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Fall Break Camp

Come and join us as we celebrate Fall!  Apple bobbing, hay rides, fun seasonal crafts and STEM experiments are some of the fun things we will be doing this week!  This program is all day long and is written for children ages Kindergarten-5th grade.

Dates: October 16-20, 2017
Time:  9:30am-3:30pm
Place: CEC

Fee:  $115/week non-member
$23/day non-member
$100/week member
$20/day member
Registration: Required. Please call Aubrey at 765-855-3188
to reserve your spot. Max. number of participants is 15. Min. of 8.


Fall Night Hike

Join us for our annual Fall Night Hike led Naturalist Russ Wright! Come call in owls and participate in sensory activities on the trail with us! A night hike is a pleasant, relaxing way to spend a cool evening in the woods.

Date: October 20
Time: 8-10p
Place: CEC
Fee: $5 non-member; $3 member
Registration: REQUIRED. Please call or email Aubrey at 765-855-3188 or  (Max. 30 people.)

Centerville Green Club’s Kids Halloweenfest

Celebrate fall and help raise awareness about recycling in our community! Kids Halloweenfest will take place 10/21/17 from 11am-5pm. $5 per child up to 13 yr old. Pumpkin to carve/paint. Games…Face Painting…food booth…Wear your costume for trick or treating! Animal Care Alliance will also be attending. Donations can be exchanged for free soda tickets!

Date: October 21
Time: 11am-5pm
Place: CEC (Old Building at 4910 Shoemaker Rd)
Fee: $5 under 13; FREE over 13
Registration: Not required!

CEC Share Table @ Farmer’s Market

We are pleased to announce yet another expansion of our produce services to the community! Next Saturday at the Richmond Farmer’s Market located in Elstro Plaza from 9a-12p you will be able to find a CEC table. We will be accepting donations of canned goods and leftover produce from the farmer’s to deliver directly to food pantries and help serve members of our community who are in need. If you would like to donate food from your farm or from your pantry, look for our table at the Farmer’s Market next Saturday! Let’s feed everyone in our community!


E-Recycling at Whitewater Parking Lot

 IU East has partnered with Cope Environmental Center to begin hosting monthly E-Recycling. E-Recycling will take place on the fourth Saturday of the month from 9a-12p in the Whitewater parking lot! As always, we will be accepting electronic waste materials. Any TV that is not a flat screen will not be accepted. These can be taken straight to the Richmond Landfill or New Paris Pike for recycling. Paper shredding is also NOT available.

Example items include broken record players or video game consoles, old motherboards, or unusable electronic children’s toys. If you have a question about an item, feel free to call and ask!

E-Recycling will continue to take place at the same place and time the fourth Saturday of each month. Call 765-855-3188 or email for more information!



Toddler Times in 2017

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! Time: 10-11am  Place: CEC  Fee: $3 per toddler Registration: Required by the Monday before the program.

October 18- Colorful Changes

November 15- Hibernation Preparation

December 20- Woodland Winters!


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