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:  (choose one)
Thursday, June 28 (rain date June 29)
Thursday, July 5 (rain date July 6)  


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Summer Explorers - Amazing Animals!

For students who have completed Kindergarten - 3rd grade

 Buzz into the world of insects, move with mammals, search for stream critters, and bond with the birds!   Animals of all kinds take center stage as we study the unique features and adaptations of many of our local animals.  Get better acquainted with the two, four, six and even one hundred legged creatures that we share the watershed with. 

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

Dates:
Students who have completed kindergarten or 1st grade (choose one week):
Week 1:  July 9 -13, 2018
Week 2:  August 6 - 10, 2018

Students who have completed 2nd or 3rd grade (choose one week):
Week 1:  July 16 - 20, 2018
Week 2:  August 13 - 17, 2018  


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Summer Afield -
Perkiomen Creek Past, Present and Future

For students who have completed 4th - 6th grade

Expect to travel through time, drifting with the continents, moving through the age of dinosaurs, investigating the days of the Lenape Indians, and delving into the impact of the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, to trace the creek's story to this day.  The Perkiomen Creek has always been an important resource for the inhabitants of the Perkiomen Valley.   Leran more about what we can all do to preserve and protect it!

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

Dates: (choose one week)
  Week 1 - June 18 - 22, 2018
  Week 2 - July 23 - 27, 2018


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!