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    171524 - Fly Casting

    Always wanted to learn the secrets of basic fly casting and the equipment you’ll need to get started? Join us to learn the basic fly cast, and how the rod, line and leader all work together.

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    Add to Cart171524-CFly Casting03/04/17 - 03/04/1711:00A - 12:30PSaWashburne School$10/$157 years and UpAvailableItem DetailsCo-ed

    171525 - Outdoor Adventures: Aquatics

    Discover new ways you can interact with nature by exploring Crow Island Woods with a Master Naturalist and retired science teacher, Gary Morrissey. Experience the great diversity of plants and animals that inhabit Crow Island’s various habitats: wetlands, prairie, savannah, and woodlands. Collect water samples to find macroinvertebrates and hunt for signs of amphibians and reptiles in their natural environments.

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    Add to Cart171525-OAquatics03/20/17 - 03/20/17 3:00P - 4:30PMCrow Island Woods Park$20/$254 years to 10 yearsAvailableItem DetailsCo-ed

    171526 - Skokie Lagoons Guided Snowshoe Adventure

    Join this two-hour guided snowshoe adventure exploring the Skokie Lagoons. Considered the fastest growing winter sport, snowshoeing allows you to seek out the untracked winter wonderland. Your guides will provide the necessary equipment including snowshoes and trekking poles. Once everyone is outfitted we will explore the Skokie Lagoons. Hot Chocolate and snacks will be served after our journey.

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    Add to Cart171526-SSkokie Lagoons Guide03/12/17 - 03/12/1710:00A - 12:00PSuSkokie Lagoons - Tower Rd Entrance$70/$809 years and UpAvailableItem DetailsCo-ed

    171527 - Essential Knots

    Learn and practice some of the most important and vital knots for scouts. These knots will be the foundation for many other knots. Knots include bow line, trucker’s hitch, clove hitch, figure eight, square and rolling hitch.

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    Add to Cart171527-KEssential Knots03/14/17 - 03/14/17 4:00P - 5:00PTuAdministrative Office$10/$157 years and UpAvailableItem DetailsCo-ed

    171528 - Spring Tinkering School Classes

    Join Tinkering School Chicago as we build big!

    In the Big Build class the project may be a surprise, but you can rest assured it will be big, innovative, and of epic proportions. We will hammer, saw, and drill our way through a bunch of real problems using real tools in a failure positive environment. We encourage children to take risks, dream big, and play in the face of adversity!

    In the Chain Reaction Machine class we will build a Rube Goldberg-inspired contraption on a large scale. We will supply an array of unique building materials, and the children will bring their imaginations, inventiveness, and some lunch. While working on this open-ended building project we will have fun exploring physics and have a chance to work as a team to create something truly spectacular.

    Register for one or both of these exciting classes!

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    Add to Cart171528-BBig Build03/18/17 - 03/18/1710:00A - 3:00PSaCrow Island Woods Park$80/$957 years and UpAvailableItem DetailsCo-ed
    Add to Cart171528-CChain Reaction Machine04/22/17 - 04/22/1710:00A - 3:00PSaCrow Island Woods Park$80/$957 years and UpAvailableItem DetailsCo-ed

    171529 - Navigating with Map & Compass

    Even in this high tech GPS era, nothing can replace the value of a paper map and compass. Topics include topographic symbols and contours, taking and plotting bearings, obstacles in your route, and downloading free maps.

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    Add to Cart171529-MNavigating with Map03/25/17 - 03/25/17 1:00P - 2:00PSaAdministrative Office$10/$157 years and UpAvailableItem DetailsCo-ed

    171530 - Backpack Trip Planning

    This clinic will introduce future hikers and backpackers to the basics of hiking and backpacking. Topics covered will include recommended supplies, tips for packing properly, and safety tips when planning hikes.

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    Add to Cart171530-HBackpack Trip Planning04/03/17 - 04/03/17 6:30P - 8:00PMAdministrative Office$10/$157 years and UpAvailableItem DetailsCo-ed

    171531 - Skokie Lagoons Habitat Restoration Project

    Join the Winnetka Park District, BackYard Nature Center and the Cook County Forest Preserve Steward for a morning of service and habitat restoration in the Skokie Lagoons! 4th graders and older will have the opportunity to use saws and loppers to remove invasive buckthorn trees. Younger children can beautify the lagoons by collecting trash with their parents.

    Afterwards, participants are welcome to bring s’mores, hot dogs or other food for roasting over the brush pile fire.

    Tools and gloves will be provided. We will meet near the corner of Tower Road and Forestway Drive under the BackYard Nature Center Banner.

    Please Note: All minors must have an adult present to sign a waiver for the Cook County Forest Preserve.

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    Add to Cart171531-RSkokie Lagoons Habit04/08/17 - 04/08/1710:00A - 11:30ASaSkokie Lagoons - Tower Rd Entrance$0Birth and UpAvailableItem DetailsCo-ed

    171532 - Hiking Water Treatment

    Drinking water from streams, lakes or questionable faucets could ruin your day. We’ll show you how to make drinking water safe by removing organisms that might live in it, allowing you to enjoy your outings and trips in good health.

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    Add to Cart171532-WHiking Water Treatment04/18/17 - 04/18/17 4:00P - 5:00PTuAdministrative Office$10/$157 years and UpAvailableItem DetailsCo-ed

    171534 - Fire Building

    Mankind has used fire to generate heat, as a light source, and cook food for millennia. This program offers participants the chance to learn about different fire types, how to construct them and put them out properly, and basic campfire safety in a secure environment.

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    Add to Cart171534-FFire Building04/29/17 - 04/29/17 5:00P - 6:00PSaCrow Island Woods Park$10/$157 years and UpAvailableItem DetailsCo-ed

    171541 - Memorial Day Family Kayak in the Skokie Lagoons

    Join the Winnetka Park District and the Northwest Passage for a guided kayaking adventure in the Skokie Lagoons! We teach you the basics, and then get out on the water. Enjoy the natural environment and keep an eye out for a variety of wildlife. Participants are invited to bring their own snacks.

    Please Note: Children ages 7-17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian over 21 years old.

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    Add to Cart171541-KFamily Kayak05/21/17 - 05/21/17 1:00P - 3:00PSuSkokie Lagoons - Tower Rd Entrance$457 years and UpAvailableItem DetailsCo-ed
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