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Seasonal Programs

Our Seasonal Programs are the perfect way for families and adults to enjoy the seasons with TNC! 
  • For assistance with registration and information on our policies, please visit our Registration and Policies page.
  •  This symbol indicates that the program is held on surfaces that are accessible for people with mobility challenges.
  • TNC staff can adapt most programs for people of many different abilities. To request assistance of any type, please let us know a week in advance so we can ensure each person enjoys nature to its fullest.
  • We present these programs for families and adults. If you are part of a group of 10 or more participants and are
    interested in public program topics below, please contact our Education Director to organize a program for your group.
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Upcoming events

    • Thursday, September 07, 2017
    • Thursday, October 19, 2017
    • 6 sessions
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    Register

    Join our own Elizabeth Hinckley, naturalist and certified yoga instructor, for Nature Yoga! Through a series of physical explorations and mindfulness techniques, participants will have the chance to unwind and connect with the natural world and the self surrounded by the sights, sounds, and scents of nature in our covered pavilion.  Each week will explore a new nature theme.  Drop in to any single class or sign up for all 6! Adult students of any ability welcome. Rain or Shine! Check in at the Pavilion. 





     Minimum age 16. 

     Please bring your own mat, and an optional light blanket.

     Members - $10Non-Members - $15 

     6 Week package - Member $50/Non-member $75



    • Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    • 8 sessions
    Register

    Young children, 1 ½ to 3 years old, with an adult will explore the natural world through a series of topics lead by a Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educator. Each week has a different focus emphasizing working together through discovery stations, songs and journeys outside. Eight week series on Wednesdays.


    Topics include:

    • Amphibians Alive
    • Apple-licious
    • Fungus Among Us
    • Falling for Fall
    • Birds of Feather
    • Terrific Turtles
    • The Bear Facts
    • Sensational Snakes         


    Please note this option is to sign up for the full eight weeks!

     

    No strollers or unregistered siblings, please. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Fees are per child/adult pair.

    Additional family members pay half of the fee.

    Members: Series - $56; Daily - $10

    Non-members: Series - $80; Daily - $15


    • Saturday, October 14, 2017
    • Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    Register

    Saturday, October 14 – Wednesday, November 1

    Get ready for a childhood classic to come to life! Walk one of Tenafly Nature Center’s trails and be transported into the pages of I Spy.

    Follow funny and clever rhymes as you try to spot all of the hidden bats, ghosts and ghouls that are hidden all over. This trail will be up for a short time only.

    All Ages Welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Participants will be given a booklet at the TNC Visitor Center.

    Fees are per booklet.
    Members $5/Non-members $10

     


    • Saturday, October 21, 2017
    • 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly, NJ 07670
    Register

    Join a Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educator for a morning bird walk to look for migrating waterfowl, raptors, and other seasonal birds at Pfister’s Pond and along trails.  Birders of all ages and skill levels welcome.

    Program is intended for adults and families with children 10 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Beginners welcome. Bring binoculars or borrow a pair from Tenafly Nature Center. In case of inclement weather, the program will be cancelled. Pre-registration is required.

     

    Members $3/Non-members $5


    • Saturday, October 21, 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    Register

    Families with children ages 3-7 will enjoy a nature-themed story and a visit from one of TNC’s Animal Ambassadors. Learn about the animal and how they came to TNC. A new story and animal are featured each month. Animals may include snakes, frogs, turtles, owls or a hawk.

    Meet on the Visitor Center porch. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Children must be accompanied by an adult who may attend for free.

    Fees are per child.
    Members $3/Non-members $6
    Children under 2 FREE

     


    • Saturday, October 21, 2017
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • TNC Redfield Visitor Center
    • 0

    Sorry, but this event is now sold out. You can join the waitlist and we will send you an email when additional spaces become available.

    Join waitlist

    The days are short, the shadows are long carve some pumpkins at TNC come on!  Come carve a locally sourced, small farm pumpkin with some of our staff educators.  While you’re here enjoy a campfire and s’mores.

