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Ongoing Programs

Summit Metro Parks offers free programs to Summit County parents and educators on an ongoing basis, including the following:

In-School Ranger Visits | Scouting Programs

In-School Ranger Visits 
Students (grades 2-5) can learn more about being safe outdoors with an in-school visit by a uniformed Metro Parks ranger. Topics include summer and winter safety techniques, and students receive Junior Ranger badges and other materials. For scheduling, please call 330-865-8052.


Scouting Programs

Guided programs fulfill many of the nature-related badge requirements for BSA Bear Cubs, BSA Webelos Scouts, GSA Brownies and GSA Juniors. For more information, call the Nature Realm: 330-865-8065. (Pictured: older scouts building an Eagle Scout project)






Did You Know?

Constant Chewer
Beavers have lips behind their teeth, so they can gnaw on trees underwater with their mouths shut.

Bike Patrol
To assist park visitors, volunteers patrol the Bike & Hike and Towpath trails April 1 through October 31.

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