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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

    • 12/16/2017
    • 03/17/2018
    • TNC Red Loop Trail
    Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a nature-themed story while they walk in the woods. Designed for beginning readers, the stories will appeal to all ages. Tenafly Nature Center will post a new story, page by page, along a trail each season. Free!


    Preview next seasons story at our Nature Story Time held on March 17 at 10:00 AM

    The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT, and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg Hubbard Library.
    • 12/17/2017
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • TNC Pavilion
    • 11
    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. 

    • 12/26/2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 12/29/2017
    • 3:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 7
    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.

    • 12/26/2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 12/29/2017
    • 3:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 6
    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.

    • 12/30/2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 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.

    • 01/02/2018
    • 02/14/2018
    • TNC Visitors Center
    Registration is closed

    Roses are red, violets are blue,
    Shower an animal with love,
    it’s easy to do!

    What a great way to have a unique, colorful and fun valentine for your child’s school and support TNC at the same time.


    TNC's resident turtles are the perfect match for any valentine celebration. All of these beautiful images were taken of TNC's resident Eastern Box and Wood Turtles here at Tenafly Nature Center. Just looking at them is enough to melt your heart, but learning about their lives will turn it into a big puddle!

    For a limited time you can obtain these limited edition cards:

    • Digital copy: $6
      (Once purchased you may print as many as you like)

    • Printed copy: $15
      (Includes 48 printed cards)

    The proceeds of the money collected for animal sponsorship's and our Valentines cards will benefit our education programs and all our animal ambassadors.

    After January 2: Click "Register" on the left to purchase the Valentine Cards.

    Thank you for supporting their care and thank you for sharing them with the ones you love.

    • 01/06/2018
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Register

    New Jersey has been known to have some harsh winters.  So how does all our wildlife survive?  Join an Environmental Educator as we explore the various methods animals use to survive the cold winter months.  See and feel real fur, discover how blubber works and meet some live animals to better understand the adaptions that have developed for survival.

     

    Program is intended for adults and families with children 5 and up. 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 recommended

     

    Members - $5 / Non-Members - $10

    Family Max - $15 / Family Max - $30 


    • 01/07/2018
    • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    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.   Celebrate the life and work of Aldo Leopold.  We will begin the hike and take a short mid-way break to enjoy a short reading of the celebrated environmentalist.

     

    Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.”

                                        

    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

    Member Family Max - $9 / Non-Members - $18 


    • 01/10/2018
    • 02/28/2018
    • 8 sessions
    Register

    Young children 1 1/2 - 3 years old and adults will explore the natural world through a series of topics led by a Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educator. Each week has a different focus emphasizing working together through discovery stations, songs and journeys outside.

     


    Topics include:

    What is Winter?

    Hooting for owls

    Fantastic frogs

    Snakes aren’t slimy

    Incredible invertebrates

    Mammal-rama

    Maple tree and friends

    Animal Homes

                                   

    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




    • 01/21/2018
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Register

    Image result for lego owlAre you animal crazy? Are you missing the wildlife of spring?  Well come on over and participate in our Brick Builders program.  We provide a nature themed lego set and instructions for your child to put together and bring home.  Once you are have completed your Lego masterpiece, meet one of our resident owls and ask our educator anything you wanted to know about the magnificent birds that make their homes at TNC

     

    Program is intended for adults and families with children 5 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  The program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

     

    Member - $20 / Non-Member -$25 


    • 01/27/2018
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 13
    Register

    Hey Kids 4 and up! Leave the parents at home this evening and visit Tenafly Nature Center! Children will have a meal and participate in fun activities with a Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educator while parents enjoy some time to relax or have an evening out. Activities each evening will include crafts, a night hike, trail games, animal encounters and a campfire with s'mores.


    Drop-off program. Layers and winter gear recommended (snow pants, boots, gloves, etc.). In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. We'll provide a pizza dinner or a hot dog cookout. Children should bring a refillable water bottle. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

    Our mandatory TNC Health Packet is due by Friday, February 17; a participant daily checklist can be found on our vacation day camp web page.

