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The Butterfly House is open Wednesday through Sunday 11am-4pm weather permitting. For inclement weather please call ahead. The Butterfly House is closed Monday & Tuesday and will remain closed after October 1st.

Birthday Party Add-ons

Step 2: Pick any add-ons

We offer a variety of add-ons that can be tailored to your party. Check out what's available below.

Optional party add-ons <30
Guests
TNC
To Go
 
Parent-led    
     Dishes and Flatware Rental $25
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Educator-led    
     Campfire S’mores - Basic
$50 ---
     Campfire S’mores - Deluxe
$75 ---
     Natural Craft
$50 $50
     Amphibian/Reptile Meet & Greet
$50
$50
     Raptor/Mammal Meet & Greet $75 $75

Parent-led

Dishes and Flatware Rental
Want less mess? Borrow our reusable and colorful plastic plates, cups, and flatware. We’ll even wash it when you’re done! Choose dishes, flatware, or rent both. For on-site parties only-up to 30 guests.

Staff-led

Campfire S’mores-Basic or Deluxe (30 minutes)
Roast marshmallows and make this delicious sandwich with chocolate bars and graham crackers in our pavilion fireplace. Make it deluxe and add in various candy bars, cookies, and your choice of hot chocolate or apple juice. Kosher options available with advance notice.

Natural Craft (30 minutes)
Guests can get in touch with their crafty side and create a naturally inspired project while arriving or after your program ends. Options include: 
  • Decorate binoculars *most popular*
  • Fairy house
  • Field journals
  • Flower pot painting
  • Leaf Bookmarks
  • Woodland Crown

Amphibian/Reptile Meet & Greet (30 minutes)
Help support the Animal Ambassadors that live at TNC. 
  • A half-hour visit with your sponsored amphibian or reptile at a scheduled TNC Birthday Party for up to 30 guests.
  • Animal Sponsorship certificate.
  • Recognition in our quarterly newsletter, Tenafly Nature Center Nature & News.
  • Species information sheet.
  • Sponsored animal's biography.
  • A 8x10 photograph of your sponsored animal.
Choices: Corn Snake, Kingsnake, Pine Snake, Box Turtle, Wood Turtle, Leopard Gecko, Bullfrog, American Toad, Tree Frog, Spotted Salamander 
    Raptor/Mammal Meet & Greet (30 minutes)
    Help support the Animal Ambassadors that live at TNC. 
    • A half-hour visit with your sponsored raptor or mammal at a scheduled TNC Birthday Party for up to 30 guests.
    • Animal Sponsorship certificate.
    • Recognition in our quarterly newsletter, Tenafly Nature Center Nature & News.
    • Species information sheet.
    • Sponsored animal's biography.
    • A 8x10 photograph of your sponsored animal.
    Choices: Chinchilla, Barred Owl, Red-tailed Hawk 

    TNC To Go (Maximum group size is 30 children)

    Many of our TNC Educator-led party add-ons are available for off-site parties and can travel to your house or party location. This addition will run for 30 minutes after your one-hour TNC Educator-led scheduled program at your desired location. All add-ons must be done indoors.