The Rockford Park District will be holding a series of free In the Outdoors programs this summer at Atwood Park, 2685 New Milford School Road.
These events will be held one Saturday a month through September.
The next program will be on July 17 from 1-3 p.m. and will feature the 100-Year Hike exploring part of what was once Camp Grant, a training camp for soldiers during World War I and World War II; hike through some of the park’s trails to visit the Camp Grant artifacts that still stand today.
The following program will be on August 15 from 9-11 a.m. and will offer Introduction to Archery for those ages 5 and older for all skill levels and beginners welcome with equipment provided.
The final event of the season will be on September 19 from 7-9 p.m. with the program Howls & Owls where you can join Atwood staff guides on a night hike to howl in search of Atwood’s trained “Alpha Wolf.”
These are drop-in programs with no registration required, however groups of five or more are asked to phone ahead to notify staff.
This series is one of many free family-friendly activities offered by the Rockford Park District.
More information on Atwood programs, facility rentals and group activities & retreats is available at rockfordparkdistrict.org/atwood.
For information on accessibility and support for visitors with disabilities call 815-987-8800.