Get Up Get Out and Go

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Get Up, Get Out & Go! to your local parks for FREE fun-filled activities this summer!


What Is It?
Get Up, Get Out & Go! (GGG) is an outdoor recreational program for kids ages 11 to 14 and their families to get out into their national park, Summit Metro Parks, and Cleveland Metroparks. All activites are FREE and open to the public.




Regular programs are every Tuesday and Thursday. All programs are from 7 to 9 p.m., unless otherwise noted, and include a train ride, camping skills, night hiking, games, cycling, and fishing. Locations vary.

Click here for the summer 2017 schedule.


How to Participate
Registration is encouraged. For more information contact Park Ranger Pamela Machuga at e-mail us or 440-343-7035.

Thank You to Our Community Partners
Get Up, Get Out and Go! is sponsored by Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Conservancy for CVNP, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and Cleveland Clinic. Campaign partners include Summit Metro Parks, Cleveland Metroparks, Slavic Village Development, YWCA of Greater Cleveland, Akron Public Schools, and the Akron Recreation Bureau.


 
Get Up,Get Out & Go! archery activity
CUVA Crew Volunteer at a Get Up, Get Out & Go archery event

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GO (Get Outside) Crew! Volunteers Needed
Volunteers are needed from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, to work with children participating in GGG. Volunteers will assist with train rides, fishing, biking, night hikes, and outdoor challenges.

For more information, contact Park Ranger Pam Machuga at e-mail us or 440-343-7035.

 
Get Up,Get Out & Go
Trying on historic customes.

©SARA GUREN

Interviews With Kids
We interviewed kids attending Get Up, Get Out & Go! programs to find out what they liked best about the park. Here are the highlights.

  • "I would do the program again because it's really fun to meet new people." Devin, age 10, Akron
  • "I like fishing, so I'm excited!" Devon, age 11, Akron
  • "I like to walk and ride bikes because I like to get exercise." Chris, age 10, Akron
  • "I like to see the beauty of nature with my friends." Sierra, age 10, Akron
  • "I like anywhere I can just sit and talk." Kasie, age 14, Akron

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

15610 Vaughn Road
Brecksville, OH 44141

Phone:

(330) 657-2752
This information line is answered by staff at Boston Store Visitor Center. Core hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and hours may be extended during peak season. Boston Store Visitor Center is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

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