Sponsorship levels range from $25,000-$500 for each event, unless otherwise noted. Sponsorship benefits include recognition on digital and print materials, the ICNC website and social media, and more. Full list of sponsorship levels and benefits available for each event upon request.

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Jane Schlegel

Development & Outreach Coordinator

Sarah Halbrook

Director of Development & Marketing

2020 Event Sponsorship Opportunities

ANCA 2020 Summit

Sept. 14-17, 2020

The ANCA Summit is an annual conference — this year held at Indian Creek Nature Center — that connects other nature and environmental learning center administrators from around the nation to discuss & connect, share best practices and trends in the profession, learn new things and be challenged, and, of course, have FUN!

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Backcountry Film Festival
January 24 (Iowa City) & 25 (Cedar Rapids), 2020

The Winter Wildland Alliance Backcountry Film Festival is a compilation of films that celebrate the human-powered experience through winter adventures. Raffle prizes, beer and food, and more!

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Maple Syrup Festival
March 21 & 22, 2020

Come to Indian Creek Nature Center’s signature event to enjoy a taste of real, handcrafted maple syrup fresh from the tap, and stay for a weekend of family fun! Features syrup-making demonstrations and a pancake breakfast with ICNC’s real maple syrup. Over 3,000 attendees!

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Women in Nature
April 25, 2020

This is a day for women to retreat into nature, take a break from the every day and learn how to enhance their lives by nurturing a meaningful relationship with the natural world.

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Spring Plant & Art Sale
May 2, 2020

This event features a variety of native plants, flowers and shrubs for sale from the Friends of the Nature Center and a variety of vendors, just in time for spring planting. Learn more here!

Farm to Table
Seasonal (Winter, Summer, Fall) 2020

Enjoy unforgettable culinary experiences on the Amazing Space patio featuring local, farm-to-table cuisine presented by the Corridor’s best chefs. Learn more here!

Creek Camp
June-August 2020

At Creek Camp summer nature camps, children are guided by naturalists as they explore the outdoors, learn about wildlife, enjoy unstructured play, practice outdoor skills, and observe the wonders of nature.

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Practice in the Prairie

May – September 2020

Led by some of the area’s best yoga & Pilates teachers, Practice in the Prairie is a FREE community wellness event occurring every Tuesday evening on Amazing Space’s outdoor patio and lawn, surrounded by the beauty of the restored natural prairie and woodlands. In the case of rain, we move indoors to the auditorium. Learn more here!

Monarch Fest
July 11, 2020

Enjoy a fun-filled day of games, activities and learning at this family-friendly festival. Celebrate the journey these extraordinary butterflies make every year and why they are so important to our planet.

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Parade of Prairies
July 25, 2020

Indian Creek Nature Center’s Parade of Prairies will showcase local landowners’ native landscapes. Participants will tour five high quality native prairie plantings in various stages of restoration.

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Trail Trekkers
2020-2021 School Year

Fun, educational public programs offered monthly for preschoolers and parents, exploring a variety of nature topics such as frogs, water, insects and more. Offered free thanks to generous sponsors. Learn more here!

Field Trips

2020-2021 School Year

Indian Creek Nature Center’s school field trip program immerses over 5,000 students from throughout the Corridor in the beauty and wonder of nature each year. Children use all their senses to learn classroom math and science concepts outdoors. Learn more here!

Nature’s Noel
December 5, 2020

The Friends of the Nature Center create a spectacular outdoor and indoor holiday market featuring natural decor, frozen foods, wreaths, kissing balls and more. Fun family activities include visiting Santa, children’s crafts, nature hikes, and more.

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