Professional educators lead small groups in
hands-on explorations and outdoor discovery!  


Single day and week long science-based programs all held at the
Conservancy's Brownstone Barn. 

 

Exploring the East Branch Creek

Single day adventure for students who have completed Kindergarten - 4th grade!

Just can’t get enough of the creek?  Grab your water shoes and head down to the stream with us to learn about plants and animals in the stream community!  Spend the morning with your feet and hands in the water and the afternoon learning about animals who depend on the creek each day. Through active explorations, games, songs, books and crafts, we will take the day to examine this most incredible ecosystem.  

Bring your brown bag lunch and a drink, your extra dry clothes and a towel. 

Time: 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Fee: $30 Members/$40 Nonmembers

Dates:  Coming soon


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Summer Explorers - The Secret Life of Plants

For students who have completed Kindergarten - 3rd grade

This year all things green take center stage as we investigate the world of plants. What is photosynthesis and why is it so important? What role do plants play in the food chain? We will learn more about wildflowers, trees, vines and bushes and their relationships with local animals. Explorers will take part in experiments, demonstrations, games and more to find about the ‘Zing’ plants add to our lives.

Time:  9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fee: $120 Members/$150 Nonmembers

Dates: Coming soon
Students who have completed kindergarten or 1st grade (choose one week):
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Students who have completed 2nd or 3rd grade (choose one week):
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Summer Afield -
Whatza’ Watershed?

For students who have completed 4th - 6th grade

We all live in a watershed, yet many don’t know what it is. What is a watershed and why are they important? We will learn what a watershed is, learn more about the Perkiomen Creek watershed, take a journey with a water molecule, wade into a tributary and explore a flood plain! A special field trip will show us how the water we use is cleaned. Students will put their new knowledge to work as they develop their own land use action plan and build it for a presentation on the last day.

 

Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fee: $120 Members/$150 Nonmembers
Dates: Coming Soon


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Green Growing Things

For 3-6 year olds and their favorite adult

Does your 3 to 6 year old like to explore outdoors?  Listen to birds?  Watch curious little animals?  Make friends with green plants?  

This program is full of discovery walks, songs, activities, crafts and stories to learn more about this ‘wonder-filled’ season! 

Dates: Coming soon
Time: 9:30 -11:00 am
Fee per session: $40 Members/$45 Non-Members
*Pre-registration with payment required.  


We also offer a summer service learning opportunity for students who have completed grades 7-12.  Apply to be a Summer Assistant.

Thank you to Costco Wholesale for supporting Summer Science Academy!