Calendar

Jun 3 @ 7:30 am – 11:00 am Beloit Airport
We’re celebrating the Rock River Trail’s new Aviation Route during our Grand Opening Celebration on June 3. As part of that celebration, EAA Chapter 60 is hosting a Fly In/Drive In Pankcake Breakfast at the[...]
Jun 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Kaul Park
Help us celebrate the grand opening of the Rock River National Water Trail on June 3rd at 9:00 am by paddling the Rock River from Kaul Park to Kanow Park in Northeastern Jefferson County. Join[...]
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Rotary River Center - Beloit
Help Us Celebrate the Grand Opening of the Rock River Trail! The grand opening celebration for the Rock River Trail will be held  on Saturday, June 3, 2017, 10-11am at the Rotary River Center, 1160[...]
Jun 3 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Nature At The Confluence
Join us on the paddle trip celebrating the Grand Opening of the Rock River Trail!  Learn more about the Rock River Trail here. Also offered on these dates: Sat June 17, 9am, Fur Traders River[...]
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Big Hill Center
Themed Day Camps: Jr. Naturalist Training Spend a week investigating Wisconsin’s natural history, ranging from geology to aquatic biology while learning how to teach it! This introduction to Wisconsin natural history will be combined with[...]
Jun 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Welty Environmental Center
Rock River Snapshot Initiative training day Welty is looking for water enthusiasts all ages to take part in Rock River Snapshot day, sponsored the Rivers Alliance of Wisconsin. Big Hill Park is one of eight[...]
Jun 17 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 pm Oregon Riverfront Area
This one day festival celebrates the recreational, natural, artistic, historical, and businesses resources of the Oregon, Illinois community. The festival will kick-off with the one-of-a kind Rugged River Paddle, Pedal, Pace Race at 8 a.m.[...]
Jun 17 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Oregon Riverfront Area
This one day festival celebrates the recreational, natural, artistic, historical, and businesses resources of the Oregon, Illinois community. The festival will kick-off with the one-of-a kind Triathlon –  Paddle, Pedal, Pace at 8 a.m. on[...]
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Nature At The Confluence
Join us on this guided paddle trip on the Rock River. It’s a very popular trip offered by Rocktown Adventures. Sign up now to secure your spot! Also offered on these dates: Sat, Aug 25,[...]
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Nature At The Confluence
Save the Date! Join us for the opening of Nature At the Confluence Learning Center. We’re still working on the details, so be sure sign up to get updates for the event! There will be[...]
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm Nature At the Confluence
Meet Me At the Confluence All ages Celebrate the grand opening of Nature at the Confluence and kick off a summer full of Stream Team activities!  Come out the newly finished Learning Center to learn[...]
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Big Hill Center
Welty Wednesday: How Animals Move Discover the many different ways animals get from place to place. Enjoy an interactive story, make a craft, and move it, move it like your favorite animal. For Children 5[...]
Jun 21 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Nature At The Confluence
Nature At The Confluence: Stream Steward Study Wednesday, June 21, 3-6 pm Stream Steward Study Welty is pleased to present this program for Nature At The Confluence’s Stream Team Initiative. Free program Adult program NATC Stream Teams[...]
Jun 21 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Nature At The Confluence
Come get wet and have fun discovering more about our local streams! Free Stream Steward Study Program For Adults Nature At The Confluence Stream Team programs empower citizens to be part of restoring and protecting[...]
Jun 23 @ 3:00 pm – Jun 24 @ 10:00 am Big Hill Center
Special Events: Mother/Daughter overnight camp, Women in Science Join us for an overnight adventure at Big Hill park. Perform hands-on science experiments and explore the park, while learning about outstanding women across many fields of[...]
Jun 24 all-day
On Saturday, June 24th and Sunday, June 25th 2017, the Rock River will explode with Big Cat action that is both fun and family friendly. Teams of two or three anglers will compete in this[...]
Jun 25 all-day
On Saturday, June 24th and Sunday, June 25th 2017, the Rock River will explode with Big Cat action that is both fun and family friendly. Teams of two or three anglers will compete in this[...]
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Big Hill Center
Themed Day Camps: Bugs, Bugs Everywhere Bees, ants, caterpillars, butterflies, cicadas, and more ! Learn about the insect world around us through close observation of specimens found at Big Hill Park. We will use field[...]
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Minecraft Game Making Lab Join this exciting coding experience! Participants will use picture based coding to develop “Minecraft”TM mods! Real-world problem solving adventures and developing their own ideas! AMAZING! Good introduction to coding or for[...]
Jun 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Minecraft Game Making Lab Join this exciting coding experience! Participants will use picture based coding to develop “Minecraft”TM mods! Real-world problem solving adventures and developing their own ideas! AMAZING! Good introduction to coding or for[...]
Jun 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Minecraft Game Making Lab Join this exciting coding experience! Participants will use picture based coding to develop “Minecraft”TM mods! Real-world problem solving adventures and developing their own ideas! AMAZING! Good introduction to coding or for[...]
Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nature At The Confluence: Patio Gardens Made Easy Wednesday, June 28th, 4 pm – 7 pm Patio Gardens Made Easy Welty Environmental Center is pleased to present this program for Nature At The Confluence’s Stream Team Initiative.[...]
Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nature At The Confluence
Don’t have the space or time to maintain a big flower bed or garden? Rain container gardens are a great way to create a little outdoor beauty while conserving water. Make it a family project[...]
Jun 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Minecraft Game Making Lab Join this exciting coding experience! Participants will use picture based coding to develop “Minecraft”TM mods! Real-world problem solving adventures and developing their own ideas! AMAZING! Good introduction to coding or for[...]
Jun 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Minecraft Game Making Lab Join this exciting coding experience! Participants will use picture based coding to develop “Minecraft”TM mods! Real-world problem solving adventures and developing their own ideas! AMAZING! Good introduction to coding or for[...]
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Big Hill Center
Fun Fridays: Rocks Rock! Exploring Wisconsin’s Geology Learn about the dynamic earth history of our Wisconsin landscape. Through outdoor exploration, we will learn about the features that make Big Hill Park special and the forces[...]
Jul 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Computer Programming I Introduction to SCRATCH programming Animate your name, Hide and Seek, Dance, Pong, Race Game, virtual pet, Slither Good introduction to coding. Recommended for incoming 6th graders to outgoing 8th graders. Monday July[...]
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nature at the Confluence
Computer Programming I Introduction to SCRATCH programming Animate your name, Hide and Seek, Dance, Pong, Race Game, virtual pet, Slither Good introduction to coding. Recommended for incoming 6th graders to outgoing 8th graders. Monday July[...]
Jul 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Nature At the Confluence
Nature At The Confluence: Calling All Stream Troopers! Wednesday, July 12th, 9 am – 12 pm Calling All Stream Troopers Welty Environmental Center is pleased to present this program for Nature At The Confluence’s Stream Team Initiative.[...]
Jul 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Nature At The Confluence
Come get wet and have fun discovering more about our local streams! Free Program for Youth Ages 5-13  Join the Stream Team forces to study Turtle Creek and Kelly Creek and see what critters call[...]

Be Active Outdoors - inspiring tomorrow's outdoor enthusiast