     

    All Ages Welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

     

    Members $10 per pumpkin / Non-members $15 per pumpkin

     


    • Sunday, October 22, 2017
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 27
    Register
    Experience the taste of fresh crisp apple cider! Participants will use an apple press, help to make cider, and learn about the history of apple cultivation and cider making. Tenafly Nature Center will provide the apples, but more apples mean more cider! Help us out by bringing three or more apples per person. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.









    Rain or shine. Space is limited and pre-registration required. Children under 2 are free (no strollers, please.)

    • Sunday, October 22, 2017
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30
    Register
    Experience the taste of fresh crisp apple cider! Participants will use an apple press, help to make cider, and learn about the history of apple cultivation and cider making. Tenafly Nature Center will provide the apples, but more apples mean more cider! Help us out by bringing three or more apples per person. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.









    Rain or shine. Space is limited and pre-registration required. Children under 2 are free (no strollers, please.)

    • Sunday, October 22, 2017
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 20
    Register
    Experience the taste of fresh crisp apple cider! Participants will use an apple press, help to make cider, and learn about the history of apple cultivation and cider making. Tenafly Nature Center will provide the apples, but more apples mean more cider! Help us out by bringing three or more apples per person. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.









    Rain or shine. Space is limited and pre-registration required. Children under 2 are free (no strollers, please.)

    • Saturday, October 28, 2017
    • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    • TNC Pavilion
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Tour departing at 4:30 pm.

    Arrive early or come after dark and meet several live nocturnal animals on a sensory safari along our trails. Learn about animal senses and then test your own sensory skills.

    Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educators will guide small groups along the nature center trails. Designed to be entertaining and educational, tours take 1.5 hours. After which participants can enjoy refreshments and crafts around the campfire.

    All ages welcome. No strollers please. Children must be accompanied by an adult. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover, but dress for the weather. Space is limited and pre-registration is highly
    recommended; walk-ins will be
    accepted as space allows, but cannot be guaranteed a tour.

    Members $11/Non-members $16
    Children under 2 FREE

    Group Rates (Family/Scout groups can register in advance to reserve a tour time together at a discounted rate).

    Call to learn more:
    Up to 15 people = $195
    Up to 20 people = $260
    Up to 25 people = $325

     


    • Saturday, October 28, 2017
    • 4:45 PM - 6:15 PM
    • TNC Pavilion
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Tour departing at 4:45pm.

    Arrive early or come after dark and meet several live nocturnal animals on a sensory safari along our trails. Learn about animal senses and then test your own sensory skills.

    Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educators will guide small groups along the nature center trails. Designed to be entertaining and educational, tours take 1.5 hours. After which participants can enjoy refreshments and crafts around the campfire.

    All ages welcome. No strollers please. Children must be accompanied by an adult. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover, but dress for the weather. Space is limited and pre-registration is highly
    recommended; walk-ins will be
    accepted as space allows, but cannot be guaranteed a tour.

    Members $11/Non-members $16
    Children under 2 FREE

    Group Rates (Family/Scout groups can register in advance to reserve a tour time together at a discounted rate).

    Call to learn more:
    Up to 15 people = $195
    Up to 20 people = $260
    Up to 25 people = $325

     


    • Saturday, October 28, 2017
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • TNC Pavilion
    • 2
    Register

    Tour departing at 5:00 pm.

    Arrive early or come after dark and meet several live nocturnal animals on a sensory safari along our trails. Learn about animal senses and then test your own sensory skills.

    Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educators will guide small groups along the nature center trails. Designed to be entertaining and educational, tours take 1.5 hours. After which participants can enjoy refreshments and crafts around the campfire.

    All ages welcome. No strollers please. Children must be accompanied by an adult. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover, but dress for the weather. Space is limited and pre-registration is highly
    recommended; walk-ins will be
    accepted as space allows, but cannot be guaranteed a tour.

