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Jack & The Beanstalk | Free! Confluence Kids Summer Soaring Program

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Fee Fi Fo Fum! Come to the nature center so have some fun! Jack & The Beanstalk will be our theme for this free program for kids ages 4-8. Story time, a tasting activity and a Bean themed Make & Take activity are part of the fun.   The registration fee of $5 per child has […]

$5.00

Owl Prowl | Free! Confluence Kids Summer Soaring Program

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

We're going on an owl prowl! Join us when we focus on Owls for our theme for this free program for kids ages 4-8. Learn all about owls with our owl-themed story time and fun activities. The cost of this program is $5 per child, but this program is made available for free to the […]

$5.00

Exploring Ecosystems | A Learn, Make & Take Program for ages 7-10

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Join us to make easy, closed ecosystems in mason jars! We will provide all necessary supplies, as well as snacks and water. Building a closed ecosystem demonstrates symbiotic relationships between plants and insects, as well as the oxygen cycle. We will build our jars, take a snack break, and head out on a guided hike […]

$10.00

Exploring Ecosystems | A Learn, Make & Take Program for ages 7-10

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Join us to make easy, closed ecosystems in mason jars! We will provide all necessary supplies, as well as snacks and water. Building a closed ecosystem demonstrates symbiotic relationships between plants and insects, as well as the oxygen cycle. We will spend some time learning about ecosystems before building our jars, take a snack break, […]

$10.00

Monarch Magic | Free! Confluence Kids Summer Soaring Program

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Monarch Magic will be our theme for this free program for kids ages 4-8. Learn all about monarchs and see our live monarch exhibit. Story Time and fun activities are included. The cost of this program is $5 per child, but this program is made available for free to the community through support by the […]

$5.00

Nature Kids Winter Storytelling & Adventure featuring “The Mitten” – ages 4-7

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Join us for a Winter Adventure featuring the beautifully illustrated Jan Brett version of this wonderful Ukrainian folktale about woodland animals. After story time, we’ll have indoor activities, then each child will get to select their own Beanie Baby to adopt and we’ll head outdoors for a winter hike with our new Beanie Baby friends. […]

$5.00

Nature Kids Winter Storytelling & Adventure featuring “The Mitten” – ages 4-7

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

This program is filled. Join us for a Winter Adventure featuring the beautifully illustrated Jan Brett version of this wonderful Ukrainian folktale about woodland animals. After story time, we’ll have indoor activities, then each child will get to select their own Beanie Baby to adopt and we’ll head outdoors for a winter hike with our […]

$5.00

Nature Kids Winter Storytelling & Adventure featuring “The Mitten” – ages 4-7

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

We've added another date for this fun program! Join us for a Winter Adventure featuring the beautifully illustrated Jan Brett version of this wonderful Ukrainian folktale about woodland animals. After story time, we’ll have indoor activities, then each child will get to select their own Beanie Baby to adopt and we’ll head outdoors for a […]

$5.00

Nature Kids Winter Storytelling & Adventure featuring “Gingerbread Baby” – ages 4-7

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Join us for this fun tale of The Gingerbread Baby by our favorite illustrator Jan Brett.  In this adorable story, a little boy named Mattie bakes a gingerbread baby who escapes into the woods and has lots of adventures along the way.   After story time we’ll sharpen our sensory skills as we learn about how natural […]

$5.00

Friday Nature Friends- June 17

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Join us on Fridays for story and activity time under our cottonwood tree. Recommended for children ages 4-7, this series will introduce our local plant and animal friends and help build nature vocabulary. This program series is sponsored by the Judith H. Adams Fund and is in partnership with the South Beloit Public Library. Please […]

Free

Friday Nature Friends- June 24

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Join us on Fridays for story and activity time under our cottonwood tree. Recommended for children ages 4-7, this series will introduce our local plant and animal friends and help build nature vocabulary. This program series is sponsored by the Judith H. Adams Fund and is in partnership with the South Beloit Public Library. Please […]

Free

Friday Nature Friends- July 1

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Join us on Fridays for story and activity time under our cottonwood tree. Recommended for children ages 4-7, this series will introduce our local plant and animal friends and help build nature vocabulary. This program series is sponsored by the Judith H. Adams Fund and is in partnership with the South Beloit Public Library. Please […]

Free

Friday Nature Friends- July 8

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Join us on Fridays for story and activity time under our cottonwood tree. Recommended for children ages 4-7, this series will introduce our local plant and animal friends and help build nature vocabulary. This program series is sponsored by the Judith H. Adams Fund and is in partnership with the South Beloit Public Library. Please […]

Free

Friday Nature Friends- July 15

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Join us on Fridays for story and activity time under our cottonwood tree. Recommended for children ages 4-7, this series will introduce our local plant and animal friends and help build nature vocabulary. This program series is sponsored by the Judith H. Adams Fund and is in partnership with the South Beloit Public Library. Please […]

Free

Jr. Explorer’s | Digging Into History & Metal Detecting Adventure

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Time to put on your explorer’s hat! On this Jr. Explorer Adventure kids, ages 7-11, will become part of the Confluence Discovery Team! They'll dig with us into the history of the confluence land and waters and find out about the people and animals who lived here and learn what traces they’ve left behind.  They’ll […]

$10.00

Friday Nature Friends- July 22

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Join us on Fridays for story and activity time under our cottonwood tree. Recommended for children ages 4-7, this series will introduce our local plant and animal friends and help build nature vocabulary. This program series is sponsored by the Judith H. Adams Fund and is in partnership with the South Beloit Public Library. Please […]

Free

Friday Nature Friends- July 29

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Join us on Fridays for story and activity time under our cottonwood tree. Recommended for children ages 4-7, this series will introduce our local plant and animal friends and help build nature vocabulary. This program series is sponsored by the Judith H. Adams Fund and is in partnership with the South Beloit Public Library. Please […]

Free

Cancelled – Detecting the Past – Metal Detecting Adventure for Kids Ages 7+

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

This event has been cancelled due to anticipated rain all day on Sunday. It will not be rescheduled. Time to put on your explorer’s hat! On this Jr. Explorer Adventure kids, ages 7-11, will become part of the Confluence Discovery Team! They'll dig with us into the history of the confluence land and waters and […]

$5.00

Fall Family Day

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

We’ve got something for everyone! Storytime with South Beloit Public Library will take place 10:30-11am. Drop by anytime between 10am-1pm to try our scavenger hunt, build your own natural journal with Welty Environmental Center, learn about mushroom cultivation with Owls Roost Farm, and enjoy apple cider warmed by the fire.  This is a free, all ages […]

Wilderness Adventure Day

Nature At The Confluence 306 Dickop Street, South Beloit, IL

Spend the day with a mountain man who will teach you the essential skills of setting up camp, starting a fire with flint and steel, cooking over a campfire, identifying animals, and more! Dress for the weather, as we will be enjoying the great outdoors throughout the day. Child supervision, lunch, and a take home […]

$15.00 – $25.00