The SCA DC Urban Tree House (UTH) is excited to offer a variety of environmental education topics: Water Science; Camping 101; Climate Change; Environmental Stewardship; Ecology and Native Species; and Art in Nature.
The UTH site provides a great opportunity for youth to explore and learn about the surrounding land and aquatic environment—particularly the District’s watershed and urban ecosystems.
Programs incorporate fun activities, creative crafts, and exploration experiences related to the program theme. Read more about each of the different program offerings below. Group registration information: https://www.thesca.org/dc-urban-tree-house.
Have you ever experienced the power of the ocean waves? Or seen the life that lives along a river bank? Learn about the amazing world of water through fun experiments and games! Using the local Anacostia River as an example, we can learn about the water cycle, water quality, and water conservation. Potential topics: Water energy, water cycle, water quality, water resources, water properties
Camping skills Topics include: Leave No Trace, surivival skills, sustainable recreation, #FindYourPark
Learn how our impacts can change our climate. Topics include:
Learn how to be part of the solution in environmental stewardship!
Ecology and Native Species
The Anacaostia River is home to a diverse array of native species.
Art in Nature
Become inspired by nature and engage your creative skills!
Off-site: Traveling Tree Trunk Programs
Can’t come to the park? Let us come to you! Urban Tree House offers limited off-site environmental education and outdoor exploration activities with our Traveling Tree Trunk Programs during the summer season. If you would like to request an off-site program, please email [email protected].