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.


Piedmont Earthskills Gathering March 25-29


    • Family Friendly experiences for all ages
    • Top level instructors from across the country
    • Hands on projects and skills
    • Archery
    • Permaculture
    •  fire making without matches
    • edible and medicinal plant identification
    • hide tanning
    • and much more

March 7 (1:00pm-4:00pm) Natural Weather Awareness Class

Learn how weather connects everything, and how to become alive to changes in the atmosphere. Learn to find signs in the sky, wind, plant and animal behavior, and the physical world to foresee changing weather patterns.

Instructor: Jack Haggerty



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!


Registration is open for Durham and Raleigh Spring Camps!

Join us as we explore and deepen our connection to nature and to one another by exploring and discovering the world around us.  Listed Camps are for campers ages 5-14.

Click here to view available weeks and to register for Durham Spring Camps.

Click here to view available weeks and to register for Raleigh Spring Camps.

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

Announcing New Winter and Spring 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!


Cancelled Thursday, Feb.26 – Winter Storm

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.