Events for Kids at Welty Environmental Center

By: From WEC
By: From WEC

Sneaky Snake Wednesday

On July 20 you can explore the world of snakes. They are predators that help humans in great ways. Learn myths about snakes, which ones live in this area, and go on a hunt to find and observe some local snakes in the park. Registration deadline is July 18. Especially designed for children ages 5 to 10 (4 years and under must be accompanied by an adult). Includes a morning of stories, hands-on nature activities, games, crafts and a snack.

Cost is $6 for each Welty member and $8 for each non-member. All Wednesday events are held at Welty Environmental Center in Beckman Mill park from 9 to 11:00 a.m.

Friday Fishing Fun

Friday, July 22 from 9 am to 3 pm it's time to get to the old fishing hole at Beckman Mill County Park. This is when you can take your fishing skills to the next level. We be making and using lures, trying different fishing techniques and having special contests.

Participants will practice fishing CPR - Catch, Photograph and Release. Everyone needs to bring a lunch, water bottle and a light colored tee-shirt to turn into a lucky fishing shirt. Each participant gets their name in a drawing for free fishing gear to be held on August 6 (need not be present to win). Perfect for those 6 to 12 years old.

Cost of the day is $12 per Welty Member and $15 per non-member.

Call 608-361-1377 or email to register by July 13.

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