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Educational Nature Programs

Discover the unique natural and cultural history of South Dakota from the Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve's friendly staff and volunteers.

LIttle Naturalist Programs

Program Details

Date:
Friday, September 19
Friday, October 17
Friday, November 14

Time: 10 a.m.
Age: 2-4 years
Cost: Free

These programs are for children ages 2 to 4 years old and their parents or guardians. Toddlers will learn about each theme through games, crafts, stories and songs. Free fun for the little ones.

Pre-register: 605.232.0873

 

Monarch Tagging Program

Program Details

Date:
Thursday, September 18
Adams Homestead

Thursday, September 25
Spirit Mound

Time: 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Monarch butterflies make an incredible journey to Mexico during the fall. Their migration takes them thousands of miles to their winter destination. Please join us for a research project sponsored by Monarch Watch. We will get an up close and personal look at the monarchs.

Pre-register: 605.232.0873

Fall Night Hike

Program Details

Date:
Friday, October 3

Time: 8 p.m.
Cost: Free

Cone and enjoy a night hike through the trails of Adams Homestead this fall. We look and listen for some of the creatures that call this area home and do some other fun activities along the way.

Pre-register: 605.232.0873

Christmas at the Homestead

Program Details

Date:
Saturday, November 8

Time: Noon - 4 p.m.
Cost: Free

This free, family event allows participants to tour the Stavenger Church, Shay/Adams House and Lamont Country School decorated for the Christmas season. Visitors will also get to enjoy refreshments in the Visitor Center, make children’s crafts in the Lamont Country School and hear Christmas music in the Stavenger Lutheran church throughout the day. Vendors will display their talents and merchandise for all visitors to see and purchase. Santa Claus will also make an appearance.

Information: 605.232.0873