Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 06/10/2015, 06/23/2015, 06/25/2015, 06/30/2015, 07/02/2015, 07/06/2015, 07/11/2015, 07/14/2015, 07/16/2015, 07/21/2015, 07/28/2015, 07/29/2015, 07/30/2015, 08/06/2015

    Location: Provided Upon Registration | Map Fee Information: $8 per child, $5 Conservancy members (unless otherwise noted) Contact Name: Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center Contact Phone Number: 800-642-3297 ext. 100

Junior Ranger, Jr.
Young children can discover and enjoy the natural world. Kids ages 3 - 6 attending any two programs can earn a Junior Ranger badge - four programs earn a patch. Fee: $8 per child, $5 Conservancy members (unless otherwise noted). A parent or guardian is required to attend programs with participating children; no charge for adults except on train programs. Location provided upon registration, see descriptions for times. To register call 800-642-3297 ext. 100.

Wednesday, June 10, Tuesday, June 23, and Thursday, July 30
Meet the Unhuggables
Sometimes looks are deceiving. A ranger leads the hunt for "unhuggable" animals and plants that are in need of friends. Discover the important roles these ugly ducklings play in nature. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, June 25, Saturday, July 11
Dirt Rocks
What's all the fuss about dirt? Come make mud pies and search for the creatures that call the forest floor home. Get your hands dirty as we uncover the truth about soil. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Tuesdays, June 30 and July 28
Bring on the Birds!
Feathers, beaks, eggs, and nests - these are some of the cool things about birds. Take a short hike with a ranger. We'll search for CVNP's feathered friends and explore the world of birds. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, July 2, Tuesday, July 14
A Very Busy Forest
Come explore the wonders of the busy woods through art, story, hiking, and nature play. We'll search for clues to uncover what animals live among the trees. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Monday, July 6, Tuesday, July 21
Nature's Music
Listen - the forest has its own musical rhythms: a chorus of chirps, a drumming of feet, and a whistle through the trees. Tune in to the sounds of nature. Wiggle, dance, and make your own music. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, July 16 
All Aboard For Fun!
Travel by train to Canal Exploration Center. We'll explore a 19th century lock, participate in historic games, and find out what canal-era kids did for fun. Bring a lunch and dress for the weather. For ages 4 - 12. Fee: $15 children, $12 Conservancy members, $6 each additional passenger. 11 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Wednesday, July 29, Thursday, August 6
Wild About Wildflowers
Purple, pink, yellow, and orange are some of the colors growing on display. Learn about wildflowers through art, science exploration, and stories. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.


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