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Upcoming Events

  • Summer 2024 Nature-Based Leadership Fire Circle
    Summer 2024 Nature-Based Leadership Fire Circle
    Thu, Jun 20
    Carriage Hill MetroPark Visitor Center
    Jun 20, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Carriage Hill MetroPark Visitor Center, 7800 Shull Rd, Huber Heights, OH 45424, USA
    Gather with other leaders from around the region to see how we can use lessons and guides found in nature to impact our own lives, our organizations, and our communities.
  • Spring 2024 Nature-Based Leadership Fire Circle
    Spring 2024 Nature-Based Leadership Fire Circle
    Fri, Mar 22
    Carriage Hill MetroPark Visitor Center
    Mar 22, 2024, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Carriage Hill MetroPark Visitor Center, 7800 Shull Rd, Huber Heights, OH 45424, USA
    Gather with other leaders from around the region to see how we can use lessons and guides found in nature to impact our own lives, our organizations, and our communities.
  • Winter Solstice Fire Circle for Educators (Previously postponed)
    Winter Solstice Fire Circle for Educators (Previously postponed)
    Fri, Jan 12
    Kettering Environmental Habitat
    Jan 12, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Kettering Environmental Habitat , 3036 Bellflower St Dayton, OH 45409
    Due to illness, this event was postponed until January 12th at the same time and location.
  • Together on the Trail Series 5/5:  What's in your backpack? Stakeholders, Roadblocks, Advocacy-Oh My!
    Together on the Trail Series 5/5:  What's in your backpack? Stakeholders, Roadblocks, Advocacy-Oh My!
    Thu, Nov 16
    Habitat Environmental Center
    Nov 16, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Habitat Environmental Center , 3036 Bellflower St, Dayton, OH 45409, USA
    Do you love nature and want to increase time learning outside? OR Do you feel like nature is super important for children's growth and development, but don't know a blue bird from a blue jay? Bring your teacher bestie or favorite administrator and let's get outdoors!!
  • Together on the Trail Series 4/5:  The Low Down on Fall & Winter Slow Down
    Together on the Trail Series 4/5:  The Low Down on Fall & Winter Slow Down
    Thu, Nov 02
    Habitat Environmental Center
    Nov 02, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Habitat Environmental Center , 3036 Bellflower St, Dayton, OH 45409, USA
    Do you love nature and want to increase time learning outside? OR Do you feel like nature is super important for children's growth and development, but don't know a blue bird from a blue jay? Bring your teacher bestie or favorite administrator and let's get outdoors!!
  • Together on the Trail Series 3/5:  Evaluating & Enhancing your Outdoor Space
    Together on the Trail Series 3/5:  Evaluating & Enhancing your Outdoor Space
    Thu, Oct 26
    Habitat Environmental Center
    Oct 26, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Habitat Environmental Center , 3036 Bellflower St, Dayton, OH 45409, USA
    Do you love nature and want to increase time learning outside? OR Do you feel like nature is super important for children's growth and development, but don't know a blue bird from a blue jay? Bring your teacher bestie or favorite administrator and let's get outdoors!!
  • Together on the Trail Series 2/5:  Risk vs. Hazard
    Together on the Trail Series 2/5:  Risk vs. Hazard
    Thu, Oct 05
    Habitat Environmental Center
    Oct 05, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Habitat Environmental Center , 3036 Bellflower St, Dayton, OH 45409, USA
    Do you love nature and want to increase time learning outside? OR Do you feel like nature is super important for children's growth and development, but don't know a blue bird from a blue jay? Bring your teacher bestie or favorite administrator and let's get outdoors!!
  • Together on the Trail Series 1/5:  The Power of Learning Outdoors!
    Together on the Trail Series 1/5:  The Power of Learning Outdoors!
    Thu, Sep 28
    Habitat Environmental Center
    Sep 28, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Habitat Environmental Center , 3036 Bellflower St, Dayton, OH 45409, USA
    Do you love nature and want to increase time learning outside? OR Do you feel like nature is super important for children's growth and development, but don't know a blue bird from a blue jay? Bring your teacher bestie or favorite administrator and let's get outdoors!!
