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

Peepers Program

COVID-19 UPDATE: The Boardman River Nature Center is CLOSED and all programming is canceled until further notice. District staff is working remotely. If you need assistance, please visit the “Staff” page of our website for contact information. We appreciate your understanding, and please check back for the most up-to-date information. 


The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include stories, crafts, music, and discovery activities. Each program ends with an outside portion that will vary between a short exploratory hike, a game, or engaging play (i.e. sand table/water table, digging, etc.) to bring the lesson to life.

  • Our class size is limited. Pre-register using one of the registration links below.
  • Programs run Tuesdays from 10:00am- 11:30am from September-May at the Boardman River Nature Center
  • $5 per child per session
  • Friend’s Discount! Attend four programs get the fifth free (will receive a punch card)
  • Want the discount? Join our Friends program today!

**Weather Policy: When TCAPS is closed due to weather, the nature center and all of the education programs, including Peepers, will be cancelled.**


September 2020:

9th: Beautiful Bats

15th: Wonderful Water

22nd: Fantastic Frogs

29th: Flying Feathers

October 2020:

6th: Sweet Spiders

13th: All About Owls

20th: Sleepy Animals

27th: Happy Halloween

November 2020:

3rd: Silly Squirrels

10th: Fall Frenzy

17th: All About Leaves

24th: Terrific Turkeys

December 2020

1st: Hibernation Station

8th: The Mitten

15th: Winter Trees

January 2021

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April 2021

May 2021