The Cuyahoga Valley Institute is a series of adult education programs that provide meaningful immersive opportunities to engage with the valley's natural surroundings, while promoting a deeper understanding of the history, wildlife, and geography of Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Look through the programs below to find your next great experience: 


Mothers' Art: Capturing Moments in Time | A Salon Discussion
Saturday, April 2 | Hines Hill Conference Center & Seiberling Gallery | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Explore the world of the artist and mother. Discuss the work of women who hone their craft and creativity while raising a family while you admire their work in an exhibit curated by Debra Bures of Elements Gallery.



Writing Wild with Sean Prentiss
Thursday, April 20 | Hines Hill Conference Center | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Discover the art of exploratory research, adventure writing, and memoir with Sean Prentiss, author of Finding Abbey: A Search for Edward Abbey and his Hidden Grave.



Lyceum: The Search for Edward Abbey and His Hidden Desert Grave with Sean Prentiss
Friday, April 21 | Happy Days Lodge | 7:00 p.m.

Hear first-hand about Sean Prentiss's two-year quest to uncover the mysteries of Edward Abbey and the rumors and clues that led him to a three-day trek into a massive American desert to find the burial site of "The Thoreau of the American West."



For the Birds
Sunday, May 21 | Hines Hill Conference Center & Barn | 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Experience the fine art of birding in a completely new way! Hike and observe local bird populations, learn bird photography techniques, and build unique bird houses from reclaimed materials.



Refunds for registration fees must be requested at least ten days in advance of the CVI program in question.

1403 West Hines Hill Road, Peninsula, Ohio 44264  |  Tel 330 657 2909  |  Fax 330 657 2328