Nature Camp Sponsorships Available

Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.
~ Albert Einstein

Wilderness Nature Camp is a summer program provided for kids age 6 – 13 by Pioneers Park Nature Center and Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department. Friends of Wilderness Park is pleased to sponsor
one-week scholarships as part of its mission to connect kids with Nature, and to
foster lifelong appreciation of  Wilderness Park.

Days: Monday through Friday
Dates: June 13 to August 5
(No camp week of July 4th)
Ages: 6-13 years old
Fee: $180 per week.
Location: Wilderness Park – 1st & Calvert

Download Scholarship Guidelines

Download Camp Scholarship Application 2017

Calling All Birders!

Saturday, May 13 is International Migratory Bird Day. Since 1993, the holiday has been celebrated annually on the second Saturday of May. Thousands of species pass through Nebraska on the Central Flyway to northern nesting grounds. Be sure to take your camera along when you venture out in Wilderness Park…

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