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  • Riverbend - Environmental Education Center : Programs & Activities : Scout ProgramsGirl ScoutsCub ScoutsRegistrationNature ClubsAboutRegistrationOutreach ProgramsSchoolSummerAquaponics at Riverbend
    Scout ProgramsGirl ScoutsCub ScoutsRegistrationNature ClubsAboutRegistrationOutreach ProgramsSchoolSummerAquaponics at Riverbend Through Riverbend s exciting programs Cub Scouts not only learn about the wonders of nature but also about themselves Team building exercises games hands on field studies and nature crafts are a few of the fun ways we help Scouts reach their badge work goals Tiger Cubs Rolling over logs and examining pond life will peak your Tiger Cubs interest in the natural world A Riverbend visit fulfills the Let s Go Outdoors portion of the Tiger Badge requirements Wolf Cubs Future environmental protection starts with positive actions today Riverbend s Your Living World program will help Wolf Cubs learn about important concepts such as pollution conservation and recycling Bear Cubs Through our fun filled Sharing your World with Wildlife your scouts will investigate the habitats of local wildlife build recycled bird feeder and meet live animals up close Just for Webelos If your scouts don t yet know a copperhead from a corn snake or an oak tree from an elm Riverbend can help We have programs designed especially to help Webelos earn their Naturalist or Forester badge Naturalist This badge focuses on the balance of nature within an ecosystem through an adventurous blend of activities Your scout will create a nature journal investigate the antics of birds and insects and learn how to identify poisonous plants and venomous reptiles Forester At the end of this program your scouts will see the forest through the trees Tree ring reading bark rubbings and species identification are a few of the activities that will help Webelos gain an understanding of the vast importance of our forests Geologist Learning about geology is a great way for scouts to connect with the natural world Igneous rocks erosion fossils and more will be covered in this

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  • Riverbend - Environmental Education Center : Programs & Activities : Scout ProgramsGirl ScoutsCub ScoutsRegistrationNature ClubsAboutRegistrationOutreach ProgramsSchoolSummerAquaponics at Riverbend
    CAN Children Access Nature Aquaponics at Riverbend News Events Birthday Parties Events Calendar Special Events Photo Galleries Contact Us Donate Join Membership Gift Membership Give Annual Fund Donate Now Link Honor or Memorial Gifts Matching Gifts Stock Bequests Corporate Sponsorship Friends of the Bend Programs Activities School Programs About Field Trips for Pre K and Kindergarten Field Trips for Grades 1 3 Field Trips for Grades 3 5 Field Trips to Your School Grounds Riverbend On The Road Registration Form Kindergarten Enrichment Program Camps Year Round Exploration Camp Summer Exploration Camps Camps for 3 6 year olds Camps for 7 11 year olds Camps for 10 13 year olds Scout Programs Girl Scouts Cub Scouts Registration Nature Clubs About Registration Outreach Programs School Summer Aquaponics at Riverbend Programs Activities Home Programs Activities Scout ProgramsGirl ScoutsCub ScoutsRegistrationNature ClubsAboutRegistrationOutreach ProgramsSchoolSummerAquaponics at Riverbend Scout ProgramsGirl ScoutsCub ScoutsRegistrationNature ClubsAboutRegistrationOutreach ProgramsSchoolSummerAquaponics at Riverbend This form is intended to inform Riverbend staff of the most preferable dates for your scout program at our facility Although we will do our best to accommodate your first choice we cannot guarantee availability Scouts Cub Scout Girl Scout Program Title Area of Interest Program Date First Choice Second Choice Third

