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Adventure Education - Rock climbing, team building, zip lining and more.

 wander_down_music_festival.pngOn October 18-20, the Wander Down Music Festival comes to Touch of Nature! Two stages of live music, art and outdoor education workshops for all ages, barn dances, band scrambles, VIP packages and more will be available.

Tickets and more Information from the Way Down Music Festival Website


Team River Runner - SOIL Kickoff

Team River Runner

A new chapter of the national Team River Runner veterans advocacy network partners with Southern Illinois University’s Veteran Adventures Program for a kickoff event, Saturday, Aug. 31 at SIU’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center.The Team River Runner Kickoff begins at 10:00 a.m. with check-in 9-11 a.m.  The event is free to veterans, current service members and their families.  Register here.  

Paddle for Patriots

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He did it! Veteran Adventures Coordinator Greg Nejmanowski paddled the entire length of the Mississippi River in support of our Veteran Adventures Program.  The SaukiFunder campaing continues through August 30.  Find out more information and help support the Veteran Adventures Program here.  


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