Nature Programs at Maywood & Camp Y-Koda
Qualified environmental educators will lead your homeschool students through well designed field experiences. Students will engage in interactive, hands-on quality programs during field trips. Programs are offered at both Camp Y-Koda or Maywood Park.
Camp Y-Koda is located on a beautiful 80 acre parcel just west of Sheboygan Falls, WI. The property is bordered by the Sheboygan River to the north and east, has a three acre lake, wetlands, forests, and more than five acres of prairie to explore. Maywood Environmental Park is a 135 acre park that has diverse ecosystems supporting an abundance of wildlife.
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Incredible Insects at Maywood
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Come discover what makes a creature an insect. Students will search for critters and compare insects that live in different habitats. They will learn about the importance of pollinators and visit Maywood's educational Bee Hive Display.
Web of Life at Maywood
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Students will choose a Wisconsin wild animal and discover its role in a food chain. Together the group will create a food web to observe the flow of energy in an ecosystem.
Ecosystem Tour at Maywood
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Students will tour three of Maywood's ecosystems: river, prairie and forest. They will learn about webs, flora and fauna function and structure. Students will participate in sampling techniques to determine the health of a stream after collecting macro-invertebrates and survey a prairie for biodiversity of species. There is a limit of 60 students. Parents are welcome to stay.
Geocaching 101 at Camp Y-Koda
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Students will learn the basics of using a GPS unit and be introduced to the world of geocaching. They will then find a series of caches by following coordinates, and make their own geocache course at Camp Y-Koda