We are pleased to invite our wonderful friend Jill – Director of Adventure Play at The Parish School in Houston, Texas to guest write on our blog about Playwork and Libraries. Her fascinating experiences comes from an unusual pairing, but one that really works....
Two weeks had passed since the Playwork Campference 2019 had concluded. I was surrounded by snotty tissues. No, I wasn’t emotional that it had all come to an end. This was just my post-project cold. It was one of the worst I’d had in a while, which hinted...
Since 2010, Pop Up Adventure was part of the US Playwork and Adventure Play scene, also helping it to grow. New projects from coast-to-coast in North America, and around the world, with leaders combining passion and dedication. We are proud to consider colleagues and...
By Zan We are super excited and slightly giddy to be announcing the next Playwork Campference. Ladies and Gentlemen, we will be working with Jill Wood of Adventure Play at The Parish School in Houston, Texas, to host the second Playwork Campference on a...
By Andy The second part of our Edmonton stop was a combined workshop and Pop-Up Adventure Playground spread across two days. The workshop was held at the University of Alberta and was brought together by the great people of Play Around the World with a helping hand...
By Mischelle Brown Mischelle reached out to us in 2016, telling us of her passions for play and in 2017, we met her at the Playwork Campference! It was wonderful to hear her perspective and learn of her passion. She has big plans for her community and some big...
Jill Wood is one of our favourite people. We first met her on the 2014 tour – she hugged us tight when we left, and has been a tremendous Friend to Pop-Ups ever since. Most recently, she put me up in her spare room for months while we worked together at the AP...
By Zan We have talked a lot about our focus for our Playwork Campference, about the focus on practice, and the emphasis on you. We haven’t yet told you much about where we will be doing this, and the delightful hosts of our event. Ladies and gentlemen, Pop-Up...
By Morgan We’re pretty convinced that adventure playgrounds are the most gorgeous ‘ugly’ places you’ll ever see. The best ones are packed with junk such as scrap wood, piles of dirt and abandoned tires. They’ll be exposed to the elements...
Have you been wanting to learn more about playwork? Are you curious about what goes into the management and delivery of a truly adventurous playspace? It’s nearly the second anniversary of our Playworker Development Course, an online opportunity for everyone...
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