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Toad-ally Together ~ Dino Exploration

Russ Nature Reserve 2380 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH

Toad-ally Together is a new program partnered by Greene County Parks & Trails and GCBDD to bring kids and families of all abilities together to have fun in our backyard! Geared towards children ages 2 & up and of all abilities. These are drop in programs, you do not have to stay for the full 2 hours.  […]

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Event Series World of Imagination

World of Imagination

Russ Nature Reserve 2380 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH

The world around you can be anything you would like for it to be...if you just use your imagination! Monthly, we will be hosting story time at the Russ Nature Reserve followed by imaginative play in the Lovely Nature Playscape. So, bring along a blanket or some chairs, a snack or two and of course, […]

Babbling Bunnies: Water Play

Russ Nature Reserve 2380 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH

***Swim diapers are required to participate.*** Parks are full of baby bunnies...but do they have babbling bunnies? Well we hope! Back for 2024, we are offering programming for babies/tots from the ages of 6 months to 23 months. Each session will be one hour long and will include projects that the kids can do with assistance of […]

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Under the Sea

Russ Nature Reserve 2380 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH

I want to be where the creatures are...I wanna see, wanna see them swimming! That's right, our very popular "build-a-bear" program is going deep into the ocean as we take you on a marine life journey.  This station-based program will prepare you to care for your very own aquatic animal for years to come! What will you […]

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Event Series Trivia Quest

Trivia Quest

Russ Nature Reserve 2380 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH

Are you a know-it-all? An armchair Jeopardy Champion? Well, join us at the Russ Nature Reserve for our new Trivia Night where you will be quizzed and challenged on a variety of topics. Our top "brainiacs" will receive a prize as well as bragging rights. Teams may have no more than 8 members. The program […]

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Slip ‘n Slide Kickball

Russ Nature Reserve 2380 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH

Who’s up for a fun game of kickball?? This month, we play with a twist! Bring your friends, build some teams and be prepared to get wet! Although our goal is to have tons of fun, we can’t help but to admit there will be a fair amount of competition… So who will dominate this […]

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Event Series World of Imagination

World of Imagination

Russ Nature Reserve 2380 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH

The world around you can be anything you would like for it to be...if you just use your imagination! Monthly, we will be hosting story time at the Russ Nature Reserve followed by imaginative play in the Lovely Nature Playscape. So, bring along a blanket or some chairs, a snack or two and of course, […]

Pups on a Mission: The Colorless Rainbow

Russ Nature Reserve 2380 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH

What are those famous pups up to now? Join us for another in-person mission along with Ryder and the pups from Paw Patrol. Will you be able to help them complete the mission? Children are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite Paw Patrol character.

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Homeschool Science Days: Insects and Spiders

Russ Nature Reserve 2380 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH

Insects and Spiders All things buzzy, fluttery, hairy and (hopefully, not so) scary will be a part of this program. Your homeschoolers will get to try catching insects and spiders, meet some up close, and learn all about them through hands-on games and activities. Homeschool Science Days are station-based with various fun, educational activities. These are […]

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“Migration” Outdoor Movie & Activity

Russ Nature Reserve 2380 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH

Migration is a comedy movie that follows a family of mallards who try to convince their overprotective father to go on a vacation of a lifetime and attempt to migrate from New England, through New York City, to Jamaica....Will they make it? This is a FREE program, popcorn and an activity will be provided. Guests are encouraged to […]

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Monarch Tagging

Russ Nature Reserve 2380 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH

On their way to Mexico! Monarchs are on the move... Bring the entire family out to participate in an international citizen science program by helping us capture and tag monarch butterflies. Come and see live monarchs and learn about their amazing life cycle and incredible migration to Mexico. Try and survive the monarch challenge and […]

Event Series DISCOVERY HIKE: Prairies

DISCOVERY HIKE: Prairies

Russ Nature Reserve 2380 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH

DISCOVERY HIKE: Prairies September is a great time for a walk through a prairie. Look for tall flowers and grasses, butterflies, spiders and praying mantids. Learn what prairies are and the benefits to having them. Homeschool Science Days DISCOVERY HIKES  last one hour and cover seasonal topics such as wildflowers, habitats, animal tracking and more.There […]

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