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Family Picnic in the Playground

ChesLen Preserve | Thu, August 23, 2018, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Ollie Owl invites families for an afternoon picnic in our NaturePlayGround! Pack your own lunch to enjoy beneath shady trees during this one-time, special opportunity. Children can play at their own pace, create crafts, and take part in other activities.

Stay and play as little or long as you like in this drop-in event. Ollie Owl’s NaturePlayGround is designed for children ages 4-12 years old, but older kids and adults have fun too! Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Ollie Owl’s NaturePlayGround is located at 1199 Cannery Road, Coatesville, PA. Look for the Ollie Owl sign and trail on the left-hand side of the parking area to guide you down the trail to the NaturePlayGround.

 

Where

ChesLen Preserve
1199 Cannery Road
Coatesville , PA 19320
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When

August 23, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm

ChesLen Preserve is the largest privately owned nature preserve open to the public in Chester County. Miles of marked hiking trails lead visitors through shady woodlands, flower-filled meadows, fields of corn and soybeans, and stream valleys.

Visitors can also explore Ollie Owl’s NaturePlayGround, where young explorers can climb logs, build stick tee-pees, hunt for bugs, explore small streams, and get a little dirty, tired, and inspired. Free play is encouraged and is a great way for kids to gain an appreciation for nature.

Wear sturdy shoes that can get wet and muddy.

Ollie Owl’s trail is not suitable for most strollers.

Restrooms are available a short walk away at the Lenfest Center.

Please leave your four-legged friends at home.

Participants must bring their own picnics; Natural Lands will not provide food or beverages at this event.

Please be sure to dispose of all trash in the garbage receptacles, or take with you.

Registration

Event is free. Registration is required. Register adults and children by submitting the secure on-line form below. For more information, please email Becky Rennix at brennix@natlands.org or call 610-353-5587 ext. 214.

Participant Waiver:

By registering for this event, I, as the participant, and/or parent or legal guardian of a minor participant, do hereby understand and acknowledge that by participating, in this, or any, Natural Lands’ event or activity, I am agreeing to indemnify and hold harmless Natural Lands…

By registering for this event, I, as the participant, and/or parent or legal guardian of a minor participant, do hereby understand and acknowledge that by participating, in this, or any, Natural Lands’ event or activity, I am agreeing to indemnify and hold harmless Natural Lands, their respective administrators, directors, agents, officers, members, volunteers, employees, other participants, any sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises on which the Activity takes place, (each considered one of the “RELEASEES” herein).

I further acknowledge, agree, and represent that I understand the nature of the Program and related Activities and my and/or the Minor’s experience and capabilities, and believe that I and/or the minor are qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such activity. I willingly agree to comply with the stated and customary terms and conditions of participation.

I fully understand that: (a) the Program and related Activities involve risks and dangers of damage to personal property and serious bodily injury, including permanent disability, paralysis, and death (“risks”); (b) these Risks and dangers may be caused by my and/or the Minor’s own actions or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in the Activity, the condition in which the Activity takes place, or the negligence of the “releasees” as aforementioned; (c) there may be other risks and social and economic losses either not known to me or not readily foreseeable at this time; and I fully accept and assume all such risks and all responsibility for losses, costs, and damages I and/or the minor incur as a result of my participation or that of the Minor in the Activity.

I hereby release, discharge, and covenant not to sue Natural Lands or any of their “releases” from all liability, claims, demands, losses, injuries, damage to property, or other damages on my and/or the minor’s account caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the “releasees” or otherwise, including negligent rescue operations; and I further agree that if, despite this release and waiver of liability, assumption of risk, and indemnity agreement I, the Minor, or anyone on the Minor’s behalf makes a claim against any of the Releasees, I will indemnify, save, and hold harmless each of the releasees from any litigation expenses, attorney fees, loss, liability, damage, or cost which any may incur as the result of such claim.

I have read this Agreement, fully understand its terms, understand that I have given up substantial rights by registering for this event, and have done so freely and without any inducement or assurance of any nature and intend it to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law and agree that if any portion of this agreement is held to be invalid, the balance, notwithstanding, shall continue in full force and effect.

Cancellation:
Events may be cancelled due to inclement weather or low registration. In that case, we will make every effort to update our website and contact registrants. Note that we cannot offer refunds of paid registrations or ticket purchases, but rest assured that your donation will help us in our work to save open space, care for nature, and connect people to the outdoors.

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