Youth day camp for solar eclipse set Otter Creek Lake
August 12, 2017


On Aug. 21, a solar eclipse will pass the continental United States. In Iowa, people will be able to experience a partial eclipse with more than 90% of the Sun in the Moon's shadow. It is truly a historic event and a wonderful opportunity to view one of nature's most stunning display.

Iowa 4-H is partnering with the Iowa Space Consortium to provide Solar Eclipse Day camps in nearly every county in Iowa.

In Tama County, ISU Extension and Outreach and Tama County Conservation Board are partnering to provide a day camp for those youth who have completed grades 4-6.

Come explore how an eclipse occurs, make a viewer, experience the Solar Eclipse and more!

Who: For youth having completed grades 4-6

When: Monday, August 21

Where: Tama County Nature Center, Otter Creek Lake (Toledo)

Time: 9 am to 3:30 p.m. Family showcase at 3 p.m.

Bring a sack lunch. Snacks and beverages provided.

Cost: $10 per participant

Register: Registration form / health form and payment due to the Tama County ISU Extension & Outreach by August 18. Contact the Extension Office for forms. 203 West High Street, Toledo.

For more information on this program or 4-H programs offered by the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Tama County, contact Jenny Hulme at 641-484-2703 or


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