New Nature Play Program - Free Program

Free Outdoor Summer Class for Kids ages 6-12

Nature Play is a great way to get your kids outside and learning about their environment! Learn about nature through fun activities in a park setting.

We will be taking a look into topics such as:

· The importance of Olathe’s Lakes, Creeks, and Wetlands

· Trees and their value for wildlife and people

· Birds and bugs: What they do  and where they live

· Why we preserve our natural resources

Class Options:

The class will meet once a week for 90 minutes from  9am– 10:30am

Three sessions are offered at three different Olathe park locations. Choose one or all three!


Manor Park  (15355 S. Alcan Street) CODE: 24138

Monday July 8– Wetlands and Wonder: Learn about an urban wetland.

Monday July 15– Learn about trees by becoming a tree detective!

Monday July 22-  Creepy Crawlies! Discover insects and decomposers.


 Water Works Park  (610 S. Curtis Street) CODE: 24139

Wednesday July 10– Clean Water: Learn about lakes and pollution.

Wednesday July 17– Trees as Habitats: Find out who needs trees to live.

Wednesday July 24-  Animals Interacting! The food chain and

 animal teamwork


 Lone Elm Park (21151 W. 167th Street) CODE: 24140

Tuesday  July 9– Creeks Alive! Learn about creeks and their wildlife.

Tuesday July 16– Friends of the Prairie: Discover a prairie’s diversity.

Tuesday July 23-  Bird Watch: Find birds and their homes.