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Seasonal Programs

Our Seasonal Programs are the perfect way for individual families and adults to enjoy the seasons with TNC!

  • Complete payment is required to hold reservation, we reserve the right to delete incomplete registrations.
  • Program prices are per person (unless otherwise noted). 
  • A minimum registration number is required for select programs to run (programs may be cancelled if minimum is not reached).
  •  = Indicates that the program is held on accessible surfaces for people with mobility challenges. With a weeks notice TNC staff can adapt most programs for people with different abilities.
  • For assistance with registration and information on our policies please visit our Registration and Policies page.
If you are part of a group of 10 or more participantsplease visit one of our group program pages to learn more about what we can offer for your group.

Upcoming Programs & Events

    • 09/13/2021
    • 11/08/2021
    • 9 sessions
    • TNC Outdoor Pavilion
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    K-2nd – Nature Explorers

    Experience wonders of nature and science at the Tenafly Nature Center. Students learn about the different cycles, adaptations, and processes that occur throughout our natural world as they are introduced to topics, such as food webs, habitats, and metamorphosis. Sessions may feature stories, hikes, experiments, hands-on activities, games, artifacts and LIVE animal encounters.

    Daily options available!!

    Grade:

    K-2nd

    Session 1

    September 13

    Session 2

    September 20

    Session 3

    September 27

    Session 4

    October 4

    Session 5

    October 11

    Session 6

    October 18

    Session 7

    October 25

    Session 8

    November 1

    Session 9

    November 8

    Rain/Snow Date 1

    November 15

    Rain/Snow Date 2

    November 22


    Parents will need to use the grade your child is entering in September 2021 to determine the appropriate enrichment series age group for their child.

    Drop-off program. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To ensure all necessary health and safety the groups will be limited to 14 students per session and social distancing guidelines will be followed. Students are required to bring a mask and wear it when instructed.

    Please note that although this is a series we are now offering daily options. There will be no refund for a missed class. In the event that TNC needs to cancel due to inclement weather we will reschedule to a set rain/snow date.


    Additional siblings will be given a discounted price.


    Series

    Members: $210/child             Non-members: $330/child

    Weekly

    Members: $30/child             Non-members: $40/child

    • 09/14/2021
    • 11/09/2021
    • 9 sessions
    • TNC Outdoor Pavilion
    • 3
    Register

    Delve into ecosystems and assess the diversity, and behavior of the different organisms within them. Student ecologists will explore our amazing planet in depth through investigation of artifacts, playing games and hands-on activities. Sessions may feature hikes, hands-on activities, games, experiments, artifacts and LIVE animal encounters. 

    Daily and series options available!!

    Grade:

    3rd-5th

    Session 1

    September 14

    Session 2

    September 21

    Session 3

    September 28

    Session 4

    October 5

    Session 5

    October 12

    Session 6

    October 19

    Session 7

    October 26

    Session 8

    November 2

    Session 9

    November 9

    Rain/Snow Date 1

    November 16

    Rain/Snow Date 2

    November 23

          

    Parents will need to use the grade your child is entering in September 2021 to determine the appropriate enrichment series age group for their child.


    Drop-off program. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To ensure all necessary health and safety the groups will be limited to 14 students per session and social distancing guidelines will be followed. Students are required to bring a mask and wear it when instructed.

    Please note that although this is a series we are now offering daily options. There will be no refund for a missed class. In the event that TNC needs to cancel due to inclement weather we will reschedule to a set rain/snow date.


    Additional siblings will be given a discounted price.


    Series

    Members: $210/child             Non-members: $330/child

    Weekly

    Members: $30/child             Non-members: $40/child


    • 09/16/2021
    • 12/15/2021
    • Blue Trail

    Outdoor StoryWalk® Exhibit

    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. On each of these dates Tenafly Nature Center will post a new story, page by page, along one of our trails for the season.

    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.

    FREE

    • 10/30/2021
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 12
    Register

    Bones, fur, feathers, and fun! This offbeat seasonal program will be an in-depth study of owls. Participants will meet a live owl, explore their eating habits, and examine a real owl pellet--bones and all! Then create several crafty and spooky potions! Program is intended for adults and families with children 5 and up. 




    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Program will be held entirely outdoors. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

    Fees are per person.

    • 10/31/2021
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 5
    Register

    Tenafly Nature Center will provide the apples and the press we will need you to help provide the rest. Learn about the history of apple cultivation and cider making and experience one of the original ways of making fresh, crisp apple cider! Tenafly Nature Center will provide apples, but feel free to bring a few! More apples means more cider!All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.



