River Rangers Slide

River Rangers

Wednesdays, 10:00-11:00 a.m., June 7-July 26

Auer Lawn, Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.

River Rangers (ages 5-12) are invited to an hour of fascinating outdoor learning of STEM on every Wednesday in June and July. Each program is FREE, however, space is limited to 30 children, so pre-registration is required. To register, please email your child’s name(s) and the class title to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Registration deadlines are the Monday prior to each date.


Weather Rangers

Weather Rangers

June 7, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Become a Weather Ranger! We forecast a lesson on weather, meteorology, and extreme storms. Plus, there’s a 100% chance of games and weather experiments. Take home your experiments and earn a STEM badge. 


Slime VS Oobleck

June 14, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Get ready to get messy, River Rangers! We will be making and learning the different properties of slime and oobleck. Take home your experiment and earn a STEM badge. 


Lego Day

June 21, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Are you up for the Lego build challenge? River Rangers will be tasked to build various STEM projects with the blocks provided to understand the mechanics of each part. Challenge accepted? – Earn a STEM badge and take home the Legos.


Build a Boat

June 28, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

River Rangers will learn all that goes into what makes a boat, a boat! Come and join us for boat rides on the St. Mary’s River and a chance to build your own boat! Take home your experiment and earn a STEM badge. 


The Life of a Butterfly

July 5, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Join us for a chance to see what it is like to be a butterfly. During this, River Rangers will learn about the beautiful life cycle of a butterfly and different types of butterfly species! Take home your experiment and earn a STEM badge. 


DIY Scratch Paper

July 12, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

River Rangers have the chance to make their own secret message for their peers to discover. Take home your experiments and earn a STEM badge. 



July 19, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Discover the amazing world of bugs! Your adventure will include a bug hunt and crafting your own insect. Construct a bug hotel to earn a STEM badge


Moon Observing 101

July 26, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

River Rangers will learn all about moons. From types of moons, when the moon is visible, and other factors that play a role in what is visible to the human eye. Take home your moon observing sheets and earn a STEM badge. 


Story Time at the Park Summer

Storytime at the Park

Park Foundation Pavilion Patio

Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.

Join the Allen County Public Library and Riverfront Fort Wayne on Wednesday mornings for fresh air, sunshine and children’s literature at Promenade Park. Most dates will be held under the awning of the Park Foundation Pavilion. No pre-registration is required.



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