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Outdoor Family Movie Night

Jul 30, 2021 7:00PM—10:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Online Registration is closed for this event, but you can still register by calling 330-359-5235. TWC is pleased to host our first ever Outdoor Family Movie Night. This outdoor event will open with educational activities organized by our outstanding team and after the sun sets, we will start “The Lorax” outdoors in a safe, socially…

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Storytime Sprouts: In the Tall, Tall Grass

Jul 28, 2021 11:00AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Explore the creatures in the tall prairie grass, from caterpillars to rabbits to moles.  Hike to the prairie to catch bugs in boxes and look for the characters in Denise Fleming’s fabulous book. Storytime Sprouts is geared for 3-5 year olds but siblings are welcome. Dress for the weather as we will try to be…

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Playscape Playdate: The Nose Knows

Jul 24, 2021 11:00AM—1:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Nature is full of interesting smells. Crush plants, squeeze fruits, blend liquids to create your own new scent. Maybe you’ll discover a new perfume or a skunky stench. Playscape Playdates are designed for a wide range of ages that challenge children’s imagination or explore simple science topics.  

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Foto Fest

Jul 24, 2021 9:00AM—Jul 25, 2021 4:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

The Wilderness Center Nature Photo Club presents the 27th Annual Foto Fest. View beautiful photographs and help choose the winners! Pick up a ballot at the door and then take your time meandering through the exhibit and voting for your favorite. There are so many great pictures– it is not easy to pick the best!…

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Junior Naturalist: Your World

Jul 23, 2021 10:00AM—1:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Join us for the final unit of the 2021 Junior Naturalist series.  Students will learn about the sky, plants, water, and insects as they broaden their knowledge of local natural history and global habitats and ecology.  Includes activies, games, and optional hike.  Bring a pack lunch, and prepare for a day of family fun!  If…

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Playscape Playdate: The Nose Knows

Jul 22, 2021 11:00AM—1:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Nature is full of interesting smells. Crush plants, squeeze fruits, blend liquids to create your own new scent. Maybe you’ll discover a new perfume or a skunky stench. Playscape Playdates are designed for a wide range of ages that challenge children’s imagination or explore simple science topics.  

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Wildflower Wednesday

Jul 21, 2021 11:00AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wooster, OH 44691

This is an adult program. Join Naturalist Lynda Price for a leisurely stroll on TWC trails to learn the names and fun facts of the flowers blooming. We walk rain or shine

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Butterfly Gardening and ID

Jul 17, 2021 11:00AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wooster, OH 44691

Learn about the native plants that attract butterflies to your landscape and discover easy ways to identify the most common butterflies. We will then take a short walk through the prairie to see what is blooming and flying about.  

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Night Hike to Telescopes

Jul 16, 2021 9:30PM—11:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Experience The Wilderness Center at night. Enjoy a naturalist-led hike and learn about the night life in our forest. Then end your experience enjoying the night sky above viewing the Moon and deep sky objects through Astronomy Club member telescopes. We’ll also point out some constellations and tell a few star stories. Bring your red-light…

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Storytime Sprouts: Days of the Dinosaurs

Jul 13, 2021 11:00AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Travel back in time when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Listen to dino stories, sing dino songs and visit the fossil wall. We will even draw a story. Storytime Sprouts is geared for 3-5 year olds but siblings are welcome. Dress for the weather as we will try to be outside.  

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