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

    • Saturday, December 20, 2014
    • 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center

    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 Tenafly Nature Center. A new story and animal are featured each month. Animals may include snakes, frogs, turtles, owls or a hawk. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 


    Meet on the visitor center porch. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Adults attend for free.

    3rd Saturday of the month

    • Monday, December 29, 2014
    • 9:00 AM
    • Wednesday, December 31, 2014
    • 3:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 5

    Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday
    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 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.


    Children should bring a refillable water bottle, two snacks, and lunch. Layers and winter gear recommended (snow pants, boots, gloves, etc.). Rain or shine. Children may attend individual days.

    Our mandatory TNC Health Packet is due by Monday, December 22; a participant daily checklist can be found on our vacation day camp web page.

    Be sure to sign up early; space is limited.  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, December 29, 2014
    • 9:00 AM
    • Wednesday, December 31, 2014
    • 3:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 0

    Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday
    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.


    Children should bring a refillable water bottle, two snacks, and lunch. Layers and winter gear recommended (snow pants, boots, gloves, etc.). Rain or shine. Children may attend individual days or half days.

    Our mandatory TNC Health Packet is due by Monday, December 22; a participant daily checklist can be found on our vacation day camp web page.

    Be sure to sign up early; space is limited.  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.

    • Sunday, January 04, 2015
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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. Children under 2 are free.

    1st Sunday of the month.


    • Sunday, January 04, 2015
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 28

    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.



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

    • Saturday, January 10, 2015
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Families will receive a set of clues to help 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 children 4 and up.




    Please arrive between 2 and 3 pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult. In case of inclement weather the program will be cancelled.

    2nd Saturday of the month.

    • Monday, January 12, 2015
    • 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 9
    Young children, 2 ½ & 3 year olds, 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 Mondays.







    Topics include: 
    What is Winter?
    Maple Tree and Friends
    Sleep, Stay, Run Away
    Fantastic Frogs
    Snakes Aren't Slimy
    Hooting for Owls
    Mammalrama
    Animal Homes

    Please note this option is to sign up for the full eight weeks! The series runs from January 12 to March 9, but will not be held on February 16.

    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. Additional family members pay half of the fee. 
    • Tuesday, January 13, 2015
    • 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 10
    Young children, 2 ½ & 3 year olds, 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 Tuesdays.







    Topics include: 
    What is Winter?
    Maple Tree and Friends
    Sleep, Stay, Run Away
    Fantastic Frogs
    Snakes Aren't Slimy
    Hooting for Owls
    Mammalrama
    Animal Homes

    Please note this option is to sign up for the full eight weeks! The series runs from January 13 to March 10, but will not be held on February 17.

    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. Additional family members pay half of the fee. 
    • Tuesday, January 13, 2015
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 10

    2015 Signature Event: Go Wild, Get Outside
    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. Each night 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 Tuesday, January 6; a participant daily checklist can be found on our vacation day camp web page.



    • Wednesday, January 14, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 10
    Children in Pre-K & K (4-7 years old) will learn about the wonders of the natural world visiting with Tenafly Nature Center Animal Ambassadors, exploring plant and animal exhibits, and hiking along the trails. After school series for eight weeks on Wednesdays. 




    Topics include:
    Clues in the Snow
    Skulls and Skins
    Migration Mysteries
    Magnificent Maple Tree
    Wondrous Webs
    Winter Sleepers
    Backyard Birds
    Batty for Bats 

    Drop off program. Students should wear sturdy closed-toed footwear. Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. 

    Please note this option is to sign up for the full eight weeks. Series runs from January 14 to March 11. No class will  be held on February 18. To sign up for an individual session, please call 201-568-6093.


    • Thursday, January 15, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 10
    Children in Pre-K & K (4-7 years old) will learn about the wonders of the natural world visiting with Tenafly Nature Center Animal Ambassadors, exploring plant and animal exhibits, and hiking along the trails. After school series for eight weeks on Thursdays. 




    Topics include:
    Clues in the Snow
    Skulls and Skins
    Migration Mysteries
    Magnificent Maple Tree
    Wondrous Webs
    Winter Sleepers
    Backyard Birds
    Batty for Bats 

    Drop off program. Students should wear sturdy closed-toed footwear. Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. 

