UPCOMING EVENTS

  • 2016 Toddler Time Schedule Released!

    Every 3rd Wednesday Morning from April to October. You’re never too young to enjoy nature! Join us for monthly Toddler Time where kids explore the outdoors of CEC through a story, hands-on activities, crafts, and a hike. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Be sure to dress for the weather! Toddler Time happens rain or shine! (April-October 2016) 10-11am, $3 per Child.

    LIMITED SPOTS, PLEASE CALL CEC TO REGISTER:

    765-855-3188

    April 20th– Here We Grow!

    May 18th– Snakes Alive!

    June 15th– Once Upon a Pond

    July 20th– What about Bugs?

    August 17th– The Friendly Forest

    September 21st– Trees and Bees & Apples, Oh My!

     

     

     

  • Upcoming Events & Programs

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    Spring School Programs

    Teachers, there is still time to sign up your classrooms for a field trip or an outreach program. http://www.copeenvironmental.org/programs/school-programs/

    Spring Night Hike, Friday, March 4th, 8-10pm @ CEC

    Join us for our annual spring night hike! We will search for night creatures, try to call in owls and participate in some fun sensory games. Naturalist Russ Wright will be leading this exciting hike so don’t miss the fun! $5/ non-members;  $3/members. Registration: Not required but preferred!

    Family Maple Syrup Day, Saturday, March 12th, 10am-12pm @ CEC

    Travel back in time to discover how maple syrup was made & see how we make it at CEC today! The morning will conclude with a large pancake brunch using our homemade maple syrup! $8/ non-member adults $5 non-member child;  $5/member adults $4 member child. Registration: Required with prepayment.

    Family Earth Day Celebration, Sat, April 23rd, 10am-2pm @ Hayes Arboretum

    Bring the whole family to Hayes Arboretum to celebrate our amazing planet, the life it supports, and what our community is doing to protect it at Family Earth Day Celebration! This FREE event will feature fun games and activities for all ages, information from Earth-friendly organizations and non-profits, and shows. Don’t miss the fun! If you would like to have a booth, please go to: www.familyearthdaycelebration.org This event is a collaboration of Richmond Parks, Hayes Arboretum, the Centerville High School Green Club, and Cope Environmental Center.

    Toddler Times 2016

    Join us monthly where kids explore the outdoors of CEC through a story, hands-on-activities, crafts, and a hike. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Be sure to dress for the weather! Toddler Time happens rain or shine!

    April 20th– Here We Grow!

    May 18th– Snakes Alive!

    June 15th– Once Upon a Pond

    July 20th– What about Bugs?

    August 17th– The Friendly Forest

    September 21st– Trees and Bees & Apples, Oh My!

    E-Waste Recycling, 3rd Sat of Every Month ( Jan 16th)

    Rosa’s Office Plus has partnered with Cope Environmental Center! Come to Rosa’s every third Saturday to recycle your e-waste, used toner cartridges, old cell phones, and documents to shred.

    *PLEASE NOTE*  There is a $5 charge per box of paper for shredding due to expenses we incur on this service.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • 2016 Summer Camps Announced!

    See our exciting Summer Adventure Programs for 2016! Check out our Summer Adventure Programs page http://www.copeenvironmental.org/programs/summer-programs/ for more information  on price, registration dates, and need based scholarships that are available!

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  • Upcoming Events & Programs Listing
  • Toddler Time!

    Toddler Time, Spring Fling, is Wed, April 15th 10-11am! 

    (March-October 2015) 10-11am, $3 per Child. You’re never too young to enjoy nature! Join us for monthly Toddler Time where kids explore the outdoors of CEC through a story, hands-on activities, crafts, and a hike. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Be sure to dress for the weather! Toddler Time happens rain or shine :)

     

    We will be reading “Earth, Sky, Wet, Dry: A Book of Nature Opposites” by Durga Bernhard

    Please Register by contacting Aubrey at 765-855-3188 or a.blue@copeenvironmental.org!

     

  • Night Hike at Cope Environmental Center
     
    Join us for our annual spring night hike!  We will search for night creatures, try to call in owls and participate in a some fun sensory games.  Naturalist Russ Wright will be leading this exciting hike, don’t miss the fun!

    Date: Friday, April 17th
    Time: 8:30pm – 10:30pm
    Place: Cope Environmental Center
    Fee: $5 for non-members; $3 members
    Registration: Registration required! Call Aubrey at 765-855-3188.

     

  • Family Earth Day Celebration

    Celebrate Earth Day!

    On Saturday, April 25th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm come celebrate our amazing planet, the life it supports, and what our community is doing to protect it at Family Earth Day Celebration!

    It will be held at the Richmond Family YMCA, 1215 South J Street, Richmond, IN 47374.

    This FREE event will feature fun games and activities for all ages, information from Earth-friendly organizations and  non-profits, and two hour-long animal shows. Don’t miss the fun!

    If you would like to have a booth, please go to:  http://www.copeenvironmental.org/family-earth-day-celebration-booth-form/

  • E-waste Recycling at Rosa’s Office Plus
    Cope Environmental Center and Rosa’s Office Plus will be partnering with Asset Recovery & Recycling and Shred Monkey to offer Monthly E-Waste Recycling.  Bring your e-waste, used toner cartridges, old cell phones, and documents to shred and recycle them at Rosa’s. This will be a monthly event taking place on the third Saturday of every month.  This event is open to everyone!
    Date:  Every third Saturday of the month
    Time:  9am-12pm
    Place:  Rosa’s Office Supplies Plus- 20 S. 11th St, Richmond
    Fee:  FREE for electronics recycling!  $5 per box for paper to be shredded and recycled.Electronics include TV’s, DVD players, computer hard-drives, monitors, and more. Click here for a list of acceptable items.

    Call us if you have a questions about what can and can’t be recycled! (765) 855-3188

     

  • Wildflower Hike

     Take a stroll with us as we search for wildflowers at CEC!  Wildflower  enthusiast Russ Wright will lead the  way!  Don’t forget to bring your ID  books and cameras!

     Date:  Saturday, April 11th, 2015
    Time:
    10am-12pm
    Place: 
    CEC
    Fee: 
    $3/person
    Registration:
    Not required (but preferred!).

     

  • Family Maple Syrup

    Travel back in time to discover how maple syrup was made by Native Americans and early  settlers.  Next, make your way to the sap house (constructed of reclaimed materials) for a  lesson in maple syrup production in today’s world.  All participants will finish the morning  with a pancake lunch and get to use local maple syrup!

     

    Date: Saturday, March 7th
    Time: 10am-12pm with a breakfast after program
    Place: Cope Environmental Center
    Fee: $8 non member adult;    $5 non member child (12 & under)
    $5 member adult;  $4 member child (12 & under)
    Registration: Registration required as we have a maximum of 20 people.

    Click here to learn about becoming a member.
    Please contact Aubrey at 765-855-3188 or email a.blue@copeenvironmental.org