Seneca County Park District is hosting a Tree Huggers program called "Earth, Wind and Fire" for children ages 6-12.
The program is 5-8 p.m. April 4 at Steyer Nature Preserve, 5901 N. CR 33. Children can learn about these three elements through a variety of activities. Dinner is provided, but bring a snack to share.
Youth ages 12-17 can learn "Environmental ABC's" 5-8 p.m. April 6 during a Track & Trail for Teens program at Steyer preserve.
Teens can spend an evening with naturalists to learn more about the environment. Dinner is provided, but bring a snack to share.
A Toddler Trot is planned 4:30 p.m. April 5. Children ages 12-36 months with an adult companion can learn about "Wonderful Wiggly Worms" at Schekelhoff Nature Preserve, off Water Street near Tiffin's Water Pollution Control Center.
Registration is required for all three programs by calling (419) 435-3915.
Sandusky County Park District is opening its campgrounds at White Star Park and Wolf Creek Park April 1. Camp fees are $15 per night for primitive sites and $25 per night for site with utilities at White Star.
Campers must fill out a permit upon entering a campground. Sites are first-come, first served. No reservations are taken.
Wolf Creek Park's campground is at the southern entrance, 2701 SR 53, north of Old Fort.
The campground at White Star Park is at 910 S. Main St., Gibsonburg, across from the park's main entrance.
A "High Tech Easter Egg Hunt" is planned 1-3 p.m. April 1 at Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 SR 598, Crestline.
Hosted by Crawford Park District, the day provides a different kind of egg hunt. Children can use their own GPS or borrow one from the park district to join Don Hatfield from the North Central Ohio Geocachers to find eggs hidden in the park, and answer a nature-based question in the egg. Kids who find eggs and answer the most questions will receive a prize.
Youth ages 13-18 can join naturalist Josh Dyer on a Junior Naturalist field trip to Castalia Fish Hatchery. The group is leaving Lowe-Volk Park at 8:30 a.m. April 5.
The Division of Wildlife's newest fish hatchery at Castalia is the only hatchery in the state that raises steelhead. The hatchery also raises trout on the 90-acre facility.
Registration is required before March 30.
For more information, call (419) 683-9000.