Join us as we Explore Adams! Adams County 4-H will once again offer an Explore the Outdoors SPIN (SPecial INterest) club where youth will meet this spring exploring our Great Outdoors through hiking our local nature preserves. Guest speakers and specialists in their fields will participate to add to the educational experience for our youth. We will provide hands on learning about Birds, Insects, Wildlife, Plants, Trees, Streams, Conservation and Preservation.
Open to any youth 8 years old and in the 3rd grade or 9 years old in any grade and up to 18 years as of January 1st.
Registration deadline – April 1, 2023. Sign up today at go.osu.edu/ExploreAdams
. For more information contact advisor Dave Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 937-798-1085 or call the Extension office.
Full listing of dates and programs:
Saturday April 8th at Highlands Nature Sanctuary – Appalachian Forest Museum
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Educational program by the Arc at the Museum, afternoon guided hikes.
Tuesday April 11th at Ohio River Bluffs, Manchester, Ohio
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Amazing Spring Flower hike overlooking the Ohio River
*ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITY* Saturday April 29th
at Shawnee State Park – 4-H Kid’s College
Sign up COMING SOON!
Saturday May 6th at Quiverheart Gorge Preserve
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Just enjoying nature and hiking the new North Gorge Trail followed by campfire and smores.
Tuesday May 16th at Quiverheart Gorge Preserve
Bats with Andrea Jaeger, Arc of Appalachia- 7 PM – Dusk
Sunday May 21st at Quiverheart Gorge Preserve
1:00 PM – 4:00PM – Explore Stream Biology with Kelly Capuzzi – get to know creatures of our streams.
Saturday June 3rd at Kamama Prairie
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Trees, Butterflies, and Insects with Naturalist John Howard.
Chaparral Prairie near West Union – (date to be determined)
8:00 PM – An evening of Moths and nocturnal insects led by Katie King of the Division of Natural Areas and Preserves with John Howard.