Camden County's First Born Learning Trail Debuts at Farnham Park

By SNJ Today Staff, October 16, 2018


A local hospital is making learning fun for kids in the area by taking the classroom outside.

On Tuesday, October 16th, 25 employee volunteers from Cooper University Healthcare rolled up their sleeves and joined representatives from the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, and the Parkside Business and Community in Partnership, Inc., to install a new Born Learning Trail.

The new trail located at Farnham Park is the first Born Learning Trail to be created in Camden County.

Officials say it's important to see the community coming together to help improve the lives of everyone who calls Camden home.

"This should be important for everybody because it takes a village, we keep hearing that but we need actual actions," said Campaign Specialist of United Way, Dewaun Kearse. "We need people to get out into their community and actually help beautify and maintain it so it can be a great place for children to grow. So we're all doing our part, it's more than just talking the talk, we're walking the walk."

The new Born Learning Trail features a series of 10 interactive signs accompanied by colorful designs painted on the walkway that enhance the learning experience to support school readiness and long-term success of children in the community.