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  • Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Training Course (Ashland)

    Jul 07, 2022 6:00PM—Jul 30, 2022 4:30PM

    Hazel Willis Woods 1155 Township Road 2156 Ashland, OH 44805

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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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Summer Days: Animal Specialists (Ages 6-8)

Jul 14, 2022 10:00AM—Jul 15, 2022 2:30PM

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

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Summer Days are BACK! Join naturalists from TWC for a nature experience for adult/child pairs. Join us for exploring, education, crafts, and fun! Be sure to choose the program that best suits your child’s age. Animal Specialists (Age 6-8): Can you tell an amphibian from a reptile? Is a bat a mammal or a bird?…

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Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting and Summer Picnic

Jul 15, 2022 6:00PM—8:00PM

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

There will be no formal program this month due to the annual summer picnic.  Everyone will bring a dish to share, we will probably hike (weather permitting), and we will have just a very short, informal meeting. Backpackers and Dayhikers is an organization for active adults. They typically schedule two or three dayhikes and one weekend backpacking trip…

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Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

Aug 19, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

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

The evening will begin with a 45-minute hike, followed by a break with snacks/refreshments and then the regular monthly meeting. Backpackers and Dayhikers is an organization for active adults. They typically schedule two or three dayhikes and one weekend backpacking trip each month, as well as the occasional cabin trip or car-camping weekend.  Dayhikes are usually in northeast Ohio,…

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Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

Aug 19, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

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

The evening will begin with a 45-minute hike, followed by a break with snacks/refreshments and then the regular monthly meeting. Backpackers and Dayhikers is an organization for active adults. They typically schedule two or three dayhikes and one weekend backpacking trip each month, as well as the occasional cabin trip or car-camping weekend.  Dayhikes are usually in northeast Ohio,…

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Summer Days: What’s that Habitat? (Ages 8-10)

Jul 06, 2022 10:00AM—Jul 07, 2022 2:30PM

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

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Summer Days are BACK! Join naturalists from TWC for a nature experience for adult/child pairs.  Join us for exploring, education, crafts, and fun!   Be sure to choose the program that best suits your child’s age. What’s that Habitat? (Ages 8-10): Explore a variety of wetland, forest and prairie habitats, finding out which animals are adapted to live…

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Summer Days: Let’s go NUTS! Nature Under the Stars (Ages 10-14)

Jul 08, 2022 6:30PM—Jul 09, 2022 11:00AM

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

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Summer Days are BACK! Join naturalists from TWC for a nature experience for adult/child pairs. Join us for exploring, education, crafts, and fun! Be sure to choose the program that best suits your child’s age. Let’s Go NUTS! Nature Under The Stars (Ages 10-14):  Here is your chance to camp out & see what happens…

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Summer Days: Nature Explorers (Ages 4-6)

Jul 12, 2022 10:00AM—Jul 13, 2022 2:30PM

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

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Summer Days are BACK! Join naturalists from TWC for a nature experience for adult/child pairs. Join us for exploring, education, crafts, and fun! Be sure to choose the program that best suits your child’s age. Nature Explorers (Ages 4-6): Explore nature concepts with your young children, doing simple experiments, creating nature art, reading outdoor stories,…

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Wine and Wilderness: Back to School!

Aug 19, 2022 6:30PM—7:30PM

Troutman Vineyards 4243 S. Columbus Rd. Wooster, OH 44691

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It’s back to school time for our kids! While they head off for a year of learning, we’ll explore the ways that animals learn and process information. Event takes place at Troutman Vineyards in Wooster.  $15 includes program and 1 glass of wine.  Registration required.  Space is limited.

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Night Hike

Jul 22, 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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Night Hike

Aug 19, 2022 8:30PM—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 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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Past | Archive

Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Jun 25, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

Jun 25, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Astronomy Club Meeting

Jun 24, 2022 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689