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Get Outside! Grand Prize Winner Announced

A lucky team of adventurers has won the grand prize for participating in Forest Preserves of  Winnebago County’s Get Outside! program. On Monday, August 1, 2016 FPWC announced that “The Nature Avengers” team passport was drawn to receive this year’s grand prize which includes:

  • one-year Severson Dells Nature Center family membership
  • one-year Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden family membership
  • certificate for a guided paddle trip with Rocktown Adventures, outdoor retailer and adventure club
  • gift certificate for Macktown, Atwood Homestead or The Ledges Golf Course
  • birding cap from Sand Bluff Observatory
  • award-winning nature guide books
  • FPWC backpacks
  • many more items to enhance nature explorations!

Get Outside! Winnebago is a passport-based back-to- nature program committed to encouraging children and families to be more physically active, and to enjoy the many outdoor opportunities in forest preserves. Participating teams earn points by having their Get Outside! passports stamped for each scheduled activity they attend. Get Outside! offers over 35 scheduled outdoor recreation opportunities. Get Outside! ran throughout June and July 2016 offering activities and events including guided hikes, canoeing trips, nature study, camping, 5K fun run, golf, birding, river study, yoga, paddling trips, and more. Teams earning 20 or more points qualified for the grand prize drawings.