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Summer Night Hike: The Glow in the Forest

July 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Come see the forest like you've never seen before. Using specialized UV flashlights, we hike after sunset to search for flora and fauna that glow with UV-induced fluorescence.

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

July 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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.

Nature Play Saturday

August 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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.

Extended Night Viewing Hours: Aglow

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for another evening viewing of environmental artist Aurora Robson's exhibit Aglow, featuring illuminated sculptures made of plastic waste.

Shooting Stars & S’mores

August 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Explore the night sky during the summer’s most spectacular meteor shower, the Perseids. Use a telescope to see the moon and stars up close, locate constellations using star maps, and enjoy s’mores by the campfire.

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

August 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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.

Shooting Stars & S’mores

August 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Explore the night sky during the summer’s most spectacular meteor shower, the Perseids. Use a telescope to see the moon and stars up close, locate constellations using star maps, and enjoy s’mores by the campfire.

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

August 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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.

Tall Trees Nature Playdate

August 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The wonder of nature provides opportunities for imagination, freedom, and creativity. Come play, explore, and dream with your child while immersed in the Tall Trees Playscape.

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

August 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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.

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

August 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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.

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

September 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until December 7, 2019
Discover the beauty and wonder along our trails in every season through this FREE weekly program.

Harvest Moon Hike

September 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Bask in the orange glow of the harvest moon with a moonlit walk along our trails.

Exhibition Opening for We All Fall Down: Artists Respond to the Emerald Ash Borer

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The opening reception for We All Fall Down, a response to a highly invasive species and its impact on our forests, will include artist talks in the gallery, refreshments, and a short guided walk to the site-specific works on our trails.

Fall Native Plant Sale

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stock up for fall with bloomers like blue-stemmed goldenrod and New England aster—both perfect for migrating birds and insects. Members receive 10% off all plants.

Birdseed Sale

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Save on birdseed, seed mixes, and suet—in quantities from 4 to 50 lb. bags. Members receive 20% off birdseed and non-members receive 10% off birdseed.

Member Appreciation Day

September 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Enjoy a light brunch, hear about the exciting new features coming to our trails, then choose one of two nature walks: trees of our forest or a goldenrod wildflower walk. Afterward, members are welcome to canoe on Wind Dance Pond and enjoy special discounts at our Fall Native Plant and Birdseed sales.

Fledglings

September 23 - October 25
Aimed for children ages 25-36 months and their grown-ups, Fledglings is a watch-me-fly class where children grow, learn, and explore the natural world.

Nestlings

September 24 - October 24
Together with a favorite grown-up, Nestlings participants discover and explore the wonders of nature through sensory focused classes.

Day-Off Camp: Nature Chefs

September 27 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
When schools are closed, we’re open! Bring your kids to the Schuylkill Center for a day of fun and exploration and discover the many dishes that can be made from common forest ingredients.
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