Junior Ranger, Jr.
Young children can discover and enjoy the natural world. Kids ages 4 - 6 attending any three programs in the year-round series earn a 2012 CVNP Junior Ranger badge—five programs earn a patch.
Thursdays, June 21 or July 19
A Very Busy Forest
Come explore the wonders of the busy woods through art, story, hiking, and nature play. We’ll search for clues to uncover what animals live among the trees. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Friday, June 22, Thursday, July 12, or Tuesday, July 24
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? Come find out!
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, June 30 or Tuesday, July 31
Meet the Unhuggables
A park ranger leads the hunt for “unhuggable” animals and plants that are in need of friends. Discover the important roles these ugly ducklings play in nature. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Saturdays, July 14 or July 28 or Wednesday, August 1
Polliwogs and Water Bugs
The pond is a busy, exciting place in the summer. Let’s get our fingers wet as we explore wetlands and take a closer look at the creatures that live there. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Fridays, July 20 or August 3
What About Bats!
Bats used to be pictured as something to fear, but their image is changing. Join a park ranger as we explore the important role they play in CVNP. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, July 26
All Aboard for Fun!
Travel by train to Canal Visitor Center where we’ll explore a 19th-century lock, participate in historic games,
and find out what kids did for fun during the canal era. Bring a lunch and dress for the weather. Fee: $15 per child, $12 Conservancy members, $6 per additional passenger.
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 2
Head out to a farm and discover how your food grows. Harvest and taste some of the farm’s produce as we go on a journey from seed to vegetable. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
For additional info, you may visit this website: www.dayinthevalley.com
Eating Sunlight - Cuyahoga Valley National Park
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