DAY PROGRAMS

Day programs allow students to explore ecology, natural and Ohio history, in either the Cuyahoga Valley National Park or in their own classrooms. Programs are provided for a wide age range of students from public school districts, independent and private schools, daycare centers and preschools.

All programs meet Ohio academic content standards for the recommended grades listed. For programs during the summer months, see the Jr. Ranger page.

For more information or to schedule a program, call 330-657-2796 ext. 100 or email us at info@forcvnp.org.

WAYS OF THE WHITTLESEY

(This program can travel to your school!)

Discover the culture of these and other American Indians who once inhabited this region. Practice your hunting skills, grind corn and listen to American Indian stories. Recommended for grades 3 - 5. Learn More...

LOW BRIDGE EVERYBODY DOWN

Students will learn about the history and importance of the Ohio & Erie Canal while helping operate a working canal lock and hiking on the Towpath Trail. Recommended for grade 4. Learn More...

AMONG THE TREES

Uncover clues about the inhabitants of local fields and forests and learn how both of these natural habitats change with time. Recommended for grades 2 - 7. Learn More...

AT WATER'S EDGE

Learn what's living beneath the surface of a pond. Understand how these organisms depend on each other for survival. Recommended for grades 2 - 7. Learn More...

ROCKIN' AT THE RUN

Hike along Haskell Run to the Ledges looking for evidence of how geologic forces have shaped the landscape and what environments formed the rock layers. Recommended for grades 4 - 8.Learn More...

NATURALLY DIVERSE FIELD TRIP PACKAGE

Learn about biodiversity here in Ohio! The series begins with preparatory activities in your classroom, followed by two programs in the park. Students will visit pond and forest habitats to experience the variety of life that makes up a healthy ecosystem. Recommended for grades 2 - 5. Learn More...

PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES

NOBODY LIKES ME

(This program can travel to your school!)

Unpopular animal characters bemoan their unfair reputation with children. Learn the positive traits of bees, bats, earthworms and spiders through science, craft and music. Recommended for Pre-K - Kindergarten. Learn More...

WINTER BLUES

(This program can travel to your school!)

Animal puppets discuss their feelings about winter and learn what changes spring will bring. Recommended for Pre-K - Grade 1. Learn More...

REALLY BIG ROCKS

Step into a wondrous place of huge rocks, evergreens and moss. A hike below the Ledges is always special. How were these rocks made? Do they change? Recommended for Pre-K - Kindergarten. Learn More...

WHO'S HIDING

Who lives in these woods? We'll search together for animal homes, tracks, scat and other signs of forest critters. These clues reveal how animals survive in the woods. Recommended for Pre-K - Grade 1. Learn More...

PROGRAM FEES

Single programs are $6 per student.

Naturally Diverse Field trip package is $15 per student.

The Conservancy offers a limited number of scholarships for day programs. For information on scholarships, please call 330-657-2796 ext 100, or email your request to info@forcvnp.org.

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