Caldwell Park upcoming programs

Info from Caldwell Park Outdoor Skills Camp Campers aged 8-12 years old Location: Cincinnati Parks’ Caldwell Nature Preserve 430 W North Bend Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45216 Monday, January 17, 2022, 9:30 - 3:00 pm Join us as we work on our survival skills. We will master shelter building, fire building, making some campfire desserts and orienteering. Dress for the weather, bring a lunch and reusable water bottle. Paid registrations required by January 13th. Register online at https://explorenature.regfox.com/schoolbreakcamps. Online registration for this camp ends at noon on January 13th. For more information call 513-761-4313 or email kathy.bock@cincinnati-oh.gov. Fee: $25/child MAX: 15 Outdoor Journey for Brownie Girl Scouts Cincinnati Parks’ Caldwell Nature Preserve 430 W North Bend Rd. OH, 45216 Saturday, January 22, 2022, 8:30 am- 2:30 pm Have fun and learn everything a scout needs to know about outdoor skills! Brownies will be working on their First Aid Badge, Hiker Badge and Cabin Camper. Girls become expert outdoor explorers as they learn what it takes to survive in the woods, safely and comfortably. Together we practice useful skills such as fire building, map and compass, knot tying, basic first aid, and coming up with a Take Action Plan to earn their Journey. Our full schedule includes daytime activities such as hikes, games and crafts as well. Participants must pack a bagged lunch and drink. Register online before January 4 at: https://explorenature.regfox.com/girlscoutovernights. Call 513-761-4313 for more information. Fee: $25.00 per scout, Non-refundable, pre-payment required. Max: 40 Scouts

DIY Maple 101 Cincinnati Parks’ Caldwell Nature Preserve, 430 W. North Bend Rd. OH, 45216 Saturday, January 29th, 2022, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Live off the land and learn to make your own maple syrup this winter. Join in on the fun as we teach the tricks of the trade for making maple syrup at home. Discover what trees to tap, how to collect and cook the sap into syrup. Most of the program is held outdoors. Tree-tapping spouts are available for sale during the program. Meet at the Nature Center. FREE but reservations are required by January 26th. https://explorenature.regfox.com/backyardmaple. For more information call 513-761-4313 or email olivia.canada@cincinnati-oh.gov Fee: Free Max: 30

Maple Sugarin' Time at Caldwell Nature Preserve!

Caldwell Nature Preserve 430 W North Bend Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45216

Sat., February 26th, 2022

15 minute time slots start at 10:00 am and last time slot at 1:00.

It’s Maple Sugarin’ Time at Caldwell Nature Preserve! Come join us as we tap our own trees in our sugar bush. Visitors will take a journey back in time discovering the magic of maple sugaring and taste this natural sugary delight!

Through hands on activities, participants will experience the arts and traditions of tapping a maple tree and see our evaporator in action! The visit also provides a history of Native American and Pioneer traditions and techniques for capturing, collecting, and cooking of maple syrup.

This program is for families and adults. It is an outdoor program. Dress for the weather! Wear warm coats, hats, mittens, and boots if there is snow on the ground.

Reserve your spot for this event before February 25th at

https://explorenature.regfox.com/caldwellmaplesugarin

Call 513-761-4313 or email olivia.canada@cincinnati-oh.gov for additional information.

MAX: 15 people every time slot, 13 time slots total, potentially 195 people

Volunteers: 3

Fee: $8 per person (children ages 3 and under are FREE).