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Shed (Antler) Hunt 2017 (Johnson County)

TAKO's Annual Shed (Antler) Hunt 2017!
The weather finally cooperated and gave us a nice (if breezy) day for getting out and looking for antler sheds.    We were all able to warm up around a fire and enjoy hot do… http://takeakidoutdoors.org/blog/2017/04/shed-antler-hunt-2017-johnson-county/

TAKO at "Freeze Fest" in Iowa City

TAKO was a part of Iowa City's "Freeze Fest" on Feburary 18th.
Despite a record high temperature of 69 degrees, Iowa City held its annual Freeze Fest event on February 18th at Trueblood Recreation area. TAKO had an outdoor spot (where … http://takeakidoutdoors.org/blog/2017/02/tako-freeze-fest-iowa-city/

Ice Fishing

TAKO went ice fishing at the North Ridge Park Pond in Coralville on January 14, 2017.
TAKO went ice fishing at the North Ridge Park Pond in Coralville on January 14, 2017. We had a great event and a wonderful, better than expected turnout! (Sorry we ran out … http://takeakidoutdoors.org/blog/2017/01/ice-fishing/

Gobble Wobble 2016

Our annual Gobble Wobble was held on November 19, 2016.
Our annual Gobble Wobble was held on November 19, 2016 at the Tom Harkin Trailhead/Rotary Camp on Clear Creek in Coralville. The "Wobble" began at 11:15 am and kids were instructe… http://takeakidoutdoors.org/blog/2016/11/gobble-wobble-20161/

Seize the Carp 2016!

TAKO's 2016 Seize the Carp event was a big success! 253+ participants, with over 100 NEW members!
TAKO's 2016 Seize the Carp event was a big success! 253+ participants with over 100 NEW Members!! As TAKO's only regularly scheduled ALL DAY event, Seize the Carp showcases … http://takeakidoutdoors.org/blog/2016/07/seize-carp-2016/

Come Fly with TAKO

Come Fly with TAKO event was May 21, 2016.
On May 21, TAKO held the Come Fly with TAKO event at Hickory Hill Park in Iowa City. Kids got a chance to look up to see what was flying. They took nets to try to catch bugs… http://takeakidoutdoors.org/blog/2016/06/come-fly-tako/

Earth Day Canoe & Cookout

The Earth Day Canoe & Cookout was held at Terry Trueblood Recreation Area in Iowa City on April 22, 2016.
The Earth Day Canoe & Cookout was held at Terry Trueblood Recreation Area in Iowa City on April 22, 2016. Over 300 participants ate Jimmy John's sandwiches, hotdogs, veggie bur… http://takeakidoutdoors.org/blog/2016/04/earth-day-canoe-cookout/

Shed Hunt

The Shed Hunt was held at Creekside Commons Park in North Liberty on Saturday, April 9.
Click here to see photos of the event. On Saturday, April 9th, several kids gathered at the Creekside Commons Park in North Liberty for a Shed and Scavenger Hunt. They hiked th… http://takeakidoutdoors.org/blog/2016/04/shed-hunt/

Winter Wetland Walk With Elves

The Winter Wetland Walk with Elves was at the Coralville Marriott on December 5, 2015.
We had a wonderful wetland walk with great weather on Saturday! We saw lots of beaver activity and ice on the water. Thanks to the Coralville Marriott hotel for hosting us and pro… http://takeakidoutdoors.org/blog/2015/12/winter-wetland-walk-elves/

Gobble Wobble 2015

Our annual Gobble Wobble was held on November 14, 2015 at the Woodpecker Nature Trail in Johnson County.
Our annual Gobble Wobble was held on November 14, 2015 at the Woodpecker Nature Trail in Johnson County.123 people attended the event. The "Wobble" began at 11:15 am and kids were… http://takeakidoutdoors.org/blog/2015/11/gobble-wobble-2015/

Gobble Wobble 2014

Our Autumn Hike, Ryerson's Woods, Iowa City 11/23/14.
Our Autumn Hike, Ryerson's Woods, Iowa City 11/23/14. TAKO went on a Gobble Wobble on a rainy day at Ryerson's Woods in Iowa City. Risa Dotson Eicke led the hikers with a chall… http://takeakidoutdoors.org/blog/2014/11/gobble-wobble/