Deerassic Park is an outdoor education center located in Cambridge, OH with a mission to inspire lifelong learning, curiosity, and respect for nature and the outdoors.
The National Whitetail Deer Education Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting respect and compassion for the whitetail deer and all of nature through innovative educational programs and events. The Foundation’s mission is to inspire lifelong learning, sustained curiosity, and respect for all of nature and the outdoors. The Education Center is easily accessible near the intersection of Interstates 70 and 77 in Guernsey County. It is located on 170+ acres, with a Welcome Center, Ohio Whitetail Hall of Fame, a 3 acre pond, a shooting/archery range, a nature center, trails and event areas including 15,000 sq. ft of pavilion space. The Deerassic Park Education Center also maintains and live educational herd of deer for youth and families to view and learn about.
Throughout each year, Deerassic provides community and educational events and programs to reach out to youth and families, including canoeing/kayaking, archery, riflery, nature hikes, deer lectures, and conservation education.
The guiding philosophy at Deerassic Park Education Center is to reconnect youth and families with the outdoors through activities and recreation that help foster and develop a life long appreciation for the outdoors and nature.