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A Wish Come True: Thousands More to Learn Freshwater Science, Stewardship in New Education Pavilion

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The pavilion adds a fourth outdoor space, which will allow our educators to keep class sizes small even when there is a group as large as 120 students.

Scouts Get Their Boots Wet for Science and Stewardship

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Our badge program for Cub Scouts invites young minds to explore the scientific method and exercise their most powerful scientific tools: their senses.

Fourth graders taking tree measurements

Learning Leading to Action: Young Heroes Protecting Our Waterways

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Students are not only learning how to protect our waterways; they are also conducting their own scientific research or restoring healthy streams — or sometimes both.

“Muddy Boots Fund” Created to Benefit Boy Scouts and Stroud Center

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As a result of a generous gift from brothers Greg, Barry, Keith, and Ray Bentley, the Chester County Council Boy Scouts of America and the Stroud Center are expanding their partnership to offer additional outdoor and environmental STEM programs.

The winner of our activity patch design contest

And the Winner Is …

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In fall 2017, the Stroud Center’s Education Department sponsored a design contest to develop an activity patch for use in its scout and other youth programs. The public was invited…

Students Take to the Woods to Monitor Streamside Forests

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This spring, more than 130 students helped Stroud Center educators and watershed restoration staff monitor streamside forests in the Middle-Schuylkill and Brandywine-Christina watersheds.

Eagle Scout Honored for Design of Outdoor Education Kiosk

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Payton Shonk was honored for his Eagle Scout project, an education kiosk, at the Stroud Center’s dedication of a new outdoor classroom.

Students Experience Field-Based Learning at the Stroud Center’s New Outdoor Classroom

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There’s just something about going outside. It’s fun. It lowers stress. It helps students focus. And it’s a great way to learn about freshwater science.

Brownie Troop Completes Wonders of Water Journey

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We are thrilled to now offer Girl Scout and Boy Scout programs! On Saturday April 30, Brownie Troop #4070 visited us to complete their Wonders of Water Journey badges. Chadds…