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October 2021

Day-Off Camp: Schuylkill’s Spooky Soiree

October 29 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$60 – $70

Let the Halloween celebrations begin a few days early with this strikingly spooky soiree! Come dressed in your best costume and enjoy the endless fun as we trek through the forest and carve pumpkins. After our expedition, hop on a broom and zoom around the “sky” in search of the golden snitch during a riveting game of quidditch. Just like other Hogwarts students, after the game we will settle down with a nice cold glass of butter “beer” and snack…

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November 2021

Day-Off Camp: Fall Impressions

November 2 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

The beauty of nature is hard to express in words so we often try to show it with paintings. For this reason, many artists will take their canvases, paints, and paintbrushes into the great outdoors so they can paint amid the natural beauty that they wish to depict. In fall, the trees begin to glow crimson, yellow, and orange so it is a favorite season for painters. Discover how artists incorporate nature into their work by walking through our art…

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Day-Off Camp: Wilderness Survival

November 11 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Sometimes we forget how easy we have it – we tend to take for granted the water from our tap or the food in our fridge. Without all of that though, would you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness? Learn basic techniques and skills for wilderness survival, such as foraging, constructing shelters, using compasses to navigate, and building fires for cooking. By the end of the day, campers will gain the confidence and preparedness for surviving in…

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Day-Off Camp: Forest and Field Day

November 24 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

You’ve heard of track and field, but what about forest and field? This action-packed day has it all – teamwork, exercise, games, and FUN. Break up into teams to compete in a series of outdoor races, games, and challenges where good teamwork is the key to success! Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an extra $20/day. Please bring a packed lunch, water bottle, and an extra set of clothes. Wear weather-appropriate clothing that can get dirty. Please note,…

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Day-Off Camp: Navigating in Nature

November 29 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Time to put away Google Maps and bust out the compass, as we navigate through our forests and fields looking for hidden treasures. Learn to navigate using a map and compass. Once our skills are honed in, we’ll put our knowledge to the test along our trails where we’ll break off into teams and try our hand at orienteering. Orienteering is an outdoor navigation sport where players use a map and compass to find check points along a designated course.…

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