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Riverbend on the Road

Riverbend can visit your school, preserve, library or community center with a nature-based program that supports your curriculum. Students experience engaging hands-on, minds-on investigations, meet live animals and explore natural artifacts.

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Program Visits

One-time visit: 45 minutes

Programs for up to 30 children.  Perfect for schools, libraries or camps.  May be reserved as a one-time visit, series or coupled with a Riverbend field trip.


  • Terrific Turtles

    Where should turtles be- on land, by the river, or in the sea? Read a story and learn all about different turtle species and the ways in which they are suited to their environments.

    Recommended for grades PreK-1

  • From Eggs to Legs 

          Learn all about the life cycles of frogs and how they transform each year from egg to              tadpole, frog let and adult frog.

         PA Academic Standards: 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3

  • Animal Classification

    Learn to tell the difference between birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians by observing their physical characteristics.

    PA Academic Standards: 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3

  • Insect Exploration

    What makes an insect an insect? Investigate these amazing invertebrates and learn about the important role they play in ecosystem health.

    PA Academic Standards: 3.1 and 4.1

Events & Festivals

Bring your event to life with Riverbend.  Our traveling naturalists will visit your festival or event with a nature-based, hands-on activity.  Your guests will meet live animals, explore decomposer bins, try out a field scope or learn how to find nature in their own neighborhood.

Program time: 2 hours

Activities and live animal visits are dependent upon weather.  Contact us for pricing.

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For more information please contact

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Rosie Arnold

Manager of Education Programs