After-School Survival Adventures popular among youth

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

After-School Survival Adventures popular among youth

LAWRENCE – Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department’s Prairie Park Nature Center continues after-school programs teaching youth valuable survival skills.

Walk on the Wild Side: After-School Survival Adventures takes place 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 18; Feb. 1; Feb. 15 and March 29, at the nature center, 2730 Harper St. Participants can get hands-on experience while exploring the strategies animals use to survive daily life. Activities and topics include navigation, fire building, water purification and how not to get lost. Cost is $5 per child.

To register online, visit: or stop by any Parks and Recreation facility including: the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive; Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center, 727 Kentucky St.; Prairie Park Nature Center or the Administrative Office in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information, please contact Prairie Park Nature Center at (785) 832-7980.