Nature Can Heal

Our mission is to help our children and families become healthy and happy by spending time outside in nature.

Free Family Activities & Events

S’mores and Winter Garden Stroll

The Garden at CHOP Karabots Pediatric Care Center 4865 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Take a stroll through the garden at CHOP Karabots and warm up while making a s'mores treat using our tabletop s'mores making kit.

Meadow Stroll, S’mores, and Winter Play

The Stables at Houston Meadow 901 E. Cathedral Rd, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Enjoy a quick winter walk/stroll through the meadow, where we’ll finish at the Houston Rec Center playground. Upon finishing, feel free to join us in making a s’mores treat using our tabletop s'mores kit.

Build a Holiday/Winter Birdhouse

DiSilvestro Playground 1701 S. 15th St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Participate in creating and coloring a decorative birdhouse. Give it a holiday look or winter wonderland dazzle. While with us, kids can take breaks to visit the playground.

S’mores and Farm Exploration

The Farm at Awbury 6336 Ardleigh St, Philadelphia, PA

Enjoy a quick and easy winter hike/stroll on the Farm side of Awbury, where we’ll end in the main area of the Farm, where you might see chickens and goats, if they’re out. End by making a s’more with us, using our table top s’mores kit.

Yoga, Stretch, and Stroll

The Cope House at Awbury Arboretum 1 Awbury Road, Philadelphia, PA, United States

The weather may be getting cold, though that doesn't mean you can't take a stroll.  Join us as we host this kid-friendly INDOOR, with moments outdoors, fun paced program.  Attendees […]

Let it Snow: Storytime, Snowballs & Snowglobes

Wissahickon Environmental Center (The Tree House) 300 W Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

The weather's cold and as the song goes... "...let it snow, let it snow, let it snow...," which is part of our program title. Join us as we read snow-themed […]

Benefits of Outdoor Play

Healthier heart and lungs

Better mood

Improves cognition and focus

Fosters sense of well-being

A break from devices