Public Programs

The Lussier Family Heritage Center offers a number of public education programs to help you learn more about nature and get outside to explore! Click on a program below to learn more or check out our event calendar to see what events are coming up.

Sunset over Lake Waubesa with birds on the water
Paddle in the Parks

Get out on the water this summer through these fun evening paddles. Join Lussier Family Heritage Center staff in this relaxing paddle fit for the entire family. Learn canoe paddle strokes, practice gaining comfort in a canoe, and enjoy morning paddle on Dane County waterways.

Cost: Program is free if you bring your own boat, or rent a canoe from us for $20. Registration required in advance to rent canoes. 

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Marshmallows roasting over a campfire
Night Hike & Fire

Enjoy an evening of night hiking and exploration in this fun program! Saunter around our Dane County Parks to search for owls and more of our parks awesome night creatures. We will end the program by a campfire looking at stars and eating s’mores. These programs will run for about two hours.

Cost: $5 per person. Kids under 5 are free and do not need to register. 

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