Day-Off Camp: Animal Detectives

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

Where do animals go in the winter? Where do they find food, water, and shelter? We’ll explore our forests as we look for signs of wildlife in the harsh winter climate. Then we’ll follow in the footsteps of our animal friends as we build our own winter shelters.

For ages 5–12 | 8:00 am – 3:00 pm | Members: $60 | Non-members: $70

Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $20/day.

Please bring a packed lunch, water bottle, and an extra set of clothes. Wear weather-appropriate clothing that can get dirty.

Please note, day-off camps will be canceled ONE WEEK PRIOR if the minimum number of participants is not reached by then. Please register soon; space is limited. Registration required.

 

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Day-Off Camp: Master Trackers

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

Examining tracks can give us lots of clues about the wildlife in our forest. Master the art of tracking as we identify tracks of different native animals and learn how to interpret track patterns.

For ages 5–12 | 8:00 am – 3:00 pm | Members: $60 | Non-members: $70

Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $20/day.

Please bring a packed lunch, water bottle, and an extra set of clothes. Wear weather-appropriate clothing that can get dirty.

Please note, day-off camps will be canceled ONE WEEK PRIOR if the minimum number of participants is not reached by then. Please register soon; space is limited. Registration required.

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Day-Off Camp: Wizards of the Forest

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

Magic is in the air as we transform into forest wizards for the day. We’ll carve wands, tell stories, and make edible potions as we scour forests and fields for our woodland creature companions. 

For ages 5–12 | 8:00 am – 3:00 pm | Members: $60 | Non-members: $70

Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $20/day.

Please bring a packed lunch, water bottle, and an extra set of clothes. Wear weather-appropriate clothing that can get dirty.

Please note, day-off camps will be canceled ONE WEEK PRIOR if the minimum number of participants is not reached by then. Please register soon; space is limited. Registration required.

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Day-Off Camp: Winter Break

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

Spend winter break in the outdoors, exploring our forest, climbing trees and rocks, tracking winter animals, making primitive shelters, even experimenting with snow and ice. Sign up for one adventurous day or for all three.

For ages 5–12 | 8:00 am – 3:00 pm | Members: $60 | Non-members: $70

Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $20/day.

Please bring a packed lunch, water bottle, and an extra set of clothes. Wear weather-appropriate clothing that can get dirty.

Please note, day-off camps will be canceled ONE WEEK PRIOR if the minimum number of participants is not reached by then. Please register soon; space is limited. Registration required.

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Day-Off Camp: Winter Break

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

Spend winter break in the outdoors, exploring our forest, climbing trees and rocks, tracking winter animals, making primitive shelters, even experimenting with snow and ice. Sign up for one adventurous day or for all three.

For ages 5–12 | 8:00 am – 3:00 pm | Members: $60 | Non-members: $70

Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $20/day.

Please bring a packed lunch, water bottle, and an extra set of clothes. Wear weather-appropriate clothing that can get dirty.

Please note, day-off camps will be canceled ONE WEEK PRIOR if the minimum number of participants is not reached by then. Please register soon; space is limited. Registration required.

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Day-Off Camp: Winter Break

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

Spend winter break in the outdoors, exploring our forest, climbing trees and rocks, tracking winter animals, making primitive shelters, even experimenting with snow and ice. Sign up for one adventurous day or for all three.

For ages 5–12 | 8:00 am – 3:00 pm | Members: $60 | Non-members: $70

Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $20/day.

Please bring a packed lunch, water bottle, and an extra set of clothes. Wear weather-appropriate clothing that can get dirty.

Please note, day-off camps will be canceled ONE WEEK PRIOR if the minimum number of participants is not reached by then. Please register soon; space is limited. Registration required.

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Day-Off Camp: Team Building

When schools are closed, we’re open! Bring your kids to the Schuylkill Center for a day of fun and exploration.
For ages 5–12 | 8:00 am-3:00 pm | Members: $52 | Non-members: $62

Come for a day of challenging puzzles and games as we work together as a team and build friendships along the way.

Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $15/day. Registration is required. Please bring a packed lunch and a water bottle. Wear weather-appropriate clothing.

Please note, day-off camps will be canceled ONE WEEK PRIOR if the minimum number of participants is not reached by then. Please register soon; space is limited.

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Day-off Camp: Living Underground

When schools are closed, we’re open! Bring your kids to the Schuylkill Center for a day of fun and exploration. Discover a whole world of creatures who are cloaked by their environment. We will investigate under rocks, logs and brush piles while learning about why these unique environments are essential to societies beyond their own. We will take and share photographs of our discoveries while reflecting on our experiences together. Please bring a packed lunch and a water bottle. Wear weather-appropriate clothing. Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $15/day.

For ages 5–12 | 8:00 am–3:00 pm | Members: $52 | Non-members: $62. Programs with a field trip may include an additional fee. Registration is required.

Please note, day-off camps will be cancelled ONE WEEK PRIOR if the minimum number of participants is not reached by then. Please register soon; space is limited.

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Day-Off Camp: Winter Skills & Survival

What to do when the kids are off, but you’re not!

For ages 5-12 

What does it take to survive in the cold of winter? Where can we find food? Where can we find shelter?  How can we keep warm? From fires to forts to foraging, study the habits of native wildlife to learn their secrets to surviving harsh winter weather.

Please bring a packed lunch, water bottle and weather appropriate clothing.

Schedule

Camps run 8:00–3:00 pm.  Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $15/day.

Registration

Members: $52 | Non-members: $62

Register nowPrograms with a field trip may include an additional fee.  Pre-registration is required.

Please note, day-off camps will be cancelled ONE WEEK PRIOR if the minimum number of participants is not reached by then. Please register soon; space is limited.

Day-Off Camp: Campfire Cooking

What to do when the kids are off, but you’re not!

For ages 5-12 

Learn about the importance of fire on a cold winter day.  Fire is useful for light, warmth, cooking, and water purification.  Learn how to make fire in a damp winter.

Please bring a packed lunch, water bottle and weather appropriate clothing.

Schedule

Camps run 8:00 – 3:00 pm.  Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $15/day.

Registration

Members: $52 | Non-members: $62

Register now_greenPrograms with a field trip may include an additional fee.  Pre-registration is required.

Please note, day-off camps will be cancelled ONE WEEK PRIOR if the minimum number of participants is not reached by then. Please register soon; space is limited.