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-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
Calling all preschoolers! The winter series of Wiggle Worms Preschool Explorers begins on December 1st. Each week of the 4 week session, we explore a new topic through hands on activities, outdoor discoveries, and more. Join a Habitat naturalist and introduce your child to the wonders of the natural world in this guided program. Wiggle Worms is designed for children ages 3-5 and they must be accompanied by an adult.

Sessions are held on Fridays from 10 - 11am
450501-C - December 1 - 22

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

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Snowy Owl Winter Break Camp

Tues - Fri, January 2 - 5, 9am - 4pm daily

Need a safe, fun, and educational place to send your kids over winter break? The Habitat Environmental Center is offering a full day camp that might be just the ticket. We will be inside and out, weather permitting, as we explore the winter season, including snow, hibernation, animal survival, and of course snowy owls. Ages 6-11. $100 Kettering residents; $120 nonresidents. Registration required

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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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