Wildlife Discovery

Germantown Academy Summer CampGermantown Academy Summer Camp


Pocono Mountain Adventure

Spend three days and two nights exploring the Pocono Mountains and seeing lots of wildlife. Our adventure includes an evening orientation on Wednesday, June 24 followed by three days and two nights at the Pocono Environmental Education Center. Highlights of our trip will include hiking to three Pocono waterfalls, canoeing on a pond with lots of wildlife, and searching for reptiles and amphibians with a herpetologist. Participants can expect to see over 50 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Meals, lodging, and transportation are included in the cost of the program. Limited to 18 students entering grades 5 and 6.

Grades: 5-6
Dates: June 29-July 1 (Orientation June 24)
Fee: $525

Exploring Delaware Valley Natural Areas

Spend five days exploring a variety of natural communities close to GA, including forest, field, stream, and wetland environments. We will hike the Wissahickon Gorge, look for aquatic life in the Wissahickon and Perkiomen Creeks, kayak at Green Lane Reservoir, and look for birds and other wildlife at Peace Valley Nature Center and Fort Washington State Park. Participants can expect to see over 50 species of wildlife, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects. There is no overnight component to this program. Limited to 16 students entering grades 4 and 5.

Grades: 4-5
Dates: July 27-31
Time: 9am - 3:30pm
Fee: $525