Independent Minds, Working Together
Nature Club meeting - teachers showing students insects

Family Nature Club

We welcome all interested families to join us at local parks to simply walk, explore, discover and enjoy the great outdoors.

In the "Last Child in the Woods, Saving our children from Nature Deficit Disorder", author Richard Louv, shares current research showing "direct exposure to nature is essential for healthy childhood development.."

Bring your family, friends and neighbors! For information, please call 330-263-2131.


September 29, 2013
Sunday 3:00pm-4:00pm
Johnson Woods State Nature Preserve
13420 Fox Lake Rd., Orrville

October 19, 2013
Saturday 10:00am-11:00am
The Wilderness Center
9877 Alabama Ave., Wilmot

November 9, 2013
Saturday 11:00am-12:00pm 
Cohan Park
431 Miller Blvd.

February 9, 2014
Sunday 3:00pm-4:00pm
Freedlander Park
400 Hillside Dr.

April 6, 2014
Sunday 3:00pm-4:00pm
Secrest Arboretum OARDC
1680 Madison Ave.

"If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he or she needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in." - Rachel Carson