Calendar

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

Sep
29
Tue
Environment Investigators: Leaf Litter Lab
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Explore all the great critters that live on the forest floor. Search, find and then magnify them as you learn more about them!

Our group sizes will be limited to 9, so participants must register by calling 330-359-5235 to reserve your spot. When indoors, masks are required for all appropriate ages and outdoors when distancing cannot be 6 feet apart.

The Wilderness Center conducts in-person programs in accordance with the guidelines outlined by the CDC and local health agencies. For the safety of all, please note that The Wilderness Center reserves the right to cancel programs if Stark County is coded as level three “red” or above under the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. In the event of a cancellation, a full refund will be issued.

Oct
2
Fri
Story Time Sprouts: Caterpillars
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Calling all caterpillar lovers for stories of amazing transformation then see how many fuzzy ones we can find!

Our group sizes will be limited to 9, so participants must register by calling 330-359-5235 to reserve your spot. When indoors, masks are required for all appropriate ages and outdoors when distancing cannot be 6 feet apart.

The Wilderness Center conducts in-person programs in accordance with the guidelines outlined by the CDC and local health agencies. For the safety of all, please note that The Wilderness Center reserves the right to cancel programs if Stark County is coded as level three “red” or above under the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. In the event of a cancellation, a full refund will be issued.

Hot Topics: Exoplanets – the Emerging Frontier @ Online
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

One of the real breakthroughs in astronomy in the past 30 years has been the ability to discover planets orbiting stars other than our sun,  In this talk we’ll discuss how this can be done, and even more amazingly, how we are learning about the characteristics of these worlds.  And finally, we will discuss the importance of these discoveries to the understanding of our own solar system.

Oct
3
Sat
Snake Search
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn about the common snakes of Ohio on a short walk to look for them and then meet the resident teaching snakes of TWC.

Our group sizes will be limited to 9, so participants must register by calling 330-359-5235 to reserve your spot. When indoors, masks are required for all appropriate ages and outdoors when distancing cannot be 6 feet apart.

The Wilderness Center conducts in-person programs in accordance with the guidelines outlined by the CDC and local health agencies. For the safety of all, please note that The Wilderness Center reserves the right to cancel programs if Stark County is coded as level three “red” or above under the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. In the event of a cancellation, a full refund will be issued.

Oct
7
Wed
Story Time Sprouts: In the Tall, Tall Grass
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We will read, sing and act out what happens in the tall grass prairie, meet some interesting animals and take a hike in the tall, tall grass!

Our group sizes will be limited to 9, so participants must register by calling 330-359-5235 to reserve your spot. When indoors, masks are required for all appropriate ages and outdoors when distancing cannot be 6 feet apart.

The Wilderness Center conducts in-person programs in accordance with the guidelines outlined by the CDC and local health agencies. For the safety of all, please note that The Wilderness Center reserves the right to cancel programs if Stark County is coded as level three “red” or above under the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. In the event of a cancellation, a full refund will be issued.

Oct
9
Fri
Snake Search
Oct 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn about the common snakes of Ohio on a short walk to look for them and then meet the resident teaching snakes of TWC.

Our group sizes will be limited to 9, so participants must register by calling 330-359-5235 to reserve your spot. When indoors, masks are required for all appropriate ages and outdoors when distancing cannot be 6 feet apart.

The Wilderness Center conducts in-person programs in accordance with the guidelines outlined by the CDC and local health agencies. For the safety of all, please note that The Wilderness Center reserves the right to cancel programs if Stark County is coded as level three “red” or above under the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. In the event of a cancellation, a full refund will be issued.

Enchanted Forest
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Everyone is on Zoom these days…including the creatures of the Enchanted Forest! This year families are invited to join us online as we join Mother Nature and the Forest Staff for a meeting.

Video recordings of this event will also be available for a limited time for those who wish to watch at a more convenient time.

Oct
10
Sat
Environment Investigators: Habitat Hunt
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Explore the habitats of TWC. Dip net in the pond, learn about prairie plants and complete a forest scavenger hunt.

Our group sizes will be limited to 9, so participants must register by calling 330-359-5235 to reserve your spot. When indoors, masks are required for all appropriate ages and outdoors when distancing cannot be 6 feet apart.

The Wilderness Center conducts in-person programs in accordance with the guidelines outlined by the CDC and local health agencies. For the safety of all, please note that The Wilderness Center reserves the right to cancel programs if Stark County is coded as level three “red” or above under the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. In the event of a cancellation, a full refund will be issued.

Enchanted Forest @ Online
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Everyone is on Zoom these days…including the creatures of the Enchanted Forest! This year families are invited to join us online as we join Mother Nature and the Forest Staff for a meeting.

Video recordings of this event will also be available for a limited time for those who wish to watch at a more convenient time.

Oct
13
Tue
Story Time Sprouts: Snakes
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Slither and slide to story time fun and meet TWC’s resident snakes. Sssee you there!

Our group sizes will be limited to 9, so participants must register by calling 330-359-5235 to reserve your spot. When indoors, masks are required for all appropriate ages and outdoors when distancing cannot be 6 feet apart.

The Wilderness Center conducts in-person programs in accordance with the guidelines outlined by the CDC and local health agencies. For the safety of all, please note that The Wilderness Center reserves the right to cancel programs if Stark County is coded as level three “red” or above under the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. In the event of a cancellation, a full refund will be issued.