    Members $11/Non-members $16
    Children under 2 FREE

    Group Rates (Family/Scout groups can register in advance to reserve a tour time together at a discounted rate).

    Call to learn more:
    Up to 15 people = $195
    Up to 20 people = $260
    Up to 25 people = $325

     


    • Saturday, October 28, 2017
    • 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
    • TNC Pavilion
    • 0

    Tour departing at 5:15 pm.

    Arrive early or come after dark and meet several live nocturnal animals on a sensory safari along our trails. Learn about animal senses and then test your own sensory skills.

    Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educators will guide small groups along the nature center trails. Designed to be entertaining and educational, tours take 1.5 hours. After which participants can enjoy refreshments and crafts around the campfire.

    All ages welcome. No strollers please. Children must be accompanied by an adult. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover, but dress for the weather. Space is limited and pre-registration is highly
    recommended; walk-ins will be
    accepted as space allows, but cannot be guaranteed a tour.

    Members $11/Non-members $16
    Children under 2 FREE

    Group Rates (Family/Scout groups can register in advance to reserve a tour time together at a discounted rate).

    Call to learn more:
    Up to 15 people = $195
    Up to 20 people = $260
    Up to 25 people = $325

     


    • Saturday, October 28, 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • TNC Pavilion
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Tour departing at 5:30pm.

    Arrive early or come after dark and meet several live nocturnal animals on a sensory safari along our trails. Learn about animal senses and then test your own sensory skills.

    Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educators will guide small groups along the nature center trails. Designed to be entertaining and educational, tours take 1.5 hours. After which participants can enjoy refreshments and crafts around the campfire.

    All ages welcome. No strollers please. Children must be accompanied by an adult. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover, but dress for the weather. Space is limited and pre-registration is highly
    recommended; walk-ins will be
    accepted as space allows, but cannot be guaranteed a tour.

    Members $11/Non-members $16
    Children under 2 FREE

    Group Rates (Family/Scout groups can register in advance to reserve a tour time together at a discounted rate).

    Call to learn more:
    Up to 15 people = $195
    Up to 20 people = $260
    Up to 25 people = $325

     


    • Saturday, October 28, 2017
    • 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
    • TNC Pavilion
    • 3
    Register

    Tour departing at 5:45pm.

    Arrive early or come after dark and meet several live nocturnal animals on a sensory safari along our trails. Learn about animal senses and then test your own sensory skills.

    Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educators will guide small groups along the nature center trails. Designed to be entertaining and educational, tours take 1.5 hours. After which participants can enjoy refreshments and crafts around the campfire.

    All ages welcome. No strollers please. Children must be accompanied by an adult. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover, but dress for the weather. Space is limited and pre-registration is highly
    recommended; walk-ins will be
    accepted as space allows, but cannot be guaranteed a tour.

    Members $11/Non-members $16
    Children under 2 FREE

    Group Rates (Family/Scout groups can register in advance to reserve a tour time together at a discounted rate).

    Call to learn more:
    Up to 15 people = $195
    Up to 20 people = $260
    Up to 25 people = $325

     


    • Saturday, October 28, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • TNC Pavilion
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Tour departing at 6:00pm.

    Arrive early or come after dark and meet several live nocturnal animals on a sensory safari along our trails. Learn about animal senses and then test your own sensory skills.

    Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educators will guide small groups along the nature center trails. Designed to be entertaining and educational, tours take 1.5 hours. After which participants can enjoy refreshments and crafts around the campfire.

    All ages welcome. No strollers please. Children must be accompanied by an adult. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover, but dress for the weather. Space is limited and pre-registration is highly
    recommended; walk-ins will be
    accepted as space allows, but cannot be guaranteed a tour.

    Members $11/Non-members $16
    Children under 2 FREE

    Group Rates (Family/Scout groups can register in advance to reserve a tour time together at a discounted rate).

