Imagine being a drop of water travelling from clouds to creek to animals to stream and to ocean! During this one-day program scouts will explore the water-cycle through hands-on activities and take a short hike to follow a stream as it flows into Wildwood’s wetland. Scouts will become biologists...
Sat, Jun 2 2018 10:00 AM — Sat, Jun 9 2018 1:30 PM
Check out Dauphin County’s newest and largest Nature Park! Dauphin County’s Parks and Recreation Director will lead the hike on the woodsy dirt trails. Meet at the park trailhead located at the Dauphin County Conservation District parking lot at 1451 Peters Mountain Road, Dauphin, PA 17018. Earn ...
Sat, Apr 28 2018 10:00 AM — Sat, May 19 2018 11:00 AM
Venture out into the wild to discover the plants and animals that inhabit Wildwood. Learn how to prepare for a hike and examine the principles of “Leave No Trace”. Tigers will learn how to search for signs of animals and identify trees and plants. The program will include a hike to explore the di...
Saturday, May 19 2018 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM
Discover the many ways birds can be used to engage students in learning about environmental concepts. The workshop begins with a special presentation by Bob Mulvihill of the National Aviary in Pittsburgh. Bob will discuss how researchers learned that the Louisianna Waterthrush can be used, like a...
Friday, May 18 2018 8:30 AM — 3:00 PM
Join volunteer Cara Martinez-Williams to search for Jack in the Pulpits. Learn the interesting facts about the Jack in the Pulpit.
Sunday, May 13 2018 1:30 PM — 3:00 PM
It’s a magical time in the marsh. Begin in the Olewine Pavilion where we will learn a little background about frogs of Wildwood. Then we’ll take a walk in the twilight on Wildwood’s boardwalks! As the sun goes down, participants will listen for night sounds and look for frogs and wildlife. All ag...
Saturday, May 5 2018 7:00 PM — 8:30 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, April 21 2018 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM
Join volunteer Cara Martinez-Williams to look for early spring flowers such as Dutchman’s breeches, trout lilies, spring beauties and flowering trees. Learn interesting facts about these early spring bloomers.
Sunday, April 8 2018 1:30 PM — 3:00 PM
Come on a Saturday morning walk with volunteer Audrey Zajac to learn about the birds that can be found at Wildwood. The walk will be along the North Boardwalk. Meet at the nature center. Beginners are welcome and binoculars will be available for use.
Saturday, April 7 2018 9:00 AM — 11:00 AM
Wildwood Park welcomes professional sculptor/artist Roy Staab of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as judge and lecturer for Art In The Wild 2018. Roy has installed works around the globe and we are thrilled to bring him to Dauphin County! He has been recognized numerous times for his work and most recently ...
Thursday, April 5 2018 7:00 PM — 8:00 PM