John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove

Visit the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove, located at the first place Audubon lived in the United States. The center showcases many of Audubon’s works, including a double-elephant folio version of Birds of America. Groups will enjoy a variety of activities on the 175-acre space such as hiking the trails, exploring the backyard creek, birding, scavenger hunts, and more. Field trip programs focus on topics such as ecology, the food web, and the life of John James Audubon. In February and early March, groups can learn about the maple sugaring process, tree ecology, and the history of maple sugar. 
 
Contact Info
Address: 1201 Pawlings Rd, Audubon, PA 19403. Montgomery County. Tel: 610-666-5593. Email: millgrove@audubon.org. Website: johnjames.audubon.org. Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 1PM-4PM.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-8th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 minutes-1 hour. Cost: Free/Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies, History.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science, History.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.... Continue