Kids in the Park


Kids in the Park, which began in 2010, is a program to support the Friends’ goal of getting more children outdoors and connected to the natural world. The Kids in the Park program offers educational programs, reading opportunities for improved literacy, and fun.

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Thank You to the “Kids in the Park” Sponsor

Kohl’s Department Store have generously donated to our Kids in the Park program to partner with us in our library program to encourage literacy and more outdoor time.  Their sponsorship of the Kids in the Park program will allow us to reach 1000 additional children in area library programs.

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Thank You to the “Explorer” Sponsor

Waterstone Bank and the Waukesha County Community Foundation has been a strong supporter of Kids in the Park since the beginning of our campaign. Their generous support helps community schools by providing bus stipends to make school field trips more accessible to all.

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Thank You to the “Discovery” Sponsor

PyraMax Bank has been a great sponsor for the Friends of Wehr Nature Center over the last four years and in 2013 Nature in the Parks, the outreach program, will be able to visit hundreds of children in our Milwaukee County Parks.