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Storytime Sprouts: Lunch for a Bear

Jun 08, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

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Let’s go on an imaginary bear hunt. We will share stories of real and imaginary bears, sing a bear hunt song, play a game to learn what bears eat and make a bear picture. Join us for furry fun. After storytime, check out the Planetarium Show “Lars the Little Polar Bear” being offered at 11am…

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Planetarium Show: “Lars the Little Polar Bear”

Jun 08, 2022 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Lars is the beloved star of a children’s book Little Polar Bear and the Whales written by Hans de Beer.  The show features illustrations from the book as Lars spends the first day of spring exploring near his home.  The second part of the show reveals how real polar bears live.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program…

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Planetarium Show: “Lars the Little Polar Bear”

Jun 08, 2022 1:00PM

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

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Lars is the beloved star of a children’s book Little Polar Bear and the Whales written by Hans de Beer.  The show features illustrations from the book as Lars spends the first day of spring exploring near his home.  The second part of the show reveals how real polar bears live.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program…

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Playscape Playdate: Micro-hikers

Jun 09, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Join Naturalist Terri Brest to build your own micro-hiker action figure made from twigs and string. Then design a mini-hiking trail and campsite for your micro-hiker to explore! For Ages 3-12.  Check the Interpretive Bldg. lobby in case of construction obstructions due to expansion of the Nature Playscape. After the Playdate, check out the Planetarium Show:…

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Planetarium Show: “Lars the Little Polar Bear”

Jun 09, 2022 12:30PM—1:30PM

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

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Lars is the beloved star of a children’s book Little Polar Bear and the Whales written by Hans de Beer.  The show features illustrations from the book as Lars spends the first day of spring exploring near his home.  The second part of the show reveals how real polar bears live.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program…

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Planetarium Show: “Lars the Little Polar Bear”

Jun 09, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

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

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Lars is the beloved star of a children’s book Little Polar Bear and the Whales written by Hans de Beer.  The show features illustrations from the book as Lars spends the first day of spring exploring near his home.  The second part of the show reveals how real polar bears live.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program…

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Environmental Investigators: Pond Critter Catching

Jun 10, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

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

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So many creatures inhabit our pond, from tadpoles and larval salamanders to amazing water bugs! Join a naturalist in catching these little wonders, and learn to identify them!  Participants will not be going in the water. For families/groups with children of all ages.  We are pleased to offer this event FREE of charge thanks to…

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Night Hike

Jun 10, 2022 9:00PM—11:00PM

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

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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 in the observatory. Telescopes cancelled if cloudy. Bring your red-light flashlight – white lights are not allowed on the trails at night.…

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Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Jun 11, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Are you fascinated by the ability to take a nondescript block of wood and transform it into something useful or a work of art? If so, join TWC’s Woodcarvers. The club meets on the second and fourth Saturdays each month. Members share their expertise and a little project each month. These monthly projects give us…

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Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Training Course

Jun 13, 2022 8:30AM—Jun 24, 2022 5:00PM

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

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The OCVN program is a research based education program of The Ohio State University offered in partnership with several host locations including The Wilderness Center.  The OCVN program emphasizes hands-on natural resource and environmental education coupled with volunteer service. Participants in the OCVN program receive 40 hours of combined classroom and field instruction. Upon completing…

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