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February 2012 Calendar of Events 

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Team Building ProgramsTeam Building Programs

(Reservations Accepted) 
Location:
Kemper Outdoor Education Center, Fleming Park
Time: Flexible, Monday-Firday (April, August, September and November)
Price: Call for Fee Scale
Phone: (816) 229-8980
Email: kemper@jacksongov.org

The Kemper Outdoor Education Center offers an outdoor Team Building program for groups as young as fifth graders through adults. Groups face multiple challenges that foster communication, cooperation, problem solving, group cohesiveness,  mutual respect, support, conflict resolution, broader perspective, sensitivity to others (especially those a bit different than oneself), excellence, out-of-the-box thinking, strategic planning, risk taking, confidence, and a sense of connectedness to the natural world.
Group sizes from 10 to as large as 120 can be accommodated.


X-Stream Green Field TripsX-Stream Green Field Trips 

Location: Kemper Outdoor Education Center, Fleming Park
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, April, May, August & September
Price: Call for Fee Scale
Phone: (816) 229-8980
Email: kemper@jacksongov.org

Advance reservations required.
These innovative environmental education field trips feature multi-station experiences for school groups of up to 150 students. Teachers design their own field trip by choosing 4 to 6 topics from a menu of twenty. Topics include live reptile and amphibian programs, habitat hikes, birds and binoculars, skins & skulls, wild canids, soil conservation, recycling relays, bats, humane education, nature scavenger hunts and a variety of ecosystem choices.


February  10-11

NEW!
1750's Traditional Mardi Gras
Location: Fort Osage, Sibley, Missouri  
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Price: Adults, $7.00; Youth, $4.00; Seniors, $3.00
Phone: (816) 503-4860
Email: fortosage@jacksongov.org

Explore the early traditions of this important celebration as 18th century re-enactors represent how Mardi Gras was commemorated by early French settlers on the frontier.

 


 

February  18

NEW!
Storytelling at Missouri Town 1855
Location: Missouri Town 1855, Fleming Park 
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Price: Adults, $5.00; Youth 5-13 and Seniors, $3.00; Under 5, Free
Phone: (816) 503-4860
Email: missouritown@jacksongov.org

Talented storytellers retell time-honored tales of life in mid 19th century Missouri around the warmth of a wood burning stove. 

 

 

     

 

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