Birthday Parties

Birthday Party

Asbury Woods is naturally a great place for your child’s next birthday party. Parties take place year round on most Saturdays and Sundays. We have a variety of new birthday party themes for little nature explorers and elementary school aged adventurers.

discovery-room

Discovery Room

Birthday parties are scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays and will begin at 1:00 pm and end at 3:00 pm. During the first hour, an Asbury Woods naturalist will lead activities for the children, related to the theme you choose. Ages listed with each party theme are suggested guidelines only. 

The second hour of the party is yours to enjoy with friends and family. Children must be supervised at all times during this hour. Parties will be hosted in the Discovery Room. The party room can be rented for an additional hour for $25.00 more. Parties are limited to 32 children and adults. Larger parties may be hosted in other rooms, for an additional $50.00. 

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

NEW in 2020 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)  

Eco-Pirates (Ages 4-8): Tree Frog the Pirate has hidden some treasure inside Asbury Woods Nature Center. Bring your band of explorers and be ready to solve the clues that will lead us to the treasure! *$20 materials charge

On the Wild Side (Ages 4-8): 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.

Scaly Tales (Ages 4-8): Learn all about reptiles. Meet some of the reptiles that live at Asbury Woods (turtles, snakes, etc.). Play games to understand unique reptile adaptations.

Nature Fairies and Wizards (Ages 4-11): Fairies and wizards help take care of the plants and animals of the forest. Let's learn about the creatures that call our forest home. Find the hidden fairy stones, and make a wand to bring home. *$20 materials charge

Wacky Science (Ages 7-11): Get a messy and have fun! Conduct hands on science experiments with a naturalist and learn about interesting natural phenomena. *$20 materials charge

Nature Art (4-11): 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.

Campfire Birthday (Ages 7-11): Celebrate your special day around the campfire. Roast marshmallows and enjoy a guided nature hike. This party theme is available in both summer and winter.