Information for Schools

Bring Your School to EarthFest

What would you like to learn today?

Last year, more than 6,000 students, teachers, and visitors spent a rewarding, educational day at Temple University Ambler celebrating the importance of protecting the environment and preserving their future.

We’d like to invite you and your students to be a part of EarthFest 2016 — Friday, April 28, 2017. The event, sponsored by the Center for Sustainable Communities at Temple University Ambler, will be held on Earth Day, rain or shine, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ambler Campus. Fill out the Schools Registration Form here!

EarthFest 2017 will be held on the fields near our large student parking lot on Meetinghouse Road. All of our event features will be together, providing a fun, exciting cohesive event that will provide an even greater experience for our visitors.

Learn from more than 85 exhibitors! Enjoy Main Stage programming that includes the Franklin Institute, the Philadelphia Zoo, the Academy of Natural Sciences, the Elmwood Park Zoo and Barn Nature Center!


Register for EarthFest

Bring as many students as you like - some schools bring as few as 10; others and many as 300 or more! Make a day of it - bring a bagged lunch or purchase food at EarthFest! To visit EarthFest, all you need do is fill out a schools registration form. There is no fee to visit EarthFest. Learn more about Registering for EarthFest.

EarthFest 2017 Event Map

Interact with more than 75 exhibitors at EarthFest 2017! Learn more by viewing the EarthFest event map (coming soon).

Transportation Angels

Temple University established the Transportation Angels program for schools in genuine economic need of funding for transportation to and from EarthFest. Funding is available on a limited basis. Learn more about Transportation Angels.

Exhibit at EarthFest

Don't just visit EarthFest 2017, become a part of it! At EarthFest, high schools, middle schools and elementary schools are invited to become exhibitors. Exhibiting is free for all schools. Learn more about exhibiting at EarthFest.

Tips for Attending EarthFest

There is a lot to see and do at EarthFest 2017. Here are a few handy tips to plan your day!

Parking Information

In order to make EarthFest as enjoyable as possible, we would like to provide you with the necessary information for travel and parking ahead of time. Please read the following tips and share them with the other teachers/chaperones on your bus. Learn more about parking at EarthFest.