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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  • Dinosaur Hall Renovations

    Monday Oct 23 12:00 AM

    Dinosaur Hall will be closed from October 16–November 3 for important updates. Enjoy $15 general admission or $10 group admission during this time, which includes our Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies exhibit. All members can see Tiny Titans for free through November 3!
  • Halloween in Outside In

    Tuesday Oct 24 10:00 AM-4:30 PM

    From October 24–31, the animal enclosures in Outside In will get a festive fall makeover! Our animals will revel in enrichment, so put on your costume and carve out some good times with them at the Academy!
  • Halloween in Outside In

    Wednesday Oct 25 10:00 AM-4:30 PM

    From October 24–31, the animal enclosures in Outside In will get a festive fall makeover! Our animals will revel in enrichment, so put on your costume and carve out some good times with them at the Academy!
  • Halloween in Outside In

    Thursday Oct 26 10:00 AM-4:30 PM

    From October 24–31, the animal enclosures in Outside In will get a festive fall makeover! Our animals will revel in enrichment, so put on your costume and carve out some good times with them at the Academy!
  • Halloween in Outside In

    Friday Oct 27 10:00 AM-4:30 PM

    From October 24–31, the animal enclosures in Outside In will get a festive fall makeover! Our animals will revel in enrichment, so put on your costume and carve out some good times with them at the Academy!
  • The Philadelphia Shell Show

    Saturday Oct 28 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Thousands of shells will be on display and for sale at the annual Philadelphia Shell Show, October 28–29, 2017, at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.
  • Halloween in Outside In

    Saturday Oct 28 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    From October 24–31, the animal enclosures in Outside In will get a festive fall makeover! Our animals will revel in enrichment, so put on your costume and carve out some good times with them at the Academy!
  • The Philadelphia Shell Show

    Sunday Oct 29 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Thousands of shells will be on display and for sale at the annual Philadelphia Shell Show, October 28–29, 2017, at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.
  • Halloween in Outside In

    Sunday Oct 29 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    From October 24–31, the animal enclosures in Outside In will get a festive fall makeover! Our animals will revel in enrichment, so put on your costume and carve out some good times with them at the Academy!
  • Halloween in Outside In

    Monday Oct 30 10:00 AM-4:30 PM

    From October 24–31, the animal enclosures in Outside In will get a festive fall makeover! Our animals will revel in enrichment, so put on your costume and carve out some good times with them at the Academy!
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