$299 PER STUDENT
INCLUDES TRANSPORTATION, PARK ADMISSIONS, CAMP SITE FEES, & MEALS

REGISTER TODAY! WWW.IOWA.4HONLINE.COM

CAMP DETAILS

The camp is offered through a partnership of ISU extension, 4H, and the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium. Educators (male and female) from the Museum & Aquarium will chaperone this camp.
• Travel by van
• Tent camping at each location
• Students will be responsible for camping items (recommended list will be provided)
• Shower and laundry facilities will be available

Tuesday, June 6th – 5:30 pm

Brief prep session at Swiss Valley Nature Center (Peosta, Iowa)
Programming: Water testing on Catfish Creek

Tuesday, June 20th – 5:30pm

Brief orientation for registrants at the Museum & Aquarium (Dubuque, Iowa)
Programming: Water testing on the Mississippi River

Sunday, July 9th

Depart from the Museum & Aquarium
Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center in Loess Hills (Sioux City, Iowa)
Programming: Geological formations and gaciers, water testing on the Missouri River

Monday, July 10th

Badlands National Park (Wall, South Dakota)
Programming: Erosion, water testing on the Cheyenne River

Tuesday, July 11th

AM: Prairie hike in Badlands National Park
PM: Travel to Custer State Park (Custer, South Dakota)
Programming: Guided hike (topic: wildlife), water testing on French Creek

Wednesday, July 12th

Trek to Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Jewel Cave National Park
Programming: Guided hike (topic: cave formations), test water from underground river

Thursday, July 13th

AM: Travel to Carl F. Vondra Geology Field Station (Shell, Wyoming)
Visit Devils Tower National Monument

Friday, July 14th

Explore Bighorn Mountains
Programming: Test water from Shell Creek and tributaries

Saturday, July 15th

Travel to Palisades State Park (Sioux Falls, South Dakota)
Programming: Kayak, fish, project work

Sunday, July 16th

AM: Travel to the Museum & Aquarium. Student pick up 2:00pm.
Projects: Each student will be required to complete a simple project during this experience and maintain a field journal. Journals will be provided.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JUNE 1 TO REGISTER, VISIT IOWA.4HONLINE.COM

For more information, contact Jared McGovern at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium at 563.557.9545 ext. 215 or jmcgovern@rivermuseum.com or Katie Peterson at the ISU Extension and Outreach at 563.583.6496 or katiejp@iastate.edu.

 

Details

Start:
July 9, 2017
End:
July 16, 2017
Cost:
$299
Website:
http://WWW.IOWA.4HONLINE.COM

Organizer

Education
Phone:
5635579545

Venue

National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
350 E 3rd Street
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Phone:
5635579545