Free Summer 2023 Family Programs

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Children playing with a colorful parachute

Boy wearing sunlgasses painting.

Photo Credit: Elena DeMarco

Family Fun Days

Bring the family for an afternoon of summer fun featuring a DJ, art activities, fishing, hiking, and field games! 

Kendall Lake Shelter
1000 Truxell Road
Peninsula, Ohio 44264

12 – 4pm on the following dates:

  • June 24
  • July 22
  • August 26
  • September 16

Event Schedule

  • Canvas Painting by Art Only Boutique
    Sessions: 12:00-1:30pm (25 people) & 2:00-3:30pm (25 people)
  • Guided Hikes by Journey On Yonder
    Hikes: 1:00pm & 3:00pm
  • Fishing
    1:00pm – 3:30pm
  • Yard Games/STEM activities by See You at the Top (SYATT)
    12:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Music by DJ Lily Jade
    12:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Pond Studies
    12:00pm – 4:00pm

We look forward to seeing you at Family Fun Days, please reach out to with any questions.  
Note: Events are rain or shine.


Families participating in campfire program at the Ledges Shelter










Girl hula hooping.

Photo Credit: Elena DeMarco


Spend an evening in the park for a National Park Service Tradition — campfires. Bring a picnic, enjoy field games, a hike around the Ledges, music, and s’mores, followed by a puppet show that explores the amazing animals and history of the park.

Ledges Shelter
405 Truxell Road
Peninsula, Ohio 44264

6 – 8pm on the following dates:

  • June 28: Owls, Bats, Coyotes – Oh My!
  • July 5: Are We There Yet?
  • July 12: Feathered Friends
  • July 19: Splish, Splash, What Was That?
  • July 26: Fuzzy Families?
  • August 2: Down on the Farm

Note: Events are rain or shine.