Inspiring exploration, appreciation, and conservation of our natural world.

Spring Break Series

Wishing you were somewhere warm this spring break? Flash forward to summer at the Boardman River Nature Center as we preview a different summer camp theme every day. Participate in fun crafts and activities and find out more about our summer camps. Don’t forget to have your “Passport to Nature” stamped daily for a special prize! Please dress for the weather, and we’ll see you rain or shine.
Ages: 4+ welcome with an adult
Price: $2 with pre-registration/$3 day of (per session) – pre-register now.

Event Schedule

Bug-topia – Monday, March 25, 1-2 p.m.
Stop in and pick-up your passport at Bug-topia today! You’ll be sure to make some new friends…some 2 legged, 6 legged and even 8 legged. Be ready to search for local residents of Bug-topia and play exciting games. Pre-register now.

In the Land of the Wild – Tuesday, March 26, 1-2 p.m.
Get your passport stamped and get ready for a wild adventure! Today we’ll learn all about the animals in our own backyard as we hunt for animal tracks and other signs of animals, play a game, and more!
Pre-register now.

Eco-Explorer – Wednesday, March 27, 1-2 p.m.
Join us as we use our senses and find different ways to explore the natural world through art and science. We’ll be down by the water for today’s adventure so bring your imagination and come dressed to get messy!
Pre-register now.

Boardman River Ranger – Thursday, March 28, 1-2 p.m.
You’ll need your sense of adventure as we head below the surface today. Join us as we collect and identify some of the interesting organisms that live on the bottom of Jack’s Creek. We’ll provide waders, nets, and identification posters. Pre-register now.

Spring to Summer – Friday, March 29, 1-2 p.m.
While we might be dreaming of summer, join us as we explore the wonders of Spring! We’ll have a Spring Scavenger Hunt to help us identify the signs of spring and we’ll have an extra special craft to help us remember all the memories we made this week! Don’t forget to turn in your passport for a special prize!
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Peepers Storytime Spring Break Series
Tuesday, March 26th, 10am-11am
Thursday, March 28th, 10am-11am
Ages: 3-5 (Children must attend with an adult)
Price: FREE!
Join us for a very special double Peepers Program this week. Extra special because both days will feature professional story artist Jenifer Strauss! Strauss has over 20 years of experience sharing engaging and interactive stories with youth and families. After hearing some exciting stories, be prepared for a few outdoor activities including games and hiking! Please come dressed for the weather and ready for adventure!
Pre-register now.