    Please note this option is to sign up for the full eight weeks. Series runs from January 15 to March 12. No class will be held on February 19. To sign up for an individual session, please call 201-568-6093.


    • Saturday, January 17, 2015
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    Calling adult volunteers and teens 14 years and older to help with outdoor projects: trail maintenance, invasive plant and litter removal. No experience needed, just a love of nature.







    Children must be accompanied by an adult. In case of inclement weather, the program will be cancelled. To attend, please e-mail: aschuster@tenaflynaturecenter.org


    • Saturday, January 17, 2015
    • 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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 Tenafly Nature Center. A new story and animal are featured each month. Animals may include snakes, frogs, turtles, owls or a hawk. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 


    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.

    3rd Saturday of the month

    • Sunday, January 18, 2015
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 28
    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. Recommended for adults and families with children 5 and up (children must be accompanied by an adult). 



    Space is limited and pre-registration is required. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover.
    • Tuesday, January 20, 2015
    • 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Young children, 2 ½ & 3 year olds, 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 Mondays.






    Topics include: 
    What is Winter?
    Maple Tree and Friends
    Sleep, Stay, Run Away
    Fantastic Frogs
    Snakes Aren't Slimy
    Hooting for Owls
    Mammalrama
    Animal Homes

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    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. Additional family members pay half of the fee. 
    • Wednesday, January 21, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Children in Pre-K & K (4-7 years old) will learn about the wonders of the natural world visiting with Tenafly Nature Center Animal Ambassadors, exploring plant and animal exhibits, and hiking along the trails. After school series for eight weeks on Wednesdays. 




    Topics include:
    Clues in the Snow
    Skulls and Skins
    Migration Mysteries
    Magnificent Maple Tree
    Wondrous Webs
    Winter Sleepers
    Backyard Birds
    Batty for Bats 

    Drop off program. Students should wear sturdy closed-toed footwear. Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    • Thursday, January 22, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Children in Pre-K & K (4-7 years old) will learn about the wonders of the natural world visiting with Tenafly Nature Center Animal Ambassadors, exploring plant and animal exhibits, and hiking along the trails. After school series for eight weeks on Thursdays. 




    Topics include:
    Clues in the Snow
    Skulls and Skins
    Migration Mysteries
    Magnificent Maple Tree
    Wondrous Webs
    Winter Sleepers
    Backyard Birds
    Batty for Bats 

    Drop off program. Students should wear sturdy closed-toed footwear. Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    • Monday, January 26, 2015
    • 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Young children, 2 ½ & 3 year olds, 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 Mondays.






    Topics include: 
    What is Winter?
    Maple Tree and Friends
    Sleep, Stay, Run Away
    Fantastic Frogs
    Snakes Aren't Slimy
    Hooting for Owls
    Mammalrama
    Animal Homes

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    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. Additional family members pay half of the fee. 
    • Tuesday, January 27, 2015
    • 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Young children, 2 ½ & 3 year olds, 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 Mondays.






    Topics include: 
    What is Winter?
    Maple Tree and Friends
    Sleep, Stay, Run Away
    Fantastic Frogs
    Snakes Aren't Slimy
    Hooting for Owls
    Mammalrama
    Animal Homes

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    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. Additional family members pay half of the fee. 
    • Wednesday, January 28, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Children in Pre-K & K (4-7 years old) will learn about the wonders of the natural world visiting with Tenafly Nature Center Animal Ambassadors, exploring plant and animal exhibits, and hiking along the trails. After school series for eight weeks on Wednesdays. 




    Topics include:
    Clues in the Snow
    Skulls and Skins
    Migration Mysteries
    Magnificent Maple Tree
    Wondrous Webs
    Winter Sleepers
    Backyard Birds
    Batty for Bats 

    Drop off program. Students should wear sturdy closed-toed footwear. Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    • Thursday, January 29, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Children in Pre-K & K (4-7 years old) will learn about the wonders of the natural world visiting with Tenafly Nature Center Animal Ambassadors, exploring plant and animal exhibits, and hiking along the trails. After school series for eight weeks on Thursdays. 




