Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village

Walnut Grove was a Scott County cross-roads settlement and stage coach stop of the 1860s. The Village includes 22 historic buildings, some relocated from rural Scott County. Pioneer Village has accessible and modern restroom facilities. Great for school groups, weddings and family picnics.

Open Daily
April 1 through October 31
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Suggested Donation/Admission
$2 adults, $1 kids, under 5 free. Fee charged for special events (see calendar) and guided tours, call for dates.
(563) 328-3283

Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village

18817 290th Street
Long Grove, Iowa 52756

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Friday, May 20, 2022 - 3:00pm

Join Wapsi River Center Director and LNT Master Educator, Dave Murcia for an introduction to the 7 Principles of Ourtdoor Ethics. These Leave No Trace principles help protect the outdoors while minimizing our impacts to the land, water, soil, plants, wildlife, cultural resources, and other visitors.

This program will be held at West Lake Park - Park Terrace Campground (gate 5)

 Registration for non-campers may be made by calling. If you are a park camper, please bring a chair & feel free to join in.

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Saturday, May 21, 2022 - 10:00am

Learn how to use a bow and arrow in this fun, informative and free hands-on class!  Children must be in the 4th grade or above to participate and accompanied by an adult. Adults are welcome to participate as well! Park in Parking Lot A and meet at the Observatory. This is a weather permitting event, Registration is LIMITED and REQUIRED! Please call.

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Saturday, May 21, 2022 - 1:00pm

Have you ever wanted to know what creepy critters are crawling in your yard?

Come learn about your local native reptiles and amphibians and how to create hatitats for them in your backyard!

Registration is required and limited so please call to reserve your spot.

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Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 3:00pm

Join local (Eldridge) artisit Julie Wall from the Artist's Vault for a fun painting lesson at the Wapsi Center. This is an adults-only progra. Admission is $35/person*. All supplies will be provided. 

*Fee payable by cas or check at the program.

Registrations is limited and requies, please call.

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Sunday, May 29, 2022 to Monday, May 30, 2022

11:00am - 4:00pm Daily Memorial Day Weekend

Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of yesteryear!  The past will com to life at the Village as interpreters and actors recreate pioneer life.  There will be pioneer craft demonstrations, live music and performances by the Wapsi Wranglers.  Admission is $2 for Adult and $1 for Children.  Hope to see you there!

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Monday, May 30, 2022

Scott County, City and State offices will be closed Monday, May 30, 2022 in observation of Memorial Day. Additionally, the General Store is closed Saturday.

Visit the Scott County Veterans Memorial of those from Scott County who made the supreme sacrifice.

Now Hiring Post listing open positions and picturing seasonal maintenance workers

We are looking to fill a variety of positions supporting Scott County Conservation managed parks, facilities and activities. Positions can start as early as March and end as late as October.

Deadline: Open until filled.

APPLY NOW:

scottcountyiowa.gov/conservation/employment

Hiring Flyer

We're hiring Lifeguards and Concession Workers for the summer 2022 season. If you're looking for a fun job with flexible hours, look no further!

Love to swim? We will certify eligible Lifeguard candidates age 15 years and older for FREE!!

Scott County Park Pool & West Lake Park Beach need YOU!

Apply online today at: https://www.scottcountyiowa.gov/conservation/employment

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Program Includes:

  • Top Professional Instruction
  • Range Balls
  • Green Fees
  • Gifts & Prizes
  • Tournament & Awards Cook-Out
  • Quad Cities Finest Practice Facility
  • Professional Demonstrations
  • Instructional Log Book

Instruction Covers:

The five fundamentals to an improved golf game will be covered (Grip, Posture, Backswing, Downswing, and Alignment.)  Also, chipping, pitching, putting, along with discussion of rules and etiquette.  Classes are instructed and supervised by Glynns Creek Head Golf Professional Josh Bowlin, and five other trained golf [ Click Title for Full Article ]

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Scott County Park Pool is proud to be an American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Provider. The Learn-to-Swim program is unique compared to other learn to swim programs. Classes are offered for children ages 3 years old and up. Students progress through the levels at their own pace, mastering the skills in the one level before then advancing to the next.

Sessions are offered from June-July for Group Lessons, Private Lessons, Lifeguarding Certification and a WSI Instructor Class. Register online now or in person starting April 18th at the Scott County Park Entry Station.

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Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal)

Application Deadline: Not Specified
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Part-time) $14.50 to $16.50 per hour

Application Deadline: Not Specified
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $20.00 to $22.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Not Specified
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $12.00 to $14.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Not Specified
Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Conservation Department (Seasonal) $11.00 to $13.00 per hour

Application Deadline: Not Specified

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