For nature enthusiasts check out: the Summer Fun Times for additional details on the programs listed below:
Register on-line for programs/events
Lindenwood (OPEN year around!)
Hurshtown Reserovir (Opens for the season on May 1)
Lawton Skate Park Clean Ups (2nd Sunday of every month)
Parks on Tap! (June 17, July 18)
Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Celebration (May 18 & 19)
Blacksmithing for Women (May 12 & June 9)
Animal Playdates (May)
Climbing Basics (April)
Night Hikes with the Naturalist (June, July, August)
MD and ME Walk n Learn (Monthly)
Themed Trail Hikes (June, July, August)
Daddy Day Hike (June 16)
The Hammer Heads (June-July)
Kids' Fishing Derby (June 2)
Draft Horse 101 (June 9)
Barn Dance (June 9)
Lindenwood Nature Camp (6/18-6/20)
Youth Naturalist Camp (6/25-6/27)
Trek the Trails (May-August)
Nature Story Time (May, June, July)
Keesihtooki pakitahaakani (Traditional Miami Lacrosse Stick Making Demonstration) (July 14)
River Camp (7/30-8/3)
Hurshtown Paddle & Grub in Grabill (July 21)
Salomon Farmin' Fun Day Camp (June/July)
Franke Park Day Camp (June/July)
Concert on the Farm: Adam Strack opening for The Hubie Ashcraft Band (August 19)
Salomon Farmers' Market (June 6-September 5/Wednesdays from 4-7 pm)
Activities on our Riverfront! Check out: Riverfront Fort Wayne for additional information.
Fort Wayne Dragon Boat Races (June 23)
Intro to Dragon Boat Racing (June)
Intro to Canoe and Kayaking (June & July)
Young Paddlers Club (June, July & August)
Riverfront Fort Wayne Paddle Socials (June, July, August)
3rd Annual Pedal, Paddle, and Play (June 9)
Riverfront Boat Tours (June-September)
Panoramic Riverfront Tour on Sweet Breeze (July & August)
Riverfront Walking Tours (June, July, August)
Birdwatching on Our Urban Rivers (June, July, August)
Storytime on the Riverfront (June, July, August)
Riverfront Cleanups (June, July, August)
Join us on Facebook!
We just created a new Facebook page just for the School Children's Flower and Vegetable Association program! Like our page today and learn more as the season progresses on growing vegetables, cut flowers, herbs and potted plants!
Wild Walkers pose for a group picture at Pokagon State Park. Photo credit: Steve Hague
2018 Wild Walkers
Wild Walkers is an adult hiking group that meets the second and fourth Fridays of each month for a walk on the wild side. Each hike features a different natural area in the region (parks, wetlands, nature preserve, etc.) and carpooling is available when necessary. Please call Eden at 427-6008 or e-mail eden.lamb@cityof fortwayne.org if you have questions.
2018 Wild Walkers Schedule
Lindenwood Field Trips & Outings
Lindenwood Field Trips
May 1-October 31
600 Lindenwood Avenue
Nature has so much to teach us and there’s no better way to learn than to experience it firsthand. Lindenwood Nature Preserve offers a variety of environmental education field trip opportunities varying from one to two hour programs. For a complete list of programs, please see the Lindenwood Field Trip Program. Cost is $2/participant/hour; a minimum fee of $20.00 / $40.00 will be charged for 1-hour / 2-hour programs, respectively. Teachers, care givers, and adult chaperones are free-of-charge. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance by calling Eden at 260.427.6008.
Check out the Field Trip brochure!
Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Rd.
Salomon Farm tours feature hands-on time with our animal friends and highlight composting, gardening and life on the farm in the old days. Wagon rides are available upon request for farm tours booked for 1½ hours or more. If you have a specific area of interest we will do our best to work it into the tour. Field trips are scheduled in 1-2 hour increments. Scheduling is subject to availability. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance by contacting Eden at 260-427-6008. There is a charge of $3/hour/child. Teachers, care givers and adult chaperones are free. A minimum fee of $30/hour applies to all groups.