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Nature Programs Bug Biographies Children who like to write stories or illustrate can learn about bugs and search for evidence and inspiration for their bug biographies. Participants will hike, talk about the daily life of insects and then brainstorm together about the stories. Writers will take home their own Bug Biography book! (MG) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

6Y to 8Y

$4(R) / $6(N)

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Red Oak Nature Center

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Date

Time

53774

Sa

May 12

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Garlic Mustard Challenge Help remove Garlic Mustard –an invasive plant that threatens to take over native habitats – and vie for the firstever Garlic Mustard Cup in the process! Tools to properly identify and remove this plant will be provided. Work as a team or individually to collect as much as possible, with the winner awarded the traveling Garlic Mustard Cup. All volunteers are invited to a marshmallow roast afterward. (MG)

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Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

5Y and up

Free

MIN: 8 / MAX: 40

Red Oak Nature Center

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Day

Date

Time

53028

Sa

May 26

9 a.m. to noon

Row, Row, Row a Boat! Introduction to Canoeing Learn entry-level paddling skills for canoeing. Fee includes use of boat, paddle and PFD. (RM) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

12Y and up

$99

MIN: 4 / MAX: 11

Jericho Lake

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Day

Date

Time

54254

Th

April 12 to 19

6 to 8:30 p.m.

Guided Earth Day River Trip Paddle the Fox River from North Aurora to downtown Aurora. This trip passes several islands, and there are many channels from which to choose. Fee includes use of boat, paddle and PFD. (RM) Age

Fee

Class Size

Departure Location

12Y and up

$65

MIN: 4 / MAX: 11

Paddle and Trail, 107 Spruce St., Aurora

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Day

Date

Time

54255

Su

April 22

11 a.m.

Introduction to Kayaking Learn entry-level paddling skills for kayaking. Fee includes use of boat, paddle and PFD. (RM) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

12Y and up

$99

MIN: 4 / MAX: 11

Jericho Lake

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Day

Date

Time

54256

Th

April 26 to May 3

6 to 8:30 p.m.

Introduction to Stand-up Paddle Boarding Learn how to use a stand-up paddle board in a calm flat water setting. (RM) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

12Y and up

$99

MIN: 4 / MAX: 12

Jericho Lake

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Day

Date

Time

54257

Th

May 10 to 17

6 to 8:30 p.m.

Mid-American Canoe Race Training Series Practice paddling upstream toward the North Aurora Dam and back again. The last day will include a trial run of the short race route from the Batavia VFW. Guides will point out the deep water channel to racers so they can learn the best route through the various channels and gravel shoals that often hang up paddlers on race day. Fee includes use of boat, paddle and PFD. (RM) Age

Fee

Class Size

Location

12Y and up

$99

MIN: 4 / MAX: 11

Paddle and Trail, 107 Spruce St., Aurora

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Day

Date

Time

54258

Tu

May 1 to 22

6 to 8:30 p.m.

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Fox Valley Park District Activity Guide Spring 2012  

Fox Valley Park District Activity Guide Spring 2012

Fox Valley Park District Activity Guide Spring 2012  

Fox Valley Park District Activity Guide Spring 2012

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