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Excursions

These single-day trips off-campus are a blast every year!

Adventures with Native Plants Hike

Filling Fast!
Led by Chris Whittaker and Thane Thompson

Participants will meet at a local park to go on a guided hike featuring native plants of the Midwest. Easy to moderate hike. Leaders are Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists. Days: Sa


Bird Banding

Unlimited Enrollment
Led by Eve Cusack and Sam Cusack

Eve and Sam will host visitors at the bird banding site where they band birds every ten days throughout the summer months. They will be using mist nets to capture wild birds, put a band on their ankle and take data points and then release them. You will likely get to hold and/or release a wild bird. This is part of an international research project. Days: Sa


Pottery House Studio

Open For Enrollment
Led by Natalia Schau and Susan Snyder

Paint pottery with Susan Snyder, a Maiolica pottery painter and teacher, who will guide you in using glazes to create beautiful and whimsical pieces of your choosing. Check out her work at www.potteryhousestudio.com. Days: F


Tour of IU Recording Studio

Open For Enrollment
Led by Michael Stucker

Tour of the Georgina Joshi recording studio and Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music. There is also the possibility of a tour of the Musical Arts Center stage. Days: Th


Upland Brewery Tour/Tasting

Unlimited Enrollment
Led by Steve Krahnke

Tour a local brewery Days: F