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Bike Camp - Ages 7-9

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 take a trail ride 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 with an official graduation ceremony on Wednesday.

On Thursday and Friday, campers will put their skills to the test on daily rides with our certified bike rangers to a new destination each day. All riders must have a proper fitting help to participate

Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. Jun. 8-12, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Xenia Station

Basic Outdoor Skills

Experience life in the woods! Learn to build a fire, cook on a fire, tie knots, and use a pocket knife. Each day, campers will cook their own lunch over a fire and attempt to complete survival challenges. 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. 8-12, 9:00 AM-2:30 PM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Canoe Launch

Dino-rific!

Young paleontologists will enjoy this camp all about dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. Make a dinosaur bone craft, hear fun stories about dinosaurs, learn about Ohio fossils, and go on a big dinosaur dig!

Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. Jun. 8-12, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
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Dino-rific!

Young paleontologists will enjoy this camp all about dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. Make a dinosaur bone craft, hear fun stories about dinosaurs, learn about Ohio fossils, and go on a big dinosaur dig!

Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. Jun. 8-12, 1:00-3:00 PM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Canoe Launch

Bike Camp - Ages 10-14

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 take a trail ride 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 with an official graduation ceremony on Wednesday.

On Thursday and Friday, campers will put their skills to the test on daily rides with our certified bike rangers to a new destination each day. All riders must have a proper fitting help to participate

Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat. Jun. 15-19, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Xenia Station

Wet 'n' Wild

One of the best parts of summer is playing in the water. Join in on the fun by finding fish in the river, searching for salamanders in the creek, building a vegetable boat, and going tubing on the Little Miami River. Plus, we're heading to the water and thrill parks at Kings Island on Wednesday of this week! All travel, admissions, supplies for the veggie boats, and dinner Wednesday are included. Each camper will also receive a camp t-shirt.

Monday. June 15, 9:00 am-2:30 pm
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Tuesday. June 16, 9:00 am-2:30 pm
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Wednesday. June 17, 9:00 am-8:00 pm
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Thursday. June 18, 9:00 am-2:30 pm
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Friday. June 19, 9:00 am-2:30 pm
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Naturalist Camp

What's the best job in the world? Being a naturalist! Experience what it is like to work as a naturalist by taking care of animals at the Narrows Reserve Nature Center and completing your own scientific investigation. The week will end with an overnight at the Cincinnati Zoo where you will investigate zoo animals, get a chance to see how they care for their animals, and spend the night with the manatees! The overnight stay, dinner Thursday ,breakfast and lunch Friday are included. Each camper will also receive a camp t-shirt.

Monday. June 22, 9:00 am-2:30 pm
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Tuesday. June 23, 9:00 am-2:30 pm
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Wednesday. June 24, 9:00 am-2:30 pm
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Thursday. June 25, 9:00 am-11:59 pm
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Friday. June 26, 12:00 am-2:30 pm
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Canoeing and Creeking

Join the fun! Campers will enjoy spending the morning learning how to canoe; entering and exiting, strokes, emergencies and more. In the afternoon, campers will cool off to explore the creek for crawdads and other critters. The week will end with a downriver canoe float on the Little Miami River on Thursday! Campers need to have swimsuits, a beach towel and water shoes.

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

Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu. Jun. 29-Jul. 2, 9:00 AM-2:30 PM
Spring Lakes Park

Minecraft Unplugged

Get outside and live Minecraft for real! Actually dig for minerals, craft your own sword, play survival mode, and use a bow and arrow against creepers, zombies and other mobs! This camp includes a field trip to LEGO-LAND Discovery Center in Columbus. Each camper will also receive an awesome Minecraft mystery gift!

Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. Jul. 13-17, 9:00 AM-2:30 PM
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Advanced Outdoor Skills

Campers will build on their basic outdoor skills to build a shelter to sleep in, cook their supper over a fire, learn to navigate in the woods, and make their own survival kit. Thursday night is an overnight- dinner, snack and breakfast will be provided. *Must have completed Basic Outdoor Skills to register for this camp*

Monday. July 20, 9:00 am-2:30 pm
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Tuesday. July 21, 9:00 am-2:30 pm
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Wednesday. July 22, 9:00 am-2:30 pm
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Thursday. July 23, 9:00 am-11:59 pm
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Friday. July 24, 12:00 am-12:00 pm
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