Want to volunteer at Allen County Parks?

We would love to have you!!!!

We need volunteers for all kinds of activities, be it
program help, maintenance help, removal of invasive
species, filling bird feeders, small construction projects, hosts/hostess, anything you’d like to do!!

All potential volunteers for the Allen County Parks
Department must complete a volunteer application
before volunteering. A link to this application can be
found at our website on the Volunteer in the Allen
County Parks page.

What's Happening at Metea County Park?

To view a complete and up-to-date list of activities occurring at Metea Park, please see the Wild Grapevine, available at the Allen County Parks website.

Home School Series

April 23 & May 21, Thursdays, 2:00-4:00 PM, Metea County Park Nature Center

2 points per class
We are offering a home school science enrichment program for all school age students in three age groups. You must pre-register and PREPAY by APRIL 20 at 449-3777 or by emailing Karie Harding at kharding@allencountyparks.org (preferred method). We will NOT accept walk-ins.

The fee for this program is $10.00 per student, $4.00 per adult and includes BOTH month’s sessions, all handouts and equipment. One parent/guardian per family is required to attend. Classes fill up quickly, so reserve you space.

NOTE: YOUR SPACE WILL NOT BE RESERVED UNTIL YOU HAVE PAID. Classes begin at promptly 2:00 PM! Both sessions will be held both indoors and outdoors. Please dress for the weather.

Session 1: April 23

Beginner (grade 1-3)
Wildflowers and plants
Join us as we embark on the world of plants in the spring. We will look for wildflowers, learn more about why they are there, and the animals that love them.

Intermediate (grade 4-6) and Advanced (grade 7-12)
Join us as we learn about the world above our heads. We will be doing experiments, demonstrations and learning about the sky above us.

Session 2: May 21

All age groups
We will be in the river during this session learning about macroinvertebrates and water quality of Cedar Creek. Please wear waders or water shoes for this program.

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