Looking for something fun to do

 without breaking the bank?

According to Campus Calm, students say that stress is the biggest life issue that affects their studies.  In fact, 85% of students report feeling stressed on a daily basis. If you’ve been dealing with a lot of stress related to family, friends, or school: you are not alone!  Here’s a list of creative and local experiences that can help you relieve stress on a tight budget.

Photo credit: Chester County Parks & Recreation

Go sight-seeing in the Chester County/Brandywine Valley area!

  • Over 50 ideas for things to do in the area
  • Features great museums, cool stores, local events, & cheap restaurants!
  •  Check out some local nature! 
  • Chester County Parks and Recreation provides many special events and programs throughout the year.
  • Fish, camp, hike, bike, & jog!

Go for a picnic or swim at Brandywine Picnic Park

  • Located in West Chester, PA
  • Open mid-May through mid-September, and located on the picturesque Brandywine River in scenic Chester County, BPP is the region’s largest picnic area with something fun for everyone!

 Volunteer your time!

  • Help yourself by helping others!
  • Offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer, and business leaders committed to civic engagement.  Over 60,000 opportunities.

Photo credit: Western Carolina University

 What’s your favorite activity to do in Chester County?