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Shaver's Creek Environmental Center


Shaver's Creek Environmental Center is Penn State's nature center. We aim to connect people to people and people to nature through hands-on, experiential outdoor science programs and classes.

Shaver’s Creek was founded in 1976 as a resource for the community and as a field laboratory where Penn State students could get hands-on experience teaching about the natural world. The programs at our Environmental Center, Outdoor School, and Team Development Center provide a mix of educational and recreational opportunities for families, schools, corporate groups, and Penn State students.