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Silos & Smokestacks Partners with Hartman Reserve to Offer Spring Break Camp

Cedar Valley, IA – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is partnering with
Hartman Reserve Nature Center to offer a spring break camp for youth grades 3-5. The
camp, held March 15-19, will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily with an optional overnight stay
Thursday evening at the UNI Museums. The camp, themed “Museum Madness,” will let
campers experience a new adventure each day as they visit SSNHA Partner Sites.

The schedule of events includes:

Monday, March 15
Laura Ingalls Wilder Park & Museum, Burr Oak
Hartman Reserve Nature Center, Cedar Falls

Tuesday, March 16
Carl & Mary Koehler History Center, Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art & Grant Wood Studio, Cedar Rapids

Wednesday, March 17
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History, Iowa City
Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum & Historic Site, West Branch

Thursday, March 18
Grout Museum District, Waterloo
Waterloo Center for the Arts, Waterloo
UNI Museums, Cedar Falls

Friday, March 19
National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Dubuque

The camp is limited to 15 campers so make sure to register early for this exciting opportunity.
Cost for the camp is $150 which includes the overnight stay at UNI Museums or $130 for day
camps only. To register call Hartman Reserve Nature Center at 319-277-2187 or visit

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, the Heritage Area’s mission is to interpret farm
life, agribusiness and rural communities – past and present.

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