Looking for something to appeal to curious young minds and busy young bodies when school's closed but you still have to work? Get them outdoors and into nature with the Schuylkill Center's Day-Off Camps. Trained educators lead students ages 5 through 12 on unique nature-themed explorations that take advantage of our science lab, Discovery Center resources and 340 acres of beautiful wooded trails, streams and ponds.


Fees and Registration for Day-Off Camps

Times:  8:00 am to 3:00 pm (extended day options available until 6 pm)
Fee:  $62/day;  $52/day for Schuylkill Center members
Extended Day Option::  3:00 pm – 6:00 pm, additional $15/day. Extended day pick-up is from 5:00 – 6:00 pm, to enable children to go for an afternoon hike.
Pre-registration is required.
Register online with the orange button below.

Field trips: Camps with trips may have an associated fee (see specific camp for details.) For camps with a field trip, we'll be traveling by van; if the roads are in a condition where driving is unsafe, these camps will be cancelled.

Campers will need to bring:

  • A bagged lunch (morning and afternoon snacks are provided
  • Sneakers or hiking shoes
  • Extra pair of socks and shoes
  • Clothing that is appropriate for the weather (programs will be outside during light rain and during the winter

See our events calendar for upcoming
programs and registration.

Camp Dates & Themes

We offer one-day Day-Off Camps and weeklong camps for spring and winter breaks. Participants may register for as many or as few days as they choose. See upcoming Day-Off Camps here.

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