Great American Campout at Temple Ambler

Join us under the stars for a night of camping, tours, s’mores and more!

Temple Ambler EarthFest and Ambler Arboretum Present:

The Great American Campout 2019

2 P.M. Saturday, July 13 To 10 A.M. Sunday, July 14
Ambler Arboretum Of Temple University
580 Meetinghouse Road, Ambler PA 19002

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 help promote happiness and good health.

Temple University Ambler is excited to host a 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 Temple University Ambler and The Ambler Arboretum.

The Great American Campout at Temple University Ambler will begin on Saturday, July 13, at 2 p.m. and conclude Sunday, July 14, by 10 a.m.


Discount Codes available for Ambler Arboretum Members and event volunteers. Contact for more information. 

What’s included in the Great American Campout?

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 Bird Walk and Garden Tour

Learn about insects with the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion

Lightning Bug evening walk

Campfire and s’mores


Don’t to want to camp out? Join us on Saturday, July 13 for the barbeque and join in the evening activities! Discounted rates available. Register by calling 267-468-8500.

If you are interested in attending the event but don’t have a tent, please contact us at Please note: Individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a adult. 

The campout will be held rain or shine. Pets, alcohol and smoking are prohibited. Space is limited so register early!