Youth Programs

READ WITH THE TREES

Ages: 4-7 (with adult companion)

Wednesday, February 17

NTPRD Admin. Building

4:00-5:00pm

Registration Deadline: Monday Before

FREE

Explore nature through books and learning. Participants will have the opportunity to make a craft. This program is done in partnership with the Clark County Public Library. Click here to register. 

 

TRAIL TOTS - FUN WITH SCIENCE

Ages: 3-5 (must be potty trained)

Thursdays, February 25 - March 17

9:30-11:00am

NTPRD Administration Building

Registration Deadline: Feb. 22

Registration Fee: $30

Children will learn to interact with other children and work on their developmental skills while enjoying age appropriate science-themed activities including learning stations, stories, songs and arts and crafts. A snack will be provided. Click here to register.

 

PRESCHOOL SPORTS SAMPLER                                                              

Ages: 3-5 (with adult companion)                                                                                                                

Tuesdays & Thursdays, May 17–June 2                                                            

Morning Session: 10:00–10:50am                                                                    

Evening Session: 6:00–6:50pm                                                                    

Snyder Park                                                                                                            

Registration Deadline: May 13                                                                            

Registration Fee: $30

 

This program will introduce basic skills and  equipment of three sports: baseball, football, and track & field. Adult participation is required with each child. Click here to register.

 

READ WITH THE TREES                               

Ages: 4-7 (with adult companion)

Wednesday, March 16                                

Wednesday, April 20                                      

Wednesday, May 18                                                

4:00–5:00pm                                                      

NTPRD Administration Building                            

Registration Deadline: Monday Before                

FREE

 

Listen to a nature themed book while enjoying the beautiful outdoors. Participants will also have the opportunity to make a craft or explore nature. This program is done in partnership with the Clark County Public Library. Click here to register.

 

COYOTE CRUSADERS                                                                    

Ages: 10-16                                                                          

Saturday, March 19                                                                            

10:00–11:00am                                                                              

 Rebert Pike Nature Park                                                              

Registration Deadline: March 16                                              

FREE

 

Youth will learn how to identify coyotes by their tracks as we hike the trails. Coyote Crusaders is an educational outreach program designed to teach the natural   history of the coyote. This effort provides the tools and knowledge for public educational outreach and environmental stewardship. Crusaders may participate in wildlife monitoring, environmental stewardship and outdoor explorations. Click here to register.

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD ART EXPLORATION                                                          

Ages: 2-4  (with adult companion)                                

Fridays, April 1-May 6                                                                                    

9:30–10:30am                                                                                  

NTPRD Administration Building                                          

Registration Deadline: March 28                                                    

Registration Fee: $50

You and your child will explore art elements such as color, texture, and line through fun engaging projects and activities. Perfect for the child who loves exploration. Come prepared to get your hands in paint and other messy stuff. Click here for registration. 

 

PLAY PALS                                                                        

Ages: 2-4 (with adult companion)                    

Thursday, April 7-“Puppy Pals”                  

Thursday, May 12-“May Flowers”                                            

10:00-11:00am                                                      

NTPRD Administration Building                        

Registration Deadline: Monday Before

Registration Fee: $5

 

Parents and caregivers participate with their little ones in fun activities such as games, story time, songs, arts and crafts and enjoy new learning experiences. Click here to register.

 

YOUTH IRISH DANCE CLASS                  

Ages: 4-6 4:30-5:15pm                                      

Ages: 7-12   5:30-6:15pm                                                          

Fridays, April 8-May 13                                                                                                              

NTPRD Administration Building                            

Registration Deadline: April 1              

Registration Fee: $40

 

Students will have fun learning the basic rhythm of beginner steps of Irish dancing and will be instructed in a traditional folk Irish group dance. Click here to register. 

 

TRAIL TOTS PRESCHOOL PROGRAM                                                        

Ages: 3-5 (must be potty trained)                                                            

Thursdays, April 14-May 5                                  

9:30-11:00am                                                        

NTPRD Administration Building                      

Registration Deadline: Monday Before  Registration Fee: $30

 

Children will learn to interact with other children and work on their developmental skills while enjoying age appropriate, nature inspired activities including learning stations, stories, songs and arts and crafts. Let your child’s wonder of nature be filled while learning and playing with friends. Click here to register. 

 

DERBY DAY                                                        

Ages: 7-13                                                                  

Saturday, May 7                                                      

10:00–11:30 am                                                  

NTPRD Administration Building                        

Registration Deadline: May 2                              

Registration Fee: $10

 

Kids will celebrate the Kentucky Derby by participating in fun activities such as races, games and arts and crafts, while having the opportunity to see a live horse. Click here to register.

 

FAIRYTALE TEA PARTY                            

Ages: 3-6 (with adult companion)                  

Saturday, May 14                                              

11:00am–12:30pm                                                      

Buck Creek Nature Park                                            

Registration Deadline: May 6                              

Registration Fee: $5/person

 

Enjoy a tea party, fairytale stories, and hike with Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf. Tea, juice, and finger snacks will be served. Click here to register.