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Black and Gold Geocaching

North Shore 115 Federal St

Show off your Pittsburgh pride! On this outdoor family-friendly adventure, you'll work as a group to use handheld GPS units to complete a high-tech scavenger hunt along the North Shore. Along the way, you'll learn fun facts about Pittsburgh. At the end, each participant will receive some black-and-gold swag! This activity is great for families…

$8.00 – $12.00

Remake Learning: Geocaching @ Grandview Park

Emerald View Park Bailey Ave

Use a hand-held GPS to get from point to point, uncovering clues along the way. This high-tech scavenger hunt uses coordinates to help make a hike more engaging. How many clues can you collect? Venture Outdoors is a nonprofit organization located in Pittsburgh, PA which aims to create outdoor access for everyone. Registration is required for…


Summer Birding

North Park 10301 Pearce Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA

Let's go on a birding adventure! Many of the species appended below are migratory, but you may see Red-tailed Hawks, Yellow-bellied sapsuckers, Piliated, Hairy, Blue Jays, Dark-eyed Junco, Chickadees, Cardinals, Wild Turkey, Mockingbird, Bluebirds, Downy, Hairy, Kingfisher, White Throated Sparrows, Towhee, Titmouse, Crow, Robin, Song Sparrow, Goldfinch and Red Bellied Woodpecker. We may also see…


Survival Skills Workshop

August Wilson Park 1803 Cliff St, Pittsburgh, PA

Survival Skills Workshop Prepare yourself with the basics of outdoor survival skills. We'll teach you and the kids how to build fires, tie perfect knots, and build a shelter. This event is free, but please RSVP so we can get the group to a safe size. This event is part of Big Day Aht celebrating…


Tyke Hike

Highland Park Super Playground Reservoir Drive, Pittsburgh, PA

Tyke Hike Take a walk with the whole family through iconic Highland Park. Our Outdoor Educators will lead you and the kiddos out to explore nature and learn some fun facts along the way. We'll end with a craft and snack. This 1-2 mile, easy hike is stroller friendly and appropriate for people of all…


Rocks & Waterfalls – Ohiopyle State Park

Ohiopyle State Park

Welcome to Rocks & Waterfalls! This trip will explore Ohiopyle State Park and is co-led by Earth Science Excursions, LLC. With waterfalls and the deepest gorge in Pennsylvania, Ohiopyle State Park provides opportunities to observe a variety of habitats together with three-dimensional exposures of the rock layer most responsible for shaping Laurel Highlands landscapes. These…

$18.00 – $22.00

Spring Equinox Tree Exploration

Cathedral of Learning 4200 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA

Spring Equinox Tree Exploration Honor two powerhouses of the environmental movement: Wangari Maathai and Rachel Carson, both who have their roots in Pittsburgh! With Master Naturalist, Gabrielle Rovegno, we'll welcome spring with a walk around the Wangari Maathai garden located on the grounds of the Cathedral of Learning. We'll discuss the legacy of Nobel Peace Prize winner,…

$8.00 – $12.00


Venture Outdoors Community Programs are brought to you by Peoples Gas

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