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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

    • 09/19/2020
    • (EDT)
    • 12/18/2020
    • (EST)
    • Yellow Trail Loop

    Calling all nature-loving readers! This winter enjoy Bear Snores On as you walk. StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a nature-themed story while they walk in the woods. Designed for beginning readers, the stories will appeal to all ages. Tenafly Nature Center will post a new story, page by page, along a trail each season.

    Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Registration is not necessary.

    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 with trail admission

    • 12/05/2020
    • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EST)
    • Virtual Zoom Program
    Register

     Whoo you gonna call? While it may be colder outside, our love for learning about animals has never been hotter. Join a TNC Environmental Educator and learn about our native wildlife without leaving the warmth of your home this winter. Participants will enjoy learning virtually about one of Tenafly Nature Center's Animal Ambassadors. After a short introduction and lesson about the the animal, participants are welcome to ask questions, tell a few jokes, or just hang out.

    Remember, we are owl there for each other.

    This program is intended for adults and families of all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Program will be held virtually online and the registration email will include the zoom link. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

    Fees are per family.

    • 12/06/2020
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    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 the program to the following month. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is recommended.

    Fees are per person.
    Children under 2 FREE

    • 12/12/2020
    • (EST)
    • 12/13/2020
    • (EST)
    • 2 sessions
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    Register

    Families will receive a digital set of clues through email 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 families with children 4 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Program will be held entirely outdoors. In case of inclement weather, the program will be postponed the program to the following month. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is recommended.

    Fees are per family (up to 6 people)- additional participants will pay $2/person.
    Children under 2 FREE

    Scavenger hunt will be emailed to you in the event registration confirmation email.

    • 12/13/2020
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    Register

    Winter is the perfect time to learn about and find animal tracks! A TNC staff educator will teach you all about different kinds of paws, feet and droppings and how to identify the animals that left them behind!

    This program is intended for adults and families with children ages 5 & 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.
    Children under 2 FREE

    • 12/19/2020
    • (EST)
    • 03/20/2021
    • (EDT)
    • Yellow Trail Loop

    Calling all nature-loving readers! This winter enjoy Bear Snores On as you walk. StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a nature-themed story while they walk in the woods. Designed for beginning readers, the stories will appeal to all ages. Tenafly Nature Center will post a new story, page by page, along a trail each season.

    Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Registration is not necessary.

    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 with trail admission

    • 12/19/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM (EST)
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    Register

     Families with children ages 3-7 will enjoy a nature-themed story and a visit from one of Tenafly Nature Center’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. Program will be held entirely outdoors. In case of inclement weather, the program will be postponed the program to the following month. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

    Fees are per child.
    Children under 2 FREE

    • 12/20/2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    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 BYOS'mores (enjoy roasting a marshmallow or two)! 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. Participants may bring their own s'mores supplies and skewers for roasting (TNC cannot provide anything food related at this time). Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

    Fees are per person.

    • 12/28/2020
    • 9:00 AM (EST)
    • 12/31/2020
    • 3:30 PM (EST)
    • Deer Pavilion
    Register

    December 28-31
    When school is out, 1st-2nd 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. In cold temperatures, we will light our campfire and turn on the heat lamps! All campers and staff must wear a face mask. Choose individual days.


    Full Day $80/day
    Full day is 9:00 am-3:30 pm

    Half Day $50/day
    Half day is 9:00am-12:30pm or 12:00pm-3:30pm

    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. 

    • 12/28/2020
    • 9:00 AM (EST)
    • 12/31/2020
    • 3:30 PM (EST)
    • Coyote Campfire Ring
    Register

    December 28-31
    When school is out, 3rd-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. Choose individual days.


    Full Day $80/day
    Full day is 9:00 am-3:30 pm

    Half Day $50/day
    Half day is 9:00am-12:30pm or 12:00pm-3:30pm

    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 so please be sure to dress for the weather!

    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. 