    Call to learn more:
    Up to 15 people = $195
    Up to 20 people = $260
    Up to 25 people = $325

     


    • Sunday, October 29, 2017
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30
    Register
    Experience the taste of fresh crisp apple cider! Participants will use an apple press, help to make cider, and learn about the history of apple cultivation and cider making. Tenafly Nature Center will provide the apples, but more apples mean more cider! Help us out by bringing three or more apples per person. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.









    Rain or shine. Space is limited and pre-registration required. Children under 2 are free (no strollers, please.)

    • Sunday, October 29, 2017
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30
    Register
    Experience the taste of fresh crisp apple cider! Participants will use an apple press, help to make cider, and learn about the history of apple cultivation and cider making. Tenafly Nature Center will provide the apples, but more apples mean more cider! Help us out by bringing three or more apples per person. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.









    Rain or shine. Space is limited and pre-registration required. Children under 2 are free (no strollers, please.)

    • Sunday, October 29, 2017
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 22
    Register
    Experience the taste of fresh crisp apple cider! Participants will use an apple press, help to make cider, and learn about the history of apple cultivation and cider making. Tenafly Nature Center will provide the apples, but more apples mean more cider! Help us out by bringing three or more apples per person. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.









    Rain or shine. Space is limited and pre-registration required. Children under 2 are free (no strollers, please.)

    • Saturday, November 04, 2017
    • 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Experience a guided 2-hour walk (1½ miles) along the trails by the light of the full moon. Participants will stop for a rest at the crossroads of the Purple and Allison Trail. This tranquil, meditative hike encourages reflection and connection with nature, allowing hikers to experience the trails after dark. Recommended for adults.

    Space still available! Please arrive 15 minutes to start time (6:45pm) to register in person. We leave promptly at 7:00pm for the hike. 

    Pre-registration required. Please bring a flashlight. In case of inclement weather the program will be postponed to the following month.

    • Sunday, November 05, 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Register

    Join a friend of Tenafly Nature Center and seasoned brewer for an introduction to the delicious world of beer. Learn how beer is made and how different combinations of simple ingredients lead to many different tastes. You’ll have a chance to ask questions about beer, brewing, and food pairing, as well as get to sample a couple home brews as you learn what to look for when selecting and tasting beer. 


    Program is intended for Adults 21+ ID's will be checked at beginning of event.  Rain or shine, in the event of rain program will be held under cover.



    • Sunday, November 05, 2017
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    Register

    Enjoy the season with a guided walk along one of Tenafly Nature Center’s trails with an Environmental Educator. Whether a first time visitor or a regular on the trails, participants will enjoy different sensory experiences in the forest each month.

    All ages welcome. Children must be
    accompanied by an adult. No strollers please. In case of inclement weather, the program will be postponed to the
    following month.

    Members $3/Non-members $6
    Children under 2 FREE


    • Thursday, November 09, 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • Friday, November 10, 2017
    • 3:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 4
    Register

    Thursday and Friday 
    When school is out, 1st-5th grade kids can keep learning and have fun too! Children will explore TNC woods and trails, make crafts, share stories and play games while learning about the environment.

    Autumn-themed activities may include visits with live animals, hiking through the leaves, making fresh apple cider and s'mores around the campfire for Friday campers! Sign up early. Don't let your child miss out on fun, hands-on nature experiences, outdoor discovery, and the change to explore our native hardwood forest and pond ecosystems.

    2 full days $130
    Daily $75

    Full day is 9:00 am-3:30 pm

    Children should bring a refillable water bottle, two snacks, and lunch. Layers and rain gear are recommended (rain boots, jacket, hat, etc.). A participant daily checklist can be found on our vacation day camp web page. Rain or shine. 

