Calendar

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

Jul
28
Thu
Summer Days Enrichment: 2nd Grade – Adaptations All Around
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Help your child examine the ecological concepts of predator and prey and adaptations. Explore the pond with dip nets, pretend to be a spider, and catch insects. Be sure to sign up for the grade level your child will enter in the fall.
$24 per adult/child member pair, $34 per adult/child non-member pair.
Pre-registration required.

Butterfly Walk @ The Wilderness Center
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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.

Jul
29
Fri
Summer Days Enrichment: 2nd Grade – Adaptations All Around
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Help your child examine the ecological concepts of predator and prey and adaptations. Explore the pond with dip nets, pretend to be a spider, and catch insects. Be sure to sign up for the grade level your child will enter in the fall.
$24 per adult/child member pair, $34 per adult/child non-member pair.
Pre-registration required.

Astronomy Club Meet-Up
Jul 29 @ 7:30 pm

We will meet in the Astronomy Education Building.

Jul
30
Sat
Dragonflies and Damselflies
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join Judy Semroc and Larry Roche, authors of Dragonflies and Damselflies of Northeast Ohio for a closer look at these aerial acrobats. An inside discussion will cover the finer points of identification. Then we’ll venture out to the pond and lake to put our new skills to the test. Bring a sack lunch and prepare to be outside.
Cost: $15 members / $20 non-members; Class size is limited, so register early.

Creatures of the Night
Jul 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Learn about the wild animals who come out at night. Get up close and personal with some, then take a hike to explore the forest nightlife!

Aug
2
Tue
Summer Days Enrichment: 3rd & 4th Grade – What’s That Habitat
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Make a nature study kit and use it to explore forest, field and wetland habitats. Learn why the edges of habitats support a diversity of animals. Be sure to sign up for the grade level your child will enter in the fall.

$24 per adult/child member pair, $34 per adult/child non-member pair. Pre-registration required.

Aug
3
Wed
Summer Days Enrichment: 3rd & 4th Grade – What’s That Habitat
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Make a nature study kit and use it to explore forest, field and wetland habitats. Learn why the edges of habitats support a diversity of animals. Be sure to sign up for the grade level your child will enter in the fall.

$24 per adult/child member pair, $34 per adult/child non-member pair. Pre-registration required.

Aug
4
Thu
Environment Investigators: Wetlands Exploration @ The Wilderness Center
Aug 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Wetlands are important homes for plants and animals. Learn about the different types of wetlands on TWC property and catch some pond insects to see up close.

Environment Investigators’ programs are geared for all ages of children working with adults.

Aug
5
Fri
Butterfly Walk @ The Wilderness Center
Aug 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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.


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