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

Morning Yoga in the Garden

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

Beat the heat with Morning Yoga in the Garden! Led by our friends at CHOP, we’re celebrating International Yoga Day with two sessions for beginners. Families are welcome to join […]

Bingo Around the Loop & Puzzles

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

Attendees will take a stroll along a nature loop and get to play a variety of games including BINGO and puzzles! Start Time: 11:00am Meet Location:  Wissahickon Environmental Center (also […]

BINGO and Buggin’ Out Nature Walk

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

It's time to "BUG OUT!" Join us as we read a cute bug-themed story, color a bug mask, and take a stroll in search of some cute buggy critters. We'll […]

Chess Outdoors!

Awbury Rec Center 6101 Ardleigh Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

This event aims to enhance critical thinking and foster a love for the game in a fun outdoor environment. No experience necessary!

Archery (Mini-Session) & Scenic Waterway Walk

Pennypack on the Delaware 7801 State Rd., Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join us for an 11am Archery mini-session lesson during Let's Go Outdoors' "Drop-In Archery" program at Pennypack on the Delaware.  Starts promptly at 11am. You'll have fun learning how to […]

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Sun Prints & Scavenger Hunt

Join us in the vicinity of Valley Green Inn, along Forbidden Drive to see the beautiful Wissahickon Creek.  After or before enjoying the scenery, participants will collect natural items to […]

Walk with CHOP! (July 13)

CHOP Cobbs Creek Primary Care 225 Cobbs Creek Parkway, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Need some fun walking buddies? Look no further than your friends at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia! During this monthly walking series, explore the beautiful gem of Cobbs Creek park with […]

Movement Monday: Pond, Playground, Ice Pops

FDR Park 1500 Pattison Avenue and S Broad St, Philadelphia, United States

Join us for a some moving about around FDR's Park site.  Participants will get to know the scenic landscape of FDR Park, via moving/walking around the pond loop, plus having […]

Books & Cooks, July 16

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

Join up for Books and Cooks, an interactive story and cooking program where we read together, play together, cook together, and eat together. All families will leave with a new […]

Benefits of Outdoor Play

Healthier heart and lungs

Better mood

Improves cognition and focus

Fosters sense of well-being

A break from devices