    In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.


    • 10/31/2021
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 7
    Register

    Tenafly Nature Center will provide the apples and the press we will need you to help provide the rest. Learn about the history of apple cultivation and cider making and experience one of the original ways of making fresh, crisp apple cider! Tenafly Nature Center will provide apples, but feel free to bring a few! More apples means more cider!All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.



    In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.


    • 11/04/2021
    • 9:00 AM
    • 11/05/2021
    • 3:00 PM
    • Deer Pavilion
    • 2
    Register

    Thursday, November 4th & Friday November 5th
    When school is out, 2nd-6th grade kids can keep learning and have fun too! Children will explore TNC woods and trails, make crafts, share stories and play games while learning about the environment.

    Autumn-themed activities may include visits with live animals and hiking through the leaves. Sign up early. Don't let your child miss out on fun, hands-on nature experiences, outdoor discovery, and the change to explore our native hardwood forest and pond ecosystems.

    Camp will be 100% outdoors. All campers and staff must wear a face mask. 

    Full Day $85/day
    Full day is 9:00 am-3:00 pm

    Half Day $55/day
    Half day is 9:00am-12:30pm or 12:00pm-3:00pm

    Children should bring two face masks, 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 school break day camp web page. Rain or shine. 

    To Register:

    1. Current annual Family Membership ($60) is required for all participants in our camp programs. Not a member? Join or renew now and take advantage of what the nature center offers all year round.
    2. Click the Register button, complete the form, and pay with a credit card. 
    3. Wait for your confirmation email and use the link to log into our online health system: CAMPDOCS. (May take up to a week to receive email)

    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. 

    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).
    • 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.

    Failure to submit all forms to TNC 7 days before the first day of camp will result in forfeiture of your registration fee. No exceptions. 

    • 11/04/2021
    • 9:00 AM
    • 11/05/2021
    • 3:00 PM
    • Chipmunk Campsite
    • 2
    Register

    Thursday, November 4th & Friday November 5th
    When school is out, Pre-K, K, & 1st kids can keep learning and have fun too! Children will explore TNC woods and trails, make crafts, share stories and play games while learning about the environment.

    Autumn-themed activities may include visits with live animals and hiking through the leaves. Sign up early. Don't let your child miss out on fun, hands-on nature experiences, outdoor discovery, and the change to explore our native hardwood forest and pond ecosystems.

    Camp will be 100% outdoors. All campers and staff must wear a face mask. Minimum age 4. Campers must be bathroom independent-staff do not go into restrooms with campers. 

    Full Day $85/day
    Full day is 9:00 am-3:00 pm

    Half Day $55/day
    Half day is 9:00am-12:30pm or 12:00pm-3:00pm

    Children should bring two face masks, 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 school break day camp web page. Rain or shine. 

    To Register:

    1. Current annual Family Membership ($60) is required for all participants in our camp programs. Not a member? Join or renew now and take advantage of what the nature center offers all year round.
    2. Click the Register button, complete the form, and pay with a credit card. 
    3. Wait for your confirmation email and use the link to log into our online health system: CAMPDOCS. (May take up to a week to receive email)

    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. 

    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).
    • 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.

    Failure to submit all forms to TNC 7 days before the first day of camp will result in forfeiture of your registration fee. No exceptions. 

    • 11/06/2021
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 20
    Register

    Meet one of TNC’s Animal Ambassadors, learn their histories and how they came to live at TNC. Find out fun and interesting facts and stories about these animals. Program intended for families with children of all ages. 




    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Program will be held entirely outdoors. In case of inclement weather, the program will be postponed to the following month. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 FREE.


    • 11/07/2021
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 13
    Register

    This Autumn, TNC invites residents of Bergen County and beyond to continue the celebration of 60 years! Join us for an interpretive history walk of the nature preserve that started it all. Palisade Interstate Park Commission Historical Interpreter Eric Nelsen will lead a guided 1½-2 hour (approximately 2 miles) walk along the trails of TNC. Program is intended for adults ages 18 and up.




    Participants will stop for a rest at Haring Rock. This peaceful hike encourages reflection and connections with the natural history of the preserve. Program will be held entirely outdoors. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. In case of inclement weather, the walk will be rescheduled.  Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

    • 11/13/2021
    • 11/14/2021
    • 2 sessions
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Families will receive a printed set of clues to independently 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. Program is intended for adults and families with children 4 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


    Check in 1-2 pm at trail entrance to receive clues. (Scavenger Hunt may be completed at any time.)

