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The Great American Campout

Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 3:00pm to Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 10:00am
Ambler Arboretum, EarthFest
Temple University Ambler

Register online
Discount Codes available for Ambler Arboretum Members and event volunteers. Contact ncregistrar@temple.edu for more information. 
Join us under the stars for a night of camping, tours, s’mores and more! The National Wildlife Federation’s Great American Campout is a celebration of camping as a way to connect with nature and wildlife. The benefits from outdoor play for mind, body and spirit are well-documented and help to create a lasting connection to nature and wildlife that promote happiness and good health. Temple University Ambler EarthFest and the Ambler Arboretum are excited to host this campout for new and experienced campers. Spend the night tent camping, go on nature walks, and enjoy s’mores by the campfire. We look forward to helping people connect with nature and exposing them to the wonder of TempleAmbler and the Arboretum. 

What’s included?

Tent site: 15’ x 15’ (bring your own tent)

BBQ Picnic Dinner (hamburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs, chips and water)

Outdoor Pool swim hours available on Saturday

A variety of guided walks including a Bird Walk and Garden Tour

Campfire and s’mores

Temple University Ambler will also hold BioBlitz 2018, a 24-hour event promoting biodiversity and citizen science on June 23 and 24. Participants attending the Great American Campout are invited to participate in BioBlitz. Learn more about BioBlitz here. If you are interest in attending the event but don’t have a tent, please contact us at ncregistrar@temple.edu. The campout will be held rain or shine. Pets, alcohol and smoking are prohibited. Space is limited so register early! Register here for the Great American CampoutGeneral information: 267-468-8018 or duffyj@temple.edu.