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Prairie's Edge Exploration Backpacks

Available May through September, Prairie’s Edge Exploration are designed to support nature-based play and filled with all the essentials kids need to explore the outdoors during the summer months. A limited number of backpacks are available to checkout at the Front Desk ($25 refundable deposit required). Each backpack includes:

  • child-sized binoculars
  • large and small bug viewer
  • magnifying glass
  • fold-up mesh bug habitat
  • nature activity cards
  • measuring tape
  • first aid kit
  • and more!