Briar Bush Nature Center

Visit the 12-acre Briar Bush Nature Center for a great outdoors field trip any time of year. Take a hike in the winter, autumn, summer, or spring and see how the environment changes throughout the year. Hikes can focus on topics like plants, birds, insects, and much more. Pet a snake and touch a turtle during a live animal demonstration, or view tiny living organisms underneath a microscope. Groups can also play games that emphasize teamwork, safety, listening, problem solving, and leadership. Programs can be combined and tailored as necessary. 

Contact Info:
Address: 1212 Edge Hill Road, Abington, PA 19001. Montgomery County. Tel: 215-887-6603. Web: Hrs: Mon.-Sat. 9AM-5PM, Sun. 1-5PM. 

Trip Info:
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Guided Activities, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 60-90 minutes. Cost: Fee. 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science.  

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