Celebrate the Earth
This program offers an opportunity for area school groups to spend a day learning about the environment by attending educational programming in the form of hands-on games, exhibits, and lectures. Professionals in their field present programs such as: Birds of Prey, Nocturnal Animals, Forestry, Reptiles, Environmental Arts, and much more. Over 3,500 school children attend this educational event every year. If you are a teacher who is interested in bringing your class out for this event contact the Carlyle Lake Project Office at (618) 594-2484.
Kids to Parks Day
This event is celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May. It is a national day of play that connects kids and families with their local, state, and national parks. By discovering our public lands, kids across the country:
- Enjoy outdoor recreation
- Learn STEM and history
- Embrace their important role as park stewards
National Public Lands Day
This event is celebrated annually at public lands in the United States on the fourth Saturday of September. The day promotes both enjoyment of the outdoors and volunteer conservation of public lands.