Spring Break Week at the Nature Center


The Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center has released their Spring Break schedule. It’s a fun filled week for the entire family, and the best of all, its free!

Saturday, March 16
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Outdoor Enthusiasts Fair
10 a.m. Guided hike
2 p.m. Critter crunch
3 p.m. Laser Shot

Sunday, March 15
2 p.m. Critter Crunch
2:30 p.m. Archery

Monday, March 14
Center is closed

Tuesday, March 19
Fishing Patches
9 a.m. Basic Fishing Instruction: Knot tying, rigging a pole, location selections, etc.
10 a.m. Fishing
12-2 p.m. Canoe and Kayaks
1 p.m. Fly Casting with Trout Unlimited and Cooking with ARE
2 p.m. Critter Crunch: Timber Rattlesnake
3 p.m. Fish Prints
6 p.m. Nature Night: Wild Edibles

Wednesday, March 20
Watchable Wildlife Patches
8:30 a.m. Birding Hike with Ann
10 a.m. Trackcasting and Track Hike
12-2 p.m. Canoe and Kayaks
1 p.m. Ducks with Steve Dunlap
2 p.m. Critter Crunch
3 p.m. Snakes of Arkansas with Jeremy and Brad

Thursday, March 21
Game-Calling Patches
9 a.m. Turkey Calling Make and Take
10:30 a.m. Toad Abodes Make and Take
12-2 p.m. Canoe and Kayaks
1 p.m. Duck Calling Make and Take
2 p.m. Critter Crunch
2:30 p.m. Game-Calling Round Up Demonstrations for patches
3 p.m. Duck Dog Demo with Nathan Atkinson

Friday, March 22
Rifle Marksmanship Patches
9:30 a.m. Basic Rifles Safety and Handling
10 a.m. T-shirt Bleaching (Bring your own cotton shirt)
10 a.m. Air Rifles Shoot with Pellet Guns
12-2 p.m. Canoe and Kayaks
1 p.m. Animal Music Hour with Ann
2 p.m. Critter Crunch: Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
3 p.m. Shotgun Shell Keychain Make and Take
3:45 p.m. Nature Break: Art from Art Project

Saturday, March 23
7 a.m.-6 p.m. Hunter’s Ed
10 a.m. Guided Hike
2 p.m. Critter Crunch

If you’d like to fish but don’t have tackle, check out the loaner tackle program at the nature center’s front desk.

All materials provided except March 22 T-shirt Bleaching (bring your own cotton shirt).

Registration is not required. Call the nature center at 479-452-3993 for more information.

There is no fee for this program

Share this post

Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

scroll to top