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:

 Weather Predictions

Thursday, January 18th

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at Pattison Park Lodge 

*Recommended Grades: 3rd - 6th

Weather can be unpredictable at times, but learn how meterologists can make predictions about the weather through our hands-on experiments! Through this hands-on program, students will have a better understanding of weather systems and what causes them.


Maple 101

 Thursday, February 15th

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at Pattison Park 

**Recommended Grades: 2nd - 5th  

 Take a tour of our sugar bush as you follow the process of maple syrup making. Students will learn how to identify a sugar maple tree and what it takes to turn the clear, sweet sap into delicious maple syrup! Students will also have the opportunity to tap a Sugar Maple tree and sample the sweet treats straight from the sugar bush!


 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.

 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.



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