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2019 Weekly Themes:
June 10-14 Native American Week. Field trip to Maquoketa Caves. Play Native American games. Make Dream catcher & other crafts, enjoy visit from Native American performers.
June 17-21 Little House on the Prairie Week. Field trip to Cinnamon Ridge Farms. Play pioneer games and explore the world of early pioneer children’s daily activities such as making butter, candle dipping and more!
June 24-28 Weird Science Week. Field trip to Discovery Depot in Galesburg including “Amazing Airmaze.” Make miniature catapults, flying machines and dinosaur eggs. Launch balloon rockets and a giant solar bag.
July 8-12 Early American Sports Week. Field trip to Li’l Mississippi Golf to play mini golf & water wars. Spend time at Glynn’s Creek Golf Course for a golf lesson. Play croquet, badminton, horseshoes, kick the can and many more old American games.
July 15-19 County Fair Week. Field trip to Rock Island 150th County Fair. Help to create our own Walnut Grove carnival and then spend an afternoon enjoying all the games of chance and skill.
July 22-26 Wild on Wildlife Week. Field trip to Wapsi River Environmental Education Center to discover how animals live. Make a rattlesnake tail and create-a-bat plus play many animal games. End the week doing the chicken dance and hokey pokey animal dance!
July 29 – Aug 2 Dive In! Week. Field trip to Whitewater Junction Aquatic Center AND an extra afternoon at the Scott County pool! Make a shark tooth necklace, salt dough starfish and Popsicle holder plus play lots of water games.
Aug 5-9 Rivers, Lakes & Streams Week. Visit the Mississippi River Eco Tourism Center and ride a 25 person pontoon in the Mississippi River back waters, pond study & Eco Center. Go fishing & canoeing at Pride Lake with Naturalists from the Wapsi Center.