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The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

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Upcoming Events

April 2019
$300

Fledglings

April 1 - May 10
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

This five-week series of developmentally-appropriate outdoor learning will include nature walks, songs, stories, and art as part of our multi-sensory approach to enjoying the outdoors.

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$62

Day-Off Camp: Spring Break

April 22 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

When schools are closed, we’re open! Bring your kids to the Schuylkill Center for a day of fun and exploration.

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A Very Phanatic Earth Day

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Mark the 49th annual Earth Day with a rousing, upbeat celebration featuring the Phillie Phanatic and Schuylkill Center staff. We’ll “dance” the air cycle, create a magical rainstorm, play Earth Day Bingo, and even plant a tree!

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Wildlife Clinic Volunteer Orientation

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Learn how to prepare diets, safely handle wild animals, set up cages, and of course, feed all the hungry babies!

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Free

Wellness Saturday: Yoga

April 27 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Start off the morning with a walk and yoga on our trails. This month’s wellness program will incorporate beginner yoga with teacher Kelly Miller.

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Free

Naturepalooza: A Family Earth Day Celebration

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Celebrate Earth Day in the midst of a 340 acre forest. Take a hike to learn about pond ecology, participate in a fort-building competition, or make a science-based craft with our Nature Preschool.

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May 2019
Free

Member’s Night: Spring Native Plant Sale

May 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Be among the first to preview the 2019 Spring Native Plant Sale at this special evening just for members. Enjoy a botanical happy hour, chat with staff, ask your gardening and native plant questions, and celebrate the coming of spring.

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Free

Spring Native Plant Sale Week

May 4 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Want to get your garden ready for the spring but don’t know where to start? Bring the whole family out to our Spring Native Plant Sale, where we will have local makers, food vendors, a bird walk, and even a perennial planting activity for kids to do for Mother’s Day.

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Play

May 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Bring your family for a hike and unstructured nature play with representatives from our NaturePHL program. We’ll climb, explore, and learn more about the many health benefits of outdoor activity.

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Spring Native Plant Sale Week

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Bring the whole family out to our Spring Native Plant Sale, where we will have local makers, food vendors, a bird walk, and even a perennial planting activity for kids to do for Mother’s Day. Choose from a spectacular assortment of over 150 species of wildflowers, ferns, shrubs, trees, vines, and warm season grasses.

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$20

Spring Wildflower Walk

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Learn about the wildflowers common to our forest as we hike along Ravine Loop—the single best place to see wildflowers here.

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Free

Gardening with Natives Q&A Session

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Hosted by Andrew Kirkpatrick, our in-house native plant expert, along with highly knowledgeable volunteers, this event begins with a discussion of new offerings at the plant sale. Then we’ll talk about our tried and true volunteer favorites and answer all of your burning native plant questions.

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Spring Native Plant Sale Week

May 11 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Want to get your garden spring-ready? Bring the whole family out to our Spring Native Plant Sale, where we will have local makers, food vendors, a bird walk, and even a perennial planting activity for kids to do for Mother’s Day. Choose from a spectacular assortment of over 150 species of wildflowers, ferns, shrubs, trees, vines, and warm season grasses.

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

May 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Who’s up in that tree? What’s under that rock? Learn about the plants and animals that call our forest home in this FREE program.

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$52-62

Day-Off Camp: Nature Olympics

May 13 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Welcome to the 2019 Schuylkill Center Olympic Games. Join us for a day of friendly nature-themed competition. From relay races to animals charades, there’s sure to be something for everyone. End the day with a closing celebration ceremony. On your mark, get set… go!

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$125-1,000

Enchanted Forest: Party Beneath the Stars

May 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Join us for a party in our beautiful spring forest. Enjoy delicious, sustainably-sourced food, refreshments, live music, and a raffle with wonderful prizes. Our most important fundraising event, this enchanted evening supports our critical mission connecting people and nature.

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Free

Restoration Volunteer Workday

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Help us to improve our forest’s health and biodiversity through invasive plant removals, native species plantings, and trail maintenance projects.

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Who’s up in that tree? What’s under that rock? Learn about the plants and animals that call our forest home in this FREE program. Each week we’ll explore a different theme so visitors can join us again and again.

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$10-15

Spring Full Moon Hike

May 18 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Take a walk under the light of the moon as we discover the forest in a new way. On this guided hike, we’ll look for the nocturnal animals that call our forest home.

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$15

Yards DIY Workshop: Nature Photography

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education,
8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Join us for a DIY workshop every third Tuesday from March to May. Learn a new skill and enjoy beer generously provided by Yards Brewery. Sign up for one workshop or for all three. Registration required. Cost varies by program.

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