Engage your children in nature's playground. 

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Get outside. Connect. 

Hug the Earth School Festival Performances

to view your child’s performance with the Banana Slug String Band. Remember they will be listed under their grade as of last May, 2015.

Family Nature Quest

FAMILY NATURE QUEST encourages families to increase their time together doing activities and explorations outside. Click the link above or watch this short video to learn more about this program. Click on the link above to learn more. 

Trailing Moms & Tots

This program is for expectant mothers, mothers and tots 0 - 5 years of age. Participants can socialize, play and exercise during this walk. Be sure to dress for the weather. Click here to view the program schedule.

Mother Nature’s Pre-school

This program is for children 3-5 years old and an adult companion. You are invited to attend and enjoy learning about a different nature topic each month. A story and craft is tied into this pre-school learning experience. Click here to view the program schedule and topics. 

Explore On Your Own

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has many educational field guides for you to use as you explore your parks. They are available through their website. Below are some direct links to these guides.

ODNR Publications Library
ODNR Division of Wildlife Identification Guides
ODNR Division of Soil and Water


Contact Information

Environmental Education Director
Cinda Hanbuch-Pinkerton

Education Office
2535 Ross Road
Tipp City, OH 45371