Nature Journaling (Wild Women in the Woods)

Anderson Conservation Area 2059 190th Street, Red Oak, IA, United States

Come create a hand-bound, faux leather journal to log your exciting year. All participants will create a journal and fill it with pages that are saddle-stitched together. $20.00 per participant. WHAT TO EXPECT: Program Style: Instructor led Content: Learn how to bind pages into a hard-covered journal. Learn different journaling techniques. Start new habits of recorded…

Homeschool Program: Insect Investigation

Anderson Conservation Area 2059 190th Street, Red Oak, IA, United States

Insect Investigation Explore what’s beyond your basic view. Flip logs, swoop through grass, and discover the insect life that is all around us. We will investigate what makes an insect an insect, different kinds, and insects to be on the look out for. Join us for a monthly program to compliment your homeschool curriculum! All…

The Bee & The Butterfly- Natural Goods (Wild Women in the Woods)

Anderson Conservation Area 2059 190th Street, Red Oak, IA, United States

Join us to create safe, sustainable, and reusable cleaning and household products. $15 per person. WHAT TO EXPECT: Program Style: Instructor led Content: Learn about safe, sustainable, household products using vinegar and essential oils. Create your own blend of a vinegar-based all-purpose cleaning spray. Create your own blend of a natural insect repellent. Create your…

Homeschool Program: Prairie Prowl

Anderson Conservation Area 2059 190th Street, Red Oak, IA, United States

Prairie Prowl Learn all about prairie life! We will learn about native flora and fauna and their adaptations for Iowa’s climate. This program will be outside entirely, so please dress accordingly. Join us for a monthly program to compliment your homeschool curriculum! All classes are free! Donations to MCCF are accepted, but not expected. Pre-registration…

Flower Pressing (Wild Women in the Woods)

Anderson Conservation Area 2059 190th Street, Red Oak, IA, United States

Build your own flower press and harvest native flowers to design with! Each individual will create a set of 4 coasters using pressed flowers and tree cookies. $15 per person. WHAT TO EXPECT: Program Style: Instructor led Content: Learn how to press and preserve flowers. Create a coaster set using pre-pressed flowers. Build your own…

Homeschool Program: Save our Streams (Fall)

Anderson Conservation Area 2059 190th Street, Red Oak, IA, United States

Save our Streams (Fall) We will take a new sample to collect data for Save Our Streams. This will be at the same location from May. If you did not attend May, we will go over all the procedures again and get you up to speed. Join us for a monthly program to compliment your…

Forest Therapy (Wild Women in the Woods)

Anderson Conservation Area 2059 190th Street, Red Oak, IA, United States

Karen Szalkowski, owner of Forest Spirit, LLC, is joining us to lead an in-depth, meditative session. Walk the trails at the Anderson Conservation Area and relax with this serene guided walk. $20.00 per participant. WHAT TO EXPECT: Program Style: Instructor led Content: Take a guided walk through our trails. Meditate and reconnect with your surroundings.…

Homeschool Program: Orienteering and Mapping

Anderson Conservation Area 2059 190th Street, Red Oak, IA, United States

Orienteering and Mapping This program is intended for older students (9+). Learn all about land navigation and way finding! We will learn how to use a compass and create a map of an unknown area. Join us for a monthly program to compliment your homeschool curriculum! All classes are free! Donations to MCCF are accepted,…

Hat bands (Wild Women in the Woods)

Anderson Conservation Area 2059 190th Street, Red Oak, IA, United States

Ryan Fuller will lead this fun event, and walk us through weaving beads on a loom to create a beautiful hat band! Everyone will receive: a felt, wide-brimmed hat of their choosing, a pattern with beads, and a loom to take home. $55.00 per person. WHAT TO EXPECT: Program Style: Instructor led Content: Learn how…

Homeschool Science Fair

Anderson Conservation Area 2059 190th Street, Red Oak, IA, United States

Science Fair Thursday, December 05th, 2024, the nature center will be transformed into an exhibit hall for your student’s projects! This is an open invitation to have your homeschool students research, create, and present a topic of their choice! Your student(s) can sign up for a presentation time and invite family members to come watch…