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Rivers Are Alive Home School Week

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St. Croix River Visitor Center

401 N. Hamilton Street

St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

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Celebrate National Parks Week and the 50th Anniversary of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway during Homeschool Week at the St. Croix River Visitor Center in St. Croix Falls, WI!

Join the National Park Service and the St. Croix River Association for Rivers Are Alive Homeschool Week, April 16 - 20. Rivers Are Alive is a K-12 environmental education program and curriculum that is designed to connect students to the St. Croix River's recreational, historical, and natural value.

*Each day of home school week will highlight engaging and hands-on learning at the St. Croix River Visitor Center in St. Croix Falls, WI. Register for one day or all five days!

Address: St. Croix River Visitor Center, 401 N. Hamilton Street St. Croix Falls, WI 54024

Timeframe: 9am - 11am.

*Programming on Wednesday, April 18th will be held at Lion's Park, 809 N Hamilton St, St Croix Falls, WI 54024, from 9am - 11am.

Schedule

Monday:
9:00am-9:10am - Welcome/Orientation
9:10am-9:35am - Meet a Park Ranger
9:35am-10:35am - Visitor Center Scavenger Hunt
10:35am-11:00am - St. Croix Riverway Film, questions / reflection

Tuesday:
9:00am-9:15am -
Welcome/Orientation
9:15am-9:45am - Ingredients for a National Park
9:45am-10:45am - Discovery hike / outdoor jr. ranger activities
10:45am-11:00am - questions / reflection

Wednesday:
9:00am-9:15am -
Welcome/Orientation
9:15am-10:15am - Macroinvertebrate Study at Lions Park**
10:15am-10:45am - Web of Life
10:45am-11:00am - questions / reflection

Thursday:
9:00am-9:15am -
Welcome/Orientation
9:15am-10:45am - What is a watershed?
10:45am-11:00am - questions / reflection

Friday:
9:00am-9:15am -
Welcome/Orientation
9:15am-10:30am - Hands on History
10:30am-10:45am- Snack
10:45am-11:00am - questions / reflection

**For Wednesday the 18th participants are asked to bring clotheing and foot wear that is ok to get wet and muddy. Also a change of clothing is encouraged.

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401 N. Hamilton Street

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