Young Trekkers Program Connects Kids with Nature

Contact(s): Angelica Cacho

Jonesboro, Ill.  (OCTOBER 4, 2018) – The Shawnee National Forest is hosting Young Trekkers nature program at Lincoln Memorial Picnic Grounds in Jonesboro, Illinois.  This after-school event will take place on three consecutive Mondays, October 15, 22, and 29, from 3:00-4:00 p.m.  Each week will feature a different nature theme as participants are immersed in the outdoors and will discover the many wonders of the world around them. 

The Young Trekkers program is geared toward students grades first through fifth.  Registration is required.  For more information and to register please call the Mississippi Bluffs Ranger Station at 618-833-8576 on Tuesday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.