Conservation Leadership School
Merry Lea hosts high school students for a week focused on exploring
what it means to conserve natural resources in northern Indiana. The week includes workshops, activities, and student-developed projects for developing communication and leadership skills. Participants explore our 1200-acre nature preserve through hiking, canoeing, camping, swimming, dipping for macroinvertebrates, banding birds, and more.
When: Early – Mid June
Nature Play Day
Indiana Children and Nature Network (ICAN) hosts an annual, statewide
Nature Play Day designed to get people outside. Join Merry Lea at this free, family-friendly event for guided and self-guided activities to choose from. Dip for tadpoles, create a nature craft, go on a hike, work on a scavenger hunt, and much more. Come explore the natural world in your own backyard!
Luckey’s Landing Community Picnic
Merry Lea staff and Wolf Lake residents enjoy an evening by the lake
hiking, canoeing, and enjoying snacks. This event brings the local community together for a fun, family-friendly summer evening.
When: Early – Mid August