Send Your Child to Winter Camp

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Do your kids miss summer camp and wish they had something exciting to do during winter break? Send them to one of Metroparks mini-camps. Each camp is a different adventure. These mini-camps are drop-off programs and the fee includes a Metroparks winter hat and an afternoon snack. All participants should bring a packed lunch, reusable water bottle and dress for the weather as many of our activities will take place outside.

METROPARK MINI-CAMP JUNIOR NATURALIST (AGES 5 TO 10)
Metroparks popular Outdoor Explorers Camp returns for winter! Crafts, stories, songs and games will all be part of this mini-camp experience. This session will focus on the career of a park Naturalist. Learn what park Naturalists do and become an honorary junior naturalist at the end of the session. Activities: Owl Pellet Dissection, Animal Tracking, Winter Twig Identification, Slackline, Nature Walk, Snack: mini-campfires made with grapes, crackers and cheese. Fee: $30, Reservations, Code 409903101

DECEMBER 27
Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 P.M.
Wildwood Preserve, Metroparks Hall
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METROPARK MINI-CAMP WINTER WEATHER (AGES 5 TO 10)
Metroparks popular Outdoor Explorers Camp returns for winter! Crafts, stories, songs and games will all be part of this mini-camp experience. This session will focus on winter weather. Learn how animals survive and thrive in Metroparks during Northwest Ohio's colder months. Themes: Animal Hibernation, Snowflakes, Slackline, Snowman Slime, Nature Walk, Animal Migration. Snack: Snowflakes made with pretzels and marshmallows or cheese and tortillas. Fee: $30, Reservations, Code 409903101

DECEMBER 30
Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Wildwood Preserve, Metroparks Hall
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METROPARK MINI CAMP NATURE'S EVE PARTY (AGES 5 TO 10)
Happy New Year! Ring in 2020 a little early by celebrating the Wildlife that calls Metroparks home. Songs, games and other winter nature activities will all be part of this fun-filled day! Themes: Native Wildlife, Nature Walk, Slackline, Frog Slime, Winter Birds. Snack: Fruit Rockets made with strawberries, grapes and blueberries and New Year's Eve Drink: made with apple juice and rock candy. Fee: $30, Reservations, Code 409903102

DECEMBER 31
Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Wildwood Preserve, Metroparks Hall
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