Teacher Resources

Stark Parks offers curriculum-based programming for schools (grades K-12) as well as exciting and informative sessions for organized groups including civic and service clubs, seniors, home-schoolers, and pre-schools. These programs focus on a variety of topics centered around nature and wildlife and are designed to be a memorable experience!

Requested programs for your group can be conducted at our park and trail locations or at your site.  Request a program using the button below or call 330.409.8998.

Summer Program Requests (June-August): Will be taken beginning May 1 prior to the summer.

School Year Program Requests (Sept-May): Will be taken beginning July 1 prior to the school year.

Distance Learning

The two-way conversation, referred to as Distance Learning or Videoconferencing programs, can be presented from Stark County to anywhere in North America and around the world.

Presentations include interaction between the presenter and student though illustrations and screen share videos and photos from multiple devices and user locations.  A test call before the program is required to troubleshoot any technical issues. 

Student reading butterfly guide

Field Trips

Field trips can happen at just about any park or trail in Stark Parks.  The most popular park is Sippo Lake Park because the park offers a variety of activities.

Meet at the Exploration Gateway and tour the Congressman Ralph Regula Canalway Center, go for a hike on the Sippo Lake Trails, or explore the Science Lab.  Also on site is the Perry-Sippo Branch of the Stark County District Library.

Activities can be led by Stark Parks or self-guided.

Traveling Trunks

Each portable trunk comes equipped with lesson plans and materials for hands-on learning! 

Trunks are loaned to you for one week with a refundable deposit.


Classroom Learning