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Admission into Jester Park
& the Nature Center is FREE

Children's Programs

Polk County Conservation offers a variety of programs for youth at Jester Park! 

Nature Friends - Preschoolers Exploring Nature

Join a naturalist in a nature adventure! We will explore a different nature topic each evening through stories, sharing time, guided exploration, and art activities.

Nature's Story Hour

Pack your picnic lunch, blanket and bring your family for an hour of nature stories and activities with a naturalist from Polk County Conservation.

Princess Adventures

Do you know a little girl who loves princesses? Want to encourage her to dress up AND have fun exploring the outdoors at the same time? 

Nature Playdates

Explore, discover and play in your local parks with a Polk County Naturalist. Meet families interested in getting their children outdoors for natural play and discovery.