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
Starting Out Wild: Reptiles - Lizards Friday, May 25, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00 0
Registration closed.
Growing Up Wild: Fishing Fun Wednesday, May 30, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 0
Registration closed.
Growing Up Wild: Fishing Fun Thursday, May 31, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 0
Registration closed.
Growing Up Wild: Fishing Fun Friday, Jun 1, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 0
Registration closed.
Elementary: Water Conservation Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 9:30 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 2
Middle School: Camping 101 Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 9:30 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 14
Starting Out Wild Camp Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00 0
Registration closed.
Starting Out Wild Camp 2 Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 10:00 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00 0
Registration closed.
The Bee Experience Saturday, Jun 16, 2018 10:00 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00
Growing Up Wild: Wild Week Monday, Jun 25, 2018 9:30 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $50.00 12
Scavenger Hunt - Fit Pass Saturday, Jul 7, 2018 9:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00
FIT Pass Nature Hike-Elementary Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 15
FIT Pass Nature Hike - Middle School Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 9:30 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 17
Family Fitness Hike - Fit Pass: Saturday, Jul 14, 2018 9:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00
Limestone & Fossils Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00
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 19
Geology Rocks Saturday, Sep 1, 2018 9:15 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00
Milkweed and the Amazing Monarch Migration Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 10:00 am Voelcker Lane (PHP East) $0.00
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
Dairy Days at Voelcker Homestead Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 10:00 am Voelcker Homestead (PHP East) $0.00
Spotlight in Nature: Nighttime Wildlife Surveys Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 6:00 pm Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 40
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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