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July 2020

RecKits: Flower Power

Thursday, July 16

Looking for fun, flower-themed activities? Then this RecKit is for you! The craft and activities are full of flower power! Best for ages 5 – 10.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, July 8

Bike Centerville Community Ride

Sunday, July 19, 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Schoolhouse Park,
1875 Nutt Rd.
Dayton, OH 45458 United States
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man on bicycle on Holes Creek Trail

Take advantage of this opportunity to explore Centerville and Washington Township by bicycle. The ride will be led by trained and experienced bike leaders and will help you learn routes to shopping, parks and more! Rides will be an easy-paced 10 to 15 miles that start and end at a park. Ages 18 and up.

RecKits: Summer Science Fun

Monday, July 20

This RecKit is full of activities and crafts that also are based on cool science! Best for ages 5 – 10.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, July 15

Summer Adventures To Go: Wonderful Water

Monday, July 20, 8:00 a.m.

This “at-home” camp option maintains the nature-focused crafts, activities, games, and education of the Hidden Meadow and Sugar Valley Day Camps, but from your own backyard or nearby park. Campers will receive a unique code to access pre-recorded videos through a secure online platform, where their counselors will lead daily activities following the theme of the week. Guest speakers will take campers on virtual field trips, and activity instructions and supplies will be included in a useful backpack. Ages 3 – 12.

July 20 – 24

Registration deadline: Monday, July 13

Nature Day Camp: Grossology (AM)

Monday, July 20, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
four children sending boats down Holes Creek in Grant Park

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. This camp will separate old wives’ tales as fact or fiction. Play games with slime, see reptiles that are NOT slimy — and what about spiders? So many fun things to learn and do when you gross out! Ages 5 – 12.

July 20 – July 24

Registration deadline: Monday, July 13

Nature Day Camp: Grossology (AM)

Monday, July 20, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Sugar Valley Day Camp, Centerville, Ohio

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. This camp will separate old wives’ tales as fact or fiction. Play games with slime, see reptiles that are NOT slimy — and what about spiders? So many fun things to learn and do when you gross out! Ages 5 – 12.

July 20 – July 24

Registration deadline: Monday, July 13

Adventure Camp

Monday, July 20, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Grant Park,
501 Normandy Ridge Rd.
Centerville, OH United States
Adventure Camp

Adventure Camp includes hiking, archery, games, challenges and a field trip! Learn to track animals in the woods and cook over a campfire. Make lifelong friends during this unique summer experience. Ages 11 – 15. 

Monday, July 20 – Thursday, July 23, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Registration deadline: Monday, July 13

Nature Day Camp: Grossology (All Day)

Monday, July 20, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
3 children walking in meadow at Bill Yeck Park

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. This camp will separate old wives’ tales as fact or fiction. Play games with slime, see reptiles that are NOT slimy — and what about spiders? So many fun things to learn and do when you gross out! Ages 7 – 12.

July 20– 24

Registration deadline: Monday, July 13

Nature Day Camp: Grossology (All Day)

Monday, July 20, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
four children sending boats down Holes Creek in Grant Park

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. This camp will separate old wives’ tales as fact or fiction. Play games with slime, see reptiles that are NOT slimy — and what about spiders? So many fun things to learn and do when you gross out! Ages 7 – 12.

July 20– 24

Registration deadline: Monday, July 13

Recreation Camp

Monday, July 20, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Iron Horse Park,
6161 Millshire Dr.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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A variety of recreation activities such as active games, crafts, learning experiences and more! All activities led by trained recreation leaders. Each week provides a fun opportunity for kids to play outdoors and engage with peers! Ages 5 – 11.

Monday – Thursday, July 20 – July 23

Registration deadline: Wednesday, July 15

Recreation Camp

Monday, July 20, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Oak Creek South Park,
790 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd.
Centerville, OH 45458 United States
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A variety of recreation activities such as active games, crafts, learning experiences and more! All activities led by trained recreation leaders. Each week provides a fun opportunity for kids to play outdoors and engage with peers! Ages 5 – 11.

Monday – Thursday, July 20 – July 23

Registration deadline: Wednesday, July 15

Recreation Camp

Monday, July 20, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Yankee Park,
7500 Yankee St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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A variety of recreation activities such as active games, crafts, learning experiences and more! All activities led by trained recreation leaders. Each week provides a fun opportunity for kids to play outdoors and engage with peers! Ages 5 – 11.

Monday – Thursday, July 20 – July 23

Registration deadline: Wednesday, July 15

Chat With a Naturalist: Moth Mania

Monday, July 20, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Many of our moths are extremely elegant adults and adorable caterpillars! We will chat about the main groups of moths found in Ohio. A link will be emailed to the participant one hour before the program. A device with the ability to video conference is required. Ages 14 and up. 

Fitness Yoga

Wednesday, July 22, 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States

You will get it all in one fitness class — a challenging workout, yoga practice, as well as, mindfulness and functional movement for vitality and longevity. All levels welcome. Taught by certified yoga instructor Dan Loofboro. Class will be held outside and participants will be limited.Please bring a yoga mat and water. Ages 18 and up.

Wednesdays, July 22 – August 26

Fitness Yoga

Wednesday, July 22, 6:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States

You will get it all in one fitness class — a challenging workout, yoga practice, as well as, mindfulness and functional movement for vitality and longevity. All levels welcome. Taught by certified yoga instructor Dan Loofboro. Class will be held outside and participants will be limited. Please bring a yoga mat and water. Ages 18 and up.

Wednesdays, July 22 – August 26