Schuylkill River Sojourn

The Schuylkill River Sojourn is an annual 112-mile guided canoe/kayak trip on the Schuylkill River that begins in rural Schuylkill Haven and ends seven days later in Philadelphia’s Boathouse Row.

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Ride for the River

Ride for the River is designed to allow cyclists to explore the Schuylkill River Trail while supporting the Schuylkill River Heritage Area, which operates and maintains the trail in Berks and Schuylkill Counties and works to improve the entire trail.

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Pedal and Paddles

Pedal and Paddles take place on one Saturday a month from May through September. Participants either take a guided tour of Morlatton Village’s four 18th century buildings including the oldest home in Berks County or ride directly to Douglassville’s Ganshahawny Park for a lesson on water quality.

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Educational Programs

Schuylkill River Greenways offers several FREE educational programs which provide an opportunity for student and community groups to learn about the Schuylkill River Watershed, watershed threats and protection, and other environmental education lessons.

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Girl Scout Patch

The Schuylkill River Heritage Area has teamed up with the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania to create a new opportunity for Girl Scouts to learn about the Schuylkill River Heritage Area. The patch encourages girls to explore the region, learn about its history and protect the environment. It is designed to be fun and educational with a variety of activities that will appeal to Girl Scout Troops of all levels, from Daisies on up. To earn this patch, girls can choose to:

  • Take a walk on the Schuylkill River Trail
  • Test the water in the Schuylkill River
  • Visit a historic site
  • Make a colonial dish called “Fairy Butter”
  • Learn about hex signs
  • Design their own flags
  • Measure their carbon footprint
  • And much more!
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The Schuylkill River Greenways NHA, in partnership with Sly Fox Brewery, will celebrate the Earth Day return of SRT Ale with a series of recreational events and trail cleanups along the Schuylkill River Trail

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Scenes of the Schuylkill Art Show

Scenes of the Schuylkill is an annual juried art show and sale that celebrates the beauty of the Schuylkill River region through art.

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Go Schuylkill Greenways

Take It Outdoors Adventures organizes group kayaking trips and more. Riverbend Cycles is a full-service bike shop and offers weekly community rides.

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