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!