Environmental Education Programs for Youth

The Habitat Nature Center allows all ages to learn about nature. How we all impact our world and how to make a difference in it. We offer year-round programs, so be sure to check out what we’re offering this season.

Environmental Education
Managed By: Kerri Miles
296-2477
Kerri.Miles@Ketteringoh.org

Upcoming Programs

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

Curious about the benefits exploring nature has for kids? Check out our recent blog post!

habitat rangers

Habitat Rangers 

Ages: 6 – 10
In each 5-week session kids will experience fun and educational nature-themed lessons. The Habitat “Rangers” program will encourage exploration and inquiry through hikes, games, experiments, crafts, animal encounters, and more.

Sessions are held on Wednesdays from 4 – 5:30 p.m.
450555-A  Sept. 13 – Oct. 11
450555-B  Oct. 18 – Nov. 15
450555-C Nov. 22 – Dec. 20

Fee: $35/Kettering resident; $40/nonresident. Preregistration required. View the registration page and enroll now!

Wiggle Worms

Ages: 3 – 5
Join a Habitat naturalist and introduce your preschool-aged child to the wondrous natural world. We will explore a new topic every week through hands-on activities, outdoor exploration and more. Each class, we will spend time outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sessions are held on Fridays from 10 - 11am
450501-A - September 22 - October 13
450501-B - October 27 - November 17
450501-C - December 1 - 22

Fee: $25/Kettering resident; $30/nonresident. Preregistration required. View the registration page and enroll now!

wiggle worms
campfire

Fall "Camp" Out

Ages: 7 – 11
This kids-only mock campout will be a blast that includes s’mores, campfire stories, a hike in the woods, flashlight games and more. 

Saturday, September 30, 6:30 - 9pm

Fee: $8/Kettering resident; $9/nonresident. Preregistration required. View the registration page and enroll now!

Habitat Adventures

The Habitat Environmental Center offers programming opportunities for groups including overnights, badge fulfillment, service projects and more.

Habitat Adventures
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