    1. Please log into our NEW online health system:CAMPDOCS.
      This is where you will tell us about your camper, fill out health information, emergency contacts, other important safety data, and submit the following required files:
      • The Mandatory Health Packet: Universal Health Record from your child’s health care provider.
        1. Including an Immunization History:
          Please note, if your health care provider will not be including a complete immunization form the Health Department requires a written statement signed by the parent or guardian explaining how the administration of immunizing agents conflicts with the camper’s exercise of bona fide religious tenets or practices. General philosophical or moral objection to immunization shall not be sufficient for an exemption on religious grounds.
      • A copy of your insurance card.
      • A copy of any information regarding your child's activity restrictions/special needs (ex. IEP, ISFP).
    2. Complete the form submission through CAMPDOCS 7 days prior to the start of the camp session. New Jersey state law requires that campers submit a current health record each year.
    3. Failure to submit all forms to TNC 7 days before the first day of camp will result in forfeiture of your registration fee.

    Space is limited and pre-registration required. Current family membership ($60) is required for TNC camps. Not a member? Join or renew now and take advantage of what the nature center offers all year round.

    • Thursday, November 09, 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • Friday, November 10, 2017
    • 3:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 2
    Register

    Thursdaand Friday! 
    When school is out, Pre-K & K  kids can keep learning and have fun too! Children will explore TNC woods and trails, make crafts, share stories and play games while learning about the environment.

    Autumn-themed activities may include visits with live animals, hiking through the leaves, making fresh apple cider and s'mores around the campfire for Friday campers! Sign up early. Don't let your child miss out on fun, hands-on nature experiences, outdoor discovery, and the change to explore our native hardwood forest and pond ecosystems.

    Space for Friday full day open ONLY
    1 spot for Thursday PM ONLY

    2 Full days $130
    2 Half Days $70
    Daily $75
    Each Half Day $45

    Full day is 9:00 am-3:30 pm
    Half days are 9:00 am-12:30 pm OR 12:00 pm-3:30pm

    Children should bring a refillable water bottle, two snacks, and lunch. Layers and rain gear are recommended (rain boots, jacket, hat, etc.). A participant daily checklist can be found on our vacation day camp web page. Rain or shine. Pre-K child must be age 4 at the time of camp. Children must be able to use the bathroom independently and without staff assistance. 

    1. Please log into our NEW online health system:CAMPDOCS.
      This is where you will tell us about your camper, fill out health information, emergency contacts, other important safety data, and submit the following required files:
      • The Mandatory Health Packet: Universal Health Record from your child’s health care provider.
        1. Including an Immunization History:
          Please note, if your health care provider will not be including a complete immunization form the Health Department requires a written statement signed by the parent or guardian explaining how the administration of immunizing agents conflicts with the camper’s exercise of bona fide religious tenets or practices. General philosophical or moral objection to immunization shall not be sufficient for an exemption on religious grounds.
      • A copy of your insurance card.
      • A copy of any information regarding your child's activity restrictions/special needs (ex. IEP, ISFP).
    2. Complete the form submission through CAMPDOCS 7 days prior to the start of the camp session. New Jersey state law requires that campers submit a current health record each year.
    3. Failure to submit all forms to TNC 7 days before the first day of camp will result in forfeiture of your registration fee.

    Space is limited and pre-registration required. Current family membership ($60) is required for TNC camps. Not a member? Join or renew now and take advantage of what the nature center offers all year round.

    • Saturday, November 11, 2017
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    Register

    Families will receive a set of clues to solve nature riddles along Nature Center trails. Each family will need to work as a team as they hike along the trails to complete the hunt and receive a small prize.

    Program is intended for adults and families with children 4 and up.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

    Members $3, Family max. $10
    Non-members $6, Family max. $30
    Children under 2 FREE

     


    • Saturday, November 18, 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    Register

    Families with children ages 3-7 will enjoy a nature-themed story and a visit from one of TNC’s Animal Ambassadors. Learn about the animal and how they came to TNC. A new story and animal are featured each month. Animals may include snakes, frogs, turtles, owls or a hawk.

