Nature Center provides field trips for home-schooled students

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department’s Prairie Park Nature Center offers home-schooled students the opportunity of educational field trips.

Home-School Science Field Trips, open to those six years-old to 13 years-old, are scheduled 10 a.m.-noon Mondays, April 22 and May 6, at Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. Participants will take a two-hour field trip, combining live animal programs with outdoor field investigations. Cost is $10 per child, per session.

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 the Prairie Park Nature Center at (785) 832-7980.