Environmental Education Programs for Families

The Habitat Nature Center allows families to experience nature together. We offer year-round programs, so be sure to check out what we’re offering this season.

Upcoming Programs

Some of our upcoming programs are highlighted below. You can view our entire program offering in the Activities Guide.

Family campout
Fishing boy

Environmental Education
Managed By: Kerri Miles

Upcoming Programs

yoga bear

Yoga Bear

Ages: 3+
Join us for a family friendly nature yoga class deigned for families with little ones. Each class will feature a nature story and yoga instruction. Bring a mat or blanket and wear comfortable clothes. Classes will be held inside or outside depending on the weather. Parents are encouraged to participate with their children.
Instructor: Rukhsana Gridi
02-30109-A, Sunday, 10 – 11 a.m., April 28
02-30109-B, Sunday, 10 – 11 a.m., May 19
Fee: $5/Kettering resident; $6/non-resident

View the registration page and enroll now!

girl smelling flowersWildflower Walk

Pondview Park
(2320 Pondview Drive)
Saturday, May 18
10 – 11:30 a.m.
Join local wildflower expert and author, Bob Henn, as we explore beautiful Pondview Park. Bob will lead a hike identifying unique species while sharing stories and facts about this diverse habitat. All ages are welcome.

Fee: $5/resident; $6/non-resident
View the registration page and enroll

kids at campfireGreat Kettering Campout

June 22 (6pm) - June 23 (8am)
Habitat Environmental Center

Join the Great Kettering Camp-out at the Habitat. Reserve a campsite for your family to set up your base for the night. Enjoy roasting s’mores, campfire stories, a night hike in the woods, and so much more for campers to enjoy. Bring a picnic dinner for your family, and we will provide dessert and a pancake breakfast in the morning. One campsite registration is required per family (two tents).

Fee: $25/resident; $28/non-resident

View the registration page and enroll

child with squirrelOptimist Kids Day in the Park

Saturday, August 3, 2019
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Delco Park

Enjoy free activities for kids in grades K - 8! All children must be accompanied by an adult. This event offers fun for the entire family with a free lunch served at noon!

girls at honeyfestHoneyFest 2019

Save Our Pollinators
Saturday, September 21, 2019
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Delco Park
Join us at our fourth annual HoneyFest. This OPRA award winning event is all about saving our pollinators. Visit with local Ohio beekeepers, honey vendors, educators and more at this FREE event.
Come make a difference by joining the fight to raise awareness of our community’s pollinators. For vendor or sponsorship information contact the Habitat Environmental Center at habitatcenter@ketteringoh.org or call 296-2477.

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