Kettle Moraine State Forest – Northern Unit

Kettle Moraine State Forest – Northern Unit

The Kettle Moraine–Northern Unit is comprised of about 30,000 acres stretching 30 miles across Sheboygan, Fond du Lac, and Washington Counties. The forest is managed for multiple use, including recreation management, sustainable forest products, water quality and soil protection, terrestrial and aquatic wildlife, native biological diversity, and aesthetics.

PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

Friends Sponsored Events

Join Us!

What’s For Lunch? Nature Storytime

Friday, Oct. 21, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Ice Age Visitor Center (N2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport – half mile west of Dundee)
You may have a hamburger for lunch, but what do the animals eat? Find out what is on the lunch menu for the wild
animals of the Kettle Moraine. This hour of nature fun awaits 3- to 6-year-olds with accompanying adults.

Nature’s Unloved Exploring Nature Program

Saturday, Oct. 22, 10-11:30 a.m.

Ice Age Visitor Center (N2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport – half mile west of Dundee)
Unearth intriguing facts about some of nature’s unloved critters including bats, skunks, slugs and spiders. You may just go
away liking them or at least appreciating their role in nature. This program is best for families/groups with children
between the ages of 6 and 12 years.

Creatures of the Night Exploring Nature Program

Saturday, Oct. 29, 10-11:30 a.m.

Ice Age Visitor Center (N2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport – half mile west of Dundee)
Whoo’s awake during the hours of darkness? Join us as we delve into the world of nocturnal animals. This program is
best for families/groups with children between the ages of 6 and 12 years.

Those Sly Foxes Nature Storytime

Friday, Nov. 4, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Ice Age Visitor Center (N2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport – half mile west of Dundee)
If you are lucky, you may catch a glimpse of a shy, sly fox. Come investigate the world of these secretive animals. This
hour of nature fun awaits 3- to 6-year-olds with accompanying adults.

Friends of the Kettle Moraine’s Create a Winter Wreath

Thursday, Nov. 10 ,1-3:30 p.m. OR 6-8:30 p.m.

Zillmer Trail Shelter (located at W833 County Road SS, Campbellsport – between County Road G and Hwy 67 near New
Prospect)
Using a variety of natural materials, create a beautiful winter wreath and swag. To register, call (920) 533-8322 by Nov.
8. Cost: $20.00/person; fee payable to Friends of the Kettle Moraine. A Wisconsin State Park vehicle admission sticker is
required.

Wild Gobblers Exploring Nature Program

Saturday, Nov. 12, 10-11:30 a.m.

Ice Age Visitor Center (N2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport – half mile west of Dundee)
What’s our state’s largest woodland bird? The wild turkey of course! After discovering all the incredible adaptations of
turkeys, you’ll understand why Ben Franklin suggested that the turkey might be a better national bird than the bald eagle.
This program is best for families/groups with children between the ages of 6 and 12 years.

Oh Deer! Nature Storytime

Friday, Nov. 18, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Ice Age Visitor Center (N2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport – half mile west of Dundee)
Deer are one of Wisconsin’s largest wild animals. Learn incredible facts about these handsome woodland creatures. This
hour of nature fun awaits 3- to 6-year-olds with accompanying adults.

Chick-a-dee-dee-dee Nature Storytime

Friday, Dec. 2, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Ice Age Visitor Center (N2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport – half mile west of Dundee)
Always bright-eyed and full of energy, chickadees add a cheery note to any winter day. You’ll be surprised by the lives
these tiny birds lead. This hour of nature fun awaits 3- to 6-year-olds with accompanying adults.
Wisconsin’s Winter Birds and How to Attract Them

An Evening with Nature Program

Thursday, Dec. 8, 7-8:30 p.m.

Ice Age Visitor Center (N2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport – half mile west of Dundee)
Birds bring excitement to a barren winter day. Join Bill Volkert, Naturalist, to learn what birds spend their winters in
Wisconsin and ways to attract them to your yard. This program is most appropriate for those more than 12 years old.

Gifts from the Heart of Nature Exploring Nature Program

Saturday, Dec. 10, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Ice Age Visitor Center (N2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport – half mile west of Dundee)
Create a gift using materials from nature. We will make several crafts from ornaments and sun catchers to pressed flower
note cards. This program is best for families/groups with children between the ages of 6 and 12 years. To register, call
(920) 533-8322 by Dec. 8.

Forever Green Nature Storytime

Friday, Dec. 16, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Ice Age Visitor Center (N2875 Hwy 67, Campbellsport – half mile west of Dundee)
Forever green are the evergreens. Join us as we investigate these truly remarkable trees. This hour of nature fun awaits
3- to 6-year-olds with accompanying adults.

Winter Solstice Night Hike

Wednesday, Dec. 21, 6:30-8 p.m.

Zillmer Trail Shelter (W833 County Road SS, Campbellsport – between County Road G and Hwy 67 near New Prospect)
Gather around the fire as we share traditions of the longest night of the year. We will then travel through the dark woods
to discover what animals are awake and braving the cold of a winter night. This program is best for families with children
more than 6 years old. A Wisconsin State Park vehicle admission sticker is required.