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May 2022

Sprouts

May 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$120 – $150

Little ones ages 2-3 years old, together with a favorite grown-up, will discover and explore the wonders of nature through sensory-focused experiences. This six-week series features walks, songs, and stories as a part of a hands-on, emergent learning approach beloved in our Nature Preschool. It is a great way for your youngster to grow their roots in nature-based learning. Space is limited to 10 participants. Drop-in rate for one session is $25 members, $30 non-members (if space is available).

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Sprouts

May 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$120 – $150

Little ones ages 2-3 years old, together with a favorite grown-up, will discover and explore the wonders of nature through sensory-focused experiences. This six-week series features walks, songs, and stories as a part of a hands-on, emergent learning approach beloved in our Nature Preschool. It is a great way for your youngster to grow their roots in nature-based learning. Space is limited to 10 participants. Drop-in rate for one session is $25 members, $30 non-members (if space is available).

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that are meant to be done along our trails and then returned when finished. All…

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Day-Off Camp: Disc Golf

May 17 @ 8:00 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$60 – $70

FORE! Lookout, a day of fun and laughs is sure to be had at this disc golf themed day-off camp. We will be spending the day on our very own Schuylkill fairway learning the ins and outs of the unique game – from the rules to the technique and everything in between. We will even try our hand at other disc-related games. This day is sure to be a hole-in-one. Day-off camps are for children ages 5-12 years old. Extended…

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Sprouts

May 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$120 – $150

Little ones ages 2-3 years old, together with a favorite grown-up, will discover and explore the wonders of nature through sensory-focused experiences. This six-week series features walks, songs, and stories as a part of a hands-on, emergent learning approach beloved in our Nature Preschool. It is a great way for your youngster to grow their roots in nature-based learning. Space is limited to 10 participants. Drop-in rate for one session is $25 members, $30 non-members (if space is available).

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Sprouts

May 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$120 – $150

Little ones ages 2-3 years old, together with a favorite grown-up, will discover and explore the wonders of nature through sensory-focused experiences. This six-week series features walks, songs, and stories as a part of a hands-on, emergent learning approach beloved in our Nature Preschool. It is a great way for your youngster to grow their roots in nature-based learning. Space is limited to 10 participants. Drop-in rate for one session is $25 members, $30 non-members (if space is available).

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that are meant to be done along our trails and then returned when finished. All…

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Art Kids Tour

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

Bring your kids and explore with Tina Plokarz, Director of Environmental Art, as she takes you to art installations along the trails at the Schuylkill Center. We will linger at our newest exhibition Companions - mas masarap magkasama by Filipino artists Maria Dumlao and Bahay215 and learn how migrants approach food in a new home. These artists have created innovative adaptations of traditional Filipino recipes using plants native to the Philadelphia area—and we’ll get to taste! Program is best suited…

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Sprouts

May 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$120 – $150

Little ones ages 2-3 years old, together with a favorite grown-up, will discover and explore the wonders of nature through sensory-focused experiences. This six-week series features walks, songs, and stories as a part of a hands-on, emergent learning approach beloved in our Nature Preschool. It is a great way for your youngster to grow their roots in nature-based learning. Space is limited to 10 participants. Drop-in rate for one session is $25 members, $30 non-members (if space is available).

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Day-Off Camp: Fins and Feathers

May 27 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$60 – $70

From the birds in the sky to the fish in our ponds, there are so many amazing creatures that call our forest home. Today we will be acquainted with a few finned and feathered friends. Campers will learn the basics of birdwatching, including recognizing field marks, identifying common local birds, and birding by ear. We’ll also practice actions we can take to help conserve local bird populations. In the afternoon we will head down to Wind Dance pond and try…

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Sprouts

May 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$120 – $150

Little ones ages 2-3 years old, together with a favorite grown-up, will discover and explore the wonders of nature through sensory-focused experiences. This six-week series features walks, songs, and stories as a part of a hands-on, emergent learning approach beloved in our Nature Preschool. It is a great way for your youngster to grow their roots in nature-based learning. Space is limited to 10 participants. Drop-in rate for one session is $25 members, $30 non-members (if space is available).

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that are meant to be done along our trails and then returned when finished. All…

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June 2022

Environmental Science Merit Badge

June 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$40

Don’t miss out on this opportunity for your scout to earn the Environmental Science Merit Badge, a required badge for those pursuing the Eagle Scout rank. In this two-day program, scouts will make observations and carry out experiments to learn more about our natural world. Test for air pollution, record biodiversity in a forest plot, and conduct an experiment to learn about the effects of oil spills on waterfowl. A workbook will be provided to guide scouts through the experiments.…

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Environmental Science Merit Badge

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$40

Don’t miss out on this opportunity for your scout to earn the Environmental Science Merit Badge, a required badge for those pursuing the Eagle Scout rank. In this two-day program, scouts will make observations and carry out experiments to learn more about our natural world. Test for air pollution, record biodiversity in a forest plot, and conduct an experiment to learn about the effects of oil spills on waterfowl. A workbook will be provided to guide scouts through the experiments.…

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October 2022

Day-Off Camp

October 5 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$60 – $70

When schools are closed, we’re open! Bring your kids to the Schuylkill Center for a day of fun and exploration. Day-off camps are for children ages 5-12 years old. Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $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, day-off camps will be canceled ONE WEEK PRIOR if the minimum number of participants is not reached. Space…

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Day-Off Camp – CANCELLED

October 28 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$60 – $70

When schools are closed, we’re open! Bring your kids to the Schuylkill Center for a day of fun and exploration. Day-off camps are for children ages 5-12 years old. Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $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, day-off camps will be canceled ONE WEEK PRIOR if the minimum number of participants is not reached. Space…

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Halloween Hikes & Hayrides

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$8 – $16

Looking for spooktacular mystery-filled hikes, friendly costumed critters, nature-inspired crafts and activities, and hayrides through our magical moonlit forest? Look no further than the Schuylkill Center. Come roast s’mores by the campfire, delight in snacks from local food trucks, and grab a seat for an after-dark Halloween-themed movie on the lawn. Space is limited; registration is required. Free for 2 and under Please bring a flashlight and dress for the weather. In the case of inclement weather, the event will…

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November 2022

Day-Off Camp

November 8 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$60 – $70
Children and educators sitting in a circle in the forest

When schools are closed, we’re open! Bring your kids to the Schuylkill Center for a day of fun and exploration. Day-off camps are for children ages 5-12 years old. Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $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, day-off camps will be canceled ONE WEEK PRIOR if the minimum number of participants is not reached. Space…

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Day-Off Camp

November 11 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$60 – $70
Children and educators sitting in a circle in the forest

When schools are closed, we’re open! Bring your kids to the Schuylkill Center for a day of fun and exploration. Day-off camps are for children ages 5-12 years old. Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $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, day-off camps will be canceled ONE WEEK PRIOR if the minimum number of participants is not reached. Space…

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Day-Off Camp

November 28 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$60 – $70
Children and educators sitting in a circle in the forest

When schools are closed, we’re open! Bring your kids to the Schuylkill Center for a day of fun and exploration. Day-off camps are for children ages 5-12 years old. Extended day until 6:00 pm is available for an additional $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, day-off camps will be canceled ONE WEEK PRIOR if the minimum number of participants is not reached. Space…

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