WINTER BREAK CAMPS - REGISTER TODAY!
Each session runs from 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Fee: $25 per child per session
* Ages 5 (preK) - 12 years: Wild About Winter at LaBoiteaux Woods on Dec 22.
* Grades Kdg - 3rd: Give A Cheer for Winter at Trailside on Dec 29 AND California Woods on Dec 30.
* Grades 4 - 6th: Outdoor Winter Survivor Camp at Caldwell Nature Preserve on Dec 23.
SCOUT DAY: HIKING
Sat., November 8, 10:00 a.m. - noon – LaBoiteaux Woods Nature Preserve
Cub Scouts, Brownies and Tenderhearts complete requirements to help earn their HIKER belt loop and badges. Create first aid kits and take an adventurous hike filled with scenarios that challenge your knowledge and skills. Fee: $6 per scout and chaperone (leaders are free).
HOMESCHOOL PROGRAM: A PIONEER EXPERIENCE FOR AGES 8 - 13
Thurs., November 13, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. – California Woods Nature Preserve
How did pioneer children and families live in the early 1800’s? See how lifestyle challenges, religion and traditions helped shape Cincinnati. Play an “Oregon Trail” style game and make choices and purchases for your interactive pioneer journey west. On your trek, encounter characters such as a school teacher and medicine woman. Paid registrations required by Nov 10 by calling 231-8678.
CAMP FIRE ON THE BLUFF
Fri., November 14 – California Woods Nature Preserve
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.: Families with Children
8:30 - 10:00 p.m.: Adults only
THE SECRET LIFE OF STARS
Fri., November 14, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. – Wolff Planetarium at Trailside Nature Center, Burnet Woods
Twinkle, twinkle, little star… how I wonder, what you are. Well, now we know, and you can too! The big ones live fast and die young. Some… eat their neighbors. While others… go out with a bang! From nebulas and novae to star formation and more, this show has it all! Programs are open to adults and children ages 5 and older accompanied by an adult. Seating is limited. Fee: $5 per person. Call 751-3679 for more information or paid reservations.
WINTER IN THE WOODLANDS - REGISTER TODAY
Fri., December 5, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. – California Woods Nature Preserve
Families and adults can follow a beautiful, luminaria-lit trail on a leisurely self-guided walk through the forest. Decorate your own home-baked holiday cookies, make crafts and enjoy lively acoustic by a crackling fire. Fee: $6 per person. Register early for this popular program! Online registration available by Oct 31.
Call 231-8678 for more information.
HOLIDAY CRAFT WORKSHOP AT LABOITEAUX WOODS PRESERVE
Fri., December 5, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. OR
Sat., December 6, 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Bring the family to enjoy crafts with natural materials or a nature theme. Participants ages 4 to adult can choose what to make from a variety of selections appropriate for their age group. Staff will instruct and advise, but the personal touches are up to you. Create fun and beautiful items in the comfy setting of a nature center and make this event part of your family holiday traditions! Fee: $5 per person.
HOLIDAY WREATH MAKING
Sat., December 13, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. – Caldwell Nature Preserve