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Learn Your Park Cbus 2016 Powered by Columbus Outdoor Pursuits

  • 04/30/2016
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Scioto Audubon MetroPark, 400 W Whittier St, Columbus, Ohio

Registration

  • COP Members under the age of 18. Your must have a parent or legal guardian sign the release in addition to your signature.
  • Non-members under the age of 18. You must have a parent or legal guardian sign the release in addition to your signature.
Learn Your Park Cbus
Powered by Columbus Outdoor Pursuits
We still need VOLUNTEERS!
This event is our annual fundraiser
and our opportunity to promote COP!
 
April 30, 2016 - Rain or Shine!   10:00am-3:00pm
Scioto Audubon Metropark
400 W Whittier St, just south of downtown Columbus
morning access to the park will be effected by the Cap City Half Marathon  
Map   Directions - text 
Columbus Outdoor Pursuits, Children & Nature Network, and Columbus Metro Parks have partnered to present this fun, free, activity-filled event focused on encouraging people to get outside, be active, have fun and reconnect with nature. Families, teachers, students, mentors, grandparents and friends – especially children and youth – are invited to participate.

Enjoy Games, Food, Nature Activities, Rock Climbing, Hiking and More!!

Activities Planned:
 • Climbing
 • Kayaking
 • Introduction to geocaching  
 • Wildflower hikes
 • Compass workshop 
 • Learn to read a map 
 • Birding 
 • Obstacle Course
 • Bike Rodeo - bring your bike!  We'll have some
     loaners  available, but you'll be more comfortable on your
     own familiar bike.

 
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        * Parental Supervision is Required for Children                              12 & Under *

Borrowing a kid? 
The Custodial parent or Legal Guardian needs to sign the release for them.  Download the Release and bring the signed release with you.

Volunteers are needed to staff the COP Info booth To volunteer, drop an email to office@outdoor-pursuits.org by 8am Saturday and let us know when to expect you.  The COP table will be just north of the parks climbing wall. (When you enter the park , drive to the water tower and you will see the wall.)  Be sure to give your cell phone number, if you have one. 
Tasks include: 
 - stand near our table and talk up COP to passersby.
 - Hand out literature,
 - answer questions,
 - keep a slide show going on the computer screen
        until the 
battery dies.  


The more, the merrier.  Plan to spend more time there so you can take in some of the great workshops and activities.

Funds from the event's food and snack sales will go towards COP. We hope to make this event our biggest annual fundraiser - we need you! 

To Volunteer at the COP Hotdog Stand, 
drop an email to President@outdoor-pursuits.org by 8am Saturday and let us know when to expect you. The Hotdog stand will be just north of the bathroom by the bocci court.  Parking is on the right, before you reach the water tower.  Be sure to give your cell phone number, if you have one.

To Volunteer at the kayaking area, drop an email to Lisa.Daris@outdoor-pursuits.org by 8am Saturday and let us know when to expect you. The kayaking will be at the boat ramp, entrance is on the left off Whittier street just after you cross the railroad tracks.  Be sure to give your cell phone number, if you have one.
 
For more information, please email Event Coordinator Nicole Jackson at learnyourparkcbus@gmail.com.

Non -COP specific volunteer questions can go to Volunteer Coordinator Ariel at  (614) 407-9316


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