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Insect Investigations at Applecreek Historical Society

Aug 03, 2021 10:00AM—11:00AM

Applecreek Historical Society 185 Church Street Apple Creek, OH 44606

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We’ll hunt for bugs, conduct simple experiments with ants, and talk about how you can help insects in your own backyard.  This program is appropriate for all ages of children accompanied by an adult.  Please not that this event is not at The Wilderness Center Wilmot location, but located at the Apple Creek Historical Society, 185…

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Insect Investigations at HoCo Old Fairgrounds

Aug 04, 2021 10:00AM—11:00AM

Behind Crissey Memorial Swimming Pool 430 W Jackson St Millersburg, OH 44654

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We’ll hunt for bugs, conduct simple experiments with ants, and talk about how you can help insects in your own backyard.  This program is appropriate for all ages of children accompanied by an adult.  Please note that this event is not at The Wilderness Center Wilmot location, but located at the Holmes County Old Fairgrounds,…

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Insect Investigations at Barnes Preserve

Aug 06, 2021 10:00AM—11:00AM

Barnes Preserve 3396 Sylvan Rd Wooster, OH 44691

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We’ll hunt for bugs, conduct simple experiments with ants, and talk about how you can help insects in your own backyard.  This program is appropriate for all ages of children accompanied by an adult.  Please not that this event is not at The Wilderness Center Wilmot location, but located at Barnes Preserve, 3396 Sylvan Rd., Wooster, Ohio.

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Stream Explorers!

Aug 06, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

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

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Join a naturalist on a journey to our creek! Catch fish and other aquatic creatures, and learn what the species diversity means about water quality. Please dress to get wet and prepare for off- trail hiking. For safety reasons, this activity is not suitable for families with very young children and strollers.

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Pond Critter Catching!

Aug 09, 2021 10:00AM—11:00AM

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! All ages are welcome. Participants will not be going in the water.

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Storytime Sprouts: A Snail’s Tail

Aug 10, 2021 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Slide along with us on a slippery, slimy tale about snails.  We’ll follow a snail’s trail, make a snail craft, and cheer for a favorite snail in a race.  Come along for the slow-paced fun!  Storytime Sprouts is geared for ages 3-5 but siblings are welcome.  Dress for the weather as we will try to…

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Butterfly Walks

Aug 11, 2021 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

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Learn about life cycles of butterflies and how to identify them. We will walk the Prairie trail to view the common butterflies visiting the area. Cancelled if raining.  Appropriate for all ages accompanied by an adult.

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Playscape Playdate: Wet, Wetter, Wettest

Aug 12, 2021 11:00AM—1:00PM

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

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Water is essential for hot summer shenanigans!  Join us for squirting, splashing, painting, pouring, and all around we fun.  Bathing suits (or raincoats!) optional.  Playscape Playdates are designed for a wide range of ages that challenge children’s imagination or explore simple science topics.

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Night Hike to Telescopes

Aug 13, 2021 9:30PM—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 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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Plants of the Prairie

Aug 13, 2021 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Hike the prairie to learn its natural history and see flowers that can be used in your own yards and gardens.   Cost:  $5 for TWC Members; $10 for non-members

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Past | Archive

Outdoor Family Movie Night

Jul 30, 2021 7:00PM—10:00PM

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

Storytime Sprouts: In the Tall, Tall Grass

Jul 28, 2021 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

Playscape Playdate: The Nose Knows

Jul 24, 2021 11:00AM—1:00PM

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

Foto Fest

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

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

Junior Naturalist: Your World

Jul 23, 2021 10:00AM—1:00PM

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

Playscape Playdate: The Nose Knows

Jul 22, 2021 11:00AM—1:00PM

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