Any time of the year is prime time for adventure, building new skills, making memories and learning about the natural world around you. Whether it's kayaking at Blue Creek in the summer or exploring a winter wonderland at Oak Openings by snowshoe in winter, Metroparks offers opportunities for kids to connect with nature and get outside all year long.
For camp registration assistance call 419-407-9789.
For additional information call 419-461-6617.
In the event of a cancellation, refunds are issued as follows. If the cancellation is received more than 31 days prior to the start of the camp session, a full refund will be issued. If the cancellation is received 15-30 days prior to the camp session, a 50 percent of the payment price will be refunded. If the notification is received 14 days or less in advance, no refund will be issued.
The breeze is brisk, the trees are bare, and there’s winter wonder in the air! Metroparks Mini-Camps are here to help explorers celebrate this exciting time of year. Each camp day is a unique adventure with nature-based winter activities, including nature walks, outdoor skills, arts & crafts, games, and more. Daily snack included.
This Thanksgiving Eve, grown-ups get ready for guests as kids join us at the hopping turkey spot, Brookwood, for a day of camp spent giving thanks to nature and celebrating the gifts our region has to offer. Activities include storytime, nature walks, games, and festive crafts focused on appreciating and conserving the wildlife and habitats our parks provide.
Wildwood Preserve, Metroparks Hall
Thursday, December 28, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Registration Required, Fee: $28
In northwest Ohio, winter can mean many things. Sleet, snow, ice, even thunder! Winter wanderers can adventure to Wildwood to explore the wacky weather of this time of year and discover how plants and wildlife transform with the temperature through nature-based winter camp activities, including games, crafts, nature exploration, and more!
Camp isn't just for summer! Sign up for one, two, or all three days of this mini-camp focused on outdoor skills. Winter Skills Academy runs rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, activities may be altered or moved indoors.
Trek into the globally rare Oak Openings region to hone your human survival skills as you learn about the impressive adaptations plants and wildlife practice to stay alive in these harsh Ohio winters through nature-based winter camp activities, including outdoor skills, hikes, crafts, and more!
Do you love discovering plants, animals, and all things in nature? Are you ecstatic to share your findings and tell all those around you how important it is and why you should care? If you answered yes, join us to ring in the New Year by becoming a junior naturalist through immersive nature-based winter camp activities, including games, crafts, nature strolls, and more!