    Topics include:
    Clues in the Snow
    Skulls and Skins
    Migration Mysteries
    Magnificent Maple Tree
    Wondrous Webs
    Winter Sleepers
    Backyard Birds
    Batty for Bats 

    Drop off program. Students should wear sturdy closed-toed footwear. Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    • Sunday, February 01, 2015
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).




    • Sunday, February 01, 2015
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).


    Sign up for a 3:30 pm Guide Nature Walk after the program.




    • Sunday, February 01, 2015
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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. Children under 2 are free.

    1st Sunday of the month.


    • Monday, February 02, 2015
    • 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Young children, 2 ½ & 3 year olds, 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 Mondays.






    Topics include: 
    What is Winter?
    Maple Tree and Friends
    Sleep, Stay, Run Away
    Fantastic Frogs
    Snakes Aren't Slimy
    Hooting for Owls
    Mammalrama
    Animal Homes

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    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. Additional family members pay half of the fee. 
    • Tuesday, February 03, 2015
    • 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Young children, 2 ½ & 3 year olds, 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 Mondays.






    Topics include: 
    What is Winter?
    Maple Tree and Friends
    Sleep, Stay, Run Away
    Fantastic Frogs
    Snakes Aren't Slimy
    Hooting for Owls
    Mammalrama
    Animal Homes

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    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. Additional family members pay half of the fee. 
    • Tuesday, February 03, 2015
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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.



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

    • Wednesday, February 04, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Children in Pre-K & K (4-7 years old) will learn about the wonders of the natural world visiting with Tenafly Nature Center Animal Ambassadors, exploring plant and animal exhibits, and hiking along the trails. After school series for eight weeks on Wednesdays. 




    Topics include:
    Clues in the Snow
    Skulls and Skins
    Migration Mysteries
    Magnificent Maple Tree
    Wondrous Webs
    Winter Sleepers
    Backyard Birds
    Batty for Bats 

    Drop off program. Students should wear sturdy closed-toed footwear. Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    • Thursday, February 05, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Children in Pre-K & K (4-7 years old) will learn about the wonders of the natural world visiting with Tenafly Nature Center Animal Ambassadors, exploring plant and animal exhibits, and hiking along the trails. After school series for eight weeks on Thursdays. 




    Topics include:
    Clues in the Snow
    Skulls and Skins
    Migration Mysteries
    Magnificent Maple Tree
    Wondrous Webs
    Winter Sleepers
    Backyard Birds
    Batty for Bats 

    Drop off program. Students should wear sturdy closed-toed footwear. Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    • Saturday, February 07, 2015
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitors Center
    • 30

    Adults and families with children 10 and up- brush up on your bird identification skill in preparation for the Great Backyard Bird Count. Learn some key identification marks through the use of field guides and bird study skins. Observe a live raptor at close range to hone identification marks and skills, the visit Tenafly Nature Center bird feeders to test your skills. 



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


    • Sunday, February 08, 2015
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Parking Lot
    • 30
    2015 Signature Event: Go Wild, Get Outside
    Join TNC's Education Director Debora Davidson for a full day of Bald Eagle and Raptor watching. The search will take the group up the Hudson River corridor and across the border to New York. Past years' highlights included sightings of adult and juvenile Bald Eagles, Peregrine Falcons, and Long-eared Owls. Recommended for adults and families with children 10 and up. 

    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring binoculars if you have them; if not we can loan you a pair. Rain or shine. The group will meet at Tenafly Nature Center for carpooling. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

    • Sunday, February 08, 2015
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).




    • Sunday, February 08, 2015
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).




    • Sunday, February 08, 2015
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).




    • Monday, February 09, 2015
    • 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Young children, 2 ½ & 3 year olds, 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 Mondays.






    Topics include: 
    What is Winter?
    Maple Tree and Friends
    Sleep, Stay, Run Away
    Fantastic Frogs
    Snakes Aren't Slimy
    Hooting for Owls
    Mammalrama
    Animal Homes

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    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. Additional family members pay half of the fee. 
    • Tuesday, February 10, 2015
    • 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Young children, 2 ½ & 3 year olds, 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 Mondays.






