Learn with Us

 This land and river have inspired centuries of making, reflection, and sharing.

Whether in the Garden or from afar, join us to spark your imagination, challenge your assumptions, and share your vision through year-round creativity and learning.

What’s New

Check our blog for recent updates.

 Agriculture & Food Sovereignty

African Diaspora-focused farming and foodways at the Sankofa Community Farm.

Arts & Culture

Making space together to tell stories, build skills, share culture, and heal.

Family Programs

Nature, art, and history for kids of all ages and their caregivers.

      Field Trips & Teaching Resources

Your outdoor classroom for Grades Pre-K through 12.

      History & Research

Honoring shared histories in this legendary landscape.

Observations & Data

Learn from the landscape in every season to see what’s blooming, assess water quality, find favorite trees and plants, and track birds.

Youth Programs

Calling Southwest students: paid internships and free summer camp available!

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

Follow the Schuylkill River Trail from the North Mile to 56th Street and beyond.

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 and grow your own food.

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.