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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

June 2019
Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

June 22 @ 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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$40

Boy Scout Environmental Science Merit Badge Workshop

June 22 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Don’t miss out on this opportunity for your scout to earn the Environmental Science Merit Badge. Test for air pollution, record biodiversity in a forest plot, and conduct an experiment to learn about the effects of oil spills on waterfowl.

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Free

Wellness Saturday: Natural Protectors

June 29 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Harsh chemicals can be found in everything from cleaning products to cosmetics. We’ll talk about ways we can use natural ingredients to make common household items, such as chapstick, sunscreen, and bug repellent.

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

June 29 @ 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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July 2019
Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Play

July 6 @ 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.

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$3

Monarchs, Swallowtails, & More: An Annual Butterfly Count

July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Become a citizen scientist in this summertime tradition. We’ll count butterfly species that flutter through our fields and forests while learning about their fascinating life histories.

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday Special Edition: Wineberry Harvest

July 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

What has tiny red hairs, sharp spines, and tasty berries? The wineberry! These invasive plants are plentiful on our property, so come out and enjoy a sweet treat while helping us to clear them out of the forest.

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Free

Restoration Volunteer Workday

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Help us to improve our 340-acre 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

July 20 @ 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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$10-15

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.

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Free

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.

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August 2019
Free

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.

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$10-15

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.

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Free

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.

Find out more »
$10-15

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.

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Free

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.

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Free

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.

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Free

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.

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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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