Calendar

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

Jun
27
Tue
Environment Investigators: Rocks Rock
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Let’s go to the rock pit to sort rocks, collect rocks, and play some rocky games!

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

Jun
28
Wed
Environment Investigators: Rotten Log Investigation
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Discover the abundance of life on rotten logs! Compare the plants and fungi that cling to the bark. Then, turn over logs to see what kinds of creatures call rotten logs home.

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

Jun
30
Fri
Environment Investigators: The Scoop on Scat
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Become a “dropping detective” and learn to identify the scat you might find around TWC!

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

Astronomy Club Meeting
Jun 30 @ 7:30 pm
Jul
6
Thu
Playscape Playdate: Insectmania
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

What has six legs, five eyes and lurks under leaves and bushes?  Bugs! Come try to capture (and release) a collection of nature’s fascinating tiniest creatures.

Education Specialist Terri Brest will add fun activities and extra imagination during your Playscape visit. Join her any time during the play date to participate in the activities! In the event of inclement weather, an alternative indoor activity will be available.

Jul
7
Fri
Environment Investigators: Insect Fun!
Jul 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Let’s catch some insects! We will use nets and bug boxes to study the different types of insects and then release them to their home.

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

Star Watch and Planetarium Show
Jul 7 @ 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.

Jul
8
Sat
Woodcarvers’ Club Meeting
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am
Small Mammal Diversity
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join the Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists as they welcome New Philadelphia science teacher Kip Brady. Kip will discuss his research on small mammal diversity at sites with different historical usage patterns. This research is being conducted with his high school science students.

Butterfly Walk
Jul 8 @ 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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