Discover Ames

Spring Break Day Out

10:30-11:30 a.m. Super Spiders
Fascinated or fearful? Discover spiders and other eight-legged critters you may encounter in Iowa. Separate fact from fiction and explore the superpowers of spiders. If conditions allow, we will go for a brief outing to search for spiders and webs. FREE event; no registration required.

11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Campfire Pi Making
Happy Pi Day! Bring your hungry belly and come make some delicious pie iron creations over a campfire. Each participant will be able to make one pie iron pizza and one pie iron dessert during the program. Registration deadline: Monday, March 11. ($8/person for lunch)

1-2 p.m. Animal Encounters 
Meet and greet our education animals. Get a brief introduction to Iowa’s reptiles and amphibians, followed by a casual Q&A opportunity with the animals. Possible encounters include a turtle, salamander, and/or snake. FREE event; no registration required.

Please visit the Story County Conservation calendar to sign up, and join us for a wonderful Spring Day Out at Story County. (Registration only required for Campfire Pi Making.)


Mar 14 2024


10:00 am - 2:00 pm


McFarland Park
56461 180th St., Ames

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