Kid Friendly Events

Children's programs at the park appeal to a range of ages and interests and make learning about nature a fun experience. Join in the kid friendly events at Phil Hardberger Park.

Event Starts Location Individual Price Available Register
Limestone & Fossils Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00
Growing Up Wild: Oh Deer! Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 1
Growing Up Wild: Oh Deer! Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 1
Growing Up Wild: Oh Deer! Friday, Aug 3, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 11
All About Bats Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 9:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00
Elementary: Nature's Garden Camp Monday, Aug 6, 2018 9:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $70.00 13
Starting Out Wild: Fish & Ocean Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 10:00 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00 Registration starts Monday, Aug 13, 2018 9:00 am
Starting Out Wild: Fish & Ocean Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 10:00 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00 Registration starts Monday, Aug 13, 2018 9:00 am
Starting Out Wild: Fish & Ocean Friday, Aug 31, 2018 10:00 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00 Registration starts Monday, Aug 13, 2018 9:00 am
Geology Rocks Saturday, Sep 1, 2018 9:15 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00
Growing Up Wild: Tracks Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 11
Growing Up Wild: Tracks Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 12
Growing Up Wild: Tracks Friday, Sep 7, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 10
Children's Vegetable Garden Fall 2018 Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 8:30 am Voelcker Lane (PHP East) $75/plot (up to 3 children per plot) 10
Milkweed and the Amazing Monarch Migration Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 10:00 am Voelcker Lane (PHP East) $0.00
Starting Out Wild: BEARS Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 10:00 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00 Registration starts Monday, Aug 13, 2018 9:00 am
Starting Out Wild: BEARS Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 10:00 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00 Registration starts Monday, Aug 13, 2018 9:00 am
Starting Out Wild: BEARS Friday, Sep 28, 2018 10:00 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00 Registration starts Monday, Aug 13, 2018 9:00 am
Growing Up Wild: Spider Web Wonders Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 9
Growing Up Wild: Spider Web Wonders Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 12
Growing Up Wild: Spider Web Wonders Friday, Oct 5, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 7
Nature Art in the Park Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 9:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00
Wild Critters as Pets Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00
Seeds on the Move Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 9:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00
Starting Out Wild: Cactus & Prickly Things Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 10:00 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00 Registration starts Monday, Aug 13, 2018 9:00 am
Starting Out Wild: Cactus & Prickly Things Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 10:00 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00 Registration starts Monday, Aug 13, 2018 9:00 am
Starting Out Wild: Cactus & Prickly Things Friday, Oct 26, 2018 10:00 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00 Registration starts Monday, Aug 13, 2018 9:00 am
Growing Up Wild: Terrific Turkeys Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 13
Growing Up Wild: Terrific Turkeys Thursday, Nov 1, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 10
Growing Up Wild: Terrific Turkeys Friday, Nov 2, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 7
Dairy Days at Voelcker Homestead Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 10:00 am Voelcker Homestead (PHP East) $0.00
Starting Out Wild: Turkeys Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 10:00 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00 Registration starts Monday, Aug 13, 2018 9:00 am
Starting Out Wild: Turkeys Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 10:00 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00 Registration starts Monday, Aug 13, 2018 9:00 am
Starting Out Wild: Turkeys Friday, Nov 16, 2018 10:00 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00 Registration starts Monday, Aug 13, 2018 9:00 am
Meet Karston's Friends Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00
Trees of Texas how to ID Guide Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 9:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00

More Kid News

  • Children's Vegetable Garden Wins Statewide Award

    Children's Vegetable Garden Wins Statewide Award

    Thursday, 20 July 2017

    The Phil Hardberger Park Children’s Vegetable Garden was awarded First Place by the Texas Master Gardener Association 2016 Search for Excellence Awards. The Bexar County Master Gardener Assoc. received the award.

  • Nature Makes Kids Happy

    Nature Makes Kids Happy

    Monday, 31 July 2017

    Being active in nature makes kids happier,” says the National Environmental Education Foundation. Nature’s Garden Summer Camp was first offered at Phil Hardberger Park in 2014…

  • Starting Out Wild at Hardberger Park

    Starting Out Wild: A Program that Introduces Toddlers to Nature

    Thursday, 29 January 2015

    Two years ago San Antonio Natural Area Education Coordinator Peggy Spring had a dream of starting an educational program where toddlers love and experience nature in the first years of life. From this grew the Starting Out Wild (SOW) concept.

Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy

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