    Meet on the Visitor Center porch. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Children must be accompanied by an adult who may attend for free.

    Fees are per child.
    Members $3/Non-members $6
    Children under 2 FREE

     


    • Sunday, November 19, 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Redfield Visitor Center

    Discover the natural terrain of the Tenafly Nature Center. Experience sections of the trail as you navigate over roots, rocks and streams, through Tenafly Nature Center’s nearly 400 acres of wetlands and hardwood forest. 

     Introducing for the first time our children’s fun run, a quarter of a mile obstacle run around our yellow trail. 

    All proceeds will support Tenafly Nature Center’s mission to protect open space on and off the trails and to provide environmental education programs.

     Pre-Registration Entry Fee:
    $20 for 5K. $10 for fun run

    Day of Entry Fee:
    $25 for 5K, $15 for fun run

    Please sign up through Ultrasignup

    Rain or shine. Space is limited. To register and for more information, please visit tenaflync.org/turkeytrot 


    • Saturday, December 02, 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • tenafly nature center
    Register

    Don’t wait for Earth Day! The Earth does so much for us, come and help us do what little we can by picking up trash and cleaning up our forest!

    This program is intended for families with children 5 & up.  In the event of inclement weather, program will be moved to the day after.

    Free! 


    • Sunday, December 03, 2017
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    Register

    Enjoy the season with a guided walk along one of Tenafly Nature Center’s trails with an Environmental Educator. Whether a first time visitor or a regular on the trails, participants will enjoy different sensory experiences in the forest each month.

    All ages welcome. Children must be
    accompanied by an adult. No strollers please. In case of inclement weather, the program will be postponed to the
    following month.

    Members $3/Non-members $6
    Children under 2 FREE


    • Saturday, December 09, 2017
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    Register

    Families will receive a set of clues to solve nature riddles along Nature Center trails. Each family will need to work as a team as they hike along the trails to complete the hunt and receive a small prize.

    Program is intended for adults and families with children 4 and up.
    Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

    Members $3, Family max. $10
    Non-members $6, Family max. $30
    Children under 2 FREE

     


    • Saturday, December 09, 2017
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • TNC Pavilion
    • 30
    Register
    Winter is a time of year to be cozy and crafty. Adults and families with children 5 and up will join a Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educator to design winter decorations using natural materials. The program begins in the Visitor Center where participants will design winter decorations and seasonal ornaments. 

    Afterwards the group will adjourn to the pavilion for s'mores and hot cocoa in front of a cozy fire.


    Meet in the Visitor Center. Children must be accompanied by an adult. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration required. 

    • Saturday, December 16, 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    Register

    Families with children ages 3-7 will enjoy a nature-themed story and a visit from one of TNC’s Animal Ambassadors. Learn about the animal and how they came to TNC. A new story and animal are featured each month. Animals may include snakes, frogs, turtles, owls or a hawk.

    Meet on the Visitor Center porch. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Children must be accompanied by an adult who may attend for free.

    Fees are per child.
    Members $3/Non-members $6
    Children under 2 FREE

     


    • Tuesday, December 26, 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • Friday, December 29, 2017
    • 3:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 13
    Register

    When school is out, Pre-K & K kids can keep learning and have fun too! Children will explore TNC woods and trails, make crafts, share stories and play games while learning about the environment.

    Winter-themed activities include searching for animal tracks, eating s’mores around the campfire and more. Sign up early. Don't let your child miss out on fun, hands-on nature experiences, outdoor discovery, and the chance to explore our native hardwood forest and pond ecosystems.

    4 full days $260
    4 half days $140
    Daily $75
    Each half day $45

    Full day is 9:00-3:30 pm
    Half days are 9:00-12:30pm or 12:00-3:30pm

    Children should bring a refillable water bottle, two snacks, and lunch. Layers and rain gear are recommended (rain boots, jacket, hat, etc.). A participant daily checklist can be found on our vacation day camp web page. Rain or shine. Children may attend individual days or half days.