    • 01/02/2021
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EST)
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    Register

     Cold winter weather finds many animals curled up in their dens to stay warm for the winter. Bears, groundhogs, chipmunks and raccoons sleep away the cold weather! Find out which animals are true hibernators and which are merely dormant. Meet a TNC Animal Ambassador and join a Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educator for a winter walk to learn which native animals are out and about even in the colder season.

    This program is intended for adults and families with children ages 3 & 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.
    Children under 2 FREE

    • 01/03/2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST)
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    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 the program to the following month. Social distancing in effect. Masks required when distance cannot be maintained. Space is limited and pre-registration is recommended.

    Fees are per person.
    Children under 2 FREE

    • 01/04/2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • 03/22/2021
    • 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • TNC Outdoor Pavilion
    Register

    Young children, 1.5-3 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. Ten week series on Mondays and Wednesdays. Caterpillar group for 1.5-3 year olds. 

    Monday/Wednesday Winter Dates:

     Monday

     Wednesday

     Week 1

     January 4

     January 6

     Week 2

     January 11

     January 13

     Week 3

     SKIP

     January 20

     Week 4

     January 25

     January 27

     Week 5

     February 1

     February 3

     Week 6

     February 8

     February 10

     Week 7

     February 22

     February 24

     Week 8

     March 1

     March 3

     Week 9

     March 8

     March 10

     Week 10  March 15  March 17
       March 22  
     Rain/Snow Dates     March 24
     Rain/Snow Dates

     March 29

     


    No strollers or unregistered siblings, please. Programs are held 100% outdoors. Rain, snow or shine. Please dress accordingly. Space is limited to students and pre-registration is required. Must register for the entire series: No daily options. Social distancing will be in effect.

    Fees are per child/adult pair. 

    Members: $240; Non-Member: $395
    Additional family members pay half of the fee

    • 01/04/2021
    • 10:30 AM (EST)
    • 03/22/2021
    • 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • TNC Outdoor Pavilion
    Register

    Young children, 3-5 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. Ten week series on Mondays and Wednesdays. Butterfly group for 3-5 year olds. 

    Monday/Wednesday Winter Dates:

     Monday

     Wednesday

     Week 1

     January 4

     January 6

     Week 2

     January 11

     January 13

     Week 3

     SKIP

     January 20

     Week 4

     January 25

     January 27

     Week 5

     February 1

     February 3

     Week 6

     February 8

     February 10

     Week 7

     February 22

     February 24

     Week 8

     March 1

     March 3

     Week 9

     March 8

     March 10

     Week 10  March 15  March 17
       March 22  
     Rain/Snow Dates     March 24
     Rain/Snow Dates

     March 29

     


    No strollers or unregistered siblings, please. Programs are held 100% outdoors. Rain, snow or shine. Please dress accordingly. Space is limited to students and pre-registration is required. Must register for the entire series: No daily options. Social distancing will be in effect.

    Fees are per child/adult pair. 

    Members: $240; Non-Member: $395
    Additional family members pay half of the fee

    • 01/04/2021
    • (EST)
    • 03/15/2021
    • (EDT)
    • 9 sessions
    • TNC Outdoor Pavilion
    Register

    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.

    Monday Series Only

    Grade:

    K-2nd

    Session 1

    January 4

    Session 2

    January 11

    Session 3

    January 25

    Session 4

    February 1

    Session 5

    February 8

    Session 6

    February 22

    Session 7

    March 1

    Session 8

    March 8

    Session 9

    March 15

    Rain/Snow Date 1

    March 22

    Rain/Snow Date 2

    March 29

    Group A will run 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm.

    Parents will need to use the grade your child is entering in September 2020 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.

    Fees are per child.
    Members: $210; Non-Member: $395

    • 01/04/2021
    • (EST)
    • 03/15/2021
    • (EDT)
    • 9 sessions
    • TNC Outdoor Pavilion
    Register

    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.

    Monday Series Only

    Grade:

    K-2nd

    Session 1

    January 4

    Session 2

    January 11

    Session 3

    January 25

    Session 4

    February 1

    Session 5

    February 8

    Session 6

    February 22

    Session 7

    March 1

    Session 8

    March 8

    Session 9

    March 15

    Rain/Snow Date 1

    March 22

    Rain/Snow Date 2

    March 29

    Group A will run 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm.

