Embrace the Outdoors: The Great American Backyard Campout 2024

Join us for a night of adventure and camaraderie at The Willows Park in Villanova, as we celebrate the Great American Backyard Campout. This annual event, designed for families and friends to explore the beauty of the great outdoors, is more than just camping—it’s an experience to remember.

An Unforgettable Night Under the Stars

Date: Saturday, June 1, 2024
Rain Date: June 15, 2024
Location: The Willows Park, 490 Darby Paoli Road, Villanova

What is the Great American Backyard Campout?

The Great American Backyard Campout is part of a national movement initiated by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) to encourage people of all ages to connect with nature. It’s an opportunity to unplug from digital distractions and enjoy the simple pleasures of outdoor living, from stargazing and storytelling to enjoying a campfire.

Event Highlights

  • Wildlife Exploration: Guided walks to discover the nocturnal animals of The Willows Park.
  • Campfire Stories and S’mores: Gather around the fire for classic campfire stories and delicious s’mores.
  • Tent Decorating Contest: Show off your creativity with a themed tent decoration contest.

Why Join the Campout?

  • Connect with Nature: Rediscover the joys of the outdoors and the peace it brings.
  • Family Bonding: Spend quality time with your family and friends in a unique setting.
  • Community Spirit: Be part of a nationwide event that promotes environmental stewardship and outdoor activities.
  • Educational Fun: Learn about local wildlife, conservation efforts, and how to camp responsibly.

Registration and Details

Registration details will be available soon. To express your interest and receive updates, please email recreation@radnor.org. Stay tuned for more information on how to secure your spot for this memorable night.

Preparing for the Campout

  • What to Bring: A tent, sleeping bags, flashlights, and your sense of adventure! A more detailed checklist will be provided upon registration.
  • Safety Measures: The event will follow all necessary health and safety guidelines to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.

Join Us for a Night to Remember

Whether you’re a seasoned camper or new to the experience, the Great American Backyard Campout at The Willows Park is the perfect way to welcome the summer. It’s more than an event; it’s a celebration of the great outdoors, wildlife, and the community spirit that brings us together.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to create lasting memories with your loved ones, all while enjoying the natural beauty that Villanova has to offer. Mark your calendars for June 1, 2024, and prepare for an unforgettable adventure.

Stay updated on event details by visiting Radnor’s official event page and remember to add your name to the interest list by reaching out to the provided email. Let’s camp under the stars and make this summer one to remember!

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