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Home School Programs

Your home schooled child can join our professional Environmental Educators as we introduce them to ecological and biological principles, facilitating an appreciation and understanding of the natural world. Your child will become familiar with plants and animals throughout New Jersey and discover how human activities affect the environment.

We have three program options available to home school parents:
  1. Home-school Trifecta: Individual families with children 4-12 years old may register for this new collaborative program presented by Tenafly Nature Center, Flat Rock Brook, and Teaneck Creek Conservancy.

  2. Home School Group: A home school group can schedule a private class with a topic of their choice. 

  3. Parent Workshops: Tenafly Nature Center, a registered New Jersey Professional Development Provider, offers many workshops designed to train educators of all ages/grades in a curriculum of wildlife appreciation and fun, hands-on activities. The activities assist students of any age in developing awareness, knowledge, skills, and commitment, leading to informed decisions, responsible behavior and constructive actions concerning wildlife and the environment upon which life depends.

Home-school Trifecta-New this Spring!

Home-schooled students aged 4-7 and 8-12 are welcome to join educators from Tenafly Nature Center, Flat Rock Brook, and Teaneck Creek Conservancy as we introduce your home school explorers to a plethora of plants and the interesting world of insects. Each month explorers will discover a new locale that is a part of beautiful Bergen County and explore the hidden gems within. Topics will range from basic botany to identifying aquatic macro-organisms and will feature hands-on/minds-on exploration perfect for a budding to intermediate naturalist. Meet other home school families while kids strengthen their knowledge and appreciation for the environment.

This is a drop off program intended for students aged 4-7 and 8-12. Students should wear appropriate outdoor gear and sturdy, closed-toe footwear. Rain or shine; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Please no hand-held devices. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

  • For families with children 4-12 years old.
  • Parents may sign up for the 9-week series.
  • This is a drop off program.
  • Attendance is for the registerd participant only.
Please visit our Registration and Policies page for any questions you may have regarding registration for Home Ecologists.

Home-school Trifecta Dates