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Upcoming Field School Events

January 2015

Mad Science & Crazy Art 

Kids ages 6-10 can put their hands into mad science and crazy art experiments hosted by the Canyon Center Gift Shop.

Date:  January 3, 2015

Where:  Little River Canyon Center Gift Shop

Time:  11:00am - Noon

Fee:  $5 per child to cover project supply cost; pre-registration required


Take A Hike!!! 

The JSU Field Schools will partner with groups such as the Anniston Outdoors Association and Choccolocco Creek Watershed Alliance to offer diverse moderate-level hiles "from the deepest canyon to the highest mountain" each second Saturday of the month

Date:  January 10, 2015

Where:  Locations vary

Time:  Varies depending upon length of hike

Fee:  Varies ($0 - $15) 


Take a Hike Creek Walk:  Winter Observations

Join Choccolocco Creek Naturalist to explore the fascinating habitat of this wasteland.

Date:  Saturday, January 10, 2015

Where:  Cheaha State Park

Time:  10:00am - 1:00pm

Fee:  $5 per person; pre-registration required

Second Saturday Space Safaris: Larry Cat in space

Travel through space and explore planet Earth during these exciting programs for families and children.

Date:     Saturday, January 10, 2015

Where:  JSU Planetarium (3rd Floor Martin Hall) in Jacksonville, AL

Time:     Two shows:  4:00 pm & 5:00 pm

Fee:       $5 per adult; $2.00 per child; pre-registration encouraged especially for groups

Zombie Apocalypse-sytle Survial Day

This popular JSU Field School field trip is offered for the first time, to the general public. Have a fun, imaginative day learning water filtration, basic first aid, shelter building, how NOT to be found, prinitive skills and more!  Taught by JSU Field Schools' ZERO (Zombie Emergency Response Operations) Commanders.  Each participant will receive a "ZERO" passport with certification stickers for participation.                                                                   
Date:  Saturday, January 24, 2015

Where:  Mountain Center in Cleburne County (Heflin, AL)

Time:    11:00am - 3:00pm Pre-registration required


 For more information contact Renee Morrison at or 256-782-5697




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