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Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

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8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
215-482-7300, 110http://www.schuylkillcenter.org

Upcoming Events

August 2019
Free

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.

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September 2019
Free

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.

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

September 14 @ 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.

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$10 - $15

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.

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Free

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

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 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.

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Free

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.

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Free

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.

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

September 21 @ 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.

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Free

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.

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$300 - $350

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.

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$250 - $300

Nestlings

September 24 - October 24

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

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$50 - $70

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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Free

Wellness Saturday: Mindfulness in Nature

September 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

At this month’s wellness program, we’ll focus on how mindfulness in nature can lead to positive effects on our physical and mental well-being.

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

September 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 7, 2019

Discover the beauty and wonder along our trails in every season through this FREE weekly program.

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$50 - $70

Day-Off Camp: Ponds and Streams

September 30 @ 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. From dragonfly nymphs to mayfly larvae, learn about the fascinating lives of miniature creatures. Scoop in our ponds and wade in our streams to uncover what’s hidden under the mud and between the rocks.

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October 2019
$60 - $70

Day-Off Camp: Mad Scientist

October 1 @ 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 as we put on our lab coats and test our hypotheses in this day of slimy and grimy, ooey and gooey science experimentation.

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$5 - $10

Kids Run Wild

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Come out for the first-ever Kids Run Wild race along our trails.

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

October 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 7, 2019

Discover the beauty and wonder along our trails in every season through this FREE weekly program.

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$60 - $70

Day-Off Camp: Art and Nature

October 9 @ 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. Discover how artists incorporate nature into their work with a walk through our art gallery and along our trails as we collect materials for our own nature-inspired artwork.

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Free

Tall Trees Nature Playdate

October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come play, explore, and dream with your child immersed in the Tall Trees Playscape.

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

October 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 7, 2019

Discover the beauty and wonder along our trails in every season through this FREE weekly program.

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$10 - $20

Nature Girls

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Celebrate National Day of the Girl with an afternoon dedicated to connecting young girls with the natural world.

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Free

Restoration Volunteer Workday

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Help us to improve the health and biodiversity of our forest while getting to know the property, connecting with nature, and making new friends

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$7.50 - $15

Halloween Hikes & Hayrides

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Candlelit paths, friendly costumed nocturnal animals, and hayrides along our trails—see our magical moonlit forest at our annual Halloween festival.

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Free

Wellness Saturday: Yoga

October 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Start off the morning with a walk and yoga on our trails with teacher Kelly Miller.

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$7.50 - $15

Halloween Hikes & Hayrides

October 26 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Candlelit paths, friendly costumed nocturnal animals, and hayrides along our trails—see our magical moonlit forest at our annual Halloween festival.

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November 2019
$60 - $70

Day-Off Camp: Camouflage

November 5 @ 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. Discover what makes animals experts at camouflage and then put your observational skills to the test through a series of games and challenges.

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$30

Insect Study Merit Badge

November 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Study bees in a hive, observe an ant colony up close, and scoop for insects in our ponds.

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$60 - $70

Day-Off Camp: Geocaching

November 11 @ 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. We’ll learn to navigate using a compass and then make our way down to the Schuylkill River Trail to uncover the many geocaches hidden there.

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Free

Nature Preschool Open House

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Take a peek inside our preschool and kindergarten classrooms, meet the teachers, and learn about the curriculum, philosophy, and values that guide this unique program.

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$20 - $30

Tea Blending Workshop with Terra Luna Herbals

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Create a personal tea blend and learn how to begin your very own at-home apothecary.

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Free

Birdseed Sale

November 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Save on birdseed, seed mixes, and suet.

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$60 - $70

Day-Off Camp: Rock On!

November 29 @ 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. Learn about local geology and the role that water plays in shaping our landscape as we discover the many reasons that rocks rock.

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Free

Wellness Saturday: Forest Bathing

November 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Forest bathing helps us find healing through deepening our connection to nature.

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