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Homeschool in the Hills: Water Quality Monitoring


Due to COVID-19 concerns we have implimented some changes to our event. Please see the event description below for details. Thank you for understanding.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
10:00am to 11:30am Add to Calendar 1:00pm to 2:30pm Add to Calendar

Arrowhead Park
29357 310th Street
Neola, Iowa 51559

3 and up

$3.00 per Child | Accompanying Adults Free

Arrowhead Park - Area homeschool students and educators are invited to join us at Arrowhead Park in Neola for another fun-filled Homeschool in the Hills event. This event was rescheduled from its original program date of April 7th.

Join us on Tuesday, August 11th for some wet and wild fun. Participants will get to know our froggy friends as we explore common frog species during a frog and toad species survey. We will also be examining water quality and performing pond dipping experiments for

Due to COVID-19, we have adjusted our format for this program & added a few extra steps for our families. All activities have been moved outdoors, and up to two families at a time will rotate through our program stations keeping group numbers small.

*Morning session program stations will be offered from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., participants may arrive any time after 10:00 a.m. but must arrive no later than 10:30 a.m. to participate.

*Afternoon session program stations will be offered from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., participants may arrive any time after 1:00 p.m. but must arrive no later than 1:30 p.m. to participate.

Cost for this event is $3.00 per person for children age 3 and over, accompanying adults and children under 3 are free. Youth must come with an accompanying adult. Online pre-registration is required by Friday, August 7th as space is limited. Please use the links below to register for the session of your choice online in minutes. For questions not answered online please call 712-545-3283, registrations will not be taken over the phone. 

Register Online for our Morning Session

Register Online for our Afternoon Session

These programs are delivered in a flexible format with both guided and self guided units and are designed for elementary school students in Kindergarten through 5th Grade. Each program will begin with a set of hands-on learning activities to introduce learners to our topic for the day and then a field session to view nature first-hand.

While this event is family friendly it is not pet friendly, please leave your canine friends at home. Service animals are always welcome. Please meet at Breezy Lodge, weather permitting.

Cancellation Policy

Guests may cancel their reservation for a full refund up to 1 week (7 days) prior to the program date by calling 712-545-3283 and speaking with staff directly. Cancellations received less than 1 week (7 days) in advance of the event will not be refunded. Fees for programs cancelled by PCC due to weather or other circumstances will be refunded.

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2021 programming is sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation.

The Pottawattamie County Conservation Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resource Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

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