CANCELED: Wonderful World of Wildlife

Due to the weather forecast for today, we are canceling this event. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused. There is still one more chance to participate in one of our earth day events at Raleigh Brewing Company next Saturday, 5/2 from 2-6pm. See you there!

LFP Opening 007FREE family-friendly Earth Day celebration!

Saturday, April 25
10:30am – 1:00pm
364 Leigh Farm Rd, Durham, NC

This event is part of the NC Science Festival!




Wild Edibles Intensive with Sam Thayer

Monday April 27th  10:00 am-5:00 pm

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Sam Thayer is a renowned author, forager and internationally recognized authority on edible wild plants.  His books have revitalized the national passion for wild edibles.  We are pleased to announce that he is coming back again this year to teach at Piedmont Wildlife Center!

 Help save wildlife & connect people to nature by drinking beer and eating cheesesteaks!

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Raleigh Brewing Company is hosting a fundraiser for Piedmont Wildlife Center on May 2, 2015 from 2-6pm. RBC will be donating a percentage of all bar sales to PWC. Philly Cheesesteaks has teamed up as well to donate a percentage of sales. Come hungry and thirsty! Meet some of our wildlife ambassadors, partake in a science experiment, buy seedlings to plant for Earth Day, and more! The proceeds from the event will help fund the BioBlitz, box turtle conservation, and our wildlife ambassadors!


Summer Camp Registration is Open

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Durham Summer Camps

Raleigh Summer Camps

 We invite you to come meet the amazing teachers that are hidden in plants, shadows, sunlight, and stars. Get dirty, have fun and take part in an incredible foray into the wilds. Our camps are hands-on outdoor adventures that stimulate curiosity and awaken enthusiasm for the natural world.  Join us as we explore and deepen our connection to nature, to ourselves, and to one another.


Teen Adventure Summer Camps! 

Registration Now Open for these brand new epic adventures…

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  • Outdoor Leadership
  • Team building
  • Rafting
  • Zip Lines
  • Archery
  • Waterfalls and Sunrises
  • Backpacking
  • Survival Skills
  • Martial arts and movement
  • Late night laughter by the fire
  • Stealth games
  • and more!


Announcing New Spring and Summer Adult Classes!

Visit the Adult Class page for more details!

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Homeschool in the Wild Winter/Spring Session is open for registration!



Our homeschool program follows a unique model for teaching and learning that is designed to engage the body and senses, inspire the mind, awaken curiosity, develop confidence, create community and connect with nature. Winter and Spring dates are January 29th – May 28th (with Spring Break on March 19th and 26th). For pricing options and to register go here.

  • Open House - Our next Open House day for the semester will be on  April 2.  Please be sure to pre-register and come dressed to be outdoors with a snack and lunch (camp hours are 10am-3pm)


Questions? Call 919-489-0900                                                                                                                  admin@piedmontwildlifecenter.org


Join us for a WILD Birthday Party!

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Athena the Barred Owl

Birthday Parties at Piedmont Wildlife Center are unforgettable!

Your young nature lover will be in awe of our amazing wildlife ambassadors and have a blast playing games outside!

Call 919-489-0900 to book your birthday. We host parties year-round and we do have indoor space to escape the weather if needed.