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May 29, 2018 | ,

Flower Moon Rowboating (2018)

Part of our Full Moon Rowboating series. Take in the wonders of Stacy Levy’s Tide Fields in the evening and row the full moon tide in brightly lit skiffs built by Philly youth. Each event is themed to the moon (Flower, Solstice, Thunder, Sturgeon, Harvest). At all events: Basic instruction & safety boaters will be provided by Boathouse volunteers. 30-minute time limit for boating per participant. Sounds provided by Osagie. Light snacks, cocktails, and refreshments available by donation. A telescope…

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June 2, 2018 | , , ,

Saturday Free Boating (2018)

Explore this quiet stretch of the Schuylkill River on one of our kayaks or rowboats. No registration or boating experience necessary! All ages are welcome, minors must be accompanied by an adult. We provide the boats, life jackets and basic instruction. Kayak excursions limited to 30 minutes, rowboat excursions limited to 45 minutes. Location Free Saturday Boating embarks from our Community Boathouse, which is located on the northern tip of Bartram’s Garden on the river. Walk past the free Parking…

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June 6, 2018 | , , ,

Little Explorers: The Garden In Bloom (2018)

We’ll explore Bartram’s Garden with all of our senses and create colorful flower art. Monthly program for toddlers and preschoolers ages 2-4. Each session includes activities, performances, snacks, and walks through the garden, weather permitting. Pre-registration required, one adult chaperone for every two children. Bring a picnic lunch and stay for our free story hour at noon from April to November. Please note the program will be cancelled if the Philadelphia School District is closed for a weather emergency. $12…

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June 9, 2018 | , , ,

Saturday Free Boating (2018)

Explore this quiet stretch of the Schuylkill River on one of our kayaks or rowboats. No registration or boating experience necessary! All ages are welcome, minors must be accompanied by an adult. We provide the boats, life jackets and basic instruction. Kayak excursions limited to 30 minutes, rowboat excursions limited to 45 minutes. Location Free Saturday Boating embarks from our Community Boathouse, which is located on the northern tip of Bartram’s Garden on the river. Walk past the free Parking…

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June 13, 2018 | , , ,

Homeschooler Day: Rotting Matters (2018)

What happens when a plant rots? Why does it smell so awful? Why does decay happen and is it something we want to stop or does it have a purpose? Explore the joys of death and decay! SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH. Morning session takes place 10 am to noon. Afternoon session takes place 1 pm to 3 pm. Program is canceled if Philadelphia School District is closed for weather emergencies. $12 per student or free for Bartram’s Garden Members…

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June 13, 2018 | , , ,

Homeschooler Day: Rotting Matters (2018)

What happens when a plant rots? Why does it smell so awful? Why does decay happen and is it something we want to stop or does it have a purpose? Explore the joys of death and decay! SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH. Morning session takes place 10 am to noon. Afternoon session takes place 1 pm to 3 pm. Program is canceled if Philadelphia School District is closed for weather emergencies. $12 per student or free for Bartram’s Garden Members…

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June 13, 2018 | ,

Tidal Schuylkill Kayak Tours

This small group tour will educate paddlers on the tides, plants, animals, history and fossil fuel industry of the lower Schuylkill. See sections of the river and oil refineries only visible from on the water. Kayaks, paddles, lifejackets and basic instruction will be provided. This is a calm stretch of river, all skill levels welcome! Expect moderate physical exertion. Minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Children 11 years and younger are not allowed to be in a boat alone…

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June 16, 2018 | , , ,

Saturday Free Boating (2018)

Explore this quiet stretch of the Schuylkill River on one of our kayaks or rowboats. No registration or boating experience necessary! All ages are welcome, minors must be accompanied by an adult. We provide the boats, life jackets and basic instruction. Kayak excursions limited to 30 minutes, rowboat excursions limited to 45 minutes. Location Free Saturday Boating embarks from our Community Boathouse, which is located on the northern tip of Bartram’s Garden on the river. Walk past the free Parking…

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June 21, 2018 | ,

Summer Solstice Rowboating (2018)

Part of our Full Moon Rowboating series. See off the sun as it clocks out of its longest shift of the year and row the rising solstice tide on skiffs built by Philly youth. Boats, lights, lifevests and basic instruction provided. 30 minute time limit for boating. Also featuring: Floaty tunes provided by DJ Osagie Wine/beer & popcorn available for cash donation

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