Holidays at the ODC is back!

Look for more programs throughout the holiday season from Thanksgiving until the New Year. There will be story times, crafts, and guided nature hikes. We will also have free weekly scavenger hunts for anyone stopping at the Visitor Center’s desk.

Stay tuned for more details!

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Sept 24 – Macatawa River Clean-up

  Join us for a clean-up of the Macatawa River on Saturday, September 24 from 1-4 pm. Everyone is welcome though children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Depending on the group size, there will be both land-based and kayak-based teams of volunteers. Trash bags, trash grabbers, gloves and other clean-up…

Volunteer for Treats and Trails

Come out and volunteer for the 10th annual Treats and Trails hosted by the Outdoor Discovery Center, October 21st and 22nd.  Sign up using the link http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0c4eabad23a1fd0-outdoor to help with s’mores, wildlife handling, barrel rides, face painting, games, and more.  This is a great opportunity to help out in your community and have a fun time…

New ODC Homeschool Programs Announced

ODCMG staff creates unique programs each year offered exclusively to homeschool families. In addition to these programs, homeschool parents and students may find that a number of our community programs connect to their learning objectives. Go to www.outdoordiscovery.org to learn more about our community programs. 2016-2017 ODC Homeschool Programs Each program has a maximum and…

August 12 – ODC Movie Night “Zootopia”

Friday, August 12 8:30 – 10:30 PM Come to the ODC Nature Preserve to watch a movie that kids and adults both can enjoy! Watch Disney’s “Zootopia” with family and friends in an OUTDOOR setting on the ODC’s Archery Range. Movie showing will begin at dusk. You will need to walk the trails which are…

July 9 – Macatawa Water Festival

It’s Macatawa Water Festival week! For the second year in a row, the Macatawa Water Festival, presented by Meijer, will be held on Holland’s Windmill Island. Over 30 community partners and sponsors will come together to offer water activities and educational experiences designed to engage both young and old to learn about restoring and preserving our lake and watershed. People will…

June 30 – Women in Nature Kick-off

This event will launch our new adult series of programs for women called Women in Nature. There will be delicious appetizers and beverages and a chance to learn the importance of being in the outdoors. Even a small amount of time spend in nature can positively effect your mind and body. After social time, women…