Youth Programs

 

PLAY PALS

Ages: 2-4 (With Adult Companion)

Thursday, September 1 - Apple Fun

Thursday, October 6 - Pumpkin Fest

Thursday, November 3 - Turkey Time

10:00-11:00am

NTPRD Administration Building

Registration Deadline: Monday Prior

Registration Fee: $5

Play, sing, and read stories along with activity stations and arts and crafts. Click here to register.

 

 

TOTALLY TURTLES

Ages: 5 & Older (With Adult Companion)

Saturday, September 10 10:00-11:00am

Rebert Pike Nature Park

FREE

Many species of turtles are on the decline and considered endangered. In order to protect them, we must first understand where and how they live. This program, in partnership with Wittenberg University, will explain methods used to study these turtles, with hands on activities. Click here to reigster. 

 


READ WITH THE TREES

Ages: 4-7 (With Adult Companion)

Wednesday, September 21

Wednesday, October 19

Wednesday, November 9

4:30-5:15pm

NTPRD Administration Building

Registration Deadline: Monday Prior

FREE

Listen to natures- inspired stories, sing songs and make a craft while exploring the outdoors. This is done in partnership with the Clark County Public Library. Click here to register. 

 

 

FAIRYTALE TEA PARTY

Ages: 4-7 (With Adult Companion)

Saturday, October 8

10:00-11:30am

Buck Creek Nature Park

Registration Deadline: September 30

Registration Fee: $10

Have a magical time at this fairytale-themed tea. The story of Jack and the Beanstalk will come to life with stories, songs and craft. Tea, juice and snacks will be served. Dress for the outdoors. Click here to register.

 


FAMILY CAMPING

101 Ages: 8 & Older

Thursday, September 22

Thursday, September 29

6:30-8:00pm

NTPRD Administration Building

FREE

Get ready for fall camping in Ohio. Learn basic camping skills to have a fun and relaxing time in the great outdoors with your family. Two introduction classes are offered with an optional overnight group camping experience. This is a family friendly program. Children 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Click here to register.

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD ART EXPLORATION

Ages: 2-4 (With Adult Companion)

Fridays, September 30–November 4

9:30-10:30 am

NTPRD Administration Building

Registration Deadline: September 23

Registration Fee: $50

You and your child will explore art elements such as color, texture, and line through fun engaging projects and activities. Perfect for the child who loves exploration. Come prepared to get your hands in paint and other messy stuff. The final day of the program will be held at the Springfield Art Museum This program is in partnership with the Springfield Museum of Art. Click here to register. 

 


IRISH DANCE CLASS

Fridays, September 23-October 28

Ages: 4-6 4:30-5:15pm

Ages: 7-12 5:30-6:15pm

NTPRD Administration Building

Registration Deadline: September 16

Registration Fee: $40

Learning the basic rhythm of beginner steps of Irish Dancing instructed in a traditional folk Irish group dance. Click here to register. 

 

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