Programs

Trails for Tikes It is so important for children to find their connection to nature. Bring your little one and explore your local parks! These events will feature a brief story, highlighting our theme for the day and a brief 30 minute nature walk. Ages 2 - 7; Class limit = 10; Cost = FREE!

Sunday, July 12th, 2015; 2:00 - 2:45 PM at Oakwood Park 

Sunday, August 8th, 2015; 2:00 - 2:45 PM at Ritter Park 

Let’s Talk TreesDiscover all of the amazing roles that trees play in our world and learn to identify local trees in your own backyard.  Ages 8 - 13; Class limit = 15; Cost = $5.00 

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015; 6:00 - 7:00 PM at East Riverdowns Park 

Hooked on Clean Water We are not the only ones who rely on clean, safe water. Our local fish populations can be affected too!Learn not only the basics of fishing, but also how to test the quality of the water you are fishing in. Discover an underwater world that supports many different kinds of life. Classes split based on age. Class Limit = 15; Cost = $5.00 

Ages 8 - 13: Friday, June 12th, 2015; 6:00 - 9:00 PM at Oakwood Park 

Ages 14 - 17: Sunday, June 14th, 2015; 1:00 - 4:00 PM at Oakwood Park 

Upcycled Bird FeedersLearn to make amazing bird feeders out of everyday items. Then take a quick, crash course on how to identify the most common birds in your area. Ages 4 - 7; Class limit = 10; Cost = $5.00 

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015; 6:30 - 8:00 PM at Oberhaus Park 

Passport to Fishing For those wishing to gain or refine their fishing skills. Learn everything about local fish populations, the tricks to creating the perfect fishing knot, casting, and more. Classes broken up by age group, all skill levels are welcome. Class Limit = 15; Cost = $5.00

Ages 4 - 7:    Saturday, July 18th, 2015; 3:00 - 5:00 PM at Oakwood Park 

    Thursday, August 13th, 2015; 7:00 - 8:30 PM at Oakwood Park 

Ages 8 - 13:  Saturday, July 11th, 2015; 3:00 - 5:00 PM at Oakwood Park 

Ages 14 - 17: Saturday, July 25th, 2015; 6:00 - 7:30 PM at Oakwood Park 

Amphibians vs. ReptilesDiscover the difference between reptiles and amphibians. Explore your local park with a naturalist in search of reptilians and amphibious friends. Ages 8 -13; Class limit = 15; Cost = $5.00 

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015; 6:00 - 7:30 PM at Oakwood Park 

Once in a Blue Moon Nature HikeThis July our night sky will feature a blue moon. Blue moons are full moons that occur twice in the same month. Come out to the park and learn a little bit about the night sky, as well as what your local park is like after dark. Class limit = 20; Cost = FREE! 

Friday, July 31st, 2015; 9:30 - 10:30 PM at Ritter Park 

More than Just Your Average S’moreCome out and learn how to make your favorite summer treat in new and exciting ways! S’mores supplies provided, just bring yourself and a sweet tooth. Class limit = 10; Cost = $5.00 

Monday, August 3rd, 2015; 6:00 - 7:30 PM at Ritter Park 

Adventures in GeocachingUncover the hidden world of geocaching. Learn about the sports origins and also gain experience using GPS to find your way. Hidden treasures await, in this fun, interactive, scavenger hunt.  Ages 8 - 13; Class Limit = 20; Cost = FREE!

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015, 1:00 - 4:00 PM at Wayne Park 

 

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