Homeschool Programs

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School group hiking at Pattison Park


Clermont County Park District’s Homeschool Programs


Clermont County Park District’s park Naturalists provide a local resource for homeschooling families through weekday nature programs that are educational and encourage hands-on learning. Join other homeschool families and the Clermont County Park District for a day of fun and experiential learning!


Upcoming Homeschool Programs:

Geology ROCKS!
Thursday, April 20th
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at Sycamore Park
Through interactive studies on the rock cycle, glaciation, soils and fossilization students will become expert Junior Geologists. An exploratory hike takes students on a journey back in time before dinosaurs roamed. Program concludes with a fossil hunt where students can take home their very own fossils from the Little Miami River!


Migration Mysteries
Tuesday, May 2nd (Rain Date: Thursday, May 4th)
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at Kelley Nature Preserve
Join the Clermont County Park District for a morning of bird-watching and banding with a real-life ornithologist! Learn the methods of identification and the mystery of flight and migration!


 All of our Naturalist programs are available for Homeschool groups and can be tailored to meet specific standards and needs. To view our current program offerings, please follow this link:

Clermont County Park District Naturalist Programs

  • Fee: $4.00 per person per program.

  • Adults are required to pay and stay for programs if any of their registered children are under the age of 8 years old (this includes siblings that stay and participate for the program. Adults with children that are 9 and older that wish to drop off will need to fill out a registration and release form. Parents of older children that wish to stay must pay the program fee.

  • All programs require advance registration and have minimum attendance requirements. To make a reservation, please contact our Lead Naturalist. Jana Marshall-Westhoven – 513.240.2615.

  • The Clermont County Park District is a non-religious, governmental agency. We teach all of our programs based on commonly accepted scientific principles and theories.

Create your own program

Homeschoolers are encouraged to team up with 10 or more paid participants (adults and children) and schedule any program offered in our program listings. Please contact our Lead Naturalist if you have a specific topic you are interested in.


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