Family Events

Rock Climbing – #1543

A Family Adventure at Reading Rocks!

Date: Friday, February 16, 2018
Hours: 6:00 – 9:30 pm
Ages: 7+
Cost: $15.00 per climber
Location: Reading Rocks,
550 George Street, Reading, PA 19605

Take this opportunity to learn the fun, fitness and togetherness of rock climbing! Parents will learn to belay for their children and all registrants will receive instruction in the art of rock climbing! Snow Date: February 23, 2018.
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Only climbers pay registration fee. Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers.

Register for this program by going to Reading Rocks (550 George St., Reading, PA 19605), 6:00 pm on Friday.
The cost is still $15 per climber.

Create a Cook – #1544

A Workshop for Adults & Children

Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018
Time: 1 – 2:30 pm
Cost: $12.00 per adult (children are free)
Location: Township of Spring
Administration Building

Kids and adults are invited to attend this child-friendly cooking class with Executive Chef Crystal Barto. Crystal will demonstrate how to make fun snacks and yummy meals that kids and adults can prepare together. Taste testing welcome! Ages 5+ Space is limited – Register by February 19, 2018

Orienteering for Beginners – #1545

A Great Family, Team or Individual Sport!

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2018
Time: 10 – 12:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Shiloh Hills Environmental Center

Orienteering is a fun and challenging sport for all ages. Join Ed Scott, Delaware Orienteering Association, to learn to use a map and a compass to navigate a variety of terrains before venturing out to test your new skills on a bold beginner level course. Please call (610) 678-5399 to register.  Register by May 14, 2018.

Family Nature Series

Learn, grow and explore!!

Registration required; please call 610-678-5399.
Parent must stay during these programs.

Full Moon Owl Prowl

Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Time: 6:30 -7:30 pm
Location: Shiloh Hills Park Parking Lot

HOO, HOO, WHO’s that calling? Owls that’s who! Join us by the light of a full moon to listen and look for those mysterious birds of the night on the trails of Shiloh Hills Park. Dress warmly; bring a flashlight or headlamp. Register by February 26, 2018. Snow date: March 2, 2018.

Learn to Fish
A great family activity!

Date: Saturday, March 24, 2018
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm (Time Change)
Location: Township of Spring Admin. Building

Join Andy Desko, PA Fish & Boat Commission, to learn the basics of fishing and reel in the fun! Learn the difference between a bobber, a sinker and so much more! This is a great hands-on program that teaches new anglers how to fish! Equipment provided. Ages 6+

Chemistry for April Fools’ Day

Date: Saturday, March 31, 2018
Time: 10 – 11:00 am
Location: Township of Spring
Administration Building

Join the Penn State Berks Chemical Society for a tricksters’ fun and educational program that engages children in discovering chemistry. This is an innovative, hands-on opportunity for children to run several simple trickster experiments and explore basic chemistry concepts. Ages 5+ Register by March 23, 2018.

April Showers Bring May Flowers – Spring Crafts and Decorate an Umbrella

Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Cost: $12.00 per child
Time: 10 – 11:30 am
Location: Township of Spring Administration Building

Please join us to celebrate rainy days and spring with Penn State Berks Master Gardeners. Children will be as busy as bees learning about spring, making a variety of crafts, playing nature games and decorating an umbrella in preparation for their own rainy day adventures. Materials provided. Ages 4+

Space is limited – Register by April 2, 2018

Spring Peepers and Frog Safari

Date: Friday, April 27, 2018
Time: 7:30 – 8:30 pm
Location: Blue Marsh Lake Stilling Basin

Join us for an amphibious wildlife safari with Naturalist Kathy Grim. Kathy will lead us on an expedition in search of the variety of amphibians found at Blue Marsh Lake.
Dress for a very muddy amphibian adventure; bring a flashlight for frog spotting. Register by April 20, 2018.


2850 Windmill Road
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
Phone: 610-678-5399
Fax: 610-678-4571

Office Hours
Mon – Fri 8:00am – 5:00pm
Closed Holidays