You can learn a lot about this place on the planet with Cleveland Metroparks educators. Visit one of our 5 nature centers, attend a public program, learn a new outdoor skill, or have a naturalist come to your school or location.
Adventure Club members discover nature and get hands-on experiences year-round in Cleveland Metroparks and the Zoo!
A wide variety of educational and historical programs are offered year-round by Cleveland Metroparks. Custom programs may be scheduled two weeks to two months in advance, based on staff availability.
The Floating Water Lab, located at Hinckley Lake, offers naturalist-led programs for groups 5th grade to adult.
Learn about the people and the land from the past.
Participate in one of the outdoor nature activities for families, kids & adults from Cleveland Metroparks! Try Outdoor Recreation, Nature Tracks or Eco Explorers.
Activity engage in human-powered, natural-resource based recreation ranging from kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, cycling, climbing, and backpacking under the guidance of highly skilled recreation specialists.
Educational field trips, to one of our nature centers or any of our reservations, are an excellent opportunity for students to experience nature first-hand with the guidance of a naturalist.
Spend your summer exploring the outdoor world around you. A variety of summer camps for kids are offered throughout Cleveland Metroparks.
A partnership between Cleveland Metroparks, Ohio State University Extension, 4-H and the City of Cleveland, Youth Outdoors strives to meet the developmental needs of urban youth living in the City of Cleveland through involvement in outdoor adventure and nature exploration activities.
As a group we will seek to artistically interpret a variety of landscapes throughout the park, sharing tips, techniques, and each other’s company.