Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved with the Academy. From becoming an Academy member or supporter to volunteering as an intern, guide, or research assistant, you can join the Academy in our mission to encourage and cultivate the natural and environmental sciences. You can also participate in our in-depth programs for learners of all ages.


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Center for Environmental Policy

Join in the discussion around today's most critical environmental issues.

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Programs

The Academy has exciting, in-depth programs for learners of all ages.

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Volunteering

Volunteers are integral to the success of the Academy.

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Giving

Find out how you can make a difference.

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Upcoming Events

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  • Backyard Adventures Opening Weekend

    Saturday Jun 10 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Celebrate all things ecology with a whole weekend of family fun as we open our brand-new exhibit, Backyard Adventures!
  • Backyard Adventures Opening Weekend

    Sunday Jun 11 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Celebrate all things ecology with a whole weekend of family fun as we open our brand-new exhibit, Backyard Adventures!
  • Free Admission for Dads on Father’s Day Weekend

    Saturday Jun 17 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Looking for the perfect gift for Dad? The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is offering a special Father’s Day promotion, where dads get in free with one paying child on Saturday and Sunday, June 17–18. Spend a fun-filled day with Dad and see a towering T. rex, catch live animal presentations, and stroll through a tropical butterfly garden. Visit ansp.org for more info about activities and admission discounts for the rest of the family.
  • Free Admission for Dads on Father’s Day Weekend

    Sunday Jun 18 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Looking for the perfect gift for Dad? The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is offering a special Father’s Day promotion, where dads get in free with one paying child on Saturday and Sunday, June 17–18. Spend a fun-filled day with Dad and see a towering T. rex, catch live animal presentations, and stroll through a tropical butterfly garden. Visit ansp.org for more info about activities and admission discounts for the rest of the family.
  • Tiny Tots: Superhero Science

    Monday Jul 10 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Calling all kids 3–5 years old! Along with your favorite adult, join us in exploring nature through songs, games, hands-on fun, and museum adventures. An appropriate snack is provided.
  • Tiny Tots: Digging Dinosaurs

    Wednesday Jul 12 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Calling all kids 3–5 years old! Along with your favorite adult, join us in exploring nature through songs, games, hands-on fun, and museum adventures. An appropriate snack is provided.
  • Tiny Tots: Mushy Gushy Science

    Monday Jul 17 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Calling all kids 3–5 years old! Along with your favorite adult, join us in exploring nature through songs, games, hands-on fun, and museum adventures. An appropriate snack is provided.
  • Tiny Tots: Dinosaur Discovery

    Wednesday Jul 19 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Calling all kids 3–5 years old! Along with your favorite adult, join us in exploring nature through songs, games, hands-on fun, and museum adventures. An appropriate snack is provided.
  • Tiny Tots: Animal Atlas

    Monday Jul 24 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Calling all kids 3–5 years old! Along with your favorite adult, join us in exploring nature through songs, games, hands-on fun, and museum adventures. An appropriate snack is provided.
  • Tiny Tots: Incredible Insects

    Wednesday Jul 26 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Calling all kids 3–5 years old! Along with your favorite adult, join us in exploring nature through songs, games, hands-on fun, and museum adventures. An appropriate snack is provided.
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