Field Studies at the Schuylkill Center for Preschool & Kindergarten

Field trips for preschool and kindergarten children include 90-minute lessons plus time to explore our indoor Discovery Center and enjoy your lunch in our picnic area.

Storybook Stroll
Weaving together imagination and experience, we read a story and hike through the forest to look for signs of animals in nature.

Sensory Nature Ramble
Like the animals of forest and field, students will use their senses to explore the natural world.

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

Seasonal Nature Exploration
A trail hike and program highlighting the features of the season in which you visit.

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.

Field Studies Fees:
$6.50 per child; $65 minimum
One adult free per group of ten students
Additional adults are $3 each

SCEE @ My School

Bring our educators to your school. In-school programs for preschool and kindergarten classes are one hour in length and designed for groups of 15 or fewer.

Senses & Nature
Hands-on activities and natural history artifacts engage all of your students’ senses while they learn about nature and the senses of other animals!

Around the Pond
Learn about the pond ecosystem by exploring the lives of pond residents such as the frogs and dragonflies. Live animal visitors are available for an additional fee.

Discovering Birds
Learn about the birds in your schoolyard by sight and sound. Students will also investigate examples of birds’ nests. Live bird visitors (hawk or owl) are available for an additional fee.

SCEE @ My Fees
$125 per program, plus a travel fee
Travel fees are based on mileage and travel time from the Center (generally $15-$30).
Live animal visitors are available for an additional $50.



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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!


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