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.
Light refreshments, lightning talks from artists, opportunities to view our fall gallery show, and informal networking.
Create a personal tea blend and learn how to begin your very own at-home apothecary.
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.
Forest bathing helps us find healing through deepening our connection to nature.
The Philadelphia Tempestry collection will be on display at the Schuylkill Center to educate about how climate change is impacting our region. Join us to see the full collection on view for the first time and celebrate this intersection of craft and activism.
Take a walk through our moonlit forest to hear about ancient solstice traditions and to celebrate the slow return of the sun.
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.
In our annual census, we’ll monitor the abundance of bird species that winter in our forests and fields.
During this guided hike, we’ll see some of the biggest trees in our forest—some over 13’ around! Learn how to identify these trees based on their winter characteristics, such as shape and bark pattern.
Carve wands, tell stories, and make edible potions as we scour forests and fields for our woodland creature companions.
Master the art of tracking as we identify tracks of different native animals and learn how to interpret track patterns.
Community members as well as Nature Preschool families past and present are invited to join us as we work on service projects aimed at protecting the health of our forests
Forest bathing helps us find healing through
deepening our connection to nature.
This exhibition celebrates the art program’s history by inviting previous exhibiting artists to revisit the work they did at the Schuylkill Center, and looks to the future of environmental art with new artists exploring related themes
It’s a day of wildlife-themed fun: face-painting, nature crafts, winter wildlife hikes, and talks on both urban wildlife and how animals survive winter.
We’ll learn all about their fascinating characteristics before going on a hike to listen and look for signs of these exceptional hunters.
Roxborough’s beloved open space is disappearing rapidly as developers discover some of the last “available” land in the city. At this town meeting, community leaders and planners discuss actions you can take to preserve our community’s open space. Panelists include James Harry Calamia of the Roxborough Development Corporation, Kay Sykora of the Roxborough/Manayunk Conservancy, Celeste Hardester of the Central Roxborough Civic Association, and Matt Wysong, a planner for the City of Philadelphia. Co-sponsors include the Roxborough Development Corporation, the Upper…
If you’d like to help with this year’s Toad Detour, join us for this orientation. You’ll learn all about toads, toad handling, and shift sign-ups.
Explore our forests as we look for signs of wildlife in the harsh winter climate.