    Original URL path: http://riverbendeec.org/programs/scouts/registration.html (2016-04-30)
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  • Riverbend - Environmental Education Center : Programs & Activities : Scout ProgramsGirl ScoutsCub ScoutsRegistrationNature ClubsAboutRegistrationOutreach ProgramsSchoolSummerAquaponics at Riverbend
    Area School District NASD Through a wonderful partnership with the Norristown Area School District Riverbend serves every third and fourth grade student at the District s six elementary schools through a four part program that includes professional development for teachers in class lessons and a field trip The third grade unit is around the topic of Water and Watersheds and the fourth grade unit is around the topic of Ecosystems The program complements the district s science curriculum and addresses the state academic standards for Science and Technology and Environment and Ecology Offered since 2006 to date over 10 000 NASD students have participated in this program with an average of 1 200 participating each year Conshohocken Elementary Each year Riverbend provides program for the 2nd and 3rd grade students including in class lessons a field trip and a six week After school Nature Club in both the fall and the spring Bridgeport Elementary For many years Riverbend has provides hands on science programs that enrich the science curriculum of the 1st 2nd and 4th grade students Students learn about habitats ecosystems and watersheds through in class lessons and field trip experiences Philadelphia Children Access Nature P CAN One of the largest programs under the OCAN umbrella is the Philadelphia Children Access Nature P CAN program P CAN is a sustainable model for bringing developmentally appropriate STEM education to K 5th grade classrooms in the School District of Philadelphia The P CAN program works directly with teachers to improve their science teaching skills and strengthening their science content Through professional development modeling mentoring and networking teachers will cultivate their skills to provide high quality and stimulating inquiry science and gain familiarity and comfort with science content to deliver it in a hands on engaging manner To learn more Other Outreach

    Original URL path: http://riverbendeec.org/programs/outreach/outreach.html (2016-04-30)
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  • Riverbend - Environmental Education Center : Programs & Activities
    3 5 Field Trips to Your School Grounds Riverbend On The Road Registration Form Kindergarten Enrichment Program Camps Year Round Exploration Camp Summer Exploration Camps Camps for 3 6 year olds Camps for 7 11 year olds Camps for 10 13 year olds Scout Programs Girl Scouts Cub Scouts Registration Nature Clubs About Registration Outreach Programs School Summer Aquaponics at Riverbend Programs Activities Home Programs Activities Philadelphia Children Access Nature P CAN is a sustainable model for bringing developmentally appropriate STEM education to K 5th grade classrooms in the School District of Philadelphia The P CAN program works directly with teachers to improve their science teaching skills and strengthening their science content Through professional development modeling mentoring and networking teachers will cultivate their skills to provide high quality and stimulating inquiry science and gain familiarity and comfort with science content to deliver it in a hands on engaging manner Goals Support science teaching aligned with the district s Science CORE Modules Provide teachers with mentoring and hands on training for using best practices for inquiry based science teaching Connect teachers with additional science resources in the Philadelphia area Professional Development Flyer The P CAN program has two important parts a professional development open to all Philadelphia teachers and a P CAN Fellows program for teachers that are dedicated to improving their science teaching In partnership with The Franklin Institute Riverbend provides one week of professional development for K 5th teachers Immersed in science education teachers improve their science teaching skills and learn about the many science resources that Philadelphia has to offer They learn about the world around them and how to make it relevant to their students Teachers that participate in the week long institute can submit an application to become a P CAN Fellow P CAN Fellows work

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  • Riverbend - Environmental Education Center : News & Events : Events Calendar
    Cub Scouts Registration Form Nature Clubs Outreach Programs Outreach to Children Access to Nature Philadelphia CAN Children Access Nature Aquaponics at Riverbend News Events Birthday Parties Events Calendar Special Events Photo Galleries Contact Us Donate Join Membership Gift Membership Give Annual Fund Donate Now Link Honor or Memorial Gifts Matching Gifts Stock Bequests Corporate Sponsorship Friends of the Bend News Events Birthday Parties Events Calendar Overview Special Events Photo Galleries Home News Events Events Calendar Events Calendar Mar 2016 Apr 2016 May 2016 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Interactive Calendar Scroll down to view the events for the month indicates events Philadelphia Science Festival Carnival Starts Saturday Apr 30 2016 10 00 am Ends Saturday Apr 30 2016 04 00 pm You ve never experienced an outdoor carnival like this one The Science Carnival at the Great Plaza at Penn s Landing features more than 175 exhibitors offering non stop family friendly experiments interactive activities games and a packed line up of live entertainment Visit Riverbend s tent to dig for decomposers and get an

