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2019 Summer Camps

2019 Summer Camp Registration Now Open General Information At the Ned Smith Center’s acclaimed Summer Camps, campers will not only experience authentic connections with nature, but with each other!  Join us as we discover our world together! Special thanks to Martha Weisgerber, Westminster, MD, with whom we are proud to offer this year’s exciting summer camps! […]

Arthur Singer: An American Master

Arthur Singer: An American Master Presented by our Mission Support Partner:  By Paul Singer Arthur Singer’s (1917-1990) career embodied a place where art and science could meet on equal terms and flourish.  The timing was right for this American artist who grew up by coincidence on Audubon Avenue in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan […]

Volunteers Needed

The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art depends on volunteers to run smoothly. This is important not only for our day to day operations but for our major events as well. We are currently looking for help with the following events: Summer Concert Series Volunteers are needed to help with parking for a few […]

2019 Nature Discovery Series

May 4, Spring Bird Walk Spring is an exceptional season for viewing migrating birds. Join our experienced leaders for one or both mornings to learn about identifying birds in the field. Not an early bird? Don’t worry. You will find us in the parking lot for the first 30 minutes observing birds and getting accustomed […]

Working Together Through Time: The Game Commission and Ned Smith

Throughout his prolific career, Ned Smith enjoyed a collaborative relationship with the Pennsylvania Game Commission.  He worked as a staff illustrator for the agency, creating over 120 cover paintings for Pennsylvania Game News magazine. Ned also produced several of the Game Commission’s “Working Together for Wildlife” prints, including the classic “Dutch Country Bluebirds. The Center’s […]

Part-time gift shop position available

The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art is looking for a part-time employee to help fill out our weekend gift shop team. The person chosen for this position would work every other weekend, Saturday 10 am to 4 pm and Sunday 12 pm to 4 pm. If interested please call 717-692-3699 and speak with […]

2018 #GivingTuesday

Tuesday, Nov. 27 is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. With your […]

2018 Nature Discovery Series

Nature Discovery Series 2018 At the Ned Smith Center, we believe education is for everyone. We have developed a series of programs that connect people of all ages with the natural world.  Whether it’s watching waterfowl on the Susquehanna River, taking a spring bird walk with expert guides, or enjoying an informative and entertaining lecture, […]

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