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Wildwood Nature Center

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100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, 17110
https://www.wildwoodlake.org/nature-center/

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June 2020

Free

Art In The Wild 2020: Exhibit Open

June 2 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00am, repeating until September 30, 2020

Wildwood Nature Center, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, 17110
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Visit naturally inspired trailside creations along Wildwood Park's wandering trails and wetlands. Using mostly natural materials, artists have constructed large and small installations. A map-brochure about the exhibit are available. The Art In The Wild exhibit will be on display until September 30, 2020. Park is open from Dawn to Dusk everyday.

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Free

Tree Identification Walk

June 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Wildwood Nature Center, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, 17110
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Identifying trees by the bark is a possibility but sometimes difficult. On this walk we will be aided in the identification by flowers and leaves.

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$25.00

WILD About Pollinators

June 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wildwood Nature Center, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, 17110
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Pollinating insects are vital to our survival! Join educators from the PA Game Commission, DCNR State parks and Wildwood Park for a fun, interactive and educational workshop on pollinators. Discover the many species of pollinating insects and their crucial role in the food chain for both wildlife and people. Explore why we should be concerned about the threats to pollinators and how we can help. Participants will engage in hands-on activities from the Project WILD K-12 Guide. All participants will…

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$150.00

Nature Explorers Day Camp (ages 6-8)

June 22 @ 9:00 am - June 26 @ 3:00 pm
Wildwood Nature Center, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, 17110
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Children ages 6-8 will learn about animal adaptations, use binoculars on nature walks, explore a creek, and enjoy live animal demonstrations. Each day we will explore a new trail, get to know our local plants and animals, and participate in games and crafts. Registration opens on Thursday, January 2, 2020. Space is limited. Register at www.wildwoodlake.org/events.

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July 2020

$150.00

Junior Naturalist Day Camp (ages 9-11)

July 6 @ 9:00 am - July 10 @ 3:00 pm
Wildwood Nature Center, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, 17110
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Campers ages 9-11 will learn a variety of naturalist and outdoor skills. They will use those skills to explore different habitats while hiking, using binoculars, and canoeing on Wildwood Lake. Learn what it means to be a naturalist and spend a morning fishing on Paxton Creek. Space is limited. Registration opens on Thursday, January 2, 2020. Register at www.wildwoodlake.org/events.

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$150.00

Junior Naturalist Day Camp (ages 9-11)

July 13 @ 9:00 am - July 17 @ 3:00 pm
Wildwood Nature Center, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, 17110
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Campers ages 9-11 will learn a variety of naturalist and outdoor skills. They will use those skills to explore different habitats while hiking, using binoculars, and canoeing on Wildwood Lake. Learn what it means to be a naturalist and spend a morning fishing on Paxton Creek. Space is limited. Registration opens on Thursday, January 2, 2020. Register at www.wildwoodlake.org/events.

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$125.00

JumpStart PHotography for Kids (ages 7-12)

July 20 @ 10:00 am - July 24 @ 12:00 pm
Wildwood Nature Center, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, 17110
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Students will be loaned a digital camera to explore the operation and functions of the camera, lighting, and composition. Lead by a Canon professional, this mostly indoor class will provide a great base for jumping into projects where they will be practicing their photography and encouraging creativity. For a detailed list of materials and more information, please visit, http://photo4kids.org. Space is limited. Registration opens on Thursday, January 2, 2020. Register at www.wildwoodlake.org/events.

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$125.00

JumpStart Photography for Kids (ages 7-12)

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - July 24 @ 3:00 pm
Wildwood Nature Center, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, 17110
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Students will be loaned a digital camera to explore the operation and functions of the camera, lighting, and composition. Lead by a Canon professional, this mostly indoor class will provide a great base for jumping into projects where they will be practicing their photography and encouraging creativity. For a detailed list of materials and more information, please visit, http://photo4kids.org. Space is limited. Registration opens on Thursday, January 2, 2020. Register at www.wildwoodlake.org/events.

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$150.00

Outdoor Week ( ages 12-14)

July 27 @ 9:00 am - July 31 @ 3:00 pm
Wildwood Nature Center, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, 17110
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If you like to get outside, this is the camp for you! Outdoor enthusiasts ages 12-14 will discover the natural world while learning skills like shelter building, fishing, and wild edibles. Learn the importance of teamwork in the outdoors while building a campfire and canoeing. Registration begins on Thursday, January 2, 2020. Space is limited. Register at www.wildwoodlake.org/events.

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August 2020

$200.00

Photo Boot Camp: Fundamentals of Photography (ages 13-17)

August 3 @ 10:00 am - August 7 @ 2:00 pm
Wildwood Nature Center, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, 17110
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If your teen is interested in learning the basics of photography and is between the ages of 13-17, this camp may be for them. This is a mostly indoor lecture-based, instructional and educational program where students will learn the basics of picture taking. Each student will be loaned a digital SLR camera by a Canon professional. For a detailed list of materials and more information, please visit, http://photo4kids.org. Space is limited. Registration opens on Thursday, January 2, 2020. Please register…

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