community involvement

Thanks to amazing scout groups, youth and church organizations, and community volunteers, Idler's Rest has and continues to be a special place to experience nature and our local flora and fauna.  Volunteers are the lifeblood of the preserve - from building bridges, to caring for the trails, to improving trails and habitat, volunteers have been instrumental in caring for and maintaining Idler's Rest.

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idler's rest stewards

The Preserve relies on volunteer spirit, drive, and good old fashioned hard work to keep the trails, wildlife habitat, and features maintained. Individuals, church and youth groups, student groups, and families all pitch in to keep the preserve going strong.  Interested in volunteering at the preserve?  Learn how here!

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scouts of all sorts

Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, and Eagle Scouts have truly made an impact on trails and amenities at the preserve for decades.  The preserve grounds were also home to Camp Kenjockety, the regional Girl Scout jamboree camp during the 1950's and 1960's!  Are you a scout interested in a service learning project at the preserve?  Contact Jaime here!