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Great News! Adventure Reef Water Park will be OPEN tomorrow, Saturday, July 20th, for regular business hours. Take a break from the heat at the best water park in the Miami Valley! Gates open for Kettering Residents and passholders at 12:00 Noon.  General Admission begins at 12:30 PM.

Updated: Friday, July 19 @ 7:00 PM

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.

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Environmental Education
Managed By: Kerri Miles

Upcoming Programs


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 or call 296-2477.

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