Calendar

All programs meet at the Interpretive Building, unless otherwise noted.

Jan
26
Thu
Wilderness Sprouts: Snow
Jan 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us to learn about snow from a preschool point of view! This month we’ll talk about snow and investigate how it forms and why snowflakes are their own special shape.

Wilderness Sprouts is a monthly program designed for children ages 3-5 and their adult. Each month will feature a different topic and include a lesson and experiment, a craft, and an outdoor adventure (weather permitting.) Adults will be given activities to continue the learning experience at home.

Free for members; donation requested for non-members.

Fly Fishing Club Meeting
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm
Jan
27
Fri
Astronomy Club Meeting
Jan 27 @ 7:30 pm
Jan
28
Sat
Woodcarvers’ Club Meeting
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am
Nature Photography Club Meeting
Jan 28 @ 9:30 am
Homeschool Teacher Training: Survey Techniques for Your Backyard
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Discover the different techniques for surveying birds, mammals, reptiles/amphibians and insects in your own backyard. You will go home with the skills to conduct simple surveys, lesson plans for using the data collected, and creative ways to incorporate other disciplines into your science curriculum.

Cost: $30 members/ $40 non-members, includes all curriculum materials and lunch. Registration deadline is Jan. 25th.

Space Day
Jan 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Explore outer space! Conduct experiments to learn about the planets of our solar system. Make and launch a mini rocket. Visit the planetarium to see the night sky during the day. These and more free activities for all ages!

Jan
29
Sun
Closed Sundays Through Winter
Jan 29 all-day

The Interpretive Building will be closed on Sundays from Nov. 20th through March 12th.

Feb
2
Thu
Nature Musik: Winter Friends
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am

This class is designed for children ages 2-4 with an adult partner.  We will do basic rhythm, tonal and movement activities, all based on the seasonal nature that is happening outside the window.  Join Education Specialist Karrie McAllister and be prepared to sing, dance, play simple instruments and be active with your child!

Free for members; donation requested for non-members

Feb
3
Fri
Star Watch and Planetarium Show
Feb 3 @ 8:00 pm

The Wilderness Center Astronomy Club members present a planetarium show about the night sky. If it is clear, you can observe celestial objects through different types of telescopes.


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