Friday, May 26th : Urban Critters: FOX 1:00PM-3:00PM
Curious about or fantastic friends the Fox? If so, Come drop in and learn more about them with one of our educators here at Lakeshore! There will be hands on activities and you will get to take home a craft at the end! This activity is designed with families in mind, but all curious friends are welcome. Find the Lakeshore educator in the grassy field across from the marina.
Saturday, May 27th : Fishing Clinic 12:00PM-2:00PM
“If you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime.”- Lao Tzu Curious about learning this skill? Come stop by and learn with our staff here at Lakeshore State Park! All experience levels are welcome, and no license required for children 15 and under. Meet at the newly reopened fishing pier!’
Save the Date! Thursday, June 15th : Paddle in the Park 4:00pm-7:00pm
Milwaukee Kayak Company be renting kayaks for families/kids under 12 years of age + their adult chaperone. They will also bring a couple paddle boards. Life jackets and paddles provided. Fun and educational games on land too – more info soon!
Friday, June 2nd: Rainbow Hike 2:30PM-3:30PM
Lakeshore State Park invites you to come and enjoy the beautiful blooms of June! With the park being home to over 100+ plants there are plenty of nature’s hues to come and admire while taking a hike with one of our Educators. All ages and abilities welcome! Meet at the park’s north entrance, next to Discovery World.
Saturday, June 10th: Prairie Plant Hike – 10:00AM-11:00AM
Curious about plants? Come join one of our educators at Lakeshore State Park to learn about the plants on the property. With Lakeshore being home to over 100 native plants it’s a great place to learn about the varying plants that come into bloom each month throughout the park. All ages and abilities welcome! Meet at the park’s north entrance, near Discovery World.
Friday, June 16th: Bird Hike – 6:00PM-7:00PM
Walk with one of our Naturalists and learn all about the different birds that call Lakeshore State Park home! Here in the Lake Michigan Flyway, we have over 70 migratory and resident avian species that can be observed annually! All ages & abilities welcome. Meeting will be at the north entrance near Discovery World.
Sunday, June18th: Father’s Day Fishing Clinic – 1:00PM-3:00PM
Come and join the staff out at Lakeshore State Park for our Father’s Day Fishing Clinic! All father figures and levels of experience are welcome. Supplies will be available for those attending. No license required for children 15 and under. The event will take place on the fishing pier.
Tuesday, June 20th: Tales for Tot’s – 3:00PM-4:00PM
Come hear some tall ‘tails’ read by our naturalist Anne. In this series of stories, we will be reading about creatures that live among us and the environment we share! This program is being hosted with small children in mind. Meet up with our naturalist will be at the North Entrance.
Wednesday, June 21st: Crafts&Games with an Educator – 6:00PM-7:00PM
Excited for the bonfire? We are too! Come join our educators at Lakeshore State Park to celebrate a little early with various fun yard games and crafts before the Beach Bonfire. The meet up will be across from Pebble Beach in Big Prairie.
Wednesday, June 21st: Beach Bonfire – 7:00PM-8:30PM
Come spend a little bit of your summer night at our bonfire on Pebble Beach! Come to make s’mores, warm up by the fire and get to know your local park staff! Donations to the Friends of Lakeshore State Park who support these events are welcomed, but not required.
Thursday, June 22nd: Invasive Species Hike – 2:00PM-3:00PM
Come learn why you should spread the word but not spread the plant with our Educator Vienna! Walk with our educator and learn to identify plants that hurt our natural ecosystem and why they are dangerous for our native beauties! Meeting will be at the south entrance behind the BMO Pavilion.
Friday, June 23rd: Urban Critter: RACOON – 1:00PM-3:00PM
Curious about these masked bandits? If so, drop in and learn about these mysterious critters with our Educator, Maria. There will be hands-on activities and a take home a craft at the end! This activity is designed with families in mind, but all curious friends are welcome. Find the Lakeshore educator at the north entrance, near Discovery World.
Saturday, June 24th: Summer Scavenger Hunt/Geocache – 10:00AM-2:00PM
Love a good scavenger hunt or curious about geocaching? If so, come and pick up a check list of items to search for while you enjoy a walk throughout the park. There will be 10 items listed. Find 7 or more to win a prize of your choosing! This event is suitable for all ages and abilities. Starting point will be at the north side of the pedestrian bridge.
Sunday, June 25th: Pollinator Hike—1:00PM-2:00PM
Join our naturalist on a walk thru Lakeshore State Park to view the many plants that benefit pollinators and learn what you can do to help our helpful insects. Meet at the north entrance. All ages and abilities welcome! Find the Lakeshore Naturalist at the north entrance, near Discovery World.