    1. Please log into our NEW online health system:CAMPDOCS.
      This is where you will tell us about your camper, fill out health information, emergency contacts, other important safety data, and submit the following required files:
      • The Mandatory Health Packet: Universal Health Record from your child’s health care provider.
        1. Including an Immunization History:
          Please note, if your health care provider will not be including a complete immunization form the Health Department requires a written statement signed by the parent or guardian explaining how the administration of immunizing agents conflicts with the camper’s exercise of bona fide religious tenets or practices. General philosophical or moral objection to immunization shall not be sufficient for an exemption on religious grounds.
      • A copy of your insurance card.
      • A copy of any information regarding your child's activity restrictions/special needs (ex. IEP, ISFP).
    2. Complete the form submission through CAMPDOCS 7 days prior to the start of the camp session. New Jersey state law requires that campers submit a current health record each year.
    3. Failure to submit all forms to TNC 7 days before the first day of camp will result in forfeiture of your registration fee.

    Space is limited and pre-registration required. Current family membership ($60) is required for TNC camps. Not a member? Join or renew now and take advantage of what the nature center offers all year round.

    • Tuesday, December 26, 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • Friday, December 29, 2017
    • 3:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 18
    Register

    When school is out, 1st-5th grade kids can keep learning and have fun too! Children will explore TNC woods and trails, make crafts, share stories and play games while learning about the environment. 

    Winter-themed activities may include searching for animal tracks, eating s’mores around the campfire and more. Sign up early. Don't let your child miss out on fun, hands-on nature experiences, outdoor discovery, and the chance to explore our native hardwood forest and pond ecosystems.

    4 full days $260
    Daily $75


    Full day is 9:00-3:30 pm

    Children should bring a refillable water bottle, two snacks, and lunch. Layers and rain gear are recommended (rain boots, jacket, hat, etc.). A participant daily checklist can be found on our vacation day camp web page. Rain or shine. Children may attend individual days or half days.

    1. Please log into our NEW online health system:CAMPDOCS.
      This is where you will tell us about your camper, fill out health information, emergency contacts, other important safety data, and submit the following required files:
      • The Mandatory Health Packet: Universal Health Record from your child’s health care provider.
        1. Including an Immunization History:
          Please note, if your health care provider will not be including a complete immunization form the Health Department requires a written statement signed by the parent or guardian explaining how the administration of immunizing agents conflicts with the camper’s exercise of bona fide religious tenets or practices. General philosophical or moral objection to immunization shall not be sufficient for an exemption on religious grounds.
      • A copy of your insurance card.
      • A copy of any information regarding your child's activity restrictions/special needs (ex. IEP, ISFP).
    2. Complete the form submission through CAMPDOCS 7 days prior to the start of the camp session. New Jersey state law requires that campers submit a current health record each year.
    3. Failure to submit all forms to TNC 7 days before the first day of camp will result in forfeiture of your registration fee.

    Space is limited and pre-registration required. Current family membership ($60) is required for TNC camps. Not a member? Join or renew now and take advantage of what the nature center offers all year round.

    • Saturday, December 30, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Registration is closed

    Experience a guided 2-hour walk (1½ miles) along the trails by the light of the full moon. Participants will stop for a rest at the crossroads of the Purple and Allison Trail. This tranquil, meditative hike encourages reflection and connection with nature, allowing hikers to experience the trails after dark. Recommended for adults.

    Space still available! Please arrive 15 minutes to start time (6:45pm) to register in person. We leave promptly at 7:00pm for the hike. 

    Pre-registration required. Please bring a flashlight. In case of inclement weather the program will be postponed to the following month.

    • Monday, February 19, 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • Friday, February 23, 2018
    • 3:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 14
    Register

    When school is out, Pre-K & K kids can keep learning and have fun too! Children will explore TNC woods and trails, make crafts, share stories and play games while learning about the environment.

