Things to Do

For Kids and Teens

Back to Things to Do

For Kids & Teens

The following programs are designed to meet the needs of school-age children in a safe outdoor setting. All programs require preregistration and follow Cincinnati Nature Center's COVID Program Safety Protocol. Please register online well in advance of the class start date to ensure placement.

Click on the program dates for pricing, registration information, and full descriptions.

CLICK HERE to view and sign up for Children's Saturday Programs. 

CLICK HERE to view the Events & Programs Calendar.

CLICK HERE to sign up and be notified for various upcoming programs.

Nature in Winter Storytime 

Wednesday, January 11 and 25, 10:30-11 am 

Wednesday, February 8 and 22, 10:30-11 am  

Join us in the Rowe Visitor Center at Whittaker Library for a relaxed nature storytime. We’ll read chilly weather inspired nature books and try out simple winter crafts. No preregistration required; this is a drop-in program. Members free; nonmembers pay daily admission at the gate. 

Golden sugar maple leaves

Homeschool Maple Sugaring                      

Join a naturalist for this winter adventure to find some of our native maple trees and learn about how the process of photosynthesis is involved with the production of maple syrup, which we call “liquid sunshine.”  Help with sugaring work and sample warm maple syrup right off the evaporator. Preregistration required. Members $7; nonmembers $13 (includes daily admission).  

Two downy woodpeckers on a suet cake feeder in the snow.

Suet for your Sweetie 

Do you know any birds that could use a little extra love this Valentine’s Day? Join us for a fun family program where we make suet bird feeders for the feathered friends in our yards. Preregistration required. Members $7; nonmembers $13 (includes daily admission).