Planet Walk

Welcome to the official site for the Schuylkill Haven Planet Walk. In the 2016-2017 school year, the Schuylkill Haven Area Middle School joined in a partnership with Jump Street, a Harrisburg based art organization. An artist in residency program was established and collaboration began with local artist Jordan Fees. 

Our middle school students began planning a project to demonstrate the sizes of each planet in our solar system, along with the distances between each planet. Fifth grade students were charged to gather information about the planets, sixth grade was to utilize the math involved with scaling actual distances to a 1.5 mile walk, and the seventh grade was in charge of community outreach. 

The seventh grade students met with businesses and artist in an effort to commission sculptures of each planet. By the end of the school year, the planet walk was born!

Please enjoy your journey through the solar system through education, exercise, and art!

Planet Walk Map