Each year Wildwood Park hosts artists who create art in the wild. Examine Art in the Wild pieces, meet an artist, take a hike for inspiration, then create your own art to help fulfill requirements for the appropriate badge. Join us for this new, fun, multi- scout level program. Please bring a dr...
Saturday, October 6 2018 10:00 AM — 1:30 PM
Join Debbie Naha (the Wild Edibles Lady) to discover the edible plants of our area. Many people don’t realize that they are surrounded by edibles. From vacant lots to backyards, nature provides an abundance of plants that are humans foods. Educator, licensed nutritionist, and wild edibles exper...
Saturday, September 29 2018 10:00 AM — 12:30 PM
Explore the world of insects and discover their important roles in our environment. Scouts will examine insect habitats while on a short hike and take a closer look at these amazing creatures by catching and identifying bugs at Wildwood. Please bring a drink, snack and lunch. Dress for indoor and...
Saturday, September 15 2018 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM
A naturalist will lead an outdoor hike for children with lessons and activities about insects. Starting at the North Parking Lot, we will hike ¾ mile over the hills to the meadow, where we will net and observe insects. Afterwards, families may return to the parking lot or continue walking around ...
Saturday, August 25 2018 1:30 PM — 3:00 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. Space is limited. Register at www...
Wednesday, August 22 2018 10:00 AM — 10:45 AM
ZooAmerica will provide an indoor live animal show on Pennsylvania’s native reptiles (plus an alligator) from 10-10:45 a.m. Afterwards, enjoy a guided walk on the Towpath Trail to see and learn about the turtles of Wildwood.
Saturday, August 18 2018 10:00 AM — 12:00 PM
Educator Workshop: WET in the Wetlands at Wildwood Park Friday, August 10, 2018 8:30 am – 3: 30 pm Join facilitators from DCNR and Wildwood Park for an exciting educator workshop at Wildwood Lake and the surrounding wetlands. This workshop will focus on water and watershed activities from Proj...
Friday, August 10 2018 8:30 AM — 3:30 PM
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. Here’s an opportunity to gain knowledge in nature and wildlife photography, beginning with the basics of picture-taking using digit...
Mon, Jul 30 2018 9:00 AM — Fri, Aug 3 2018 3:00 PM
PROGRAM FULL - EMAIL email@example.com TO BE ADDED TO A WAITING LIST.Join facilitators from DCNR and Wildwood Park for an exciting educator workshop on the Susquehanna River. This workshop will focus on river and watershed activities from Project WET. Canoes, paddles, PFD’s, paddle instructio...
Thursday, July 26 2018 8:30 AM — 3:30 PM
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 exploring the operation and functions of the camera, lighting, and composition. ...
Mon, Jul 23 2018 1:00 PM — Fri, Jul 27 2018 3:30 PM