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  • Students benefit from connections to nature - Providing students with opportunities to engage with nature has multiple benefits—scholastically, emotionally and physically.  Expanding a child’s understanding of our natural world can help him or her appreciate nature so that they want to help care for it. The time…
  • Life as a Volunteer - Life As A Volunteer Hello everyone, I am Tommy Fordonski. I have been volunteering at Cope Environmental Center since last August. I became involved with Cope for volunteering through one of the high school class I take at Centerville Senior…
  • Year of Review - Want to make our dreams come true? Complete this Beauty Survey to help certify CEC as a Living Building! Create your own user feedback survey   Did you miss our Sustainable and Attainable lecture on the Living Building Challenge? We…
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  • Upcoming CEC Events and Programs in December 2018 - Come out to Cope Environmental Center and experience the beauty of nature! The following is the schedule for upcoming events and programs in December. For more information, call us at 765-855-3188. Judy Buchholz Photography Gallery: This Land is OUR Land A…
  • 2018 Fall Foliage 5K/10K and Kids Halloween Fest - The Fall Foliage 5K/10K will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at Cope Environmental Center! Whether you decide to walk or run, this event will help to raise funds for CEC’s Education Programs. Your participation in…
  • Our free Saturday programs are beating the heat! - Our Families in the Forest programs continue!   Due to extreme heat in the afternoons, CEC’s Saturday programs will now take place from 10- 11:30 AM. Come explore CEC with our awesome Naturalist, Alex, every Saturday! These programs are free…
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  • CEC Announces New Executive Director - Centerville, IN (11/8/2018)-  Long-time Cope employee Traci Lewis has been named executive director of Cope Environmental Center (CEC). The CEC board conducted a national search but found the perfect candidate right at Cope. The board noted that Lewis’ dedication and…
  • What’s the buzz about bees? -     Thanks to our bee sponsor:  
  • Gardening Efforts Continue at CEC - Get Outside-Grow has been very busy this winter! Check out what we’ve been up to: First we planted some little seeds.                 Then they sprouted! Hooray!              …