Berks County Parks and Recreation  

Environmental Education Programs and Activities 

The Berks County Parks and Recreation Department Environmental Education programs educate individuals of all ages through meaningful experiences. Placing an emphasis on hands-on activities, we focus on creating awareness about the natural world and how all living organisms are interconnected. Whether it's getting wet viewing aquatic life on our streams and ponds, or observing owls call to one another on a cold winter's eve, participants become fully immersed in our engaging and interactive programs.

Contact Jennifer Brooks at 484-509-2667, ext. 3 for more information on any of these programs.




         Roots To Wings Preschool Programs:


​          * NEW! Homeschool Programs: 


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                                  Registration Open Now! 

          * Girl Scout Program Offerings Available                    

                              Upon Request. 

              (Programs complete badge requirements.)



  • Events and Activities:


    Family Programs:

 NEW!  Owl Prowl Hike & Discovery Program:  february 20, 6:30pm

                             (Please note date change from the 13th due to weather conditions)

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 *  Amphibian Migration Adventures: April 23rd, 6:30pm.


 *  Eco Egg Hunt: March 26th, 11am.


 *  Appalachian Bat Count: July 16, 7:30pm.

 *  Pumpkin & Pizza Party: October 19th, 4:30-6pm.

 *  Halloween Night Hike:  October 22nd, 6:15-9pm.

 *  Winter Solstice Celebration with King Winter:  December 17th, 5:30-7:30pm.



  •  Summer Camps - 

**Our Summer Camps are FULL. **


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                Registration Open Now!


           * ​2016 Seeds to Sprouts Garden Program: 2016 Seeds To Sprouts.jpg2016 Seeds To Sprouts.jpg

                Registration Open Now! 


Our ​2015 "Seeds to Sprouts" Garden Tenders!



We had so much fun during the 2015 Summer Camp programs!  Check out what we were up to:



Thank You!


Thank you to the Tulpehocken Chapter, Trout Unlimited, Inc. and Cabela’s for their generous donation of children’s rain boots that will be used while conducting stream and pond studies within the Berks County Parks System. Due to their wonderful donation all children can now enjoy the amazing aquatic world located in their own backyards!  We are overjoyed to have the opportunity to provide boots for them to aid in their explorations and hands-on discoveries while participating in our wonderful Environmental Education programs! 



Contact Jennifer A. Brooks, Environmental Educator for more information about these exciting programs.

484.509.2667 ext. 3