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Introduction to Basic Outdoor Skills

June 14 @ 8:00 am - June 15 @ 5:00 pm


Teaching outdoor skills courses scheduled!

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is sponsoring six courses on how to teach outdoor skills for K–12 teachers, naturalists and other educators this spring and summer. Courses filled quickly in 2021, so register early to secure your spot.

Hands-on sessions (indoors and outside) will provide introductory skills instruction and development, teaching materials and lesson plans. The cost of each course varies. Create an account on the AEA Online Learning website to find the cost, registration deadline and requirements for each course.

Introduction to Basic Outdoor Skills

  • June 14-15, 2022 at Big Creek State Park (Beach Shelter), Polk City

Participants will receive introductory instruction and lesson plans for planning outings, map reading, hiking, paddling, fishing, archery, campfire cooking and basic firearm safety/shooting.

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June 14 @ 8:00 am
June 15 @ 5:00 pm
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Iowa Department of Natural Resources


Big Creek State Park
Polk City, IA 50226 United States + Google Map