Pennsylvania

College Settlement Outdoor School in Horsham

 
Started in 1973, the College Settlement of Philadelphia's Outdoor School in Horsham provides groups with 235 acres of beautiful campus for a variety of activities. Our 3-part program has many options for scheduling, activity choice, and areas of focus. Programs are customizable, kid-centered, and paced at a rate that enables them to build relationships and spend quality time exploring the area's natural ecology. Environmental studies-related activities include nature hikes, visiting the organic farm, and using scientific equipment to study soil. Team building activities include the ropes course, challenge course, and climbing tower. Games, songs, and campfires make the trip a memorable experience. Cabins are available for overnight stay.
 
Visit www.collegesettlement.org for more information regarding all our programs.
 
Contact Info
Address: College Settlement Camp, 593 Witmer Road, Horsham, PA 19044. Montgomery County. Tel: 215-542-7974. Email: camps@collegesettlement.org. Website: www.collegesettlement.org. Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 8AM-5PM. Contact: Karyn Bonner, karyn@collegesettlement.org.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 days. Cost: Fee. 
  
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies.
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