DIRECTOR’S BLOG 2018-04-25T01:08:40+00:00

Welcome to Our Blog Area

Here you will find tons of great articles and posts showcasing all the great things we do here at OAC as well as the amazing people that support our mission to get more urban teens out into nature. We hope you will find this blog inspiring and we look forward to seeing you at one of our monthly events.

Conservation Corner: Cincinnati Zoo’s Living Classroom

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Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden’s Living Classroom Education Access Fund provides an amazing way for students at under-resourced schools to get some valuable hands-on learning. Through this unique program, local children are able to visit the [...]

Conservation Corner: Why You Should Care About the ‘Find Your Park’ Campaign

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Here's what you need to know about the largest marketing campaign in National Parks history The National Park Service doesn’t turn 100 until August 2016, but the celebration took off in earnest a few weeks [...]

Special Report: Students Learn Aquatic Science

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OACGC Students Knee Deep in Aquatic Science Written by: Bethany Hellmann, OACGC Education Specialist For years, the Outdoor Adventure Club of Greater Cincinnati (OACGC) has provided a safe place for students to have fun, explore [...]

School Spotlight: Woodward Career Tech High School

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Woodward Career Technical High School: A Perfect Balance In the classrooms of Woodward Career Technical High School, college-preparatory instruction and vocational education are blended to create an ideal combination.  Likewise, Woodward’s Outdoor Adventure Club advisors, [...]

Conservation Corner: CBC Launches Diversity Initiative

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The Center for Biodiversity Conservation has launched a groundbreaking initiative to create more diversity in the field of conservation science. The field of conservation biology aims to address the challenges that threaten the persistence of [...]

Conservation Corner: Glen Helen Preserve Protected

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(Associated Press) A nature preserve and outdoor education center in Yellow Springs, Ohio has been placed under permanent protection.  Two conservation easements have designated the entire 1,000-acre Glen Helen property to be preserved and open [...]

Student Spotlight: Anthony from Woodward HS

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Anthony is a former student at Woodward High School and a member of the original Outdoor Adventure  Club pilot program started in the spring of 2013. On the day this photo was taken, Anthony was [...]

Partner Spotlight – Brighton Center

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Brighton Center has greatly benefitted from its relationship with Outdoor Adventure Club over the past three years specifically through our Youth Leadership Development program. Youth Leadership Development is an afterschool program for teens in 6th [...]