    Topics include: 
    What is Winter?
    Maple Tree and Friends
    Sleep, Stay, Run Away
    Fantastic Frogs
    Snakes Aren't Slimy
    Hooting for Owls
    Mammalrama
    Animal Homes

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    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. Additional family members pay half of the fee. 
    • Tuesday, February 10, 2015
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 10

    2015 Signature Event: Go Wild, Get Outside
    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. Each night 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 Tuesday, February 3; a participant daily checklist can be found on our vacation day camp web page.



    • Wednesday, February 11, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Children in Pre-K & K (4-7 years old) will learn about the wonders of the natural world visiting with Tenafly Nature Center Animal Ambassadors, exploring plant and animal exhibits, and hiking along the trails. After school series for eight weeks on Wednesdays. 




    Topics include:
    Clues in the Snow
    Skulls and Skins
    Migration Mysteries
    Magnificent Maple Tree
    Wondrous Webs
    Winter Sleepers
    Backyard Birds
    Batty for Bats 

    Drop off program. Students should wear sturdy closed-toed footwear. Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    • Thursday, February 12, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Children in Pre-K & K (4-7 years old) will learn about the wonders of the natural world visiting with Tenafly Nature Center Animal Ambassadors, exploring plant and animal exhibits, and hiking along the trails. After school series for eight weeks on Thursdays. 




    Topics include:
    Clues in the Snow
    Skulls and Skins
    Migration Mysteries
    Magnificent Maple Tree
    Wondrous Webs
    Winter Sleepers
    Backyard Birds
    Batty for Bats 

    Drop off program. Students should wear sturdy closed-toed footwear. Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    • Saturday, February 14, 2015
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • TNC Visitors Center
    • 30

    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 TNC.



    Participants will log and count the birds observed and results will be submitted to the Great Backyard Bird Count at gbbc.birdcount.orgChildren must be accompanied by an adult. Bring binoculars if you have them; if not we can loan you a pair. Rain or shine.


    • Saturday, February 14, 2015
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    • 30
    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.
    • Saturday, February 14, 2015
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Families will receive a set of clues to help 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 children 4 and up.




    Please arrive between 2 and 3 pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult. In case of inclement weather the program will be cancelled.

    2nd Saturday of the month.

    • Sunday, February 15, 2015
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).




    • Sunday, February 15, 2015
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).




    • Sunday, February 15, 2015
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 29

    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).




    • Monday, February 16, 2015
    • 9:00 AM
    • Friday, February 20, 2015
    • 3:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 19

    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. Activities include 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.


    Children should bring a refillable water bottle, two snacks, and lunch. Layers and winter gear are recommended (snow pants, boots, gloves, etc.). Rain or shine. Children may attend individual days or half days.

    Our mandatory TNC Health Packet is due by Monday, February 9; a participant daily checklist can be found on our vacation day camp web page.

    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 16, 2015
    • 9:00 AM
    • Friday, February 20, 2015
    • 3:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 20

    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. Activities include eating s’mores around the campfire, making and tasting real 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.


    Children should bring a refillable water bottle, two snacks, and lunch. Layers and winter gear recommended (snow pants, boots, gloves, etc.). Rain or shine. Children may attend individual days.

    Our mandatory TNC Health Packet is due by Monday, February 9; a participant daily checklist can be found on our vacation day camp web page.

    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, February 21, 2015
    • 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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 Tenafly Nature Center. A new story and animal are featured each month. Animals may include snakes, frogs, turtles, owls or a hawk. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 


    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.

    3rd Saturday of the month

    • Sunday, February 22, 2015
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).




    • Sunday, February 22, 2015
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).




    • Sunday, February 22, 2015
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).




    • Monday, February 23, 2015
    • 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Young children, 2 ½ & 3 year olds, 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 Mondays.






    Topics include: 
    What is Winter?
    Maple Tree and Friends
    Sleep, Stay, Run Away
    Fantastic Frogs
    Snakes Aren't Slimy
    Hooting for Owls
    Mammalrama
    Animal Homes

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    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. Additional family members pay half of the fee. 
    • Tuesday, February 24, 2015
    • 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Young children, 2 ½ & 3 year olds, 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 Mondays.






