Threshold Learning Center - Zearing, Iowa
Wish List

Our wish list was designed to help us obtain some of the start-up items we need for our educational programs or for maintenance of the site. You can sponsor a certain item or items by sending us a note with your donation, or just make a general donation and we will purchase items we feel are most urgently needed.


  • Bunkbeds ($250 each - a plaque will be attached with donor's name)
  • Rocks (driveway, stream, fossil and mineral hunting, trails)
  • Prairie Seed
  • Railroad Ties for Trails
  • Wood, Cable, and Hardware for Teams Course
  • Wood for Viewing Platform
  • Posts
  • Golf Cart
  • Pick Up Truck
  • Trailer
  • Chainsaw
  • Mower
  • Tractor
  • Water Coolers
  • Native Trees and Bushes
  • Silo for a Climbing Tower
  • One-Room Schoolhouse (old chicken coop, playhouse, shed, etc.)
  • Old Fashioned Wooden Toys
  • Antique Farm Equipment
  • Antiques 
  • Tipis (3 at $2,500 each)
  • Carpet Remnants (new)
  • Fur beds/Quilts for Teepees

Educational Materials

  • Portable Planetarium
  • Stereo Microscopes
  • Field Glasses
  • Tents
  • T.V. Monitor and VCR
  • Camera for Telescope
  • Compasses
  • Day Packs
  • Hand Lenses
  • Volleyballs and Net, Footballs, Soccer Balls, Baseballs and Other Recreational Equipment
  • Weather Station
  • Canoes
  • Telescopes
  • Listening Devices/Recorder
  • Climbing Equipment
  • Tree Corer
  • Mounts/Study Skins
  • Water Testing Equipment
  • Plant Dryer
  • Stream Table