Youth Enjoy a Summer Adventure Trip

The trip started with a stop at the Well’s Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor in LeMars. The group toured the recently remodeled ice cream parlor and enjoyed the new exhibits about Well’s history and how the ice cream is made. The highlight of the stop was eating the ice cream. The next adventure was a dinner theater at the Brown’s Theater. The group enjoyed a full buffet of made-from-scratch Iowa cooking along with the Americana Summer Celebration Show performed by the Brown Family.
Day Two was enjoying Arnold’s Park. The main attraction is the Legend Roller Coaster, which is the 7th oldest coaster in the United States and 13th oldest in the world. Riders enjoy the beauty of Lake Okoboji as they race to the top of the track. The Park is more than just games and rides; it also has a maritime museum and an Arnold’s Park Museum.
Participants included Mallory Berns and Annelise Ellingson from Allamakee County; Elleri Eicke, Isaiah Eike, Olivia Horner, and Aiden Sullivan from Chickasaw County; Jenna Funk, Marcus Gaul, Dakota Hamann, Brooke Hansel, Staci Herman, Brandi Herman, Ava Kerns, Korey Schantz, and Jake Schilling from Clayton County; Brooke Balk, Emma Kovarik, Connor McMurray, Ayla Moss, Thomas Sadler, William Sadler, Abby Schmitt, Adam Scott, Taylor Sparrgrove, and Adriana Tiedt from Fayette County; Aiden Brannon, Kayla Burke, Kelsey Burke, Allison Ferrie, Ella Keller, Heidi Mahr, Hannah Schmidt, and Tanner Tlusty from Howard County; and Bode Balk, Braunwyn Darrington, Aiden Feickert, Riannah King, Jensen Korsness, Travis Nordheim, Libby Phillips, Kolton Werges, and Kinsey White from Winneshiek County. Additional chaperones were Brittany White from Winneshiek County Neil & Julie Lansing from Fayette County.
For more information about the 4-H program, contact the Fayette County ISU Extension and Outreach Office at (563) 425-3331.

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