In honor of the upcoming Earth Day, you are invited to help clean up Wildwood Park’s lake, streams and trails. Volunteers will spearhead litter pick up and invasive plant pulling throughout the park. This is a great opportunity to help keep the park clean and beautiful. Bring a water bottle. Snac...
Saturday, April 13 2019 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM
The wetlands of wildwood are teeming with life below the surface. Discover and learn about these unique aquatic critters as you observe them up close and personal in the lab. We will spend time inside and along the creekbank as we collect our underwater specimens. Ages 5 to 10 and their parents. ...
Sunday, April 7 2019 1:30 PM — 3:00 PM
Did you ever wonder what the woods would be like without trees? Discover the many wood products we use every day, and the important role trees play in our environment. Explore the growth rings of a tree trunk to tell its life story. Learn to identify native trees as we hike the park and devel...
Saturday, April 6 2019 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM
Join an Environmental Educator for fun interactive Dr. Seuss story sessions for children ages 4-6. This series will take place over the course of 4 consecutive Wednesdays. These dates include March 27th, April 3rd, April 10th, and April 17th. Stories, rhymes, and a take-home craft will introduce ...
Wednesday, March 27 2019 10:00 AM — 11:00 AM
Join a park naturalist at Dauphin County’s newest park - Detweiler Park - to hike and learn more about natural night lights! Learn about these amazing night lights as you observe constellations, stars, and possibly planets through a telescope by the light of the rising moon. The walk will be a t...
Saturday, March 23 2019 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
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 the day, each scout will make a “make to swap” craft. Dress for the weather. ...
Saturday, March 23 2019 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM
With the arrival of spring comes many interesting weather patterns and changes. Animals and plants begin to awaken from their winter slumber in new and exciting ways. We will learn about these changes, make a craft, and then go on a walk around the Nature Center to look for signs and patterns. Ag...
Sunday, March 17 2019 1:30 PM — 3:00 PM
Why are some animals endangered or extinct? In this adventure scouts will examine the fascinating world of plants and animals and take a hike to search for signs of the fur, feathers, and ferns at Wildwood Park! Ideas for a vegetable or herb garden will be included. Please bring an easy snack, d...
Saturday, March 16 2019 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM
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 joy of books and language to youngsters.
Wednesday, March 13 2019 10:00 AM — 10:45 AM
Decorate a spring wreath out of natural materials. Everything will be supplied to make a wreath with decorations from nature, including cones, nuts and seed pods. Select from a variety of wreath bases including grape vines and wire frames. Participants may bring additional items and ribbon. After...
Sunday, March 10 2019 10:00 AM — 12:00 PM