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Family Friendly Activities

2019 Information


Morning Programs

8AM- Noon

Pick up a map to activities when you register at Shreve United Methodist Church Activity Center



Help Stations in the Marsh- Experienced birders will have scopes set up to help you locate and identify birds at:

  • Funk Wildlife Area
  • Wright Marsh
  • Shreve Lake
  • Force Road
  • Cemetery Road

Brown's Bog Tours- Brown Road- Join Friends of Brown's Bog mebers Emily Speelman and Noah Klenovich for guided tours along the boardwalk, learn to identify the plants native to the bog and learn how and why the bog exists. Meet on the boardwalk.

Dip-Netting For Marsh Creatures- Willow Road- Join the Wilderness Center Chapter of the Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists for hands on marsh exploration. Fun for all ages!


Family Activities- Shreve United Methodist Church Activity Center- Meet live animals, enjoy nature activities, visit with representatives from local parks, preserves and non-profits.

  • Medina Raptor Center
  • The Wilderness Center Exploration Area
  • Local Nature Organizations

10:00AM- 2:00PM- Shreve Branch Wayne County Public Library- Stop by the library for crafts and stories


Family Friendly Programs at Whispering Hills Jellystone Camp-Resort

Songs and Tails from the Woods 12:30 to 1:15 PM

Join Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Sam Sapp and naturalist Sarah Matheny for a fun educational concert featuring songs about common Ohio wildlife.


Backyard Wildlife- Krista Pochedly-Davis 1:30 to 2:15 PM

Meet some wild animal ambassadors and learn about their lives in the wilds of your backyard!


ODNR K-9 Unit- Jeremy Carter 2:30 to 3:15 PM

Join Wildlife officer Jeremy Carter and his K-9 partner Finn for a demonstration and talk about this unique partnership and how K-9 units are assisting Wildlife Officers around the state