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Johnson County

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Johnson County
11811 S. Sunset Drive
Suite 1500
Olathe, KS 66061

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday,
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

(913) 715-7000
(913) 715-7005 fax

Map to our office

K-State Research and Extension is committed to making its services, activities and programs accessible to all participants. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Johnson County Extension at (913)715-7000. Notify staff of accommodation needs as early as possible.

Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service

K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Junior Extension Master Naturalists

Wild Kids from K-State Extension of Johnson County"Kansas Wild Kids," our local Junior Extension Master Naturalist Program, provides youth ages 7-14 opportunities to learn more about our natural resources and planetary neighbors. The program tries to instill a spirit of stewardship in children through engaging, hands-on, conservation-related lessons on Kansas' wildlife and waterways, snakes and spiders, pollinators and plants.

Wild Kids! Summer Program events:

Students can explore and discover the natural environment of Johnson County with fun, hands-on experiences! Each camp will focus on different aspects of nature and teach youngsters about animals, insects, trees and more. Class fee: $5

How to Read Nature

Saturday, June 8, 2024  |  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kill Creek Park

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people in a stream exploringWildlife & Habitats

Saturday, June 22, 2024  |  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ernie Miller Nature Center

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Rocks & Fossils

Saturday, July 13, 2024  |  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lake Olathe

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The Importance of Water

Saturday, July 27, 2024  |  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Millcreek Streamway Park

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Trees & Me

Saturday, August 10, 2024  |  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Overland Park Arboretum

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Amy Keigher

Natural Resources Agent


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