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Upcoming Events

Wildwood Park

Winter Lecture Series: Northern Bobwhite Quail Reintroduction by Tom Keller

Harrisburg, PA
The northern bobwhite quail has long been an important part of the spring symphony with its familiar “bob-bob-white” ringing through Pennsylvania’s farms and fields. Within the last quarter century this native bird species... read more

Cadette Girl Scout Workshop: Night Owl

Harrisburg, PA
Night has captured human imagination since the dawn of time. As day turns to night, scouts will explore Wildwood, discover the myths surrounding stars, and learn about nocturnal animals. Turn out the lights, tune in your s... read more

Preschool Storytime: Winter at Wildwood!

Harrisburg, PA
Join a Dauphin County Library System librarian and Wildwood Environmental Educator for a fun story session for children ages 2-5. Stories, songs, rhymes, play, and a take-home craft will introduce Wildwood critters and the... read more

Fly-tying Classes with Doc Fritchey Chapter of Trout Unlimited

Harrisburg, PA
The Doc Fritchey Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold an 8-week evening course on introductory fly-tying at the Olewine Nature Center. The class will be conducted on 8 consecutive Thursday evenings beginning on February 1s... read more

Photography Workshop: Getting the Most from Your Digital Camera - Primer

Harrisburg, PA
In this one-day hands-on workshop Charlie Smith of Canon Professional Services will get you up and running fast with the skills you need to get the most from your camera. We'll take you out of "automatic," but won't overlo... read more

Kids Discover: Animals and Their Tracks

Harrisburg, PA
Join a naturalist to learn the art of tracking. The program starts in the classroom with information on track identification and walking patterns. The group heads outside for a tracking foray to explore park trails in sear... read more

Taking Your Photography to the Next Level

Harrisburg, PA
Discover how to use your camera to create the best images possible. During this series of four workshops, Charlie Smith of Canon Professional Service will guide beginners in how to use and apply camera settings such as shu... read more

Volunteer Work Day

Harrisburg, PA
Take this opportunity to work outside and help Wildwood’s continued park and habitat enhancement projects. Tools and work gloves will be provided. Refreshments will be available.  Assume the work day is cancelled if it is ... read more

Boy and Girl Scout Workshop for Webelos, Juniors, and Higher: Leave No Trace

Harrisburg, PA
Leave No Trace is a program designed for students to learn important outdoor skills and wilderness etiquette. Scouts will be able to properly identify trail markers, discuss several ways to minimize their impact on the env... read more

Webelo Boy Scout Workshop: Into the Wild

Harrisburg, PA
Explore the wild and discover the importance of wetland ecosystems. Fish, amphibians, birds, reptiles, mammals, and insects can all be found at Wildwood. Are they predators or prey?  Scouts will improve their wildlife watc... read more

Junior Girl Scout Workshop: Geocache

Harrisburg, PA
Discover the excitement of geocaching. During this program, scouts will learn how to use a GPS and explore the basics and etiquette of geocaching. Scouts will then take a geocache adventure through Wildwood. To complete th... read more

Wildwood Way Day Camp

Harrisburg, PA
Children ages 6 to 8 are invited to explore nature and diverse wildlife at Wildwood Park. They will learn about animal adaptations from how snakes hear to why birds have gizzards. Campers will use binoculars on nature walk... read more

Junior Naturalist Day Camp

Harrisburg, PA
Campers ages 9 to 11 will learn a variety of naturalist and outdoor skills. They will discover what it means to be a naturalist and create a watercolor journal to use throughout the week. Day campers will canoe on Wildwood... read more

Outdoor Week Day Camp

Harrisburg, PA
Get into the wild! Outdoor enthusiasts ages 12 to 14 will uncover the natural world while learning skills important to survival in the outdoors. They will build debris huts, complete an orienteering course, and practice th... read more

Jumpstart Photography Program for Young Kids - Morning Session

Harrisburg, PA
This five half-day workshop jumpstarts younger kids (ages 7-12) to experience the wonders of photography. This class is 30% theory and 70% practice picture taking.  Each student will be loaned a digital camera while explor... read more

Jumpstart Photography Program for Young Kids - Afternoon Session

Harrisburg, PA
This five half-day workshop jumpstarts younger kids (ages 7-12) to experience the wonders of photography. This class is 30% theory and 70% practice picture taking.  Each student will be loaned a digital camera while explor... read more

Fundamentals of Photography I - Boot Camp

Harrisburg, PA
Fundamentals of Photography l is the perfect 5-day introductory course for teens (ages 13-17), with a serious interest in photography looking to take better photos.
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Past Events

Introduction to Kayaking

Introduction to Kayaking

Hershey, PA
This wellness program for employees and spouses provides an opportunity to learn how to kayak on the beautiful tree-lined Swatara Creek.  Enjoy a guided two-hour evening paddle and discover firsthand why many are getting involved in this healthy life-long hobby.  Everything is provided including ...
Tue, Jun 6 2017 5:45 PM Tue, Jun 27 2017 8:30 PM

Painting @ the Park

Painting @ the Park

Harrisburg, PA
Bring your creativity and friends and join the Friends of Wildwood as they sponsor an afternoon of fun and guided painting for all experience levels.  Take home a Wildwood Lake-inspired scene as Jenn Brown from Jenn's Craft Parties provides instruction.  All materials will be provided.  Light ref...
Sunday, March 26 2017 1:30 PM 3:30 PM

Introduction to Kayaking

Introduction to Kayaking

Palmyra, PA
This new wellness program for employees and spouses provides an opportunity to learn how to kayak on the beautiful tree-lined Swatara Creek.  Enjoy a guided two-hour evening paddle and discover firsthand why many are getting involved in this healthy life-long hobby.  Everything is provided includ...
Thu, Sep 8 2016 5:30 PM Thu, Sep 15 2016 7:30 PM

Introduction to Kayaking

Introduction to Kayaking

Palmyra, PA
The new wellness program for employees and spouses provides an opportunity to learn how to kayak on the beautiful tree-lined Swatara Creek.  Enjoy a guided two-hour evening paddle and discover firsthand why many are getting involved in this healthy life-long hobby.  Everything is provided includi...
Thursday, August 25 2016 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Wildwood Park

Mailing Address

Wildwood Park 100 Wildwood Way Harrisburg, PA 17110
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