Grades 1-3

Field trips for grades 1-3 consist of a two-hour lesson exploring the Schuylkill Center's natural areas with our environmental educators.

Art & Nature
Investigate and interpret the natural world through art. After exploring the outdoors, students will create artworks using natural materials they have collected during their explorations.

Pond Community (April - November)
Dip-nets and buckets in hand, students will explore the diversity of life in and around our ponds.

Habitat Hike
Explore the field, forest, and pond habitats to discover who calls the Schuylkill Center home and how they find their food, water, shelter and territory.

Incredible Insects (April - November)
Get up close and personal with one of the mostdiverse groups of creatures on the planet! Students explore our forests, ponds and fields to learn about the physical features and behaviors of insects.

Field Trip Fees:
$6 per student; $60 minimum
One adult free with each group of ten students; $3 for each additional adult.

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Our registrar will be happy to assist you in choosing a date and theme for your program.

Please call 215-482-7300 ext 110 to reserve your program today!


Programs are rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held indoors and will incorporate The Schuylkill Centerís extensive collection of natural history artifacts and environmental activities.

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