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June 2019

Survival of the Kitchen: Class #4, Desserts

June 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lipscomb Dining Hall, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

Please note, this class is sold out! Learn your way around your own kitchen with five deliciously engaging cooking classes! Featuring hands-on instruction from our experienced chefs, we'll cover everything you need to start your journey into culinary self-sufficiency -- from what you need to set up your first kitchen to how to use a knife without losing a finger to the right way to clean a chicken. Our focus on sustainable practices will help you minimize cost and waste…

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July 2019

Survival of the Kitchen: Class #5, Putting It All Together

July 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
White Pines Dining Hall, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

Learn your way around your own kitchen with five deliciously engaging cooking classes! Featuring hands-on instruction from our experienced chefs, we'll cover everything you need to start your journey into culinary self-sufficiency -- from what you need to set up your first kitchen to how to use a knife without losing a finger to the right way to clean a chicken. Our focus on sustainable practices will help you minimize cost and waste while maximizing flavor and fun. The small…

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Junior Ranger River Summer Camp

July 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - July 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

In this unique Jr. Ranger Summer Camp series, your child will have exclusive opportunities to explore and learn about the national park that’s in their very own backyard! We have three weeks of camp and your camper can join us for all of them, learning new topics and playing new games each week! You will also receive a multi-camp discount code upon registration! The first week will be focused on exploring the Cuyahoga River, and what better time to do this…

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Junior Ranger Preserve & Protect Summer Camp

July 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - July 26, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

In this unique Jr. Ranger Day Camp series, your child will have exclusive opportunities to explore and learn about the national park that’s in their very own backyard! We have three weeks of camp and your camper can join us for all of them, learning new topics and playing new games each week! You will also receive a multi-camp discount code upon registration! Could your camper grow up to be a Park Ranger? If so, this week will be a perfect fit!…

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Susan Danko @ Seiberling Gallery: Beautiful Intruders

July 28, 2019 @ 8:30 am - August 30, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Seiberling Gallery, 1403 West Hines Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264
Free

Free and open to the public Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. About the exhibition Beautiful Intruders:  One quarter of the plant species in Ohio are non-native, coming from other parts of our continent. Most of these plants create few problems in natural areas and grow together with the native plants to form diverse plant communities. In turn, these communities support wildlife by providing food, shelter, and breeding habitats. Invasive species are aggressive non-natives that overtake the…

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Junior Ranger Survival Summer Camp

July 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - August 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

In this unique Jr. Ranger Summer Camp series, your child will have exclusive opportunities to explore and learn about the national park that’s in their very own backyard! We have three weeks of camp and your camper can join us for all of them, learning new topics and playing new games each week! You will also receive a multi-camp discount code upon registration! Join park rangers for a week of nature exploration, sharing the stories of survival from past people, plants, animals…

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August 2019

Cuyahoga Valley Institute: Writing About Nature, with Lee Chilcote

August 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - August 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Stone Cottage, Hines Hill Conference Center, 1403 West Hines Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

Literary Cleveland's Lee Chilcote will be your inspiring guide as you explore poetry and personal essays with a focus on nature and environment. Analyze selections from writers who make a connection between their lives and the environment, enjoy a writing exercise, and get helpful feedback and tips on your writing. Open to writers of all levels and abilities. This program is co-sponsored by Literary Cleveland. It is scheduled over three Tuesday evenings, on August 13, 20, and 27, from 6…

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Cuyahoga Valley Institute: NOLS Wilderness First Aid Training

August 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - August 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

Prepare for the unexpected with this fun, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine, taught over two and a half days. If you like to take short trips relatively close to medical resources, work at wilderness camps, enjoy weekend family outdoor activities, or recreate outdoors, this course is for you. This course is great for people of all experience levels, and is best suited for those who recreate outdoors where EMS response can be expected in a timely manner (fewer than eight…

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September 2019

Crooked Chronicles: What’s Next for the Cuyahoga River

September 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Days Lodge, 500 West Streetsboro Street State Rt. 303
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free
Photo: Zaina Salem

A panel of river leaders look back on the 2019 celebration successes and discuss how we “ignite the future.” Find out what’s next for renewing the Cuyahoga River and its cities. What would you like to see happen? Panelists include: Kristin Hall, City of Cleveland, Office of Sustainability Peter Bode, West Creek Conservancy Lisa Petit, Cuyahoga Valley National Park Bill Zawiski, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Division of Surface Water Pat Gsellman, City of Akron, Akron Waterways Renewed Moderator: Arrye Rosser,…

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November 2019

Weekend for Junior Girl Scouts November 15-17

November 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - November 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
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All programming, meals, and lodging are provided so troop leaders can relax and enjoy the activities with their scouts! Pricing: $65.00/adult & $105.00/scout Badges: Activities are designed to foster leadership, success, and a sense of adventure, and will prepare scouts to receive two badges: Think Like a Citizen Scientist & Junior Trail Adventure, scouts will also earn the National Park Service Patch. *Badge Information: Leaders must provide GSA badges. Badges will be awarded during closing ceremony. We will award the…

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