Book now for Spring Class Trips!
The 2017 Spring schedule is filling up so please call the Center and get on the schedule if you want to visit with your class before summer vacation! We certainly welcome the visitors, but have limited days.
Groups coming from outside of Tuscarora School District pay $5/child for the day, this includes the program and materials used during the instruction. All lessons are designed to meet PA State Standards and incorporate other content areas, like Math, Art, and Reading.
The Charles Brightbill Environmental Center, home of TWEP, is managed by the Director under the guidance of the TWEP Board of Directors. The Director creates educational programs and shares resources with families, schools, and community groups. TWEP hosts monthly programs open to the public. A non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, TWEP is funded through private donations, fundraising events, grants, and memberships. Our goal is to connect people and nature through education. We offer something for everyone!
"Simple Treasures" prints still available!!
TWEP will has Melissa Ball's "Simple Treasures" available for sale at the Center, as well as at Snider's Jewelers. Theses prints were initially offered to raise money for the renovation at the Center.
Money generated from the sale of these prints will be directed to completing the displays in the addition.
4th Annual TWEP Field Day - May 20, 2017
TWEP will be hosting its annual Field Day event this year on May 20, 2017 from 9:00 - 2:00. The PA Woodmobile will be on site all day, along with many other groups who will have booths set up with activities and displays for children and their families.
Music and concessions will be available throughout the day for visitors to enjoy. Keep watching our site and more info about the day's schedule will be posted closer to the date.
TWEP Hours: Tuesday, 9-12 and Thursday, 1-3
P.O. Box 97 Visits may be arranged by calling for other times and other days
4881 Ft. Loudon Rd.
Mercersburg, PA 17236 The Center is open on the first Sunday of each month (September - April) Phone: 717 328-2126 Times from 2:00 - 4:00 (see the Happenings tab for more info)
Facebook: Tuscarora Wildlife Education Project