Sep 03 2019


10:00 am - 2:30 pm


Cost for this event is $3.00 per person for children age 3 & over, accompanying adults and children under 3 are free.

Hitchcock Nature Center Homeschool in the Hills: Geology

Hitchcock Nature Center - Area homeschool students and educators are invited to join us at Hitchcock Nature Center for a series of field trips designed to focus on nature throughout the seasons.

Come on September 3rd for another exciting Homeschool in the Hills program. What's so great about dirt? Turns out there's quite a bit! Learn more about Iowa's unique and spectacular Loess Hills & the soil that makes them so special. Explore minerals of all shapes and sizes and get your hands dirty in a wonderful way. Two sessions of this program are offered, the morning session is from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. & the afternoon session is from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Participants must choose which session they wish to attend.
Cost for this event is $3.00 per person for children age 3 & over, accompanying adults and children under 3 are free. Online pre-registration is required by Friday, August 30th as space is limited. Please use the link below to register online in minutes.
For questions not answered online please call 712-545-3283, registrations will not be taken over the phone.
Guests may cancel their reservation for a full refund up to 1 week (7 days) prior to program date by calling 712-545-3283 & speaking with staff directly. Cancellations after 1 week (7 days) will not be refunded. Program fees for programs cancelled by PCC due to weather or other circumstances will be refunded.

These programs are delivered in a flexible format with both guided and self guided units and is designed for elementary school students in Kindergarten through 5th Grade. Each program will begin with a set of hands-on learning activities to introduce learners to our topic for the day and then a field session to view nature first-hand. We will be hosting 4 Homeschool in the Hills programs during 2019.

2019 Homeschool in the Hills Programs

September 3rd

While this event is family friendly it is not pet friendly, please leave your canine friends at home. Service animals are always welcome.

Weather Permitting


2019 Programs Sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation
The Pottawattamie County Conservation Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Mary Davis, Human Resources Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

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