Take Me Outside!
4H Special Interest Club
Take Me Outside: Exploring Nature with All Your Senses
Discover local parks and forest preserves with Illinois Master Naturalists Sarah Tobias and Christine Lagattolla.
This 6-week 4-H Spin Club is open to 3rd-5th grade students and meets weekly on Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m. starting March 28th through May 2nd, 2023.
Meet at a different park or preserve each week including Hopkins Park, Merritt Prairie, Wilkinson-Renwick Marsh, Nehring Forest Preserve, NIU East Lagoon, and Prairie Park.
Participants will need to sign up online for 4-H membership and pay a $20 fee. Financial support is available. Limited to 15 participants. Participants need to provide their own transportation to and from meeting spots.
Contact Lydia for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 815-758-8194.
Register by Monday, March 27.
If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact the DeKalb Extension office at 815-758-8194. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your needs. University of Illinois, US Department of Agriculture, Local Extension Councils Cooperating.
Time Outside Schedule*
*subject to change, participants will be notified
Week 1: Tuesday, March 28
Hopkins Park – Meet at Gazebo
Week 2: Tuesday, April 4
Wilkinson-Renwick Marsh - meet at parking lot
Week 3: Tuesday, April 11
Nehring Forest Preserve – meet at parking lot
Week 4: Tuesday, April 18
Merritt Prairie Forest Preserve - meet at parking lot
Week 5: Tuesday, April 25
NIU East Lagoon – meet on northside at parking lot with boats along College Ave.
Week 6: Tuesday, May 2
Prairie Park – meet at Clifford Drive/Frisbee Golf Course