Tools to Trek program symbolGet ready to explore! Attend Centerville-Washington Park District Tools to Trek programs to earn a FREE Trek Pack! Print a Tools to Trek tracking sheet and bring it to Tools to Trek programs to collect stamps. Stamps can only be collected in person at a participating program. If the program is canceled due to weather or low enrollment, stamps will not be awarded.

Once your sheet is full of stamps, turn it in to collect your prize!

Continue to complete tracking sheets and earn additional prizes!

Look for the Tools to Trek (T2T) symbol next to program descriptions in the latest Centerville-Washington Park News & Events brochure!

Preregistration is required for most programs.

Print your Tools to Trek tracking sheet (PDF)

Fall 2022 Tools to Trek programs:
  • Tuesday, September 6: Early Adventures
  • Monday, September 12: Nature Fun, An Outdoor Family Storytime
  • Saturday, September 17: Pumpkin Patch Dash Fun Run
  • Saturday, September 17: Creek Play
  • Saturday, September 24: Butterfly Survey
  • Saturday, September 24: Friends and Family Hike, Family Fitness Day!
  • Monday, September 26: Nature Fun, An Outdoor Family Storytime
  • Thursday, September 29: Nocturnal Nature Series, Plants at Night
  • Tuesday, October 4: Early Adventures
  • Sunday, October 9: Friends and Family Hike, Choose Your Own Adventure Hike
  • Monday, October 10: Nature Fun, An Outdoor Family Storytime
  • Friday, October 21: Tree-O-Cache Scavenger Hunt
  • Monday, October 24: Nature Fun, An Outdoor Family Storytime
  • Tuesday, November 1: Early Adventures
  • Friday, November 11: Nocturnal Nature Series, Coyotes
  • Monday, November 14: Nature Fun, An Outdoor Family Storytime
  • Thursday, November 17: Friends and Family Hike, National Take a Hike Day
  • Saturday, November 19: The Great Turkey Trek
Summer 2022 Tools to Trek programs:
  • Saturday, June 4: Friends and Family Hike, National Trails Day
  • Tuesday, June 7: Early Adventures
  • Monday, June 13: Nature Fun, An Outdoor Family Storytime
  • Monday, June 13: Creek vs. Pond
  • Tuesday, June 14: Wildlife Survey A
  • Wednesday, June 15: Wildlife Survey B
  • Thursday, June 16: The Hidden Gem
  • Friday, June 17: Creeking Rocks!
  • Saturday, June 18: Butterfly Survey
  • Friday, June 24: Nocturnal Nature Series Firefly Hike
  • Saturday, June 25: Pollinator Celebration Station
  • Monday, June 27: Nature Fun, An Outdoor Family Storytime
  • Saturday, July 2: Butterfly Survey
  • Tuesday, July 5: Early Adventures
  • Thursday, July 7: Let’s Meet Up Nature Playce
  • Monday, July 11: Nature Fun, An Outdoor Family Storytime
  • Monday, July 18: Watershed Wonders
  • Tuesday, July 19: Water Power
  • Wednesday, July 20: Dragons and Damsels
  • Thursday, July 21: Creek Conservation
  • Friday, July 22: Fen-tastic Wetlands
  • Saturday, July 23: Friends and Family Hike, Vanilla Ice Cream Day
  • Monday, July 25: Nature Fun, An Outdoor Family Storytime
  • Thursday, July 28: Nocturnal Nature Series Luminescent Lessons
  • Tuesday, August 2: Early Adventures
  • Saturday, August 6: Butterfly Survey
  • Saturday, August 6: Wonderful Water! Fun Run
  • Sunday, August 7: Friends and Family Hike, National Friendship Day
  • Monday, August 8: Nature Fun, An Outdoor Family Storytime
  • Tuesday, August 9: Nocturnal Nature Series Night-Sense
  • Wednesday, August 10: Old-Fashioned Family Picnic & Fun
  • Monday, August 22: Nature Fun, An Outdoor Family Storytime
Spring 2022 Tools to Trek programs:
  • Tuesday, March 22: Wednesday, April 6: The Great Egg Hunt
  • Tuesday, March 29: Nocturnal Nature Series Dancing Woodcocks
  • Saturday, April 2: Pollinators and Flowers Colorful Fun Run
  • Wednesday, April 6: Friends and Family Hike, National Walking Day
  • Saturday, April 16: Beautiful Blooms Wildflower Tour
  • Saturday, April 23: Friends and Family Hike, Forest Flowers
  • Saturday, April 30: Butterfly Survey
  • Friday, May 13: Nocturnal Nature Series Night Migrants
  • Monday, May 16: Friends and Family Hike, Love a Tree Day
  • Saturday, May 21: Kids to Parks Day! Bubble Fun Run
  • Saturday, May 21: Creating a Wildlife Habitat
  • Saturday, May 28: Butterfly Survey
Winter 2021-2022 Tools to Trek programs:
  • Saturday, December 4: Winter Hiking Club
  • Saturday, December 11: Winter Hiking Club
  • Saturday, January 8: Winter Hiking Club
  • Wednesday, January 12: Nocturnal Nature Series, Sleeping Animals
  • Saturday, January 22: Winter Hiking Club
  • Saturday, February 5: Winter Hiking Club
  • Wednesday, February 16: Nocturnal Nature Series, All About the Moon
