RACINE — The Root River Environmental Education Community Center (REC) is gearing up for a summer packed with a Voyager Series of Workshops starting June 29.
The Voyager Series will be held at the REC at 1301 W. 6th St. in Racine.
Activities at the REC are coordinated by the College of Natural and Health Sciences at UW-Parkside.
The workshop series invites those who are 9 years old and older to be a part of this exciting series. Youth participants who are under 18 years old, however, must have a guardian present to participate.
Each class takes place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Pre-registration is required and space is limited. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration has a one-time $10 fee. Participants are not required to attend every workshop.
|June 29||The Basics of Canoeing and Kayaking|
|• How to wear a personal floatation device (PFD)|
• How to enter and exit a boat
• How to paddle and steer
• How to handle various scenarios in the water
|July 6||Water Quality |
(Canoe/kayak/paddle to collect water samples is included)
|• Learn about water pollution|
• Identify pollution sources surrounding the REC
• Use chemistry kits to measure water pollution and discuss methods to prevent it
|July 13||Feathered friends of the Root River|
(Canoe/kayak trip to search for local birds is included)
|• Learn about birds living near the Root River|
|July 20||Fish of the Root River|
(Canoe/kayak trip and art project are included)
|• Learn about fish living in the Root River and how to identify them|
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