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April 2019

Junior Ranger: They’re Back!

April 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Free

In Ohio’s past, some of today’s common animals were absent from the Cuyahoga Valley. Hear their comeback stories as we hike in search of wildlife.  For ages 7-12. *Locations given upon registration. About Junior Ranger Explore your national park, learn about wildlife, and spend time with park rangers! Junior Ranger programs give children an opportunity to experience their park hands-on. Your child can become a Junior Ranger by participating in scheduled programs or completing Junior Ranger activities on their own.…

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Junior Ranger Jr. Water WOW!

April 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Free

Come discover the magical wonders of water. We’ll explore why water is not only fun, but important and powerful. Be prepared for a hike to visit a stream up close. Followed by National Junior Ranger Day activities, noon-2 p.m.  For ages 4-6. *Locations given upon registration. Register About Junior Ranger Explore your national park, learn about wildlife, and spend time with park rangers! Junior Ranger programs give children an opportunity to experience their park hands-on. Your child can become a…

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May 2019

Women in the Wild: Celebrating Wild

May 10 @ 5:30 pm - May 11 @ 4:30 pm
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
$165.00 - $175.00

Claudine Grunenwald Kirschner is back to join us for her third year facilitating Women in the Wild at the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. This mini-retreat is a time to celebrate with important women in your life!  Mothers, daughters, sisters, aunts, nieces, and friends can relax, create, and explore Cuyahoga Valley National Park together.  Time will be spent in nature, reflection and creating beautiful and reflective keepsakes. With a passion for helping others, exploring authentic lives, delving into meaningful reflection,…

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Junior Ranger Jr.: Eating Energy

May 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Free

During this animal adventure, Junior Rangers will uncover how the food chain works and the important role of each living thing. Through story, science, art and a hike, Junior Rangers will follow the energy from the sun to plants, and finally to animals. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. For ages 4 - 6. *Locations given upon registration. About Junior Ranger Explore your national park, learn about wildlife, and spend time with park rangers! Junior Ranger programs give children an opportunity to experience…

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Junior Ranger: Insects at Night

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Free

Join a ranger for an evening of insect discoveries. Research what attracts nocturnal insects and find as many as you can in the dark. 7 - 9 p.m. For ages 7 - 12. *Locations given upon registration. About Junior Ranger Explore your national park, learn about wildlife, and spend time with park rangers! Junior Ranger programs give children an opportunity to experience their park hands-on. Your child can become a Junior Ranger by participating in scheduled programs or completing Junior Ranger…

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June 2019

Crooked River Exploration Camp Water Week I

June 17 @ 9:00 am - June 21 @ 3:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free - $125.00

The first week of Crooked River Exploration Camp will be focused on exploring the Cuyahoga River, and what better time to do this than the 50th anniversary of the infamous river burning?! Your camper will spend a week hiking in various ecosystems, kayaking (depending on grade), play water games, and understand the important role that water plays in nature. Your child will work toward earning their official Cuyahoga Valley National Park Jr. Ranger badge at the closing ceremony on Friday. Parents…

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Crooked River Exploration Camp “Exploration” Week II

June 24 @ 9:00 am - June 28 @ 3:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free - $125.00

The second week of Crooked River Exploration Camp is a five day outdoor camp that explores nature within the Old Brooklyn neighborhood, and Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Campers will find biodiversity in their backyard and build connections to the biodiversity found in the National Park. Campers will partake in scavenger hunts, neighborhood hikes, kayak (grade dependent), and hike in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Your child will work toward earning their official Cuyahoga Valley National Park Jr. Ranger badge at the closing…

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Teacher Workshop: The Nature of Kids and Kids in Nature

June 24 @ 12:30 pm - June 28 @ 3:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
$325.00

The Nature of Kids and Kids in Nature is a 4.5-day professional development workshop designed to help educators learn to recognize, understand and manage the multiple factors that influence student learning styles and to leverage the power of “learning in nature” to enhance student learning outcomes. Through mini-lectures, video clips, case studies and authentic experiences in the National Park, participants will investigate the many factors that impact student performance and will gain practical ideas that can be implemented immediately in…

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July 2019

Junior Ranger River Summer Camp

July 15 @ 9:00 am - July 19 @ 3:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
$25.00 - $225.00

In this unique Jr. Ranger Day Camp series, your child will have exclusive opportunities to explore and learn about the national park that’s in their very own backyard! We have three weeks of camp and your camper can join us for all of them, learning new topics and playing new games each week! Join the whole summer camp series and your child will earn an official Cuyahoga Valley Jr. Ranger Badge, and Patch! Receive a multi-camp discount code upon registration! The first week…

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Junior Ranger Preserve & Protect Summer Camp

July 22 @ 9:00 am - July 26 @ 3:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
$25.00 - $225.00

In this unique Jr. Ranger Day Camp series, your child will have exclusive opportunities to explore and learn about the national park that’s in their very own backyard! We have three weeks of camp and your camper can join us for all of them, learning new topics and playing new games each week! Join the whole summer camp series and your child will earn an official Cuyahoga Valley Jr. Ranger Badge, and Patch! Receive a multi-camp discount code upon registration! Could your camper…

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