    Program will be held entirely outdoors. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are FREE.

    In case of inclement weather the program will be postponed to the following month.

    • 11/14/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    • 8
    Register

    The Tenafly Nature Preserve is under invasion and we need your help! A variety of non-native plants have been encroaching into our forest causing harm to native plants and reducing our biodiversity.  These various plants referred to as Invasive Species can cause a myriad of damage if left unchecked, from toxifying soil to shading out native plants.  For the forest ecosystem to continue functioning these invaders must be removed. 


    Help the Tenafly Nature Center eradicate these pesky plants twice a month with the Forest Defenders! Defenders will learn to identify different invasive species and work with our land manager to implement various removal techniques. 

    Forest Defenders is open to adults, teenagers & families. Kids 15 & under must be accompanied by a guardian. Hours spent with the Forest Defenders are eligible for school volunteer requirements. Please dress for the weather as the project will be held entirely outdoors. In case of inclement weather, the project will be postponed to the following date.

    Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

    • 11/19/2021
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 1
    Register

    Experience a guided 1½-2 hour walk (approximately 1½ miles) along the trails, on a night near the occurrence of a full moon. Participants will stop for a rest at the crossroads of the Purple and Allison Trail. This peaceful hike encourages reflection and connections with nature allowing hikers to experience the trails after dark. Program is intended for adults ages 18 and up.



    Please bring a flashlight and wear sturdy closed toed shoes. Program will be held entirely outdoors. In case of inclement weather, the program will be postponed to the following month. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to start time (6:45 pm).



    • 11/20/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 15
    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 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, who may attend for free. Children under 2 are FREE. Program will be held entirely outdoors. In case of inclement weather, the program will be postponed to the following month. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

    • 11/21/2021
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    • 15
    Register

    Discover the real lives of wild turkeys. Learn about hens, toms, poults, caruncles, wattles, and snoods. Join a Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educator and perform the turkey strut and learn a turkey call! Make a terrific turkey to take home. This program is intended for adults and families with children ages 3 and up. 




    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Program will be held entirely outdoors. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is requiredChildren under 2 FREE

    • 11/28/2021
    • 2 sessions
    • Redfield Visitor Center
    Register

    Discover the natural terrain of the Tenafly Nature Center. Experience sections of the trail as you navigate over roots, rocks and streams, through TNC’s nearly 400 acres of wetlands and hardwood forest. All proceeds will support Tenafly Nature Center’s mission to protect open space on and off the trails and to provide environmental education programs.



    Rain or shine. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, sign up to volunteer, sponsor and see other updates please visit tenaflynaturecenter.org/Turkey-Trot/




    • 11/28/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    • 10
    Register

    The Tenafly Nature Preserve is under invasion and we need your help! A variety of non-native plants have been encroaching into our forest causing harm to native plants and reducing our biodiversity.  These various plants referred to as Invasive Species can cause a myriad of damage if left unchecked, from toxifying soil to shading out native plants.  For the forest ecosystem to continue functioning these invaders must be removed. 


    Help the Tenafly Nature Center eradicate these pesky plants twice a month with the Forest Defenders! Defenders will learn to identify different invasive species and work with our land manager to implement various removal techniques. 

    Forest Defenders is open to adults, teenagers & families. Kids 15 & under must be accompanied by a guardian. Hours spent with the Forest Defenders are eligible for school volunteer requirements. Please dress for the weather as the project will be held entirely outdoors. In case of inclement weather, the project will be postponed to the following date.

    Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

    • 12/04/2021
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 20
    Register

    Meet one of TNC’s Animal Ambassadors, learn their histories and how they came to live at TNC. Find out fun and interesting facts and stories about these animals. Program intended for families with children of all ages. 




    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Program will be held entirely outdoors. In case of inclement weather, the program will be postponed to the following month. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 FREE.


    • 12/05/2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 15
    Register

    Enjoy the season with a guided walk along one of Tenafly Nature Center's trails with an Environmental Educator. Whether a first time visitor or a regular on the trails, participants will enjoy different sensory experiences in the forest each month. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.



    Program will be held entirely outdoors. In case of inclement weather, the program will be postponed to the following month. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is recommended. Children under 2 FREE.