    Winter-themed activities include searching for animal tracks, eating s’mores around the campfire on Friday's and more. Sign up early. Don't let your child miss out on fun, hands-on nature experiences, outdoor discovery, and the chance to explore our native hardwood forest and pond ecosystems.

    5 Full Days $325
    5 Half Days $170
    Daily $77
    Each Half Day $45

    Full day is 9:00-3:30 pm
    Half days are 9:00-12:30pm or 12:00-3:30pm

    Children should bring a refillable water bottle, two snacks, and lunch. Layers and rain gear are recommended (rain boots, jacket, hat, etc.). A participant daily checklist can be found on our vacation day camp web page. Rain or shine. Children may attend individual days or half days.

    1. Please log into our NEW online health system:CAMPDOCS.
      This is where you will tell us about your camper, fill out health information, emergency contacts, other important safety data, and submit the following required files:
      • The Mandatory Health Packet: Universal Health Record from your child’s health care provider.
        1. Including an Immunization History:
          Please note, if your health care provider will not be including a complete immunization form the Health Department requires a written statement signed by the parent or guardian explaining how the administration of immunizing agents conflicts with the camper’s exercise of bona fide religious tenets or practices. General philosophical or moral objection to immunization shall not be sufficient for an exemption on religious grounds.
      • A copy of your insurance card.
      • A copy of any information regarding your child's activity restrictions/special needs (ex. IEP, ISFP).
    2. Complete the form submission through CAMPDOCS 7 days prior to the start of the camp session. New Jersey state law requires that campers submit a current health record each year.
    3. Failure to submit all forms to TNC 7 days before the first day of camp will result in forfeiture of your registration fee.

    Space is limited and pre-registration required. Current family membership ($60) is required for TNC camps. Not a member? Join or renew now and take advantage of what the nature center offers all year round.

    • Monday, February 19, 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • Friday, February 23, 2018
    • 3:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 18
    Register

    When school is out, 1st-5th grade kids can keep learning and have fun too! Children will explore TNC woods and trails, make crafts, share stories and play games while learning about the environment. 

    Winter-themed activities may include searching for animal tracks, eating s’mores around the campfire on Friday, learning about maple syrup and more. Sign up early. Don't let your child miss out on fun, hands-on nature experiences, outdoor discovery, and the chance to explore our native hardwood forest and pond ecosystems.

    5 Days of Camp $325
    Daily $75

    Full day is 9:00-3:30 pm

    Children should bring a refillable water bottle, two snacks, and lunch. Layers and rain gear are recommended (rain boots, jacket, hat, etc.). A participant daily checklist can be found on our vacation day camp web page. Rain or shine. Children may attend individual days or half days.

    1. Please log into our NEW online health system:CAMPDOCS.
      This is where you will tell us about your camper, fill out health information, emergency contacts, other important safety data, and submit the following required files:
      • The Mandatory Health Packet: Universal Health Record from your child’s health care provider.
        1. Including an Immunization History:
          Please note, if your health care provider will not be including a complete immunization form the Health Department requires a written statement signed by the parent or guardian explaining how the administration of immunizing agents conflicts with the camper’s exercise of bona fide religious tenets or practices. General philosophical or moral objection to immunization shall not be sufficient for an exemption on religious grounds.
      • A copy of your insurance card.
      • A copy of any information regarding your child's activity restrictions/special needs (ex. IEP, ISFP).
    2. Complete the form submission through CAMPDOCS 7 days prior to the start of the camp session. New Jersey state law requires that campers submit a current health record each year.
    3. Failure to submit all forms to TNC 7 days before the first day of camp will result in forfeiture of your registration fee.

    Space is limited and pre-registration required. Current family membership ($60) is required for TNC camps. Not a member? Join or renew now and take advantage of what the nature center offers all year round.