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Our Wish List

Our wish list was designed to help us obtain some of the start-up items we need for our educational programs or for maintenance of the site. You can sponsor a certain item or items by sending us a note with your donation, or just make a general donation and we will purchase items we feel are most urgently needed.


  • 12-15 Passenger Van

  • Rocks for the driveway

  • Prairie Seed

  • Railroad Ties or Old Posts for Parking Lot

  • Wood for Various Projects: Tree House, Teams Course, Viewing Platform

  • Golf Cart

  • Pick Up Truck

  • Mower

  • Tractor

  • Native Trees and Bushes

  • One-Room Schoolhouse (old chicken coop, playhouse, shed, etc.)

  • Old Fashioned Wooden Toys

  • Antique Farm Equipment

  • Antiques 

  • Carpet Remnants (new)

  • Fur beds/Quilts for Tipis

  • Outdoor Night Light (Light Pole)

Educational Materials:

  • Stereo Microscopes

  • Field Glasses

  • Tents

  • Compasses

  • Volleyballs and Net, Footballs, Soccer Balls, Baseballs and Other Recreational Equipment

  • Weather Station

  • Climbing Equipment

  • Tree Corer

  • Mounts/Study Skins

  • Water Testing Equipment

  • Stream Table

Volunteer Opportunities

We have many opportunities that require a wide variety of talents, from carpentry work to teaching. We can use those who want to put a lot of time in, like board members, to those who just want to help with one event, like our annual Fall Festival. Contact Us to find out more.

  • Board Members

  • Fundraising

  • Seasonal Events (run a booth, help get activities ready, help to pass out advertisement fliers)

  • Trails/Grounds Maintenance (fence removal, wood and tree clearing, trail building and maintenance, prairie restoration)

  • Construction/Building (plumbing, electrical, concrete, carpentry)

  • Teaching/Chaperone

  • Publications

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