Welcome to the County of Berks
 
 
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.
 

 
  • School Programs: The Environmental Education staff offers programs to schools seeking to further their classroom learning with hands-on field trips and on-site programs.  Students can solidify new concepts with our experiential programs ranging from water quality to soil exploration, and everything in between!  Every student participates and walks away with a greater understanding of our environment!
  • Roots to Wings Preschool Programs 2018-19: This award winning series is intended for preschoolers.  Every month in the series presents a new topic that engages little ones to explore nature.  Sign up for the series, or just a few.
  • Homeschool Programs 2018: Our Homeschool Programs are geared towards homeschool students in grades 1-4. The topics range so that students can expect to learn a variety of information about the environment. This is a DROP-OFF program. Sign up for all, or just a few, your choice. 
    Click Here for 2018 Homeschool Program Registration Form
  • Girl Scout Program Offerings Available Upon Request. 
    (Programs complete badge requirements.)
  • Seeds to Sprouts Garden Program:  A six month series dedicated to teaching children the wonders of growing their own food!  The Angora Fruit Farm hosts an organic children's garden, and the Seeds to Sprouts garden series shows children ages 6-10 the entire garden process from seed to delicious salad!

 

  • NEW! Art in the Wild, Adult Art Workshop Series 2018:  Get out in the parks and enjoy nature while we discuss different topics and complete a hands-on masterpiece!  Leave with new knowledge about the natural world around us and a creative process you can try at home.  Spring and Autumn sessions.

 

 

  • Family Programs 2018:
    All Family Programs are offered as pre-registration only. Check individual events for cost and location. To pre-register for an event, contact Jennifer Brooks, Environmental Educator, at 484-509-2667 ext. 3, or by emailing jbrooks@countyofberks.com.
     

 

  • 2018 Summer Camps -

    


 
 
Contact Jennifer A. Brooks, Environmental Educator for more information about these exciting programs.
484.509.2667 ext. 3