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Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center

Year-round, the 1,168-acre Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center offers programs for pre-schoolers through college students. Center staff also provide community programs on many subjects like natural and cultural history and outdoor recreation.

400 Belfast Rd, Nazareth, PA 18064








Robert Neitz



Upcoming Events

History of Snowshoeing

Learn how to snowshoe while learning the history of these helpful winter tools. If we don’t get any snow, we’ll focus on using trekking poles and hike in our...

2/1 8:30am
Family Night - Tracking Workshop

Winter is a good time to observe animals and study their tracks. Learn how animals walk and how to identify them based on their foot shape. We'll spend the...

2/7 6:30pm
Animal Tracks & Signs

Could you tell if a bobcat was in the area? An owl? Join us as we take a walk through Jacobsburg in search of animal tracks and signs. Participants should...

2/8 10am
Winter Insects

Did you know that you can find insects in winter? Join us as we explore the Bushkill Creek in search of insects that are able to survive in cold, icy creeks...

2/8 1pm
Hike for Health

Join us after work for a hike with a St. Luke’s University health professional! Get some exercise while learning about health and fitness outdoors. Each hike...

3/11 5:30pm

Recent Events

Recent Activity

Jacqueline Werkheiser

Jacqueline Werkheiser left a positive review 9/1/2018

This was a very good event and we enjoyed it very much. We learnt a lot from it too.

amanda peterson

amanda peterson left a positive review 7/31/2018

They really loved it!!

Andrew Trumbour

Andrew Trumbour left a positive review 2/23/2018

This was very cool. We learned a lot about how owls digest their food.

Andrew Trumbour

Andrew Trumbour left a positive review 3/24/2018

Our guide Andy was great. Very informative and took time answer our questions.

Diana Gallucci Larkin

Diana Gallucci Larkin left a positive review 10/7/2017

The Cub Scouts really enjoyed visiting and learning about the Green Building.


Franchesca left a positive review 5/12/2017

Fun craft, interesting information session with a Senior Girl Scout and hike with Lauren made for a educational and great family event--interesting for adults and children alike.

Sharon O'Brien

Sharon O'Brien left a positive review 1/1/2017

This was a great hike! I have hiked in the park many times but learning about the history and environment gave me a whole new perspective.

Christine Roysdon

Christine Roysdon left a positive review 1/2/2017

Gorgeous day, bluebirds, amiable companions, great observations from Rick, a bit of snow and ice to provide a modicum of challenge. Ideal start to the year.

Anita Kraus

Anita Kraus left a positive review 11/5/2016

This was an excellent introductory course to building a fire with a flint and steel; building a debris shelter, and orienterering. Thank you, Andy!

Donna Longley

Donna Longley left a positive review 9/27/2016

the book was really good. Domonic led the way on the scavenger hunt. He really likes going to the "new spot". He even spotted changing leaves later on that day.