Events from our Partners

Below are a list of events organized by partners of the Schuylkill River Greenways NHA. For even more educational and watershed events happening throughout the region, visit the Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River website. The Alliance for Watershed Education (AWE) is a regional initiative of twenty-three partnering environmental education centers, including Schuylkill River Greenways.

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Cannon Developed in PA for the American Revolution

Date: Sunday, March 8

Time: 2 PM

Location: Hopewell Furnace Conference Center, 2 Mark Bird Lane, Elverson, PA 19520

Cost: Free

The Friends of Hopewell Furnace invite the community to attend a program on the development of Revolutionary War Cannon at Three Furnaces.  Author and historian Robert Wood will present this free program at the Hopewell Furnace Conference room on Sunday, March 8, at 2 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

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Superhero Block Clean-Up Competition (Reading vs. Pottstown)

Date: Saturday, March 28

Time: 10 a.m. to noon

Location: The Hill School Center for the Arts, 766 Beech Street in Pottstown

Hobart’s Run has been challenged to engage all of Pottstown in a “clean-up competition” on Saturday, March 28. The gauntlet was thrown down by Reading, Pa.’s grassroots South of Penn Task Force. This dual-city event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon in both locations, with lunch being served to Pottstown volunteers at The Hill School’s Center For The Arts (766 Beech St., our starting point) at the clean-up’s conclusion.

And – to make things more interesting and colorful – volunteers are invited to wear a “superhero” costume of their choosing (not required, but strongly encouraged. Homemade costumes, capes, and masks are welcomed, as is overall creativity – but the important ingredient will be residents’ participation.

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The PA Outdoors Corps is Looking for Summer Youth Crew Members

Program Details

The Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps Summer Program offers young people, ages 15 to 18, the opportunity to serve on a team completing conservation projects to protect, enhance and restore Pennsylvania’s public lands.

 

  • Dates: June 29th – August 7th, 2020 (six weeks)
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Locations: Allentown, Altoona, Chambersburg, Erie, Greensburg, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Meadville, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Pottstown, Renovo, St Marys, Wilkes-Barre, Wellsboro, Williamsport and York
  • Compensation: $12.00/hour, transportation to work site, breakfast and lunch provided.
  • Transportation: Members must have reliable transportation to the crew meeting location. Locations are dependent on member zip codes and public transportation access (if applicable), usually a public site is selected at a school, park, or state office building centrally located in each city.

Application Dates for Open Enrollment: February 1 – April 1, 2020. Crew selections won’t be made until after April 1, 2020.

TO APPLY:

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The PA Outdoors Corps is Looking for Crew Leaders

Program Details

The Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps is looking for qualified applicants to lead Outdoor Corps summer crews in State Parks and Forests throughout Pennsylvania. Crew Leaders train, supervise, and administer crews of 10 high school students, ages 15 to 18, on a variety of outdoor work projects.

  • Mandatory Leader Training Dates: June 8th – 19th, 2020
  • Leader Position Dates: June 8th – August 10th, 2020
  • Program Schedule (members): June 29th – August 7th, 2020
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Locations: Allentown, Altoona, Chambersburg, Erie, Greensburg, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Meadville, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Pottstown, Renovo, St Marys, Wilkes-Barre, Wellsboro, Williamsport and York
  • Compensation: $650 per week, paid training
  • Application deadline: April 15, 2020
Qualifications:
  • 21 or over at the start of the program on June 8th.
  • Have a valid driver’s license for three or more years.
  • Have or obtain a Basic First Aid/CPR certification.
  • Have experience working with youth or in outdoor occupations.
  • Be able to model safe and professional behavior at all times.

TO APPLY:

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