Birthday Parties

Birthday Party

Asbury Woods is naturally a great place for your child’s next birthday party. Parties are hosted year round and we have flexible scheduling options to fit your needs.  We have a variety of new birthday party themes for pre-school to middle school explorers and adventurers.

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Picnic Shelter

Birthday parties are currently being held in our picnic shelter and are scheduled as two hour events. During the first hour, an Asbury Woods naturalist will lead outdoor activities for the children, related to the theme you choose from below. We plan engaging, age appropriate activities for your guests. 

The second hour of the party is yours to enjoy with friends and family. Children must be supervised at all times during this hour. The party space can be rented for an additional hour for $25.00 more. 

Parties are limited to 24 guests, including children and adults. This is to ensure we are compliant with PA Department of Health COVID-19 safety standards.

Birthday parties may be scheduled anytime.  Please call to check for availability.

Prices

Pricing is based on 10 children in attendance. There is no charge for adults.

  • Contributing Donors: $9 per child with $90 minimum
  • General Admission: $10 per child with $100 minimum

A deposit is required to hold the date for your party. Processing fees may apply in the event of a cancellation. Some party themes include a $20 materials fee, required with the deposit. Price includes your choice of selected party theme and a special gift for the birthday child. Goody bags for guests can be purchased for $2 each. 

If you’re interested in more details or in scheduling a birthday party please call Jeanine Timon at (814) 836-6175 or jtimon@asburywoods.org.

Birthday Party Themes

Options for birthday parties are listed below.  An animal encounter may be requested activity with any of these themes.  Please note, If you choose an animal visit as part of your  party activities, that experience will be held indoors  in one of our classroom spaces for the safety our exhibit animals.

Trail Adventures (Ages 4 – 11): this party is for kids who love to explore nature. Using nets, magnifiers, binoculars, we will set out to discover animals and their tracks and signs.  

Seek and Find (Ages 8 and up): older kids will complete a scavenger hunt on the trails around Asbury Woods to find birthday party treasure.  Compasses or GPS units will guide our way in the woods.

On the Wild Side (Ages 1-8): A birthday party on the WILD side. This party includes an animal show and your choice of one additional activity. Activity choices include hike, nature game or craft.

Nature Art (3 -11): Creative kids will use natural materials and objects from nature to make a seasonal craft to take home. Nature art crafts vary with the season and age of the child.

Snow Stompin' (Ages 5-11): Engage in fun winter outdoor recreation using snowshoes. Learn about animal tracks and animal signs. Must have at least 6” of snow on trails.

Low Ropes Course: What better way to celebrate your child’s birthday than with a low ropes course adventure! Two hours will be used for facilitated ropes course fun and the half-hour remaining is yours to enjoy in one of our covered spaces on site. For birthday parties with guests mostly under 12 years old, the family reserving the party is required to provide one adult helper per 5 guests. Check out the course here. $125 (up to 14 participants)