Environmental Education Programming
Experience the best of Asbury Woods through our educational programming. We offer standards-based curriculum visits and a variety of other engaging programs. You can visit us at Asbury Woods or we can take our programming to your school.
To plan a visit contact Sarah Bennett, Director of Education and Community Programs at (814) 836-6178 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- 1-2 hour visit to Asbury Woods: $6/student
- 2.5 – 4 hour visit to Asbury Woods: $8/student
- 1 hour visit to your school: $100 for a 1 hour visit with one educator. $50/hour/educator for each additional hour. Additional mileage fees may apply.
- We are able to keep these costs low due to generous donations from local businesses under the PA Educational Improvement Tax Credit program.
- Teachers and chaperones always attend free at Asbury Woods!
*denotes programs available for our staff to take to your location
- My Senses: My First Science Tools*
- Project Seasons: Discovering How Plants and Animals Respond to Seasonal Changes
- Trash Troubles: Recycling, Composting and Rethinking our “Trash”*
Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
- Weather Works: Measuring Weather and Climate*
- Habitats Essentials: Food, Water, Shelter, and Space
- What Am I? Animal Classification
- Maple Magic: Energy Flow from Sun to Syrup*
- New Beginnings: Growth and Development of Living Things*
3rd Grade- 5th Grade
- The Power of Water: The Role of Water in Shaping the Earth
- Feeding Frenzy: Exploring Food Chains and Food Webs*
- EcoSeekers: Discovering, Protecting and Restoring Healthy Ecosystems*
- Metamorphosis and More: Discovering Life Cycles
- The Earth is My Home: Measuring the Human Impact on Earth’s Resources
6th Grade- 8th Grade
- Watershed Analysis: A Deep Dive into Water Quality (*if you have a stream on property)
- HydroQuest: Exploring Human Impacts on Water
- Change Begins With Me: Renewable and Non-renewable Resources*
Click here for descriptions of each program
While these programs are not tied to specific curriculum standards, they offer enriching experiences that may enhance classroom learning. The programs can be 1 or 2 hour visits to your school or can be combined with a hike or scavenger hunt and exhibit hall exploration to create a memorable field trip to Asbury Woods.
- Nature’s Recyclers: Exploring Worms and Compost (K-2nd)
- Movement in Nature: Seed Variety, Dispersal and Growth (K-2nd)
- Nature Mystery: Solve a Nature-themed Mystery Using Owl Pellets (3rd – 5th)
- Feeding Frenzy: Exploring Food Chains and Food Webs (2 hr, 3rd – 5th)
- EcoSeekers: Using Science Tools and Technology to Explore your Playground (requires outdoor access, 3rd- 5th)
- Dendrology: Exploring Leaves, Tree Rings, and Dichotomous Keys (6th – 12th)
- Osteology: Identifying Bones & Skulls and Exploring Owl Pellets (6th – 12th)