Conservation district plans full slate of summer events

LEE COUNTY – The Lee County Conservation District has released a full line-up of summer events and activities for residents of all ages, including a new online camp sign-up at

June begins with LCC’s newest camp, a FREE weekly series called Park Explorers for kids who have completed grades K-5. Two conveniently located camp series will be offered – one at Rand Park in Keokuk on Mondays and the other at Ivanhoe Park in Fort Madison on Wednesdays. Visit to sign-up for these free camps.

Fridays will bring Preschool Story Time to the Lee County Conservation Center from 9-10 a.m. No sign-up is required for this free program for three- to five-year-olds.

LCC will also be offering their Wilson Lake day camps for kids who have just completed grades K-1, 2-3 and 4-5. The overnight Outdoor Adventure Camp will again be offered for grades 6-8. Sign-up online.

And don’t forget to attend one of LCC’s public programs! There will be a Director’s Paddle at Pollmiller Beach on June 8th, a pollinator field day in Keokuk on June 17th, youth archery at the Lee County Fair Kids’ Day on July 12, and a fishing tournament at Pollmiller on August 17.

Summer’s major blow-out, Family Fun Night, will be at Pollmiller Beach on June 28 from 6-8 p.m. This fundraiser for Pollmiller’s new playground should not be missed. There will be live musical entertainment, canoeing and swimming, as well as grills filled with food.

To sign up for any of the camps visit More information and program details are available on Lee County Conservation’s Facebook page or by calling (319) 463-7673.

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