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  • Riverbend - Environmental Education Center : News & Events : Special Events
    Grades 3 5 Field Trips to Your School Grounds Riverbend on the Road Registration Form Kindergarten Enrichment Program Camps Year Round Exploration Camp Summer Exploration Camps Camps for 3 6 year olds Camps for 7 11 year olds Camps for 10 13 year olds Scout Programs Girl Scouts Cub Scouts Registration Form Nature Clubs Outreach Programs Outreach to Children Access to Nature Philadelphia CAN Children Access Nature Aquaponics at Riverbend News Events Birthday Parties Events Calendar Special Events Photo Galleries Contact Us Donate Join Membership Gift Membership Give Annual Fund Donate Now Link Honor or Memorial Gifts Matching Gifts Stock Bequests Corporate Sponsorship Friends of the Bend News Events Birthday Parties Events Calendar Special Events Overview Photo Galleries Home News Events Special Events Special Events Thank you for making our 2015 Special Events successful Please save the date for our 2016 events Farm to Table Dinner June 5th 2016 Summer Solstice June 17th 2016 Shiverfest October 15th 2016 Latest News 03 07 2016 Summer Volunteer Opportunities for Teens Riverbend has two wonderful summer programs for teens to be outside and making a difference Click here to learn more More News Directions Info View maps get directions to Riverbend click here

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  • Riverbend - Environmental Education Center : News & Events : Photo Galleries
    year olds Camps for 10 13 year olds Scout Programs Girl Scouts Cub Scouts Registration Form Nature Clubs Outreach Programs Outreach to Children Access to Nature Philadelphia CAN Children Access Nature Aquaponics at Riverbend News Events Birthday Parties Events Calendar Special Events Photo Galleries Contact Us Donate Join Membership Gift Membership Give Annual Fund Donate Now Link Honor or Memorial Gifts Matching Gifts Stock Bequests Corporate Sponsorship Friends of the

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  • Riverbend - Environmental Education Center : Support : Join
    Support Become a member of Riverbend and give children across the region an opportunity to experience the wonder and beauty of nature Riverbend is a special place of shady walks and rustling leaves where little toes can feel the cool water of our stream where the chorus of frogs can be heard in our ponds and where children can explore our 30 acres of meadows and woodlands searching for a wide assortment of birds bugs and other critters Valuable Discounts for certain membership levels Riverbend programs 20 off Family camp outs 25 discount on Birthday parties 5 per day discount on Year round camps Exclusive Summer Exploration Camp discounts 5 off in June and August 10 off in July Free Admission to our growing Summer Solstice and Shiverfest Annual Events Local business and organizations Elmwood Park Zoo 50 Discount on admission for the family for a year Red Bud Nursery 5 off Plants Wild Bird Center 10 Discount Membership Levels and Benefits Individual 25 Free access to our trails ponds gardens and 30 acre site 365 days year from dawn to dusk Reciprocal membership at more than 165 nature centers around the country through Association of Nature Center Administrators ANCA www natctr org Recognition in the Annual Report Quarterly E Newsletter Basic Family 50 All Individual benefits plus Free admission for up to four family members to our Summer Solstice Event 50 discount on admission at Elmwood Park Zoo for a year up to 2 adults 4 children Retail partner discounts Red Bud Nursery Wild Bird Center Family Individual Plus 150 All the benefits of Basic Family plus Free Admission for one child to Shiverfest Exclusive discounts on birthday parties year round camps and family camp outs Complimentary Riverbend eco friendly reusable tote bag Birdwatcher 250 All Family Individual benefits

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