    • 12/11/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    • 20
    Register

    TNC is pleased to welcome back Thomas Schuchaskie with another fascinating Primitive Fire Making class!

    One of the most important things about winter is staying warm! You will be taught how to find good dry wood and tinder, build a fire layup, and light the fire using a method of friction. You will learn all you need to know about tinder, safety, gathering firewood, cooking fires and much more in this intensive study of our ancestral heritage.

    Program is intended for children (10+) AND adults. This is not a drop-off program.  If parent is going to participate they must pay, if parent does not wish to participate we request they stay on Nature Center property. In the event of rain this program will be rescheduled. 

    Member - $50

    Non-Member - $60


    • 12/11/2021
    • 12/12/2021
    • 2 sessions
    • TNC Visitor Center
    Register

    Families will receive a printed set of clues to independently 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. Program is intended for adults and families with children 4 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


    Check in 1-2 pm at trail entrance to receive clues. (Scavenger Hunt may be completed at any time.)

    Program will be held entirely outdoors. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Children under 2 are FREE.

    In case of inclement weather the program will be postponed to the following month.

    • 12/12/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    • 10
    Register

    The Tenafly Nature Preserve is under invasion and we need your help! A variety of non-native plants have been encroaching into our forest causing harm to native plants and reducing our biodiversity.  These various plants referred to as Invasive Species can cause a myriad of damage if left unchecked, from toxifying soil to shading out native plants.  For the forest ecosystem to continue functioning these invaders must be removed. 


    Help the Tenafly Nature Center eradicate these pesky plants twice a month with the Forest Defenders! Defenders will learn to identify different invasive species and work with our land manager to implement various removal techniques. 

    Forest Defenders is open to adults, teenagers & families. Kids 15 & under must be accompanied by a guardian. Hours spent with the Forest Defenders are eligible for school volunteer requirements. Please dress for the weather as the project will be held entirely outdoors. In case of inclement weather, the project will be postponed to the following date.

    Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

    • 12/18/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • TNC Visitor Center
    • 15
    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 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, who may attend for free. Children under 2 are FREE. Program will be held entirely outdoors. In case of inclement weather, the program will be postponed to the following month. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

    • 12/19/2021
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    • 20
    Register

    Celebrate the longest night of the year and the changing season at TNC with a night hike, followed by a toasty campfire with songs, stories and S’mores! A Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educator will lead participants on a short walk along the trails in the forest without flashlights! Participants will develop their night vision, play games, and listen for animals. Program is intended for adults and families with children 5 and up.


    Children must be accompanied by an adult. Program will be held entirely outdoors. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. TNC will provide s’mores supplies (including shared skewers) but participants are welcome to bring their own. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.


    Fees are per person

    Members $5/ Non-members $8

    Children under 2 FREE




    • 12/27/2021
    • 9:00 AM
    • 12/31/2021
    • 3:00 PM
    • Deer Pavilion
    • 18
    Register

    Monday December 27th-Friday December 31st
    When school is out, 2nd-6th 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 visits with live animals and hiking through the snow. Sign up early. Don't let your child miss out on fun, hands-on nature experiences, outdoor discovery, and the change to explore our native hardwood forest and pond ecosystems.

    Camp will be 100% outdoors. All campers and staff must wear a face mask. 

    Full Day $85/day
    Full day is 9:00 am-3:00 pm

    Half Day $55/day
    Half day is 9:00am-12:30pm or 12:00pm-3:00pm

    Children should bring two face masks, 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 school break day camp web page. Rain or shine. 

    To Register:

    1. Current annual Family Membership ($60) is required for all participants in our camp programs. Not a member? Join or renew now and take advantage of what the nature center offers all year round.
    2. Click the Register button, complete the form, and pay with a credit card. 
    3. Wait for your confirmation email and use the link to log into our online health system: CAMPDOCS. (May take up to a week to receive email)

    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. 

    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).
    • 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.

    Failure to submit all forms to TNC 7 days before the first day of camp will result in forfeiture of your registration fee. No exceptions. 

    • 12/27/2021
    • 9:00 AM
    • 12/31/2021
    • 3:00 PM
    • Chipmunk Campsite
    • 19
    Register

    Monday-Friday, December 27th-31st
    When school is out, Pre-K-1st 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 visits with live animals and hiking through the snow. Sign up early. Don't let your child miss out on fun, hands-on nature experiences, outdoor discovery, and the change to explore our native hardwood forest and pond ecosystems.