    Topics include: 
    What is Winter?
    Maple Tree and Friends
    Sleep, Stay, Run Away
    Fantastic Frogs
    Snakes Aren't Slimy
    Hooting for Owls
    Mammalrama
    Animal Homes

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    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. Additional family members pay half of the fee. 
    • Wednesday, February 25, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Children in Pre-K & K (4-7 years old) will learn about the wonders of the natural world visiting with Tenafly Nature Center Animal Ambassadors, exploring plant and animal exhibits, and hiking along the trails. After school series for eight weeks on Wednesdays. 




    Topics include:
    Clues in the Snow
    Skulls and Skins
    Migration Mysteries
    Magnificent Maple Tree
    Wondrous Webs
    Winter Sleepers
    Backyard Birds
    Batty for Bats 

    Drop off program. Students should wear sturdy closed-toed footwear. Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    • Thursday, February 26, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Children in Pre-K & K (4-7 years old) will learn about the wonders of the natural world visiting with Tenafly Nature Center Animal Ambassadors, exploring plant and animal exhibits, and hiking along the trails. After school series for eight weeks on Thursdays. 




    Topics include:
    Clues in the Snow
    Skulls and Skins
    Migration Mysteries
    Magnificent Maple Tree
    Wondrous Webs
    Winter Sleepers
    Backyard Birds
    Batty for Bats 

    Drop off program. Students should wear sturdy closed-toed footwear. Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    • Sunday, March 01, 2015
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).




    • Sunday, March 01, 2015
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).


    Sign up for a 3:30 pm Guide Nature Walk after the program.




    • Sunday, March 01, 2015
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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. Children under 2 are free.

    1st Sunday of the month.

    Sign up for Maple Sugaring before your walk!


    • Monday, March 02, 2015
    • 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Young children, 2 ½ & 3 year olds, 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 Mondays.






    Topics include: 
    What is Winter?
    Maple Tree and Friends
    Sleep, Stay, Run Away
    Fantastic Frogs
    Snakes Aren't Slimy
    Hooting for Owls
    Mammalrama
    Animal Homes

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    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. Additional family members pay half of the fee. 
    • Tuesday, March 03, 2015
    • 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Young children, 2 ½ & 3 year olds, 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 Mondays.






    Topics include: 
    What is Winter?
    Maple Tree and Friends
    Sleep, Stay, Run Away
    Fantastic Frogs
    Snakes Aren't Slimy
    Hooting for Owls
    Mammalrama
    Animal Homes

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    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. Additional family members pay half of the fee. 
    • Wednesday, March 04, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Children in Pre-K & K (4-7 years old) will learn about the wonders of the natural world visiting with Tenafly Nature Center Animal Ambassadors, exploring plant and animal exhibits, and hiking along the trails. After school series for eight weeks on Wednesdays. 




    Topics include:
    Clues in the Snow
    Skulls and Skins
    Migration Mysteries
    Magnificent Maple Tree
    Wondrous Webs
    Winter Sleepers
    Backyard Birds
    Batty for Bats 

    Drop off program. Students should wear sturdy closed-toed footwear. Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    • Thursday, March 05, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Children in Pre-K & K (4-7 years old) will learn about the wonders of the natural world visiting with Tenafly Nature Center Animal Ambassadors, exploring plant and animal exhibits, and hiking along the trails. After school series for eight weeks on Thursdays. 




    Topics include:
    Clues in the Snow
    Skulls and Skins
    Migration Mysteries
    Magnificent Maple Tree
    Wondrous Webs
    Winter Sleepers
    Backyard Birds
    Batty for Bats 

    Drop off program. Students should wear sturdy closed-toed footwear. Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    • Thursday, March 05, 2015
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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.



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

    • Sunday, March 08, 2015
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).




    • Sunday, March 08, 2015
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).




    • Sunday, March 08, 2015
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).




    • Monday, March 09, 2015
    • 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Young children, 2 ½ & 3 year olds, 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 Mondays.






