Nature Detectives and Nature Explorers
We'll meet at the Devil's Ice Box Parking Lot. Look for signs and a yellow balloon to lead you to the Rock Bridge Mills Shelter, about 400 ft south of the parking lot.
What to bring:
- Sturdy shoes for walking on an unpaved trail through a forest ecosystem
- Water Bottle
- Wear insect repellant, sunscreen/hat
The Nature Detectives program is for children ages 3-6 and their guardian. There will be songs, stories, a lesson with manipulatives about parts of the ecosystem, and a short hike. The last part of the program includes an art activity as well as time for you to read nature books to your children,
The Nature Explorers Program is for children who are 7-10. They will participate in a similar lesson about the forest ecosystem and then go on a hike through the forest. Their project is a scavenger hunt. They will start and end at the same location, Rock Bridge Mills Shelter.
Weather cancellation only if lighting or strong storms. Email will be sent the morning of if cancellation is necessary.
Pease review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. Thank you!
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park
5901 South Highway 163 DEVIL's ICEBOX Parking Lot, Columbia, MO 65203