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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Summer Camp: Fishing Camp - FULL(09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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July 29, 2019-August 02, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Explore the watery world fish inhabit and learn the basic skills, techniques and lures needed to catch them. Each day includes a fishing session. All equipment is supplied.
 
Explore the watery world fish inhabit and learn the basic skills, techniques and lures needed to catch them. Each day includes a fishing session. All equipment is supplied.
Summer Camp: Spiders, Slugs and Really Cool Bugs - FULL(09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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July 29, 2019-August 02, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Campers will search prairies, forests and wetlands in search of invertebrates (animals without backbones). They will gain a better understanding of the invertebrates of Lake County and what makes them so special.
 
Campers will search prairies, forests and wetlands in search of invertebrates (animals without backbones). They will gain a better understanding of the invertebrates of Lake County and what makes them so special.
Summer Camp: Pondering Plants - FULL(09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
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July 29, 2019-August 02, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Campers will take an in-depth look at the wonders of the plant world through interactive exploration of trees, flowers, grasses, aquatic plants, and invaders (non-native plants). Activities include netting for field and aquatic insects and removal of invasive plants.
 
Campers will take an in-depth look at the wonders of the plant world through interactive exploration of trees, flowers, grasses, aquatic plants, and invaders (non-native plants). Activities include netting for field and aquatic insects and removal of invasive plants.
Restoration Workday: Ela Prairie (Cuba Marsh)(09:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
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July 30, 2019
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
Restoration Workday: Native Seed Nursery(12:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
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July 30, 2019
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
 
Grab some work gloves, help restore the environment, and get a behind-the-scenes look at your preserves!
Object Talks: Magniscope(02:00 PM - 02:30 PM)
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July 30, 2019
02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
1899 W. Winchester Road
Libertyville, IL , 60048

Is Lake County the birth place of the motion picture projector? Yes! Discover the role of the magniscope in early motion pictures and how its inventor Edward Amet used his machine to show movies he created in his backyard.
 
Is Lake County the birth place of the motion picture projector? Yes! Discover the role of the magniscope in early motion pictures and how its inventor Edward Amet used his machine to show movies he created in his backyard.
 
 

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