    Topics include: 
    What is Winter?
    Maple Tree and Friends
    Sleep, Stay, Run Away
    Fantastic Frogs
    Snakes Aren't Slimy
    Hooting for Owls
    Mammalrama
    Animal Homes

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    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. Additional family members pay half of the fee. 
    • Tuesday, March 10, 2015
    • 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Young children, 2 ½ & 3 year olds, 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 Mondays.






    Topics include: 
    What is Winter?
    Maple Tree and Friends
    Sleep, Stay, Run Away
    Fantastic Frogs
    Snakes Aren't Slimy
    Hooting for Owls
    Mammalrama
    Animal Homes

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    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. Additional family members pay half of the fee. 
    • Tuesday, March 10, 2015
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 10

    2015 Signature Event: Go Wild, Get Outside
    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. Each night 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 Tuesday, March 3; a participant daily checklist can be found on our vacation day camp web page.



    • Wednesday, March 11, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Children in Pre-K & K (4-7 years old) will learn about the wonders of the natural world visiting with Tenafly Nature Center Animal Ambassadors, exploring plant and animal exhibits, and hiking along the trails. After school series for eight weeks on Wednesdays. 




    Topics include:
    Clues in the Snow
    Skulls and Skins
    Migration Mysteries
    Magnificent Maple Tree
    Wondrous Webs
    Winter Sleepers
    Backyard Birds
    Batty for Bats 

    Drop off program. Students should wear sturdy closed-toed footwear. Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    • Thursday, March 12, 2015
    • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Children in Pre-K & K (4-7 years old) will learn about the wonders of the natural world visiting with Tenafly Nature Center Animal Ambassadors, exploring plant and animal exhibits, and hiking along the trails. After school series for eight weeks on Thursdays. 




    Topics include:
    Clues in the Snow
    Skulls and Skins
    Migration Mysteries
    Magnificent Maple Tree
    Wondrous Webs
    Winter Sleepers
    Backyard Birds
    Batty for Bats 

    Drop off program. Students should wear sturdy closed-toed footwear. Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  

    Please call 201-568-6093 to register for a single-day of attendance. $10 for Members, $15 for Non-members.

    • Saturday, March 14, 2015
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 20

    This course covers an introduction to the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference and provides the skills necessary to maintain a hiking trail so it is easily passable and harmonious with its surroundings. Participants will learn assessment of trail conditions, clearing, blazing, proper use of tools and how to report any trail problems they may come across on their segment of trail. Program is intended for adults.


    Wear your hiking boots and work gloves - bring water and a bag lunch. If you have garden clippers, loppers or pruning saws, feel free to bring them along. Space is limited and online pre-registration required.

    Click to Register with the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference

    Free

    • Saturday, March 14, 2015
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Families will receive a set of clues to help 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 children 4 and up.




    Please arrive between 2 and 3 pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult. In case of inclement weather the program will be cancelled.

    2nd Saturday of the month.

    • Sunday, March 15, 2015
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).




    • Sunday, March 15, 2015
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).




    • Sunday, March 15, 2015
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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).




    • Friday, March 20, 2015
    • 7:00 PM
    • Saturday, April 11, 2015
    • 8:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center

    Participants will use flashlights to search the small pond near Tenafly Nature Center's Vistor Center for spotted salamanders that have emerged from their underground burrows. Date and time are variable dependent on when TNC spots the first salamander of the season. To join TNC for this members-only annual event, please e-mail us your name and phone number and we'll contact you when the weather is right.


    Free.

    • Saturday, March 21, 2015
    • 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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 Tenafly Nature Center. A new story and animal are featured each month. Animals may include snakes, frogs, turtles, owls or a hawk. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 


    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.

    3rd Saturday of the month

    After the indoor program, participants can experience the story in a new way, reading it as they follow StoryWalk® postings along a trail.

    • Saturday, March 21, 2015
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • TNC Campfire Ring
    • 30

    Gather ‘round the campfire to explore how lengthening days and warmers temperatures affect plants and animals. Listen to stories and roast marshmallows for s'mores. 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.


    • Saturday, March 21, 2015
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • TNC Campfire Ring
    • 30

    Gather ‘round the campfire to explore how lengthening days and warmers temperatures affect plants and animals. Listen to stories and roast marshmallows for s'mores. 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.


