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Nature Day Camp

  • July 9, 2018
Get into the beautiful outdoors and away from those electronics! Children will enjoy stream exploration, boat building contest, paddling the 34-foot Voyageur Canoe, cooking your lunch over a campfire, wagon rides, hikes, crafts and more nature activities in this three-day camp. Lunch and snacks are provided. Ages 7 – 12. Details will be provided at registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.
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Friday Night Canoe

  • June 29, 2018
Travel back 375 years to the days of the Fur Trade on our 34-foot canoe. You will be guided through the life of a Voyageur as you paddle the great canoe along the lakeshore. Learn history, enjoy seeing wildlife and get some good exercise in this evening program. (Program is weather dependent.) Ages 7 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.
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Nature Day Camp

  • June 25, 2018
Get into the beautiful outdoors and away from those electronics! Children will enjoy stream exploration, boat building contest, paddling the 34-foot Voyageur Canoe, cooking your lunch over a campfire, wagon rides, hikes, crafts and more nature activities in this three-day camp. Lunch and snacks are provided. Ages 7 – 12. Details will be provided at registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.
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Friday Night Canoe

  • June 22, 2018
Travel back 375 years to the days of the Fur Trade on our 34-foot canoe. You will be guided through the life of a Voyageur as you paddle the great canoe along the lakeshore. Learn history, enjoy seeing wildlife and get some good exercise in this evening program. (Program is weather dependent.) Ages 7 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.
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Fireworks – Stony Creek Metropark

  • June 22, 2018
Fireworks at the Metroparks is a five county celebration that has been a tradition for years! Our fireworks shows provide a safe and exciting way for the community to celebrate our nation’s birthday, while enjoying the natural beauty of the Metroparks. Each Fireworks display will begin at dusk.
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For Dad: Nature Shirts

  • June 16, 2018
Decorate a shirt for your Dad or Grandfather this Father’s Day! Nature–themed stamps will be available to create the perfect shirt. Bring a light color, plain tee shirt that will fit your dad, and one for you too. Paints used are permanent. Dress to get dirty. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.
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Tots’ Animal Homes

  • June 9, 2018
Let’s explore animal homes! Enjoy a short nature hike to spot some animal homes and then we will create an interactive book for matching animal homes to the animals that live there. Ages 3 - 6. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.
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Wildflowers by Wagon

  • May 26, 2018
Climb aboard for a ride to view and learn about the wildflowers of spring. You will hear interesting vignettes about these plants, their pollinators and how to use wildflowers successfully in native gardens. Ages 7 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.
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Junior Naturalist: Vernal Pond

  • May 19, 2018
Young Naturalists will find out why wetlands are so important and who depends on them. We’ll hike to the Vernal Pond along Landscape Trail, then use dip nets to collect macroinvertebrates. We will bring these back to the Nature Center to study and identify using microscopes. Ages 8 - 12 years. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.
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Walk-A-Mom

  • May 13, 2018
Bring your Mom or Grandmother out for a spring hike on the trails. Many of our visitors have been walking their Moms each year for over 20 years – start your own family tradition! Participants will receive a certificate and all Moms and Grandmothers will receive a flower to plant in their garden. Wear comfortable shoes and bring your camera.
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