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September 2018

Cuyahoga Valley Institute: Ted Zalewski, Teddy Roosevelt: Mind, Body and Spirit

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Happy Days Lodge, 500 West Streetsboro Street State Rt. 303
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free

One man. One hour. One unforgettable show. The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Akron Garden Club presents Ted Zalewski in Teddy Roosevelt: Mind, Body, and Spirit.  Actor and author Ted Zalewski brings to life one of America’s greatest presidents. Combining history, drama, and fun, TR gives voice to many of Roosevelt’s own words, writings, and beliefs. Cowboy, soldier, naturalist, historian, father, statesman, and winner of the Nobel Prize for Peace, Theodore Roosevelt lived a life that inspires us…

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October 2018

Teacher Workshop: Cuyahoga River Water Quality Field Day

October 9 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

Enjoy a day-long workshop in Cuyahoga Valley National Park! Learn about water quality issues, investigate the health of the Cuyahoga River, and speak with CVNP’s biologist about the importance of water quality in the Cuyahoga River. In this workshop, you will conduct chemical tests as well as collect and identify stream organisms as determinants of water quality. As an educator, you will gain skills to conduct these activities within the classroom or schoolyard, and receive water quality test kits to…

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Junior Ranger Jr. Bats in the Night

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free

Bats are in need of some friends.  Come find out why these furry creatures need our help.  Head out on the trail and use your ranger skills to explore the park at night.  No flashlights needed for this adventure. For ages 4-6. *Locations given upon registration. About Junior Ranger Explore your national park, learn about wildlife, and spend time with park rangers! Junior Ranger programs give children an opportunity to experience their park hands-on. Your child can become a Junior…

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Dinner in the Valley: HALEoween

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hale Farm and Village, 2686 Oak Hill Rd
Bath, OH 44210 US

From Samhain to Trick-or-Treat: The History of Late Harvest Celebrations. Join us as we explore the history of Halloween, from pagan celebrations to modern day traditions. Chef Larkin Rogers will prepare a meal that will celebrate Northeast Ohio’s final harvest. Also included: tour of the grounds and cocktails paired with dinner for a special treat! The Conservancy’s Dinner in the Valley is a unique dining experience that will give you a personal connection to the food you eat, the chef who prepares…

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CVNP Make A Difference Day 2018

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Do you want to make a positive lasting impact on the environment in Cuyahoga Valley National Park? Join your fellow volunteers in celebrating Make A Difference Day on October 27 by planting native trees! Invite your friends, family, and coworkers to help preserve CVNP for future generations. Kids are welcome! By planting trees, you are restoring the natural habitat of your national park and benefitting both the environment and your community. You will use shovels to dig holes for native trees, hammer…

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November 2018

Junior Ranger Jr. Turkey Time

November 10 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free

Tom, hen, poult and snood, what do these words have in common?  They all describe wild turkeys. Junior Rangers will discover more about these terrific birds through story, art, hands-on science and a hike.  For ages 4-6. *Locations given upon registration. About Junior Ranger Explore your national park, learn about wildlife, and spend time with park rangers! Junior Ranger programs give children an opportunity to experience their park hands-on. Your child can become a Junior Ranger by participating in scheduled…

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Weekend for Cadette Girl Scouts November 16-18

November 16 @ 5:00 pm - November 18 @ 12:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

Join us for a weekend of fun! Cadette Girl Scouts are invited to spend the weekend at the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center to complete requirements for the Trees and Outdoor Art Apprentice badges. All programming, meals, and lodging are provided so troop leaders can relax and enjoy the activities with their scouts. Programming will focus on requirements for badges and experiences that emphasize activities taking place in the natural world. Click the registration button for pricing *If choosing the…

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Junior Ranger: Handcrafts through History-Early Settlers

November 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free

People through the generations have created items with their hands using the supplies found around them.  On this trip to the past, Junior Rangers will explore some of these techniques and create a little bit of history to take home. For ages 7-12. TIME: 9:30-11:30AM Please be sure you mark this time on your calendar.  *Locations given upon registration. About Junior Ranger Explore your national park, learn about wildlife, and spend time with park rangers! Junior Ranger programs give children…

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December 2018

Junior Ranger: Winter Birds

December 1 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free

Not all birds fly south for the winter. Join a ranger to explore the science of birds, create a treat for our feathered friends, and hike to see which birds are staying home this season. For ages 7-12. *Locations given upon registration. About Junior Ranger Explore your national park, learn about wildlife, and spend time with park rangers! Junior Ranger programs give children an opportunity to experience their park hands-on. Your child can become a Junior Ranger by participating in…

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Junior Ranger Jr. Sky at Night

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free

Winter is a great time of year for some night sky viewing.  Come discover the objects in our solar system and join a park ranger for an evening all about space.  For ages 4-6. *Locations given upon registration. About Junior Ranger Explore your national park, learn about wildlife, and spend time with park rangers! Junior Ranger programs give children an opportunity to experience their park hands-on. Your child can become a Junior Ranger by participating in scheduled programs or completing…

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