  • Bundle of All Together on the Trail Series: 5 Evenings at a discounted rate
    Bundle of All Together on the Trail Series: 5 Evenings at a discounted rate
    Thu, Sep 28
    Habitat Environmental Center
    Sep 28, 2023, 5:55 PM – 8:00 PM
    Habitat Environmental Center , 3036 Bellflower St, Dayton, OH 45409, USA
    This series was created to build on each week and will be a fantastic way to begin including more nature in your classes OR up your game for nature-based educators. September 28, 2023 6-8pm October 5, 2023 6-8pm October 26, 2023 6-8pm November 2, 2023 6-8pm November 16, 2023 6-8pm
  • Autumn Equinox Fire Circle for Educators-please register so we can send detailed parking directions.
    Autumn Equinox Fire Circle for Educators-please register so we can send detailed parking directions.
    Fri, Sep 22
    Open Air Village
    Sep 22, 2023, 5:00 PM – Sep 23, 2023, 7:00 PM
    Open Air Village, E South College St, Yellow Springs, OH 45387, USA
    The second in our series of FUN and FREE nature-based educator community building events in the Miami Valley in 2023!
  • Summer Solstice Fire Circle for Educators
    Summer Solstice Fire Circle for Educators
    Fri, Jun 23
    Troy
    Jun 23, 2023, 5:00 PM – Jun 24, 2023, 7:00 PM
    Troy, 5995 Horseshoe Bend Rd, Troy, OH 45373, USA
    The second in our series of FUN and FREE nature-based educator community building events in the Miami Valley in 2023!
  • Spring Equinox Fire Circle for Educators
    Spring Equinox Fire Circle for Educators
    Fri, Mar 17
    Centerville
    Mar 17, 2023, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Centerville, 6450 Marshall Rd, Washington Township, OH 45459, USA
    Announcing a new series of FUN and FREE nature-based educator community building events in the Miami Valley in 2023!
  • Natural Start 2022 Conference In-Person and Online!
    Natural Start 2022 Conference In-Person and Online!
    Wed, Jul 27
    Cincinnati
    Jul 27, 2022, 8:00 AM – Jul 30, 2022, 4:00 PM
    Cincinnati, 151 Goodman St, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    We Missed You! There is nothing quite like getting to meet in person. We’re ready to be back together again in 2022 in Cincinnati! We're planning in-person and online options for NatStart22. Find out more below and mark your calendars now! Save the date for July 27-30, 2022!
  • Ohio Approved Train the Trainer
    Ohio Approved Train the Trainer
    Tue, Apr 12
    Webinar
    Apr 12, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Webinar
    Child Care Choices in partnership with Ohio Naturally will guide participants through the OCCRRA process to help nature-based educators and others begin to design and deliver teacher trainings.
  • 2022 Miami Valley Leave No Child Inside Summit
    2022 Miami Valley Leave No Child Inside Summit
    Sat, Apr 02
    Dayton
    Apr 02, 2022, 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
    Dayton, 4790 Frytown Rd, Dayton, OH 45417, USA
    "Reconnecting with Our Roots" Help us build a thriving community where our children experience unstructured play outside becoming happier, healthier and smarter.
  •  Sticks and Stones
     Sticks and Stones
    Thu, Mar 31
    Action For Children
    Mar 31, 2022, 1:30 PM – 1:35 PM
    Action For Children, online
    Children are often drawn to sticks, rocks, shooting activities and big body play. This training will engage participants in discovering the developmental nature and value of these behaviors.
  •  Sticks and Stones
     Sticks and Stones
    Thu, Mar 10
    Child Care Choices
    Mar 10, 2022, 6:30 PM – Mar 11, 2022, 8:30 PM
    Child Care Choices, 4817 OH-202, Tipp City, OH 45371
    Children are often drawn to sticks, rocks, shooting activities and big body play. This training will engage participants in discovering the developmental nature and value of these behaviors.
  • Seeds Through the Year (part of 2021 Play OUTside with Ohio Naturally)
    Seeds Through the Year (part of 2021 Play OUTside with Ohio Naturally)
    Fri, Sep 24
    Centerville
    Sep 24, 2021, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Centerville, 6450 Marshall Rd, Washington Township, OH 45459, USA
    Seeds are all around us. In this workshop we will examine not only the science of seeds, but also the cultural, metaphorical, and practical applications of seeds in the early childhood classroom.
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