Fort Wayne City Utilities operates constructed a wetlands on the City's southeast side to store and treat stormwater runoff. Stormwater from several neighborhoods around McMillen Park goes to a massive storage tank at the park and is then pumped to the wetlands. The wetlands also provides a natural habitat for song birds, water birds and other animals. Camp Scott is located at 3615 Oxford Street. Get Map
Here's the schedule of upcoming events at Camp Soctt for 2013:
Thursday, June 13 from 3:00 - 7:00 PM World Environment Day
Satruday, September 21 from 7:00 AM - noon Water Monitoring Day
Monday, October 28 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM Trick or Treating
Want to learn more about wetlands? The Environmental Protection Agency has many fact sheets that can help you.
During World War II, a portion of the property that is now a wetlands was home to an Army training facility and later to a prisoner of war camp. Read more about the history of Camp Scott.
Fort Wayne also provides tours of the wetlands by appointment. Contact site manager Susan Beck to arrange a tour for your group. Susan can be reached at:
200 East Berry Street ,Room 130
Fort Wayne IN 46802
7:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. M-F
7:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. M-F