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June 2018

Family Camping

Friday, June 22, 5:30 p.m.-Saturday, June 23, 9:00 a.m.
Grant Park,
501 Normandy Ridge Rd.
Centerville, OH United States
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Families are invited to camp at the Grant Park Chimneys! You bring the tents and gear, and we’ll supply the food! Pitch your tent, roast hot dogs and marshmallows, play games, and participate in other camp activities!

Adventure Camp B

Monday, June 25, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Adventure Camp

Combine outdoor adventure and nature education with this week-long camp at various parks throughout Centerville and Washington Township. Adventure Camp includes hiking, fishing, archery, games, survival challenges and an overnight at Grant Park. All campers receive a t-shirt. Camp is held at various locations throughout the week. (ages 12 – 15)

Note: We are unable to guarantee requested t-shirt sizes to registrants enrolling after June 11.

June 25 – 30

Hidden Meadows Day Camp: Creek Stompers

Monday, June 25, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Grant Park,
501 Normandy Ridge Rd.
Centerville, OH United States
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Fee! Fi! Fo! Fum! There are cool things to find in the creek and we’re going to find ‘em! From fossils to crawdads, from rafts to wildlife, this week is going to be full of the creek! (ages 5 -12) (a.m. and all day option available)

June 25 – June 29

Kid’s Culinary Concoctions Day Camp

Monday, June 25, 10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Centerville High School,
500 E. Franklin Street OH United States
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This intermediate cooking class will teach children how to prepare complex meals. They will learn and practice various knifing, measuring and proper temperature techniques. Vegetarian and gluten-free cooking introduced. Meals made in each class. At the end of the week, they will have their own cookbook, personalized chef hat and star in their own cooking video! (ages 11 – 14)

Monday – Friday, June 25 – 29

Drone Day Camp

Monday, June 25, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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A new and exciting drone camp! Participants will construct and race their own drones. Learn the rules of flying and how to properly use and care for your drone. Drone included. (ages 14 – 18)

Monday – Wednesday, June 25 – 27

EarthJoy Tree Climb

Tuesday, June 26, 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Green Park,
6661 Green Park Dr.
Dayton, OH 45459 United States
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The experience of a lifetime! Tree climbing is a great way to challenge you physically and to get in tune with Mother Nature. Swing to and fro and surf on a limb high above the ground. Strive to climb as high as you can or play amongst the lower limbs! (ages 5 and up)

Parents’ Cooking Workshop: Everyone Can Eat!

Thursday, June 28, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Centerville High School,
500 E. Franklin Street OH United States
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With various dietary needs at an all-time high, it is difficult to cook just one meal for everyone in the house. During this session, Chef Anthony will teach meals that are suitable for all family members. Whether someone has a gluten allergy or a peanut allergy, with these meals, everyone can eat! (ages 18 and up)

It’s a Jungle Out There!

Friday, June 29, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Iron Horse Park,
6161 Millshire Dr.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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child in animal mask

The animals have taken over Iron Horse Park! Play a variety of games and make an animal craft! Bounce like a tree frog in the bounce house! Refreshments from Kona Ice will be available for purchase. (ages 3 – 12 with adult companion)

Registration is not required.

Silver Screen Under the Stars: Despicable Me

Friday, June 29, 8:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
Iron Horse Park,
6161 Millshire Dr.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Despicable Me

When the sun sets, find a place on the lawn to enjoy a family-friendly movie on the big screen! You bring chairs or a blanket, and we’ll bring the popcorn!

Beginner Archery Clinic

Saturday, June 30, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Oak Grove Park,
1790 E. Social Row Rd.
Centerville, OH 45458 United States
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CWPD archery

This introduction to archery is for those with no experience or who are looking for to review the basics. Instructors will teach range rules,  safe archery procedures and basic equipment use and technique. (ages 8 and up; ages 8-17 must be accompanied by an adult 21 or older) (rain date: Sunday, July 1)

July 2018

Hidden Meadows Day Camp: Creepy Crawlies

Monday, July 2, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Grant Park,
501 Normandy Ridge Rd.
Centerville, OH United States
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The itsy bitsy spider went up the water spout, then came down to check Hidden Meadows out! Children will explore Grant Park for creepy crawly friends. They will go on a bug hunt, examine bug specimens and learn cool facts about the bugs all around them. (ages 5 – 12) (a.m. and all day option available)

July 2 – July 6 (no camp July 4)

Kids Night Out: Party in the USA!

Monday, July 2, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Oak Creek South Park,
790 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd.
Centerville, OH 45458 United States
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Children will sport their red, white and blue as we play classic games, like potato sack racing! We will make Independence Day crafts and decorate their bikes and helmets for an Americana Children’s Bike Parade around the park. Decorating supplies provided, but you may bring your own as well. The bike parade will begin at 7:30 p.m. (ages 4 – 8)

Patriotic Chalk Party!

Tuesday, July 3, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Let’s get the park ready for the most colorful Americana ever! Help us create a patriotic parking lot before the festival! All chalk will be provided. This event will feature local chalk artist Tiffany Kelly of “Chalk N Awe” creating a beautiful and unique design.

Early Adventures

Tuesday, July 3, 6:30 p.m.-7:15 p.m.
Beechwood Springs Park,
1141 Quiet Brook Trail
Dayton, OH 45458 United States
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Early Adventures

Taking your little ones outdoors provides them with a beneficial experience. There are new unique sounds, colors, sensations and textures to process. These leisurely hikes provide quality family time in nature! (ages 0 – 3 years with adult companion)

Americana Festival Children’s Area

Wednesday, July 4, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Americana Festival in Centerville, Ohio

Celebrate Independence Day at the Americana Festival!

Visit our booth on Main Street and walk down the Activity Center Park driveway to enjoy children’s entertainment, food and craft vendors, inflatables and more!

Registration is not required.