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Scout Day: Fall Adventure

Event information

Date: Saturday, November 5, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: All ages.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: Four Rivers Environmental Education Center

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Event details

Get your scouts ready to rock at Four Rivers! Scouts will explore the world of geology through hands-on activities that may correlate with some badge/patch requirements. Your group will discover how rocks are useful and how fossils form and inform us to create the geologic time scale, plus examine evidence unearthed in Illinois.

Two sessions will be offered:

  • Session 1: 10 a.m.-noon
  • Session 2: 1-3 p.m.

Event requirements

Registration required by Friday, Nov. 4: 815-722-9470.


Stations will be both indoors and outdoors and include s’mores around a fire. Dress for the weather.

Indoor activities take place in an accessible building. The hike will be no longer than 0.5 mile long on a paved trail. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.