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Adventure in the Woods

September 24, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join partners from the USDA Forest Service, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Let’s Go Outdoors, Temple University Center for Sustainable Communities, and Awbury Arboretum for a festive day of free family fun and service in Awbury’s 4-acre AdventureWoods Natural Materials Playground. Adult volunteers will join forces with an expert willow wattler to help clear, clean, and restore “The Willows” fairy hut area of AdventureWoods and install new whimsical elements to inspire play and imagination.

Children and families are invited to participate in interactive games, creative activities, and educational opportunities, and free play is open to all throughout the day. Experience the health benefits of time in nature and learn more about the new “Prescribe Outside” program offered by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022
Time: 10am-2pm
Location: AdventureWoods Natural Materials Playground
Please park at 6060 Ardleigh St, Philadelphia, 19138 (across the street from Awbury Recreation Center). Street parking only – attendants will direct visitors to the entrance to AdventureWoods.

Registration is not required to participate in games and activities, but volunteers must register through the form below and will be provided with lunch. Volunteers must be age 15 or older. Volunteer slots are limited, so don’t wait to sign up!


September 24, 2022
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


6060 Ardleigh St
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