Vacation Day Camp

When school is out, kids can keep learning and have fun too! Campers explore the Tenafly Nature Center woods and trails, make crafts, share stories and play games while learning about the environment.  Vacation day camps are offered in every season. 

Vacation Day Camps

Monday, February 15, 2016 9:00 AM (EST) • TNC Visitor Center
Monday, February 15, 2016 9:00 AM (EST) • TNC Visitor Center
Monday, June 27, 2016 9:00 AM (EDT) • Tenafly Nature Center Pavilion
Tuesday, July 05, 2016 9:00 AM (EDT) • Tenafly Nature Center Pavilion
Monday, July 11, 2016 9:00 AM (EDT) • Tenafly Nature Center Pavilion

Membership Requirements

  • Family Membership is required for all participants in our camp programs.
  • Membership is considered a donation and is non-refundable. 
  • Membership only needs to be paid once each year. Become a member today!

Required Paperwork

After registering your child, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. This e-mail contains the following required paperwork:

  • Tenafly Nature Center Health Packet. This mandatory form is due 7 days before camp begins (via mail, drop-off, fax, or e-mail).
    • Parent/Guardian: Complete pages 1-3, one form per child. (Emergency Contacts, Health Record, Permissions)
    • Health Care Provider: Send page 4 to your child’s health care provider for completion, one page per child (Universal Child Health Record).
  • Participant daily checklist and outdoor information forms to prepare for camp.


If a session is closed to registration, you may e-mail the Education Director to be added to a waitlist. We will notify you in the event of space availability.
Please be prepared to provide the following information:
• Your child's name
• Camp date and age group
• Your name
• Your phone number

For more information on refund and cancellation policies, please visit our Registration and Policies page.

Counselor In Training (CIT)

Students aged 14 -18 can volunteer as a counselor in training and assist TNC's professional education staff with Nature Day Camp in the summer and year-round. Help prepare, lead and clean up camp crafts and activities. Must love working with the little ones! Gain valuable leadership experience- it looks great on a resume!

  • Mandatory training June 2 (10 am-4 pm) and June 16 (1-4 pm)
  • Minimum 2 week availability during the summer (tell us your availability; we schedule based on that). Additional weeks possible in summer and throughout the year. 
  • Summer schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Upcoming events

Sunday, February 14, 2016 12:30 PM (EST) • TNC Visitor Center
Sunday, February 14, 2016 2:00 PM (EST) • TNC Visitor Center
Sunday, February 14, 2016 3:30 PM (EST) • TNC Visitor Center

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