May 2024

Little Explorers: Nests & Eggs!

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia

Find out where birds come from and where they live. Build your own nest to take home!   ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Every first Wednesday of the month, March through November, 10-11:30am. Join us for exploration, a garden walk, and stories! Please feel free to bring a snack. Designed for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 2-4. One...


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July 2024

Little Explorers: Insects!

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia

Take a walk in the garden searching for bugs and build an insect sculpture.   ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Every first Wednesday of the month, March through November, 10-11:30am. Join us for exploration, a garden walk, and stories! Please feel free to bring a snack. Designed for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 2-4. One adult chaperone is...


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August 2024

Little Explorers: Water!

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia

Cool down in the August heat with cool outdoor water games and crafts!   ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Every first Wednesday of the month, March through November, 10-11:30am. Join us for exploration, a garden walk, and stories! Please feel free to bring a snack. Designed for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 2-4. One adult chaperone is required...


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September 2024

Little Explorers: Bees!

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia

Learn about our bee friends who make honey and pollinate flowers so we can eat fruits and vegetables!   ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Every first Wednesday of the month, March through November, 10-11:30am. Join us for exploration, a garden walk, and stories! Please feel free to bring a snack. Designed for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 2-4....


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October 2024

Little Explorers: The Color of Leaves!

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia

Let’s learn how the trees change color and make a tree book of our own!   ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Every first Wednesday of the month, March through November, 10-11:30am. Join us for exploration, a garden walk, and stories! Please feel free to bring a snack. Designed for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 2-4. One adult chaperone...


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November 2024

Little Explorers: Seed Collectors

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia

How do seeds travel? Collect seeds from all over the garden and make a mosaic.   ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Every first Wednesday of the month, March through November, 10-11:30am. Join us for exploration, a garden walk, and stories! Please feel free to bring a snack. Designed for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 2-4. One adult chaperone...


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I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Birds

Boating & Fishing

Flowers, Plants & Trees

Gardening

History

Kids' Activities

Sankofa Community Farm

Southwest Philadelphia

Water Quality

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Youth Internships

I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Stroll the Schuylkill River Trail or join us for biking!

Birds

Look up! More than 100 species of birds rely on this ecosystem.

Boating & Fishing

Enjoy all that the Tidal Schuylkill River has to offer.

Flowers, Plants & Trees

See what’s blooming, find a favorite tree, and stroll the gardens and natural lands.

Gardening

Bring the Garden home! Shop for plants or grow food, trees, and more.

History

Uncover the interconnected stories of this historic site.

Kids' Activities

Join us year-round to learn, make, share, and wonder.

Sankofa Community Farm

“Go back and get it!” Growing food sovereignty with an African Diaspora focus.

Southwest Philadelphia

Resources and opportunities especially for neighbors in Southwest Philly.

Water Quality

Find our latest data on the river’s bacteria levels and recent rainfall.

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Enjoy upcoming workshops, self-care, and events. Are you a Southwest artist? Let’s partner!

Youth Internships

Calling Southwest students: paid internships available with the river, the farm, and the trees.