Ike's Edventure Day
Location: Eisenhower State Park
Type: Educational Day
Date: Friday, April 26, 2013
Contact: Nikki Banzhaf or Annelise Adams
Phone No: 7855284102
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
We will be offering local 3rd grade students the chance to learn about Kansas wildlife, past and present, at our all day event on April 26, 2013. Check-in time for the event will begin at 8:45am. At 9:20am students will begin their exciting Edventure! 15 stations will be set up in the park that will educate students on wildlife, nature, foliage, outdoor safety, and Kansas history. Students will rotate to a new station every 20 minutes. We will have a mid-day break for lunch and fun at the playground. Following lunch we will return to the stations until we finish at approximately 2:20pm.
List of presenters and what they are presenting:
|Camp Alexander||Team Building/Outdoor Fun|
|Ed Hermison||Covered Wagon/KS History|
|Emporia Zoo||Live Animals***|
|KS Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism||Conservation of Wildlife|
|KS Native Plant Society||Native Foliage|
|KS Wildlife, Parks & Tourism Law Division||Water Safety|
|Lake Region Department||Recycling – “Go Green”|
|Leonard Jirak||Fishing/Aquatics Education|
|Master Gardeners||Composting/Earth Day|
|Operation LifeSaver||Railroad/Outdoor Safety|
|Osage County Historical Society||Local History|
|Phil Taunton||Predator/Prey Presentation – Live Quail***|
|Safe Kids of Franklin & Osage Counties||Fire/Bike/Walking to School Safety|
|Tallgrass National Preserve||Hiking and Birds In Flight|
|Wild Women of the Frontier||KS History/Pre-Technology Games|
***Presenters will have live animals!
Please note that lunch is NOT provided, so those attending will need to bring a sack lunch.
This event is free of charge so there is no entrance fee for this event.
Please RSVP no later than February 15, 2013 to:
Nikki Banzhaf or Annelise Adams at (785) 528-4102
We will take the first 13 groups of approximately 20 that RSVP!