FREE Family-friendly Guided Walk on the SLNC Trails, 1pm-2pm

by on June 25, 2023

Families and Individuals are welcome to participate. This event is offered monthly. Meet outside of the SLNC Visitors’ Center at the Welcome Kiosk near the Parking Area. FREE.    Please scroll down to register. Thank you!

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POSTPONED — FREE Family Fishing Day

by on May 7, 2023

**This Event is POSTPONED until October. The new date will be announced very soon.**   This fun, free, informative event is sponsored by the Delaware River Fishermen’s Association. Activities will include learning about fish identification, fishing equipment, and fishing techniques. If you have a fishing pole, please feel free to…

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Family-friendly Guided Nature Hike

by on April 16, 2023

Families & Individuals are invited to join us for a FREE Nature discovery hike on the beautiful SLNC Trails! Join us as we explore the Trails! This event is FREE, but please register by scrolling down or by calling 215-785-1177. Please be sure to let us know how many you…

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April 21st Earth Day Work Day

by on April 21, 2018

April 21, 2018 is our day to celebrate the Earth. This Earth Day Work Day event is sponsored by DOW and in partnership with Keep America Beautiful. The day will begin with breakfast and sign-in at 9:00 am, followed by assigned tasks and projects, then ends with a picnic lunch…

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Sensory Awareness Hike

by on July 8, 2017

Join us as we use our five senses to explore the wonders of the forest! Families & individuals of all ages are welcome. Cost is $8/person for Members of Silver Lake Nature Center or $10/person for Non-members.

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NEW!! Family-fun Series!! ~ “Shelter Building!”

by on November 19, 2016

Lost in the woods! Need shelter for the night! What can you do? This program will teach you how to construct a shelter out of natural materials. Each participant will help construct a real debris hut deep in the forest of Silver Lake Nature Preserve. Families & individuals welcome! Fee…

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NEW!! Family-fun Series!! “Tracking Wild Animals!”

by on November 5, 2016

Wild animals leave behind their footprints as they wander through Silver Lake Nature Preserve. During this expedition participants will learn how to track animals and even how to make a plaster cast of a footprint to take home with them. All ages welcome. Families & individuals welcome! Fee per adventurer:…

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NEW!! Family-fun Series!! “Do Bears Hibernate?”

by on October 29, 2016

How do the wild animals of the Silver Lake Nature Preserve survive the harsh, cold season of winter? The answer to that question may surprise you! This adventure will take us deep into Delhaas woods to search for signs of animals preparing for winter. Families & individuals welcome! Fee per…

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2nd in NEW Family-fun Series ~ “Amazing Insects!”

by on September 10, 2016

This adventure for all ages will lead the participants through many habitats in search of various species of insects that live among the forests, fields, and swamps of Silver Lake Nature Center. Discover the hidden world of these amazing creatures and see for yourself why they are the Earth’s most…

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