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Volunteer Training - Amphibians

Salamanders are some of the more secretive amphibians, while frogs are some of the most vocal. Volunteers will learn more about amphibians, their adaptations and what species can be found in Greene County. Volunteer training is open to anyone interested in volunteering in the parks.
Monday, May 21, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Family Outdoor Game Night – Bird Migration

Ohio’s trees are teeming with visiting birds. Learn about bird migration travels through active games and a challenge course. End the evening with a treat around the campfire. Please bring a flashlight to the program.
Friday, May 25, 6:30-8:30 PM
Russ Nature Reserve

Morning Milers - Beavercreek Station

Enjoy the region's bike trails with an early morning ride led by a GCP&T Trail Sentinel. Beginning at Beavercreek Station, this 36-mile ride will take you to Yellow Springs Station and back to Beavercreek Station when finished. This ride is for the intermediate skill level and could include a short, off-trail portion. Riders must be 18 and over and wear a helmet to participate. Ride will be cancelled in the event of a thunderstorm.
Saturday, May 26, 9:00-11:00 AM
Beavercreek Station

Schools Out Fishing Derby

Celebrate the end of school by catching your biggest fish ever! Bring along your bait and tackle and try your luck in our stocked ponds. Prizes will be awarded for the most fish caught over 4” and the largest fish caught over 8” in age categories, 6-8 and 9-14. Bait house will be open. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.

Volunteers: Volunteers are needed for this program. Click here to volunteer.

Saturday, May 26, 9:00-11:00 AM
Shelter

Full Moon Night Hike - Flower Moon

Animals are not the only things that are nocturnal. Some plants have adapted to only open at night. Learn more about the advantages these plants have and how this aids some wildlife. Trails may be wet and muddy.
Tuesday, May 29, 9:00-10:30 PM
Cemex Reserve

Selfie Scavenger Hunt - Karohl Park

Do you like a challenge? Like to solve mysteries or puzzles? Each month we will send you on a different scavenger hunt at a different location. A group of photos will be available on the Greene County Parks & Trails Facebook site, or by calling the park office at 937-562-6474. Locate each place or item depicted in the photos and take a selfie at each spot. Once you have located everything, post the photos to your own Facebook site and tag Greene County Parks & Trails or you can send them to us at kperez@co.greene.oh.us. Prizes are awarded for finding all of the locations. Prizes can be picked up at the Greene County Parks & Trails office at 575 Ledbetter Rd., Xenia, Monday through Friday, 7:30 am – 4 pm.
Sun, Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat. Jun. 1-30, 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Karohl Park

Breeding Bird Survey

Spring migration is winding down and birds are turning their attention to nesting. Not only common birds like the Robin and the Cardinal nest here, but also Scarlet Tanagers, Pileated Woodpeckers and Orioles. Help us count the bird species and their nests along the Little Miami River corridor. Please bring binoculars, a water bottle and be prepared for muddy trails.
Saturday, June 2, 7:00-11:00 AM
Main Parking Lot

Morning Milers - Beavercreek Station

Enjoy the region's bike trails with an early morning ride led by a GCP&T Trail Sentinel. Beginning at Beavercreek Station, this 30-mile ride will take you towards Spring Valley and back to Beavercreek Station when finished. This ride is for the intermediate skill level and could include a short, off-trail portion. Riders must be 18 and over and wear a helmet to participate. Ride will be cancelled in the event of a thunderstorm.
Saturday, June 2, 9:00-11:00 AM
Beavercreek Station

Bike Camp - Ages 7-9

Come join the Greene County Parks & Trails Trail Sentinels and Park Rangers for a week-long bike camp that features cycling rules, safety, bike trail etiquette and more! Bike camp will be based at Xenia Station, 150 S. Miami Avenue, Xenia. All skill levels are welcome but participants must know how to ride a bicycle, training wheels not allowed. During the week, cyclists will ride a different paved trail each day with a stop for a brown bag lunch and ice cream too! Participants will learn basic handling skills, street/intersection knowledge and traffic skills. All participants must have a proper fitting helmet daily.
Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. Jun. 4-8, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Parking lot

Basic Outdoor Skills

Campers will learn basic survival skills including campfire building, cooking, use a pocket knife, plants, as well as knot and lashing techniques. Each camper will receive their own pocket knife.

Volunteers: Volunteers are needed for this program. Click here to volunteer.

Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. Jun. 4-8, 9:00 AM-2:30 PM
Sperling Lane Entrance