EarthFest Presents Programs

The need to share ideas about sustainability and protecting and preserving the environment is critical, now more than ever. Temple Ambler EarthFest will host a variety of events, in cooperation with the Ambler Arboretum and other partners, designed to get people thinking about and connected to the world around us. Learn more about each event and register using the links below. Suggested ages are listed. Most EarthFest Presents events are free.

Great American Campout
Continues Online Through October 30, 2020
(All ages)

Temple University Ambler EarthFest Presents and the Ambler Arboretum of Temple University are excited to provide essential information about camping, hiking and exploring nature for new and experienced campers alike. Rather than a day or a weekend, through these webpages, we're going to be celebrating the National Wildlife Federation’s Great American Campout all summer and fall!

Science of Scary
Online Beginning October 12, 2020

(All ages)

Gain a deeper understanding of the wonders of nature and the amazing things that may be found right in your own backyard. Connect with the world around you by learning about animals and insects such as skunks, spiders, predatory birds, snakes, sharks, scorpions and carnivorous plants! Learn more about the Science of Scary.

Reach for the Stars
Rescheduled to Spring 2021
(All ages)

Look up and learn about the stars and the importance of dark skies with the Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers and the Bucks-Mont Astronomical Association. A second Reach for the Stars event will be held in October 2020. Learn more about Reach for the Stars.

Celebrating Earth Day
(K-5/Middle and High School students may participate as exhibitors)

Sprin 2021

The mission of Temple Ambler’s annual Earth Day event is to promote environmental awareness using sustainable concepts, methods and practices to protect and preserve our environment. Learn more about Celebrating Earth Day.

BioBlitz 2021

At BioBlitz, scientists, students and faculty work together to get an overall count of plants, animals, fungi and other living creatures. What will you discover? Learn more about BioBlitz 2021.

Green Careers Fair
(High School and College Students)

Students will meet with and learn from representatives from a variety of green industry fields including conservation, horticulture, landscape architecture, planning, urban farming, and more. Learn more about the Green Careers Fair.

Sustainability Action Day
(Middle School)

Join the Ambler Arboretum and get hands-on with a special service project designed to help preserve biodiversity on campus. This program is being held in partnership with the Ambler Arboretum fo Temple University. Learn more about Sustainability Action Day.