Adventures With Nature
June 25, 2016 - Join us for Adventures With Nature Day at Tipsaw Lake
the theme for 2016 is Wilderness Survival
Adventures With Nature Day is held on the fourth Saturday in June from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. CST. Several organizations and agencies work together to make the day fun and educational. Many of the booths allow the children to make things to take home.
This year the children will:
- Make Rope
- Learn simple first aid
- Learn what to pack in your backpack
- Foods to cook over a fire
- Compass & GPS reading
- Scavenger Hunt
- Things you need to watch out for in the forest – snakes, insects
- Wild Animal Safety
- Learn how to make a shelter of things you find in the forest
Argus K9 Search & Rescue is the special presentation –they will bring their dogs and actually do a search & recovery. A photo from the presentation from last year with raptors is shown here. All the photos on this page are from last year's Adventures With Nature event which had a pioneer theme.
Perry Central Music Boosters will be providing food for purchase.
Adventures With Nature is sponsored by Perry & Spencer County SWCDs, Purdue Extension – Perry County, and the US Forest Service.
We recommend that people bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on the ground. No pets are allowed at the event for public safety.
There is a $3.00 Gate Fee charged per car to enter Tipsaw Lake where the event is held.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: 812-547-7051
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