     

    Members $40/Non-members $60 



    • 02/03/2018
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Register

    New Jersey is teeming with night life, and owls are some of the state’s star creatures of the night. Join a Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educator for a short introduction to these raptors and a visit from a live owl. Afterwards, the group will venture outside in search of nocturnal feathered friends.


    Program is intended for adults and families with children 5 and up. 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 $5/Non-members $10

     


    • 02/04/2018
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 02/04/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 02/04/2018
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 02/10/2018
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    Register

    Never been to the Nature Center before? Is your young camper apprehensive? Do you have other questions about camp? Come to our OPEN HOUSE! An Environmental Educator will take you around the property, lead a natural craft, and address any questions or concerns you may have. You might even get to meet one of our Animal Ambassadors! 

    Admission: FREE

    Arrive anytime between 10:00am-12:00pm and meet with a staff member at the Redfield Building 

    • 02/10/2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    • 30
    Register
    Adults and families with children 4 and up join a Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educator to meet live animals to learn about their sweethearts, make animal valentines and decorate a cookie during the fun Valentine's Day program.

    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.



    • 02/11/2018
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 02/11/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 02/11/2018
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 02/17/2018
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • TNC Visitors Center
    • 30
    Register

    Adults and families with children 10 and up- join in the Great Backyard Bird Count! Participate in this important citizen science project to tally the birds who live at TNC. Join a Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educator for a short review of key bird identification marks. The group will observe birds at our feeders, followed by a short walk on the trails to look for birds that winter at Tenafly Nature Center. 

    Participants will log and count the birds observed and results will be submitted to the Great Backyard Bird Count at gbbc.birdcount.org.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring binoculars if you have them; if not we can loan you a pair. Rain or shine.



    • 02/18/2018
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 02/18/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 02/18/2018
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 02/19/2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 02/23/2018
    • 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 early bird discount: $300. 
    Daily early bird discount: $65. 
    Register by 1/15/18

    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 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.

    • 02/19/2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 02/23/2018
    • 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 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 $300
    5 Half Days $145
    Daily $65
    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 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.

    • 02/25/2018
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 02/25/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 02/25/2018
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 03/04/2018
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 03/04/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 03/04/2018
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 03/11/2018
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 03/11/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 03/11/2018
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 03/15/2018
    • 05/17/2018
    • 9 sessions
    • See description for details
    Register

    New this spring!

    • March 15, 22, 29 (at Flat Rock Brook)
      443 Van Nostrand Ave, Englewood, NJ 07631
    • April 12, 19, 26 (at Teaneck Creek Conservancy)
      20 Puffin Way, Teaneck, NJ 07666
    • May 3, 10, 17 (at Tenafly Nature Center)
      313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly, NJ 07670

    Home-schooled students aged 4-7 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.

    Fees are per child.

    • Members: Series - $135 (Membership must be current with either Tenafly Nature Center, Flat Rock Brook, or Teaneck Creek Conservancy).
    • Non-members: Series - $180



    • 03/15/2018
    • 05/17/2018
    • 9 sessions
    • See description for details
    Register

    New this spring!

    • March 15, 22, 29 (at Flat Rock Brook)
      443 Van Nostrand Ave, Englewood, NJ 07631
    • April 12, 19, 26 (at Teaneck Creek Conservancy)
      20 Puffin Way, Teaneck, NJ 07666
    • May 3, 10, 17 (at Tenafly Nature Center)
      313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly, NJ 07670

    Home-schooled students aged 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 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.

    Fees are per child.

    • Members: Series - $135 (Membership must be current with either Tenafly Nature Center, Flat Rock Brook, or Teaneck Creek Conservancy).
    • Non-members: Series - $180



    • 03/17/2018
    • 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

     


    • 03/18/2018
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
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    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 03/18/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.


    • 03/18/2018
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check Tenafly Nature Center's tapped tree and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste. All ages are welcome. 


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine. Dress warmly; the program will take place indoors and outdoors. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are free. No strollers, please.