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2015 Events

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Bromelsick Christmas Party

6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Auditorium Haskell Indian Nations University

Tickets are available at no charge to each registered 4-H, Boy Scout, and Girl Scout member. Family members are also welcome and encouraged to attend. You may come as a troop with a leader, or accompanied by a parent following adult/youth supervision rules of your organization. A treat will be provided to all youth after the program. Bring a new toy or donation for Toys for Tots.

November 8, 1:00-4:00pm (rain date Nov. 15)

Hidden Valley Fall Fun Workday

Spread the news! Tell your neighbors & friends! Bring the whole family! There will be chores for all ages and abilities as we work around Mary’s Meadow, Dogwood Forest, the wetland and new archery zone. Sample chores include wood cutting and support, woodpile stocking, native woods restoration (aka, honeysuckle removal), brush burning, wetland maintenance, stream cleanup, gardening, mulching, new trail building, seed collecting, building of a footbridge, and so much more!

Special Pollinator Project activity for scouts and kids! Make wildflower/milkweed seed balls to spread around the camp.


Sunday, September 13, 1-3:30 pm 

Friends of Hidden Valley Cabin & Garden Cleanup! 
Featuring Monarch Butterflies until 3:30 pm

Please join us at Hidden Valley for our annual workday centeredon Ar-ca-loo-ka Cabin & the Friends Memorial Butterfly Garden. There will be chores for all ages and abilities, as we clean and organize the cabin and do garden chores to spruce up the Memorial Garden. Tools, gloves & refreshments provided. Bring a water bottle or cup. Park at the upper lot and walk down to the cabin to sign in.

Between 1 and 3:30 pm, visit the Butterfly Station at Southern Shade Shelter, featuring an exhibit on monarchs, live caterpillars, and a tagging demo/video. Then try your hands at catching and tagging monarchs! Nets and tags will be provided.

June 6, 2015 • 8:00am-11:30am(rain date June 7

Trail Maintenance Projects

Hit the Trails for National Trails Day®.
Check in at Evelyn’s Attic or find us on the trails.

Saturday, May 23, 10:00am
Alfred Bromelsick Memorial at Oak Hill Cemetary

Join us for a simple, yet well meaning service project. Annually, we honor Alfred Bromelsick who, upon his death in 1950, left his estate to the youth of Lawrence through the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and 4-H.

One of these three youth organizations is in charge of the memorial each year, and will present a short meaningful program. Members of each group and guests are encouraged to bring flowers from their garden to leave at Mr. Bromelsick’s grave site. The ceremony will be about 15 minutes.

April 11, 2015 • 1:00-4:00pm(rain date April 18)

Spring Cleaning & Planting Time

Check in at Evelyn’s Attic.

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