  • Thursday, February 24: Planning a Butterfly Garden
  • Saturday, February 26: Winter Hiking Club
Fall 2021 Tools to Trek programs:
  • Friday, September 3: Last Chance Creek Fun!
  • Thursday, September 9: Last Chance Creek Fun!
  • Saturday, September 11: Fairy and Gnome Home Festival
  • Thursday, September 30: Nocturnal Nature Series, Ohio Moths
  • Sunday, October 24: Howl-o-Weekend Spider Stroll
  • Saturday, November 13: Birds of Prey Hike and Play
  • Thursday, November 18: Nocturnal Nature Series, Flying Squirrels
  • Saturday, November 20: The Great Turkey Trek
Summer 2021 Tools to Trek programs:
  • Thursday, June 3: Pop-Up Ology
  • Saturday, June 12: National Get Outdoors Day Celebration
  • Thursday, June 17: Family Firefly Hike
  • Saturday, June 19: Pop-Up Ology
  • Saturday, June 19: Butterfly Survey
  • Monday – Sunday, June 21 – 27: Pollinator Week Trail
  • Saturday, June 26: Pollinator Week Celebration
  • Tuesday, June 29: Family Creek Hike
  • Wednesday, June 30: Family Creek Hike
  • Thursday, July 1: Pop-Up Ology
  • Saturday, July 10: Butterfly Survey
  • Monday – Sunday, July 19 – 25: History of Wildlife Trail
  • Monday, July 19: Family Creek Hike
  • Tuesday, July 20: Family Creek Hike
  • Friday, July 23: Search for Screech Owls
  • Saturday, July 24: Pop-Up Ology
  • Thursday, August 5: Pop-Up Ology
  • Saturday, August 7: Butterfly Survey
  • Saturday, August 21: Pop-Up Ology
  • Monday – Sunday, August 23 – 29: Night Singing Insects Trail
  • Friday, August 27: Night Singing Insects
Spring 2021 Tools to Trek programs:
  • Friday, March 12: Night Glow Scavenger Hunt
  • Thursday, April 1 – Thursday, April 8: April Fools Trail
  • Saturday, April 10: Beautiful Blooms Wildflower Tour
  • Saturday, April 17: Bat Appreciation
  • Saturday, April 17 – Sunday, April 25: CWPD Bio Blitz!
  • Friday, May 7: Nocturnal Nature Series Spider Search
  • Saturday, May 8: Migratory Bird Day Celebration
Winter 2020-2021 Tools to Trek programs:
  • Saturday, December 5: Winter Hiking Club
  • Tuesday, December 15: Nocturnal Nature Series Talking Trees
  • Saturday, December 19: Winter Hiking Club
  • Saturday, January 9: Winter Hiking Club
  • Friday, January 22: Nocturnal Nature Series Winter Meadows
  • Saturday, January 30: Winter Hiking Club
  • Saturday, February 6: Winter Hiking Club
  • Saturday, February 13: The Great Backyard Bird Count
  • Saturday, February 27: Winter Hiking Club
Fall 2020 Tools to Trek programs:
  • Friday, September 4: Last Chance Creek Fun
  • Saturday, September 19: Butterfly Survey
  • Thursday, September 24: Squirrel Science
  • Tuesday, September 29: Nocturnal Nature Series Ohio Moths
  • Saturday, October 3: Choose Your Adventure Hike Monarchs
  • Saturday, October 17: Local Animals Then and Now
  • Friday, November 13: Nocturnal Nature Series Blacklight Hike
Summer 2020 Tools to Trek programs:
  • June 4 – August 15: Ologies at Home
  • Saturday, July 25: Butterfly Survey
  • Tuesdays, August 4 – 25: Little Explorers
  • Saturday, August 22: Butterfly Survey
Spring 2020 Tools to Trek programs:
  • Saturday, March 21: Family Nature Workshop Wild Canines
  • Friday, March 27: Nocturnal Nature Series Dancing Woodcocks
  • Friday, April 17: Bat Appreciation
  • Saturday, April 18: Beautiful Blooms Wildflower Tour
  • Friday, April 24: Nocturnal Nature Series Frog Chorus
  • Saturday, April 25: Butterfly Survey
  • Friday, May 8: Nocturnal Nature Series Spider Search
  • Saturday, May 9: Migratory Bird Day Celebration
  • Saturday, May 30: Butterfly Survey
Winter 2019-2020 Tools to Trek programs:
  • Saturday, December 14: Winter Hiking Club
  • Saturday, December 14: The Rock Cycle
  • Sunday, December 15: Mammal Mania
  • Saturday, December 21: Winter Hiking Club
  • Wednesday, January 8: Nocturnal Nature Series S’mores Hike
  • Saturday, January 11: Winter Hiking Club
  • Saturday, January 18: Winter Hiking Club
  • Saturday, February 1: Choose Your Own Adventure Hike, Groundhog Day
  • Saturday, February 8: Winter Hiking Club
  • Saturday, February 15: Winter Hiking Club
  • Wednesday, February 26: Worm Composting 101
Fall 2019 Tools to Trek programs:
  • Friday, September 6: Nocturnal Nature Series Barred Owl Search
  • Saturday, September 7: Butterfly Survey
  • Sunday, September 8: A Day at Donnybrook
  • Wednesday, September 18: Trail Sense
  • Friday, October 4: Fall Family Camping
  • Saturday, October 19: Spider Search
  • Friday, October 25: Nocturnal Nature Series Flying Squirrels
  • Tuesday, November 5: Nocturnal Nature Series Coyotes
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