    Camp will be 100% outdoors. All campers and staff must wear a face mask. Minimum age 4. Children must be bathroom independent-staff do not go into the restroom with campers. 

    Full Day $85/day
    Full day is 9:00 am-3:00 pm

    Half Day $55/day
    Half day is 9:00am-12:30pm or 12:00pm-3:00pm

    Children should bring two face masks, 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 school break day camp web page. Rain or shine. 

    To Register:

    1. Current annual Family Membership ($60) is required for all participants in our camp programs. Not a member? Join or renew now and take advantage of what the nature center offers all year round.
    2. Click the Register button, complete the form, and pay with a credit card. 
    3. Wait for your confirmation email and use the link to log into our online health system: CAMPDOCS. (May take up to a week to receive email)

    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. 

    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).
    • 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.

    Failure to submit all forms to TNC 7 days before the first day of camp will result in forfeiture of your registration fee. No exceptions. 

    • 01/17/2022
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Chipmunk Campsite
    • 20
    Register

    Monday, January 17th
    When school is out, Pre-K-1st 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 visits with live animals and hiking through the snow. Sign up early. Don't let your child miss out on fun, hands-on nature experiences, outdoor discovery, and the change to explore our native hardwood forest and pond ecosystems.

    Camp will be 100% outdoors. All campers and staff must wear a face mask. 

    Full Day $85/day
    Full day is 9:00 am-3:00 pm

    Half Day $55/day
    Half day is 9:00am-12:30pm or 12:00pm-3:00pm

    Children should bring two face masks, 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 school break day camp web page. Rain or shine. 

    To Register:

    1. Current annual Family Membership ($60) is required for all participants in our camp programs. Not a member? Join or renew now and take advantage of what the nature center offers all year round.
    2. Click the Register button, complete the form, and pay with a credit card. 
    3. Wait for your confirmation email and use the link to log into our online health system: CAMPDOCS. (May take up to a week to receive email)

    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. 

    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).
    • 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.

    Failure to submit all forms to TNC 7 days before the first day of camp will result in forfeiture of your registration fee. No exceptions. 

    • 01/17/2022
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Deer Pavilion
    • 20
    Register

    Monday, January 17th
    When school is out, 2nd-6th 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 visits with live animals and hiking through the snow. Sign up early. Don't let your child miss out on fun, hands-on nature experiences, outdoor discovery, and the change to explore our native hardwood forest and pond ecosystems.

    Camp will be 100% outdoors. All campers and staff must wear a face mask. 

    Full Day $85/day
    Full day is 9:00 am-3:00 pm

    Half Day $55/day
    Half day is 9:00am-12:30pm or 12:00pm-3:00pm

    Children should bring two face masks, 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 school break day camp web page. Rain or shine. 

    To Register:

    1. Current annual Family Membership ($60) is required for all participants in our camp programs. Not a member? Join or renew now and take advantage of what the nature center offers all year round.
    2. Click the Register button, complete the form, and pay with a credit card. 
    3. Wait for your confirmation email and use the link to log into our online health system: CAMPDOCS. (May take up to a week to receive email)

    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. 

    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).
    • 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.

    Failure to submit all forms to TNC 7 days before the first day of camp will result in forfeiture of your registration fee. No exceptions. 

    • 02/01/2022
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Deer Pavilion
    • 20
    Register

    Tuesday, February 1st
    When school is out, 2nd-6th 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 visits with live animals and hiking through the snow. Sign up early. Don't let your child miss out on fun, hands-on nature experiences, outdoor discovery, and the change to explore our native hardwood forest and pond ecosystems.

    Camp will be 100% outdoors. All campers and staff must wear a face mask. 

    Full Day $85/day
    Full day is 9:00 am-3:00 pm

    Half Day $55/day
    Half day is 9:00am-12:30pm or 12:00pm-3:00pm

    Children should bring two face masks, 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 school break day camp web page. Rain or shine. 

    To Register:

    1. Current annual Family Membership ($60) is required for all participants in our camp programs. Not a member? Join or renew now and take advantage of what the nature center offers all year round.
    2. Click the Register button, complete the form, and pay with a credit card. 
    3. Wait for your confirmation email and use the link to log into our online health system: CAMPDOCS. (May take up to a week to receive email)

    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. 

    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).
    • 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.

    Failure to submit all forms to TNC 7 days before the first day of camp will result in forfeiture of your registration fee. No exceptions. 

    • 02/01/2022
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Chipmunk Campsite
    • 20
    Register