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Silos & Smokestacks Offers “History in the Making” Spring Break Camp

Cedar Valley, IA – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is partnering with
Hartman Reserve Nature Center, Cedar Falls, to offer a spring break camp for youth grades
3-6. The camp, held March 12-16, will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day with an optional
overnight stay Thursday evening at Hartman Reserve. Each day will bring a new adventure
as campers travel to new destinations in the Heritage Area. Activities include; a wagon ride,
GPS scavenger hunt, garden hike, seed germination/experimentation, night hike and a high
ropes course. Cost for the camp is $160 which includes an overnight at the museum or $140
for day camps only.

The schedule of events includes visits to:
Monday: Motor Mill Historic Site & George Maier Rural Heritage Center, Elkader
Tuesday: New Pioneer Food Co-op & Johnson County Historical Society, Coralville
Wednesday: Seed Savers Exchange, Decorah
Thursday: Cedar Falls Historical Society, Top Deck Holsteins & Hawkeye Community
College Farm Laboratory, Cedar Falls
Friday: Four Mounds Inn & Conference Center, Dubuque

Camp will be limited to 17 campers, so make sure to register soon for this exciting
opportunity. To register call 319.234.4567 or visit www.silosandsmokestacks.org for a
registration form.

Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area is one of 49 federally designated heritage areas
in the nation and is an Affiliated Area of the National Park Service. Through the development
of a network of sites, programs, and events, Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area’s
mission is to interpret farm life, agribusiness, and rural communities – past and present. To
learn more about Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area, please visit
www.silosandsmokestacks.org.

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