The Ambler Arboretum of Temple University is an excellent educational resource for students, faculty and visitors alike. From degree programs in horticulture and landscape architecture to non-credit programs in floral design, Temple University Ambler has more than a century of teaching sustainable practices and building important connections to the natural world.

Community Events

Join us each month for a series of fun and educational programs designed to explore the world around you! Please note: While most events are free, some require a fee. For more information about our community events, check back often or contact Samantha McGuriman at 267-468-8030 or Learn more about community events.

Summer Camp

From Arboriculture to Zoo Horticulturist, campers have an opportunity to explore many different careers in the field of Horticulture. Guest speakers and hands-on activities in the gardens provide campers with experience in the many possibilities of a career in horticulture. Landscape Architect, Florist, Arborist and Greenhouse Manager are just some of the careers that will be explored. Coming Summer 2024!

Group Presentations

Arboretum Staff are available to present programs on a wide variety of topics for your group. Programs are available for Garden Clubs, Civic Associations, Corporations, Senior Groups, Alumni Groups, Professional Organizations and others. Please contact Arboretum Director Kathy Salisbury Learn more about Group Presentations.

Non-Credit Courses

From beekeeping to creating a vegetable garden, flower arranging to landscape design, Temple's Office of Non-Credit and Continuing Education offers topics of interest to everyone who'd like to meaningfully connect with the outdoors. Register now for non-credit "green" courses at Temple Ambler

Credit Courses

Sustainability and environmental education filter throughout the curriculum offered at Temple University Ambler. Ambler Campus is home to degree programs in Landscape Architecture and Horticulture, which are part of the Division of Architecture and Environmental Design in the Tyler School of Art.

Contact Us

Samantha McGuriman
STEM Program Specialist
Environmental Educator