During my internship at the
Champaign County Forest Preserve I collaborated with another intern
on creating the Homer Lake Playscape. The goal was to get kids comfortable
playing in a natural environment. We wanted to create the most dynamic
playscape possible using natural elements.
We used recycled oak tree stumps from the property, and hollow
logs for the kids to climb up, over, and through. Children can pump water
up to fill up a creek, dam it up, and watch it drain. They can slide, play in
a giant spiderweb, or get lost in a maze with oversized animal tracks.
Status: Under Construction
Location: Homer, IL, US