Family Programs

FAMILY PROGRAMS

These programs are open to adults and families with and without children.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Each person planning to attend these programs MUST be individually pre-registered.
All participants under 18 must have a parent or guardian pre-registered to attend with them.


Registration for Winter-Spring programs begins at 8:00 a.m. on:
January 3rd, 2023 for Township Residents
January 10th, 2023 for Non-Residents
For programs that have online registration available, follow the link in the program title.
If online registration is not available, please call the office at (610) 678-5399 Ex. 2.

E-Sports
Are you an avid gamer looking for a way to connect with fellow gamers? Interested in learning more about the games you love, finding teammates to practice with and improve your skills? We have partnered with GGLeagues to connect local gamers and allow players to participate in fun community E-Sports events!

Date: April 17 – June 5, 2023
Time:  TBD
Location: Virtual
Cost: $43.00 resident / $48.00 non-resident
Registration deadline: April 3

Youth Division – #2235       Ages:    8 – 12
Teen Division –  #2236        Ages:  13 – 17
Adult Division – #2237        Ages:  18+

Kids Cooking Class – #2224
Please call the office to register!

Date: Saturday, February 4, 2023
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $17.00 / child
Ages: 6+
Registration deadline: January 27

Bring your child and watch them learn to make fun, healthy meals they can make on their own. Ideas for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack will be shared. Children must be accompanied by an adult. On-line registration is not available for this program. Please call the office to register!

Winter Activity Walk – #2226

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2023
Time: 10:30 – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Cacoosing Meadows Park Large Pavilion
Cost: FREE
Ages: 3+
Registration deadline: February 8

Join us to find out what is so great about winter! We’ll look for signs of winter wildlife, check winter tracks, create some winter crafts and possibly explore some winter cold science experiments. Enjoy the chilly temperatures with a cup of hot chocolate.

Snowshoeing 101 (Winter Walk) – #2227

Date: Sunday, February 19, 2023
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Shiloh Hills Park
Cost: FREE
Ages: 3+
Registration deadline: February 16

Enjoy nature and the quietness of winter. We will provide basic instruction on this “take-your-time” introduction to snowshoeing. Limited number of snowshoes available to borrow. Bring your own or rent from Buckman’s Ski Shop. A Winter Walk will be held if there isn’t any snow.

 

Make Your Own Ceramic Toad Abode – #2228
Please call the office to register!

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: $21.50
Ages: 5+
Registration deadline: February 22

Toad abodes are whimsical, practical and make charming additions to any garden. Create a cute, cozy and dry place for friendly toads to live and your toads will gobble up any pesky garden pests! Abodes are a wonderful gift for any gardener. Materials included. Requires 3 weeks for kiln firing. On-line registration is not available for this program. Please call the office to register!

Rocks and Minerals – #2262

Date: Friday, March 3, 2023
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 5+
Registration deadline: February 27

Become a geologist for an evening! Learn about rocks, minerals and the earth. Use magnets, nails and other tools on a variety of rock samples to discover what type of rock you have and you will be on your way to developing top notch geology skills! Materials are provided.

Chess 101 – An Introduction – #2229

Date: Sunday, March 5, 2023
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Bldg.
Cost: FREE
Ages: 8+
Registration deadline: February 24

Discover that anyone can learn to play chess and reap all the mental benefits this game provides. Go from complete beginner to knowing the rules and some basic strategies of the game. End the session by competently playing a game against other beginning players. Join us – your brain will thank you for it!

Wild About Wildlife
Storytime at the Library – #2230

Date: Monday,  March 13, 2023
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Spring Township Library
Cost: FREE
Ages: 3+
Registration deadline: March 10

Come out to the Spring Township Library for a Wild About Wildlife Storytime! Enjoy engaging wildlife tales and the opportunity to examine animal pelts. bones, shells and more. Stay to make a Wild About Wildlife craft.

Beginning Chess – The Next Step – #2231

Date: Sunday,  March 26, 2023
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Township Administration Building
Cost: FREE
Ages: 8+
Registration deadline: March 24

This program is for beginners who already have a grasp of the rules and want to improve their game. We will cover some simple strategies, tactics and elementary techniques that are basic tenets of all successful players. Understanding fundamentals is critical to advancing your game to the next level.

Chemists Celebrate Earth Week – #2232

Date: Saturday, April 8, 2023
Time: 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Location: Cacoosing Meadows Park Pavilion
Cost: FREE
Ages: 4+
Registration deadline: April 5

Get ready to join in the fun of “Chemists Celebrate Earth Week” (a week early) This is an engaging, hands-on opportunity for children to learn about chemistry and the earth as well as run several simple (and possibly slimy) experiments to explore basic chemistry concepts.

Orienteering for Beginners! – #2233
A great family, team or individual sport!

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2023
Time: 10:00. -11:30 a.m..
Location: Shiloh Hills Park Environmental Center Pavilion
Cost: FREE
Ages: 6+
Registration deadline: May 10

Orienteering is fun and adventurous and is a great family, team or individual sport! Join Mary Frank, DVOA (Delaware Valley Orienteering Association) and learn to use a map and a compass to navigate a variety of terrains before venturing out to test your new skills on the bold beginner course.