The Miami County Park District has one of the leading hands-on, curriculum-based environmental education programs
in the state.
Award winning educational Programs
Through levy funds, the Park District offers award winning educational programs to local school children at no charge. These programs compliment the local schools’ curriculum while meeting state science standards. The interdisciplinary programs incorporate hands-on classroom activities, outdoor investigations, music and art. Look through the Education Program Brochure (k-3, 4-6) to discover all the exciting options offered to Miami County Schools. If you have a topic that is not listed, contact Cinda in our Education Department to discuss developing a program to fit your needs.
Environmental Education Grants are available to help schools fund sessions at various Miami County Parks. Click here for more information on available grants.
Special Thank You to Our School Program Sponsors
Comfort Inn, Piqua
Emerson Climate Technologies
Kerber Sheet Metal
Miami County Agricultural Society
Miami County Foundation
Ohio Aggregates Industrial Minerals Association
Piqua Community Foundation
Piqua Noon Optimists
WACO Air Museum
Hug the Earth School Festival Performances
Hug the Watershed with the Banana Slug String Band Video
Family Nature Quest
FAMILY NATURE QUEST is in the schools with over 1,000 families involved in this Miami County Park District nature club. This program connects children to nature through the best picture books. It also encourages families to increase their time together doing activities and explorations outside.
Environmental Education Director