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Home School Nature Adventures

Discover nature with other elementary age homeschoolers (K-5) who meet up every other Friday with DCNR park naturalist to explore the outdoors through a wide variety of interactive programs including: nature hikes, birding, reptiles/amphibians, PA mammals, animal tracking, owls, bats, skulls/bones, rocks/minerals, fossils, stream ecology, pollinators, trees/wildflowers,  native/invasive/endangered species, orienteering, knot tying, fire building and more. Playground and bathroom adjacent to pavilion for younger siblings if/as needed. Dress for current weather with walking shoes (9/20 in water). Programs are geared towards homeschoolers but open to all youth. Parent or guardian must accompany their child. Registration NOT required. This year's DiscoverE nature programs will run every other Friday from March 22 through November 1 for the 2024 season. 

Friday, May 31 at 10:00am to 12:00pm

More dates through November 1, 2024

Ridley Creek State Park
1023 Sycamore Mills Rd., Media, PA 19063-4398


State Parks


Educational Programs, DiscoverE

Outdoor Activities

Hiking and Walking, Wildlife Watching/Birding







Exact Location

Picnic Area 8 Pavillion (Behind Horse Stables)

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rebecca coyer

rebecca coyer 4/9/2024

Is there a list of topics to be covered for the 2024 spring session?