Clermont Green Teens
Join the Clermont County Parks division of the Green Teens Challenge this year! Local homeschoolers can complete in projects on nature and habitat-friendly practices as part of a challenge by the Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati. Each month, there will be new challenges including Tree Field Guide, Solar Oven, Seed Collecting and Storing, Upcycling, Rainwater Harvest and more. Free.
It includes eight months’ worth of themed monthly challenges that align to Greater Cincinnati’s local seasonality. Winners of each challenge are awarded prizes from Civic Center sponsors, and the group who earns the most points by the end of the school year is awarded $1,000 to further their environmental education programs. The Clermont County Park District will also offer naturalist-led opportunities for Green Teens participants based on their interests. Check out the monthly challenge booklet here. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Challenges run September through April with a celebration banquet in May. The Clermont Green Teens will meet at Clingman Park in Owensville on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 12 - 3 p.m. Homeschool teens can joins the Clermont Green Teens facilitated by the Clermont County Park District or groups of teens (co-ops, etc.) can sign as their own group. Homeschool groups should plan to attend the 1st Wednesday meet-up and work on challenges on their own for the rest of the month. You are welcome to start at any point along the challenge.
Who can attend?
Open to homeschoolers ages 13 and up. Teens may attend on their own but parents and younger siblings are welcome to stay as well.