Events And Programs

After School Programs

Upcoming Programs:

Intro to Wilderness Survival

Wednesdays, Sept 28-Nov 2, 2022, 4:00-5:30pm

Learn how to survive in the wild! Learn shelter construction, fire building, field first aid, knot tying, foraging, and knife skills. Try your hand at making herbal remedies and teas from foraged plants and cooking over the campfire. The last day will be a survival skills team contest. We will meet for an hour and a half every Wednesday after school, rain or shine. Be prepared to be outside the entire time, but contingency plans will be made if the weather is particularly bad.  Bring your perseverance and your sense of adventure!

Students and staff will observe current City of Philadelphia COVID-19 restrictions.

Participants: children ages 8-12; 16 students maximum enrollment.
Registration is required.

Location: AdventureWoods, 6060 Ardleigh St., Phila 19138

Fee: $138 for 6 weeks; scholarships and sliding scale fees available for those who qualify

Science in the Wild

Thursdays, Sept 29-Nov 10, 2022, 4:30-5:30pm

Learn ecology, study nature, and find out what a biome is. We will cover topics of pollinators, water cycles, decomposers, trees, seeds, and Pennsylvania wildlife by exploring what Awbury has to offer in its meadows, groves, and watershed. We will meet for an hour every Thursday after school, rain or shine. Be prepared to be outside the entire time, but contingency plans will be made if the weather is particularly bad. Bring your curiosity and your observation skills.

Students and staff will observe current City of Philadelphia COVID-19 restrictions.

Participants: children ages 10-14; 16 students maximum enrollment.
Registration is required.

Location: AdventureWoods, 6060 Ardleigh St., Phila 19138

Fee: $160 for 7 weeks; scholarships and sliding scale fees available for those who qualify

Past programs:

 

  • Intro to Wilderness Survival for kids
  • Outdoor & Wilderness Leadership Skills (OWLS) program for teens
  • Archery and Whittling class for kids
  • Cooking with Rowen Elementary Students