NatureFest 2018

This spring celebration is fun for the whole family – come for one or both days! Activities will include roasting marshmallows, camping overnight at Merry Lea, dipping for creatures in our wetland, taking a guided hike, canoeing, creating nature art, spending time enjoy the outdoors, learning, exploring, and more!

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Merry Lea Conservation Leadership School

Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College is offering a week-long conservation “school” June 11-15, 2018 for upcoming high school juniors and seniors interested in the conservation of natural resources in northern Indiana. The week will feature a variety of workshops, activities, and learning experiences. Cost is $25.00 per student that covers lodging and meals (scholarships available). Application and teacher letter of recommendation required by May 1st.

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The Merry Lea Mission

  • Providing a natural sanctuary for northern Indiana’s plants and animals
  • Providing environmental education for people of all ages
  • Providing a setting for re-creating opportunities that benefit the human body and spirit while not exploiting the land or excessively disturbing its ecosystems
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