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  • Animal Keeper for a Day

    Jul 24, 2024 10:30AM—12:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an animal keeper? This program offers the experience of caring for our ambassador reptiles! Participants will learn about our Eastern box turtles and corn snake and will be trained how to safely handle them. Activities will include animal care and husbandry tasks such as diet preparation…

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Junior Naturalist Days: H2Whoa!

Jul 17, 2024 10:00AM—1:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Join The Wilderness Center for our summer Jr. Naturalist Days, designed for young nature enthusiast ages 7-10. Over five exciting days, participants will delve into the fascinating world of nature, exploring topics like pollinators, conservation, mammals, freshwater ecosystems, and become FBI Investigators. Through hands-on activities, exploration, and games we will discover some of the skills…

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Nature Explorers: Counting on Pollinators

Jul 18, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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In this session of Nature Explorers, we will focus on our counting skills to help us learn about insects. You will play games as well as go exploring through the prairie. We will focus on insects with visits from some of their friends like spiders and worms.   Nature Explorers is a new 3-7 year…

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Planetarium Show: The Cowboy Astronomer

Jul 20, 2024 5:00PM—6:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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Are you joining us for Firefly Festival? Enhance your festival experience by catching a planetarium show! Planetarium show tickets are in addition to the Firefly Festival entry fee.  Space in the planetarium is limited and show tickets are available for purchase now. Learn about the night sky from the unique perspective of a Cowboy Astronomer. …

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Planetarium Show: The Cowboy Astronomer

Jul 20, 2024 7:00PM—8:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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Are you joining us for Firefly Festival? Enhance your festival experience by catching a planetarium show! Planetarium show tickets are in addition to the Firefly Festival entry fee.  Space in the planetarium is limited and show tickets are available for purchase now. Planetarium Show: The Cowboy Astronomer & The Night Sky Learn about the night…

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Animal Keeper for a Day

Jul 24, 2024 10:30AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an animal keeper? This program offers the experience of caring for our ambassador reptiles! Participants will learn about our Eastern box turtles and corn snake and will be trained how to safely handle them. Activities will include animal care and husbandry tasks such as diet preparation…

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Nature Explorers: Counting on Pollinators

Jul 27, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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In this session of Nature Explorers, we will focus on our counting skills to help us learn about insects. You will play games as well as go exploring through the prairie. We will focus on insects with visits from some of their friends like spiders and worms.   Nature Explorers is a new 3-7 year…

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Junior Naturalist Days: FBI Investigation!

Aug 07, 2024 10:00AM—1:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Join The Wilderness Center for our summer Jr. Naturalist Days, designed for young nature enthusiast ages 7-10. Over five exciting days, participants will delve into the fascinating world of nature, exploring topics like pollinators, conservation, mammals, freshwater ecosystems, and become FBI Investigators. Through hands-on activities, exploration, and games we will discover some of the skills…

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Animal Keeper for a Day

Aug 10, 2024 10:30AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an animal keeper? This program offers the experience of caring for our ambassador reptiles! Participants will learn about our Eastern box turtles and corn snake and will be trained how to safely handle them. Activities will include animal care and husbandry tasks such as diet preparation…

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Nature Explorers: The Sense of Nature

Aug 10, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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In this session of Nature Explorers, we will discover how to use your senses to explore nature. There are many things that look, smell, sound, and feel different. With the help of some activities and the outdoors we will test what we can find in nature using our senses.   Nature Explorers is a new…

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Nature Explorers: The Sense of Nature

Aug 15, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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In this session of Nature Explorers, we will discover how to use your senses to explore nature. There are many things that look, smell, sound, and feel different. With the help of some activities and the outdoors we will test what we can find in nature using our senses.   Nature Explorers is a new…

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Past | Archive

Environmental Investigators: Pond Critters

Jul 13, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Animal Keeper for a Day

Jul 11, 2024 10:30AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Junior Naturalist Days: Mammal Mania

Jul 03, 2024 10:00AM—1:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Environmental Investigators: Party with Pollinators

Jun 22, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Nature Explorers: Wildlife is Everywhere

Jun 20, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Junior Naturalist Days: Pollinator Power

Jun 19, 2024 10:00AM—1:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689