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Fish 'n' Fun Days
Watch for 2013 dates!
There will be an opportunity for adults fishing with a youth 15 years old or younger to not need a license on one of our dates.
KIDS! Grab your folks and head to pontoon boat in search of the BIG ONE! Bait and poles are provided, if you don't have your own. You must bring the luck! for an afternoon of Fish 'N' Fun. In addition to learning the basics of fishing, the learning center staff will show kids how to make their own Pop Can Caster, a Japanese fish print, and will lead children through fun activities that examine fish management and water stewardship. Best of all we'll launch the
Cost is only $6 per person!
ALL AGES invited. Held on the grounds of Shetek Lutheran Ministries, 14 Keeley Island Dr., Lake Shetek.
REGISTRATION FEE DEADLINE: Monday prior to each date event held - watch for 2013 dates.
Limited enrollment - Sign up early.
Phone or send email our Environmental Education Director - Katie Chapman: email@example.com
***Contact us if interested in a special date for your group or organization***
Fall Fantasy Festival
13th Annual FALL FANTASY FESTIVAL
at Shetek Lutheran Ministries
Watch for 2013 Date
12 - 3:30pm
* SCARECROW-MAKING Contest: Join forces with friends to create a unique scarecrow. All supplies provided.
Judging at 3:15 with prizes awarded.
* Horse & Wagon Rides, Crafts, Face Painting and silly Photo-Prop Ops
* Lunch & snacks sold at our concession stand
* $5. per person Kids under 3 yrs- FREE.
For more info call us: 507-763-3567 or email our Environmental Education Director - Katie Chapman: firstname.lastname@example.org
Located 8 miles north of Slayton, or 25 miles south of Marshall, off Hwy 59. Turn east on Valhalla Rd. Go 2 miles
(14 Keeley Island Dr. Slayton, MN)
SHETEK ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTER
A Natural Place for a wild Birthday Party
Birthday parties at Shetek are 2 1/2 hour celebrations for ages 4 - 12 yrs. Children will explore Nature topics with our trained staff for 90 minutes and then with the remaining time you may enjoy snacks, use the playground or gym, open gifts, or explore the campground.
Choose from the nature themes listed below, or if your child has a special interest we'll try to create a party around that special topic:
Ladybug Invasion (4-7 yr olds)
Prickers & Stickers (4-6 yr olds)
Waiting for Wings
Who Goes there?
Late Night Acro-Bats
Orienteering Exploration (10-12 yr olds)
In order to provide a quality program for your child and friends parties are limited to 15 children and must be accompanied by a minimum of one parent or guardian.
90 minutes of programming by Learning Center staff, including live animals, active games, nature studies, fun hands-on learning activities, and more....
Festive party decorations
Plates, cups and eating utensils
Use of our refrigerator or freezer for your refreshments
Outdoor picnic area and campfire rings
Rustic Party Room
Clean-up after the party!
10 days advance notice is suggested to schedule your party (days and times are flexible). $20 deposit necessary to secure booking.
Programs are conducted either inside or outside depending on weather
Optional: We'll provide "wild" cupcakes (kids help decorate), beverages, AND a theme-related party favor for $2.25/per child ($16.00 minimum fee)
To Schedule a Wild Birthday Party Contact:
SHETEK ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTER
14 KEELEY ISLAND DRIVE
SLAYTON MN 56172
Email our Environmental Education Director - Katie Chapman: email@example.com
SUGARBUSH BOIL-OFF: Sunday, March 17th, 2013
*No registration or charge
Take part in Maple Tree tapping demonstrations at 11am & 12:30p
- PANCAKE DINNER 10:30 – 1:30pm, accepting free-will donations. Serving Buttermilk pancakes drizzled with PURE SHETEK MAPLE SYRUP/ Savory Sausages/ Fresh scrambled Eggs/ Sweet & Tangy Fruit cups/ Breakfast potatoes
- Try your hand at tossing a tomahawk, and learn the legend of how maple syrup was discovered
** We are also offering groups of 12 or more an opportunity to schedule a time in March to come for a Maple Syruping program. PreSchool thru adults. Phone Shetek at Shetek Environmental Learning Center. Ph: 507 763-3567 or email our Environmental Education Director - Katie Chapman: firstname.lastname@example.org
Love to walk? No reason to stop in the winter. In fact if you like to hike, SNOWSHOEING is a great way to enjoy the special beauty of the season. Snowshoeing is one of the fastest growing winter sports in
The history of the snowshoe is a history of necessity. The snowshoe was an indispensable mode of winter transportation for native peoples from Labrador to the
Recreational use began about the turn of the century. The simplicity of snowshoeing can make the sport immediately enjoyable for all ages. The slower pace allows for a perfect opportunity to truly appreciate the wonders of nature in wintertime, which we may often miss.
For more informaiton - email our Environmental Education Director - Katie Chapman: email@example.com
Advance registration is necessary a minimum of 5 days in advance. Fee: $6. includes snowshoes.
Cross Country Skiing!
Rhythm, stride and glide! Cross-country skiing basics: putting on equipment, falling down & getting up, diagonal stride and stopping. Contact: email our Environmental Education Director - Katie Chapman: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ages:10 - adult *children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.
All equipment provided (boots, skis, poles) COST: $6.00 per person
** Dates available for groups of 12 or more - contact Shetek for available times
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