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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  • Tiny Tots: Marvelous Mammals

    Wednesday Aug 23 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.
  • Dinosaur Hall and Butterflies! Renovations

    Monday and Friday Aug 28 & 8 12:00 AM-12:00 AM

    Level 1 of Dinosaur Hall and our Butterflies! exhibit will be closed from 8/28–9/8 for important updates. Get $10 discounted museum admission including our special Backyard Adventures exhibit, closing 9/10!
  • Tiny Tots: Paleontologist Playtime

    Monday Aug 28 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: Nature Rangers

    Wednesday Aug 30 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.
  • Parkway at 100 Celebration

    Friday Sep 8 4:00 PM-9:00 PM

    Enjoy free general admission as part of the Parkway at 100 Celebration!
  • Dino Drafts: The Academy Beer Garden

    Friday Sep 8 4:00 PM-10:00 PM

    12th St. Catering and the Academy of Natural Sciences are proud to announce the resurgence of Dino Drafts: The Academy Beer Garden, as part of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s centennial celebration!
  • Backyard Adventures Closing Weekend

    Saturday Sep 9 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Celebrate all things ecology with a whole weekend of family fun as we say goodbye to Backyard Adventures!
  • Backyard Adventures Closing Weekend

    Sunday Sep 10 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Celebrate all things ecology with a whole weekend of family fun as we say goodbye to Backyard Adventures!
  • Academy Town Square featuring Ted Daeschler

    Wednesday Sep 13 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

    The 2017 Academy Town Square series of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University presents a talk and discussion on Antarctica on Wednesday, September 13 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Tiny Titans Opening Weekend

    Saturday Sep 30 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Join us for the opening weekend of our new exhibit, Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies!
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