Events And Programs

After School Programs

Upcoming Programs:

Archery & Whittling class

Wednesdays, Sept. 22-Oct. 27, 2021, 4:00-5:30pm

Have you always wanted to learn to use a bow and arrow? Have you wanted to learn how to carve simple figures out of wood? Learn the basics of archery on recurve and compound bows and practice target shooting. Learn basic knife safety, basic whittling with locking blade knives, more advanced carving techniques with specialized blades, and some simple woodworking projects. 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.

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: $90 for 6 weeks; scholarships and reduced fee available for those who qualify

Intro to Wilderness Survival

Tuesdays, Sept 21-Nov. 2, 2021, 4:00-5:30PM

Come 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 Tuesday 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 patience, your observation skills, 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: $105 for 7 weeks; scholarships and reduced fee available for those who qualify

Past programs:

  • Archery and Whittling – 4H After School Club
  • Cooking with Rowen Elementary Students
  • Wilderness Survival Skills Class for kids