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Wildwood Park

Wildwood Way Day Camp II

Harrisburg, PA
Children ages 6 to 8 are invited to explore the nature and wildlife at Wildwood Park. They will learn important observation skills that will be used throughout the week. Campers will discover different habitats at Wildwood... read more

Junior Naturalist Day Camp

Harrisburg, PA
Campers ages 9 and 11 will learn a variety of naturalist and outdoor skills. They will discover what it means to be a naturalist and learn a variety of observation skills they will use on daily wetland hikes. Day campers w... 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 provided. Register your group of six or more. Assume the work day is canceled if it is raining.

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, participate in community science programs, and f... read more

Jumpstart Photography Program for Young Kids - Morning Session

Harrisburg, PA
Does your child have an interest in photography? In this newly designed camp, students ages 7-12 will be loaned a digital camera and explore the operation and functions of the camera, lighting, and composition. Each lesson... read more

Jumpstart Photography Program for Young Kids - Afternoon Session

Harrisburg, PA
Does your child have an interest in photography? In this newly designed camp, students will be loaned a digital camera and explore the operation and functions of the camera, lighting, and composition. Each lesson contains ... read more

Fundamentals of Photography I - Boot Camp

Harrisburg, PA
Beginners, ages 13-17, will learn to use a DSLR camera in this hands-on nature and wildlife photography workshop at Wildwood Park. Canon camera equipment will be loaned to each student. Space is limited. Registration opens... read more

Educator Workshop: WILD on the River II

Harrisburg, PA
Join staff from the PA Game Commission and Wildwood Park for an exciting journey down the Susquehanna River as it flows through Harrisburg. During this workshop, participants will explore the plants and animals that live i... 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 provided. Register your group of six or more. Assume the work day is canceled if it is raining.

Preschool Storytime: Summer 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

Reptiles!

Harrisburg, PA
ZooAmerica will provide an indoor live animal show on Pennsylvania’s native reptiles (plus an alligator).

Natural Tie-Dye

Harrisburg, PA
Bring your own white or lightly colored, prewashed t-shirt to a fun natural tie-dye event at Wildwood Park. Meet at the Olewine Pavilion for a chance to learn about natural plant-based dyes. Instruction will be provided. A... read more

Kids Discover: Insects

Harrisburg, PA
A naturalist will lead an outdoor walk for children with lessons and activities about insects. Part of the walk will include students becoming biologists and surveying an area for wildlife. Ages 5 to 10 and their parents. ... read more
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Past Events

Wildwood Way Day Camp I

Wildwood Way Day Camp I

Harrisburg, PA
Children ages 6 to 8 are invited to explore the nature and wildlife at Wildwood Park. They will learn important observation skills that will be used throughout the week. Campers will discover different habitats at Wildwood Park and how different animals adapt to live in each. Campers will use bin...
Mon, Jun 17 2019 9:00 AM Fri, Jun 21 2019 3:00 PM

Environmental Ed Program

Environmental Ed Program

Harrisburg, PA
6/12/2019 Milton Hershey, 9 students, 2 adults Payment received over phone, Wednesday 6/5/2019
Wednesday, June 12 2019 2:00 PM 4:00 PM

Kids Discover: Frogs & Turtles

Kids Discover: Frogs & Turtles

Harrisburg, PA
A short walk along the Towpath or Delta Boardwalk reveals a row of turtles basking in the sun or a startled frog leaping into the water. Frogs and Turtles have many adaptations unique to animals who spend their lives near wetlands. Come to see these animals up close and learn about what makes eac...
Sunday, June 9 2019 1:30 PM 3:00 PM

Volunteer Work Day

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 provided. Register your group of six or more. Assume the work day is canceled if it is raining.
Saturday, June 8 2019 10:00 AM 1:00 PM

Brownies: Wonderful Water

Brownies: Wonderful Water

Harrisburg, PA
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...
Saturday, June 1 2019 10:00 AM 1:30 PM

Brownies: Hiker

Brownies: Hiker

Harrisburg, PA
Did you know that there are trail symbols you can make with just rocks or sticks to help others stay on the trail or to warn them of danger? During this Wildwood adventure, scouts will learn about hiking safety and take a hike to explore the park.  Then they will learn about trail symbols and cre...
Saturday, May 18 2019 10:00 AM 1:00 PM

Volunteer Work Day

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 provided. Register your group of six or more. Assume the work day is canceled if it is raining.
Saturday, May 11 2019 10:00 AM 1:00 PM

Kids Discover: Migratory Birds

Kids Discover: Migratory Birds

Harrisburg, PA
As springtime temperatures warm, many migratory birds return to Wildwood to spend the summer or to pass through on their way farther north. During this program, we will explore the lives of these migrants, make a craft, and then go on a walk along the lake to look for birds using binoculars. Ages...
Sunday, May 5 2019 1:30 PM 3:00 PM

Clean Up Your Earth Day

Clean Up Your Earth Day

Harrisburg, PA
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

Kids Discover: Fish

Kids Discover: Fish

Harrisburg, PA
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

Wildwood Park

Mailing Address

Wildwood Park 100 Wildwood Way Harrisburg, PA 17110
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