Tales & Trails

Hear a tale and hike a trail with your preschooler to discover the natural
wonders around you together! Children and their caregiver(s) gather for a short story that incites curiosity before exploring different places around Merry Lea. This is a 1.5-hour monthly program designed for children ages 3-5, with younger siblings welcome to join, led by a Merry Lea educator.

Registration is not required. Please dress to be outside for the program time.  


Cost: Free!
Time: 10 – 11:30 a.m. each month
Location: Various sites at Merry Lea | See below for specific locations

2022 Program Dates: Typically the last Tuesday of each month

  • January 25 – Learning Center (2388 S 500 W, Albion, IN 46701)
  • February 22 – Glacial Retreat Center (1799 S 650 W, Kimmell, IN 46760)
  • March 29 – Learning Center
  • April 26 – Farmstead (2152 S 425 W, Albion, IN 46701)
  • May 31 – Merry Lea Sustainable Farm (4415 W 200 S, Albion, IN 46701)
  • June 28 – Luckey’s Landing (2300 S Stone St, Albion, IN 46701)
  • July 26 – TBA
  • August 30 – TBA
  • September 27 – TBA
  • October 25 – TBA
  • November 29 – TBA
  • December 20 – TBA

COVID-19 POLICY

Masking is optional indoors and outdoors according to individual choice and health needs. Please be kind and respectful in all settings, and honor everyone’s choices about masking.


This program is free and no registration is required! Please call 260-799-5869 or email Kaitlyn Sproles with any questions.