During out of school days scheduled through April, youth ages six to 12 can see live animals, hear stories, hike, play in the forest, and much more during a program being presented at the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe.
This program is called Out of School Days at Ernie Miller, which will take place at the nature center located at 909 N. Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. Programming runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on each day this program is scheduled, and supervision will be provided from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. Participants will need a lunch and water bottle each day. Snacks will be served daily. Children should dress for the weather. A camper data sheet will be required for attendees and will be emailed prior to the start date of camp. Camp fees are nonrefundable.
February Out of School Days at Ernie Miller will take place on Friday, Feb. 5 (activity number 7815); Thursday, Feb. 11 (activity number 7816); Friday, Feb. 12 (activity number 7817); Thursday, Feb. 25 (activity number 7818); and Friday, Feb. 26 (activity number 7819). Other upcoming Out of School Days at Ernie Miller are scheduled for March 22 (activity number 7820); March 29 (activity number 7821); April 16 (activity number 7822); and April 30 (activity number 7823).
To find these programs in online listings at JCPRD.com/Activities, browse first under youth and then under camps. When using the website’s advanced search, look for the keywords “nature & outdoors.”
The cost per seven-hour session is $37 per person for Johnson County residents, or $40 per person for nonresidents. For more information call Park Naturalist Diana Bliss at (913) 826-2807. To register by phone, call (913) 831-3359. To register online at JCPRD.com, click on “Activity Search,” and complete a search for any of the activity numbers listed above.
The My JCPRD Activities catalog is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches and all JCPRD facilities.