2017 Summer Program Registration

Online registration is open.

Registration is required for these FREE classes. Class size is limited to 20. Curriculum is geared to children ages 4-12 and children must be accompanied by an adult. Younger children may need help with some activities. Classes will last approximately one and one-half (1.5) hours.

For each session you plan to attend, please indicate below the number of children aged 12 and under who will participate. If you wish to bring 5 or more children to a session, instead of registering below please contact beckymooney321@gmail.com to coordinate registration.

2017 Children's Summer Education Programs
You may not see them, but they are there! We will learn about salamanders and search for them. The group will walk to the Bicentennial Woods outdoor classroom; wear old clothes and long pants, bring bug spray and a flashlight.
Who has been walking through the park? We will explore the parks to see who has been there based on tracks and droppings. The group will walk to the Bicentennial Woods outdoor classroom; wear long pants; bring bug spray and wear sunscreen.
While visiting the Hudson parks you may come across the Chinese Mantis, one of nearly 2,300 species of mantis in the world. Docile and friendly, the Chinese Mantis makes an excellent inhabitant in your outdoor garden. During this class, we will learn about the Chinese Mantis and many other insects in the park by catching and identifying (and releasing) them! Wear long pants, bring bug spray and wear sunscreen.
Who who who is hooting in the park? We will learn about the species of owls in Ohio and their habits. After this, we will dissect owl pellets to study what they eat. If we are lucky, we will hear owls in the park! Dress appropriately, bring bug spray and a flashlight.
Monarch butterflies are the only insects to migrate each year. Students will learn about the monarch butterfly life cycle and why they are at risk of extinction. After this we will have a chance to search the park for monarch eggs and caterpillars. Meet at Veterans Way, wear sunscreen.
The native Little Brown Bat can eat 1000 mosquitoes in one hour! We will learn about the bats of Ohio and why they are important. At dusk, we will look for bats and have a campfire. Meet in the Hudson Springs Park parking lot at 7:45pm; dress appropriately, bring bug spray and a flashlight.
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