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Orienteering for Homeschoolers

Homeschoolers and their families will learn how to use a map and compass before venturing out on the trails to test their new skills.

About this event

Homeschoolers and their families will learn how to use a map and compass before venturing out on the trails to test their new skills.

Suggested for 2nd grade & up with an adult. Younger siblings and all genders and abilities welcome!

$5.00 per child to be paid upon arrival.

Please bring a mask.

Questions? Contact them at wec@phila.gov or 215.685.9285

City of Philadelphia Covid-19 information

Registration is required at treehousewec.eventbrite.com, and will open one week before the program.

This is an outdoor, almost all weather program.

Photos will be taken of participants during this program for use by the Tree House and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation. If you wish to opt out, please let them know before the program.

OrganizerWissahickon Environmental Center (Tree House)

Organizer of Orienteering for Homeschoolers

The Wissahickon Environmental Center provides environmental education to adults, children, and families, throughout Philadelphia and vicinity, through public and school and group programming.

As part of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, they also “advance the prosperity of the city and the progress of her people through intentional and sustained stewardship of public land and waterways as well as through safe, stimulating recreation, environmental and cultural centers. They help Philadelphia and its citizens grow by connecting people to the natural world, to each other, and to fun, physical and social opportunities.”

Summer camp registration for 2021 is closed. They anticipate registration for summer 2022 to open February/March 2022.

Covid-19 protocols and precautions include, but are not limited to: Tree House and bathrooms are closed to public, reduced group sizes, masks, temperature checks, and distancing for all, programs are outdoors/all weather, registration forms must be complete to join any programing, sanitizer available, touched surfaces sanitized, and more as they comply to additional best practices.


Upcoming Dates

No future dates are known at this time.

Past Dates

  • Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Wissahickon Environmental Center-Tree House

300 West Northwestern Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19118

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