Fox Cities Passport to Nature

Explore the Outdoors from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2013!

Additional Information

Suggested Activities  Ideas on what you can do at each Passport to Nature site. 

Find out what is going on at the participating organizations.
Win great prizes and help support the program. 
Answers to some commonly asked questions.


  Fox Cities

    “Dig Into Nature 

           Explore the Outdoors @ Your Local Nature Centers!

                                                       Memorial Day Weekend
                                                        to Labor Day, 2013



Passport to Nature is a free program that encourages children of all ages to get outside and explore the beautiful nature centers around the Fox Valley.

  • Visit any of the sites listed below and receive a free Passport to Nature keychain starter kit which includes all the materials needed to make your very own Passport to Nature keychain.
  • Collect a different keychain tag at each Passport site by exploring on your own, taking part in a suggested activity or participating in a program.
  • After at least three sites have been visited, show off your keychain to earn a Passport to Nature pin and FREE Raffle Ticket.

Find great nature books for kids at any other the participating Fox Valley libraries and join the Dig Into Reading Program

 Participating Sites:                                                                        Sponsoring Libraries:

 1,000 Islands Environmental Center                                         Appleton Library
 Apple Creek YMCA/Purdy Nature Preserve                            Kaukauna Library
 Bubolz Nature Preserve                                                               Kimberly/Little Chute Library
 Heckrodt Wetland Reserve                                                                                                       Menasha Library
 High Cliff State Park                                                                                                                              Neenah Library
 Gardens of the Fox Cities                              
SHRINKY DINKS are returning for the 2013 program!
 Learn about critters that dig 
by collecting different animal tags.
Make something to remember your adventures in nature.  Receive a Passport to Nature keychain starter kit when you visit your first site, then collect animal tags for your keychain at each site that you visit during the program.  Take your tags home to color and bake creating your own Passport to Nature Keychain!
Don't forget to ask for a special "Dig Into Reading!"
tag at your local library to add to your collection! 
















A special
Thank You
to the following organizations who have contributed to this years program.

Richard Langel & Family
In-Kind Donors: