FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks, The Institute

FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks, The Institute

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” The remaining schedule for 2023 is below.  (If in doubt about the weather—check...
Outdoor Adventure Programs EXPLORE! The Institute

Outdoor Adventure Programs EXPLORE! The Institute

The Institute is offering a series of six new outdoor adventure programs Thursdays, June 22 and 29, and July 6, 13, 20, and 27, from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM | Pine Hill Recreation Area in Waynesboro, Pa. Designed for kids in grades K to 5, EXPLORE!  Each session is a...

Appalachian Trail Hike Series, The Institute

Saturday March 26th, 2023 * 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Part of a series of monthly trail hikes on the last Sunday of the month, January through April 2023. Hike with us along a portion of the legendary Appalachian Trail! Led by an Institute naturalist, the hike will...
Pumpkins & Pippins Fall Festival 2023, The Institute

Pumpkins & Pippins Fall Festival 2023, The Institute

Saturday October 21st, 2023 * 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM Support The Institute by bringing your family to a fall celebration of Pumpkins & Pippins! Our third annual Pumpkins and Pippins fall festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 21 from noon to 4 p.m. at Pine...

Naturalist Adventure Fundraiser Hike, The Institute

Enter our NEW RAFFLE for a chance to WIN a private Appalachian Trail Hike for up to five (5) people, led by Institute Naturalist, Pam Rowland (our Director of Education). Hike the AT with Pam! Her knowledge and expertise will ensure that you discover unknown treasures...