Cincinnati Nature Center’s New Nature PlayScape
Who said that kids don’t play outside in the winter in Cincinnati? A recent trip to the Cincinnati NatureCenter’s new Nature PlayScape revealed plenty of area children at play in this fabulous new project. Don’t know what a Nature PlayScape is? Think about playing WITH nature, not playing IN nature. Learn more about this exciting project and plan a visit soon! It’s fun for kids of all ages and an inspiration to anyone thinking of building a natural play area at home, at school, or any place else, for that matter!
Cincinnati in Top 100 Communities for Young People
Cincinnati has been identified as one of 2011's Top 100 Communities for Young People by America's Promise Alliance. The award is presented to communities who are successfully working to improve graduation rates. LNCIgc is actively involved in two of the programs cited in achieving that award: Cincinnati Public Schools Elementary Initiative, which includes Fifth Quarter for at-risk students, and the Safe Routes to School project.