    • Sunday, March 22, 2015
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • TNC Pavilion
    • 30
    Come enjoy real maple syrup on pancakes made on a griddle! 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. We'll check TNC's tapped tree and observe how sap is boiled down to make fresh maple syrup- a sweet treat for all to taste. Fresh fruit, coffee and hot cocoa will be served with pancakes. All ages 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 two are free. No strollers please.

    • Sunday, March 22, 2015
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • TNC Pavilion
    • 30
    Come enjoy real maple syrup on pancakes made on a griddle! 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. We'll check TNC's tapped tree and observe how sap is boiled down to make fresh maple syrup- a sweet treat for all to taste. Fresh fruit, coffee and hot cocoa will be served with pancakes. All ages 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 two are free. No strollers please.

    • Sunday, March 22, 2015
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • TNC Pavilion
    • 30
    Come enjoy real maple syrup on pancakes made on a griddle! 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. We'll check TNC's tapped tree and observe how sap is boiled down to make fresh maple syrup- a sweet treat for all to taste. Fresh fruit, coffee and hot cocoa will be served with pancakes. All ages 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 two are free. No strollers please.

    • Sunday, March 22, 2015
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • TNC Pavilion
    • 30
    Come enjoy real maple syrup on pancakes made on a griddle! 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. We'll check TNC's tapped tree and observe how sap is boiled down to make fresh maple syrup- a sweet treat for all to taste. Fresh fruit, coffee and hot cocoa will be served with pancakes. All ages 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 two are free. No strollers please.

    • Sunday, March 22, 2015
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • TNC Pavilion
    • 30
    Come enjoy real maple syrup on pancakes made on a griddle! 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. We'll check TNC's tapped tree and observe how sap is boiled down to make fresh maple syrup- a sweet treat for all to taste. Fresh fruit, coffee and hot cocoa will be served with pancakes. All ages 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 two are free. No strollers please.

    • Sunday, March 22, 2015
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • TNC Pavilion
    • 30
    Come enjoy real maple syrup on pancakes made on a griddle! 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. We'll check TNC's tapped tree and observe how sap is boiled down to make fresh maple syrup- a sweet treat for all to taste. Fresh fruit, coffee and hot cocoa will be served with pancakes. All ages 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 two are free. No strollers please.

    • Sunday, March 22, 2015
    • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • TNC Pavilion
    • 30
    Come enjoy real maple syrup on pancakes made on a griddle! 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. We'll check TNC's tapped tree and observe how sap is boiled down to make fresh maple syrup- a sweet treat for all to taste. Fresh fruit, coffee and hot cocoa will be served with pancakes. All ages 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.

    • Sunday, March 22, 2015
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    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. 


    This program is offered for new Tenafly residents. In order to register, please mail in the Free Membership form provided by the Tenafly Welcome! Committee.

    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. No strollers, please.





    • Saturday, March 28, 2015
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    Discover the natural terrain of the Lost Brook Preserve. 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.
    All proceeds will support TNC’s mission to protect open space on and off the trails and to provide environmental education programs.





    Five and ten mile race options are available. Rain or shine. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register for the race, and for additional details, please visit the Lost Brook Trail Race website.


    • Saturday, March 28, 2015
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 30

    Join us for a new twist on searching for eggs! Children will search the forest at Tenafly Nature Center for naturally dyed eggs in camouflage colors. Lucky hunters who find the golden eggs get a special surprise. Please bring your own basket. All ages are welcome.




    Children must be accompanied by an adult. In case of inclement weather, the program will be cancelled. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. No strollers please. Children under two are free.

    • Saturday, May 09, 2015
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 20

    This course covers an introduction to the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference and provides the skills necessary to maintain a hiking trail so it is easily passable and harmonious with its surroundings. Participants will learn assessment of trail conditions, clearing, blazing, proper use of tools and how to report any trail problems they may come across on their segment of trail. Program is intended for adults.


    Wear your hiking boots and work gloves - bring water and a bag lunch. If you have garden clippers, loppers or pruning saws, feel free to bring them along. Space is limited and online pre-registration required.

    Click to Register with the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference

    Free