School Programs

Discover nature with our hands-on, inquiry-based, and age-appropriate education programs. We offer over 100 lessons, aligned with STEM and Common Core State Standards, on a broad range of topics with emphasis in areas of science, agriculture, and history. Lessons complement and reinforce school curriculum for all grade levels and can be customized to suit your time and cost constraints.

 

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Overnights at Ashland

Many program themes: Reptiles and Amphibians, Ecosystems, Watersheds & Water Quality, and more - or create your own.

Heated rooms, kitchen, dorms, bathrooms, indoor class space, and beautiful forests and streams to explore.

2- or 3-day

Overnights at Ashland
 

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Overnight and Extended-Day

Immerse your class in science and discovery with an extended experience at Ashland Nature Center, Coverdale Farm Preserve, or Abbott’s Mill Nature Center.

One to three day programs are developed collaboratively with teachers, assuring that your class's goals and objectives are integrated. A great kickoff or culminating activity for your class!

Schedule your Overnight or Extended-Day — call Glynne at 302.239.2334 ext 110.

Learn about our Overnight and Extended-Day sites

Ashland Nature Center

Address
3511 Barley Mill Road, Hockessin, DE
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Highlighted offerings
Exciting field-based programs including habitat explorations to discover organisms and ecology, investigations of Native American culture, and many more.
Overnight Lodge to immerse your students in curriculum and share an experience they will always remember.

Ashland Nature Center hilly landscape with lodge
Coverdale Farm Preserve

Address
543 Way Road, Greenville, DE
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Highlighted offerings
Embark on hands-on study of our local food shed. Learn about animal husbandry, life cycles of fruits and vegetables, and about how soil connects to health and all living things. Study nutrition, explore healthy eating, and discover where your food comes from.

Coverdale Farm Preserve barn, eggmobile, and sheep
Abbott's Mill Nature Center

Address
15411 Abbott’s Pond Mill Road, Milford, DE
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Highlighted offerings
History comes to life as you explore energy, simple machines, and land use changes with our historic working grist mill. Get hands-on, dig in, and understand with our pond and soil studies. Discover with our Native American lifeways and beach ecology offerings.

Abbott's Mill Visitor Center

To schedule your Overnight or Extended-Day, call Glynne at 302.239.2334 ext 110.

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