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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:  First Saturday every ODD month

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:  Second Saturday each month

Where:  Locations vary

Time:  Varies depending upon length of hike

Fee:  Varies ($0 - $15) 

Early Spring Frog Pond Adventure

Experience "love" from a frog's point of view!  Join the one-and-only, "Dr. Frog" George Cline, for an unforgetable evening of romance and songs from the first amphibian voices of the season... Subject to water level/drought conditions.

Date:    Saturday, March 7, 2015

Where: Frog Pond (various and water dependent)

Time:   6:00 pm - 8:0 pm

Fee:     $5 per person

Bunny -Palooza: Spring Fest 

Celebrate the season by visiting the Bunny Factory (where children are magically transformed into bunnies and learn all the basics: how to hop, decorate eggs, and more enchanting fun)!

Date:    Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Where: Meet at Little River Canyon Center

Time:    9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Fee:     $10 per person; (transportation to site included)

Second Saturday Space Safaris: Stars of the Pharaohs

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

Date:     Saturday, April 11, 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 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, May 2, 2015

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

Time:     Noon - 4:00pm Pre-registration required

Fee:        $15 per participant


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




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