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Wet 'n' Wild

Let's go creekin. Back by popular demand, this fun week of summer camp is all about water. Why do frogs like ponds? What critters live in that stream? What happens to campers when they get wet? Find out if you have fins by joining us for this wet week.
Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. Jul. 30-Aug. 3, 9:00 AM-2:30 PM
Main Parking Lot

Amazing Science!

Young scientists will make bubbling concoctions, do crazy experiments and learn how amazing science can be. Each camper will receive their own lab coat and safety goggles.
Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. Jul. 30-Aug. 3, 9:30-11:30 AM
Russ Nature Reserve

Selfie Scavenger Hunt - Narrows Reserve

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. Aug. 1-31, 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Narrows 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 28-mile ride will take you to southeast Xenia 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, August 4, 9:00-11:00 AM
Beavercreek Station

Nature's Playground

Send your summer break out in style with one of our most popular camps. Mud /twig forts, off- trail games of capture the flag, and playing in the mud---all the things that parents and grandparents did as kids will be part of campers fun this week.
Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. Aug. 6-10, 9:00 AM-2:30 PM
Main Parking Lot

Night Ride: Xenia Station to Fifth-Third Gateway Park

Join the GCP&T Trail Sentinels for a moonlight ride along the region's bike trails. GCP&T Trail Sentinels are an elite volunteer group who patrol the trails and coordinate several cycling events. All night riders must be 18 and older, wear a helmet and have lights on their bikes. Rides will be cancelled in the event of a thunderstorm.
Saturday, August 11, 7:00-9:00 PM
Xenia Station

Perseids Meteor Shower

The Perseid's Meteor Shower is summer's sky show. Hundreds of meteors can be seen if the sky is clear. So bring along a lawn chair or blanket to join the naturalist for nature's finest light show.
Saturday, August 11, 10:00 PM-1:00 AM
Twin Towers Park

Morning Milers - Beavercreek Station

Enjoy the region's bike trails with an early morning ride led by a GCP&T Trail Sentinel. Beginning Beavercreek Station, this 26-mile ride will take you towards Xenia Station, south Xenia and back 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, August 18, 9:00-11:00 AM
Beavercreek Station

Snakes of Greene County

Join a naturalist to learn about Ohio's snake species and their important role in the ecosystems. See some of the most common species up close and then enjoy a hike looking for snakes in a variety of habitats.
Saturday, August 18, 1:00-3:00 PM
Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Down River Canoe Float

Enjoy the wildlife of the river as we drift along the Little Miami State and National Scenic River. This leisurely float will take us approximately 2.5 hours. Canoes, paddles and PFDs will be provided. Two adults maximum per canoe. Experienced canoeists recommended.

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

Sunday, August 19, 6:00-8:30 PM
Main Parking Lot