Nature Station is an Outdoor Classroom for Homeschoolers during April

LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES, KY/TN – March 9, 2017 – Homeschooler families are invited to
use Woodlands Nature Station as their outdoor
classroom in April at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Visitors can
pick up a “Nature Discovery Activity Book” to guide them through exploration
activities such as a pond exploration, bird identification, and animal math.
Complete activities to earn an official Nature Discovery Patch and certificate.
Nature Station is open 10am-5pm, daily in April.

Homeschoolers can take part in staff-led programs about trees, pioneer skills,
fossils, and more. Programs will be offered throughout April. See the complete
program schedule below. Visitors can also enjoy up-close animal encounter programs
daily at 3:30pm and see the Parade of Raptors at 4:30pm.

Homeschoolers’ Day at Nature Station will be Friday, April 28, 10am-3pm and will
focus on forests. Activities about tree identification, forest animals and the role
of fire in the forest, will highlight the day.

Programs included with regular admission: ages 13 and up $5; ages 5-12 $3; ages 4
and under are free. Some programs require additional fees, as noted. Fourth grade
students can go to, get their free Every Kid in a Park
pass, and get their family in for free.

Homeschoolers’ Month Program
Nature Discovery self-guided activity book and activities available 10am-5pm, daily.
Additional programs include:

* Sun, Apr 2 | 1pm-4pm | Be a Zookeeper | $12/child | Registration Required

* Tue, Apr 4 | 11am-12:30pm | What’s in a Name Safari: Learning Names in
Different Languages

* Fri, Apr 7 | 11am-12:30pm | Iron Furnace History Walk

* Mon, Apr 10 | 2pm-3:30pm | The Mighty Tree Puppet Show and Discovery

* Tue, Apr 11 | 11am-12:30pm | Pioneer Skills: Nature Shelters, Edible
Plants and More!

* Fri, April 14 | 2pm-3:30pm | Fossil Discovery and Craft

* Tue, Apr 18 | 1:30-4pm | Creek Exploration Field Trip | $5/person |
Registration Required 270-924-2020

* Fri, Apr 21 | 1pm-4pm | Be a Zookeeper | $12/child | Registration Required

* Tue, Apr 25 | Ongoing from 10am-4pm | Homeschoolers’ Kayak Day | One Hour
Rentals | 10/Kayak

* Fri, Apr 28 | 10am-3pm | Homeschoolers’ Day
Afternoon Animal Encounter programs at 3:30pm, daily:

* Mon | Turtle Time!

* Tue | Dinner Time for Bald Eagle

* Wed | For Goodness Snakes!

* Thu | Talkin’ Turkeys

* Fri | Help Us Feed the Deer!

* Sat | Dinnertime for Red Wolves

* Sun | Mystery Animal Encounter

Parade of Raptors at 4:30pm, daily. Check out the Calendar of
Events<> for more information about
weekend nature programs.
To find more information about Land Between the Lakes, log on to the official
website at<> or call
800-LBL-7077 or 270-924-2000. Photos available on Flickr at