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Scholarships for Wildwood Park Day Camps

Dauphin County’s Wildwood Park in Harrisburg is a 210-acre park with 90 acres of lake and wetlands, 6 miles of trails and a nature center with educational exhibits and classrooms. Environmental Educators provide interpretive programs, including summer day camps for children. http://www.wildwoodlake.org/

Appalachian Audubon sponsors scholarships for urban youth to attend Wildwood camps. For more information on the scholarships, please contact Jane Webster at Wildwood’s nature center at (717) 221-0292 or jwebster@dauphinc.org. Space is limited and camps fill early.

NOTE: These were camps offered in 2017. Check back for 2018 possibilities!

2017 Summer Day Camps at Wildwood Park
Registration opens on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Space is limited, so register early by calling 717-221-0292.

Wildwood Way Day Camp (ages 6-8) 
Monday, June 19 to Friday, June 23          9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wildwood Park                                              $115 per person
Children ages 6 to 8 will learn about animal adaptations, use binoculars on nature walks, explore a creek, and enjoy live animal demonstrations.

Wildwood Way Day Camp (ages 6-8) 
Monday, June 26 to Friday, June 30          9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wildwood Park                                              $115 per person
Children ages 6 to 8 will learn about animal adaptations, use binoculars on nature walks, explore a creek, and enjoy live animal demonstrations.

Junior Naturalist Day Camp (ages 9-11)
Monday, July 10 to Friday, July 14                        9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wildwood Park                                              $115 per person
Campers ages 9 to 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. 

Outdoor Week (ages 12-14) 
Monday, July 17 to Friday, July 21                        9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wildwood Park                                              $115 per person
Get into the wild! Outdoor enthusiasts ages 12 to 14 will discover the natural world while learning skills like building a debris hut, fishing, identifying wild edibles, and canoeing on the Susquehanna River.