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

Other Information:

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:

Presenter Content
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!