Special Home School Options!

We understand the 2020-2021 school year will be a lot different, so we want to give families more options for programs here at the Sanctuary. This year, more than ever before, we believe getting students outside is highly important! Whether you have always been home schooled or are trying it out this year, we would love for you to join us for one of these program options! 

 

Ohio Bird Sanctuary Home School Program:

Our Home School Program is for students Kindergarten -12th Grade. Each month we will explore a different topic through games, hikes, crafts, animal encounters, and more! Classes will be held on the second and third Thursdays of each month. We are offering two different time slots: Morning (10:00am-12:00pm) and Afternoon (1:00pm-3:00pm). Pre-Registration is required. For more information on our Home School Program (including a registration form) click the button below: 

OBS Home School Program 

     

 

Ohio Bird Sanctuary Preschool Program:         (FULL!)

Story Time in the Nest! This program is catered specifically for children 2-6 years old. Each month we will read a story, meet an animal friend, and complete an activity! The classes will be held on the second Tuesday of each month. We will meet at 10:00am for 45 minutes. Pre-Registration is required. For more information on our Preschool Program (including a registration form) click the button below:  

OBS Preschool Program

  


Home School Student Field Trip:

Sign your child up for a 2.5 hour field trip at the Sanctuary! This field trip will include a live bird presentation, guided tour of the avian displays, animal encounter in the aviary, and a guided nature hike.

Dates: October 1 & November 5

Time: 10am-12:30pm

Age: K-12th grade

Limit of 15 students/day
Price: $10/student for members
            $12/students for non members

Optional: One parent/caregiver may stay for the field trip, though not required. No younger siblings permitted to stay. Cost: $5 

Pre-Registration Required. Click the button below for a registration form (& COVID-19 Policy):

Home School Student Field Trip Registration Form

     

 

Home School Group Field Trips:

1.5 Hour Field Trip:
Includes: A live bird presentation, guided tour of the avian displays, and animal encounters in the aviary.
Cost: $125 for groups with less than 25 students      or      $5/student for groups with more than 25 students
There is a $5 charge for each parent/chaperone who attends. Children 3 and under are free.
Total group size cannot exceed 70 individuals.
(Down payment is required to confirm your field trip)

2.5 Hour Field Trip:
Includes: A live bird presentation, guided tour of the avian displays, animal encounters in the aviary, and a guided nature hike.
Cost: $175 for groups with less than 25 students      or      $7/student for groups with more than 25 students
*can add education activity for $1/person*
There is a $5 charge for each parent/chaperone who attends. Children 3 and under are free.
Total group size cannot exceed 70 individuals.
(Down payment is required to confirm your field trip)

To schedule a Group Field Trip, please call the Sanctuary at 419-884-4295. 

 

 

Owl Pellet Dissection Kits!

Purchase an owl pellet dissection kit as an activity to do on your own! The owl pellets come from our owls here at the Sanctuary! 

Practice your detective skills by dissecting the pellet and figure out what our owl ate for dinner!

Materials in Kit Include:  Owl Pellet & Handouts

Price: $3/kit

If you wish to purchase more than 10 kits, please call the Sanctuary ahead of time so we can make sure we have enough ready for you. Kits can be purchased in person in the Visitor Center. 

 Please call the Sanctuary if you have any questions regarding programs 419-884-4295

 

 

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