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Group Programs Offered by JCPRD Interpretive Staff
POSTED: 04/12/2006
Scouting or other organized groups looking for educational and fun outdoor activities this Spring can take advantage of group programs offered by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. Arranged by appointment, the JCPRD Interpretive Staff is offering a Spring Nature Walk program and a Survival Hike program.

All programs take place at Ernie Miller Park, 909 North Kansas-7 Highway, Olathe.

Spring Nature Walk- This program is for all ages and will allow participants to explore the natural world as it awakens from its icy sleep. Walks can be tailored for special interests and/or specific scout requirements. Walks last about 45 minutes. The cost for groups of one to 10 people is $24 for Johnson County residents or $26 for nonresidents. For groups of 11 to 15 people, the cost is $29 for Johnson County residents or $32 for nonresidents.

Outdoor Skills Survival Hike - Designed for ages six and older, participants will problem solve as they hike through the wilderness of Ernie Miller Park. Emphasis will be on map reading, teamwork, decision making, and staying safe outdoors. This activity can be tailored to groups, age, and experience level. The cost for one 60-minute session for up to 15 people is $33 for Johnson County residents or $36 for nonresidents.

For more information or to schedule a program, call the Ernie Miller Nature Center at (913) 764-7759.

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