STEM Connect-KC Calendar

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Hideout at Powell Gardens: Fort-Building Day Camp

Powell Gardens 1609 NW US Highway 50, Kingsville, MO

Imaginations will run wild at this day camp providing opportunities for first or second graders to design and construct play homes, forts and hideouts during spring break. Each day features a theme focused on the lives of birds, terrestrial insects, mammals, aquatic insects or humans...

Planting an Impact: Earth Day 2019 at Powell Gardens

Powell Gardens 1609 NW US Highway 50, Kingsville, MO

Celebrate Earth Day by restoring native prairie with Powell Gardens. Individuals, families, environmental groups, Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts are invited to help Powell Gardens manage the native landscapes to better support diverse plant and animal species. Participants may make seed bombs (clay balls containing...

Powell Gardens’ Family Frolic: Buzzed About Bees

Powell Gardens 1609 NW US Highway 50, Kingsville, MO

Bring the family to Powell Gardens to get buzzed about bees during National Pollinator Week. The Heartland Beekeeping Association will be in attendance with an active beehive to teach families about bee keeping. Make native plant seed bombs to take home and start your very...

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Powell Gardens’ Captain Plant-It Summer Camp

Powell Gardens 1609 NW US Highway 50, Kingsville, MO

Camp participants will follow in the footsteps of Captain Plant-It and the Plant-it-teers to discover how to help the earth and all of the flora and fauna found within. Camp attendees will develop an appreciation for nature through games, play, exploration and investigation. This camp...

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Sow-What? Get Cooking in the Garden Camp

Powell Gardens 1609 NW US Highway 50, Kingsville, MO

Join the Powell Gardens' team to learn about vegetable gardening and harvesting. Children entering grades 3-5 this fall who are interested in learning about how produce is grown, harvested and prepared, can join this week-long day camp. Each day's theme is inspired by what comes...

Powell Gardens’ Family Frolic: Hedge Apple Days

Powell Gardens 1609 NW US Highway 50, Kingsville, MO

Search for, collect and play with the unique seeds and seed pods from Missouri’s native plants during Hedge Apple Days. In partnership with Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, Hedge Apple Days will feature seed-themed scavenger hunts, nature games such as hedge apple bowling, and...

Powell Gardens’ Family Frolic: Mad Scientist

Powell Gardens 1609 NW US Highway 50, Kingsville, MO

Get in the Halloween spirit for this mad-science experience. Arrive in costume and embark on a spooky (but kid-friendly) journey through Powell Gardens for an experience filled with explosions, potions and eerie creatures. Kids will enjoy free garden-themed Halloween treats, a performance by Mad Science,...

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