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Nature Journaling for Young Teens

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Do you enjoy spending time in nature? Keeping a nature journal is a great learning tool when you are out exploring. It becomes a record of your hike and helps […]

Free

Family Fishing

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Join Hancock Park District and enjoy the parks as a family. Learn about the basics of fishing and try to catch some fish that live in Shank Lake. All skill levels are welcome. A fishing pole will be provided or bring your own. Corn and hotdogs available for bait or bring your own lucky lure! […]

Free

Nature Journaling for Teens

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Do you enjoy spending time in nature? Learn how nature journaling can become a part of your daily routine. Bring your own nature journal or make your own out of paper at the Discovery Center with Hancock Park District. Then go outside to find a spot to spend some time in nature to start our […]

Free

Little Hands Nature Club – Radical Reptiles

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Bring your preschoolers out to the park to learn the difference between warm-blooded and cold-blooded creatures by learning about reptiles. Join Hancock Park District at hands-on stations, where children will be able to meet a live reptile, touch a snake skin, and create a turtle of their own to take home. Afterwards, enjoy a hike […]

Free

Nature Collage Suncatcher for Toddlers

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Join Hancock Par District with your toddler to create a nature themed suncatcher. Toddlers will be able to easily add flowers, sticks, leaves, and other natural treasures to their paper plate suncatcher which can be taken home and hung up with string or yarn. It’s the perfect way to bring the beauty of the outdoors […]

Free

Nature Journaling for Kids

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Do your kids enjoy spending time in nature? Are they always curious and observing what they see? Join Hancock Park District to learn how nature journaling can become a part of their daily routine. Kids will be able to make their nature journal out of paper at the Discovery Center and then we will go […]

Free

Discovery Story: Virginia Opossum

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Join Hancock Park District to learn more about North America’s only marsupial and find out what one of their favorite snacks is. Through a story, activities, like What’s in the Marsupial Pouch, and by making an opossum puppet, children will hopefully appreciate this nocturnal mammal. Meet at the Discovery Center at the Oakwoods Nature Preserve […]

Free

Trees & Me Summer Hike

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Join Hancock Park District for the second part of a series of four hikes, as we head back to the Aurand Run Trail to see how things have greened up and what summer wildflowers are along the trail. We’ll continue to see how things have been decomposing and what new things we can see. This […]

Free

Archery Instruction – Adults

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Join Hancock Park District for an archery class led by a certified archery instructor. All necessary equipment and targets will be provided. You’ll have the opportunity to learn the basics of archery along with safety measures, while shooting arrows at several targets with a compound bow. How close to your target can you get? Sign–up […]

Free

Toddlers in the Park

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Toddlers and their adult companion will spend time outside digging in the sand for hidden gems, playing with plastic insects in the bubble pool, interacting with color slime, and exploring the woodland. A snack will be provided, but please bring a reusable water bottle, swim clothes, towel, and change of clothes for the ride home. […]

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