    Parents will need to use the grade your child is entering in September 2020 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.

    Fees are per child.
    Members: $210; Non-Member: $395

    • 01/05/2021
    • 9:30 AM (EST)
    • 03/18/2021
    • 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • TNC Outdoor Pavilion
    Register

    Young children, 1.5-3 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. Ten week series on Mondays and Wednesdays. Caterpillar group for 1.5-3 year olds. 

    Tuesday/Thursday Winter Dates:

     Monday

     Wednesday

     Week 1

     January 5

     January 7

     Week 2

     January 12

     January 14

     Week 3

     January 19

     January 21

     Week 4

     January 26

     January 28

     Week 5

     February 2

     February 4

     Week 6

     February 9

     February 11

     Week 7

     February 23

     February 25

     Week 8

     March 2

     March 4

     Week 9

     March 9

     March 11

     Week 10  March 16  March 18
    Rain/Snow Dates  March 23  March 25

    No strollers or unregistered siblings, please. Programs are held 100% outdoors. Rain, snow or shine. Please dress accordingly. Space is limited to students and pre-registration is required. Must register for the entire series: No daily options. Social distancing will be in effect.

    Fees are per child/adult pair. 

    Members: $240; Non-Member: $395
    Additional family members pay half of the fee

    • 01/05/2021
    • 10:30 AM (EST)
    • 03/18/2021
    • 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • TNC Outdoor Pavilion
    Register

    Young children, 3-5 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. Ten week series on Mondays and Wednesdays. Butterfly group for 3-5 year olds. 

    Tuesday/Thursday Winter Dates:

     Monday

     Wednesday

     Week 1

     January 5

     January 7

     Week 2

     January 12

     January 14

     Week 3

     January 19

     January 21

     Week 4

     January 26

     January 28

     Week 5

     February 2

     February 4

     Week 6

     February 9

     February 11

     Week 7

     February 23

     February 25

     Week 8

     March 2

     March 4

     Week 9

     March 9

     March 11

     Week 10  March 16  March 18
    Rain/Snow Dates  March 23  March 25

    No strollers or unregistered siblings, please. Programs are held 100% outdoors. Rain, snow or shine. Please dress accordingly. Space is limited to students and pre-registration is required. Must register for the entire series: No daily options. Social distancing will be in effect.

    Fees are per child/adult pair. 

    Members: $240; Non-Member: $395
    Additional family members pay half of the fee

    • 01/05/2021
    • (EST)
    • 03/09/2021
    • (EST)
    • 9 sessions
    • TNC Outdoor Pavilion
    Register

    3rd-5th – Nature Ecologists

    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.

    Tuesday series only.

    Grade:

    3rd-5th

    Session 1

    January 5

    Session 2

    January 12

    Session 3

    January 19

    Session 4

    January 26

    Session 5

    February 2

    Session 6

    February 9

    Session 7

    February 23

    Session 8

    March 2

    Session 9

    March 9

    Rain/Snow Date 1

    March 16

    Rain/Snow Date 2

    March 23

          

    Families will have a choice to register between two different time slots for each age.

    Group A will run 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm.

    Parents will need to use the grade your child is entering in September 2020 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.

    Fees are per child.
    Members: $210
    ; Non-Member: $330

    • 01/05/2021
    • (EST)
    • 03/09/2021
    • (EST)
    • 9 sessions
    • TNC Outdoor Pavilion
    Register

    3rd-5th – Nature Ecologists

    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.

    Tuesday series only.

    Grade:

    3rd-5th

    Session 1

    January 5

    Session 2

    January 12

    Session 3

    January 19

    Session 4

    January 26

    Session 5

    February 2

    Session 6

    February 9

    Session 7

    February 23

    Session 8

    March 2

    Session 9

    March 9

    Rain/Snow Date 1

    March 16

    Rain/Snow Date 2

    March 23

          

    Families will have a choice to register between two different time slots for each age.

    Group A will run 3:30 pm -5:00 pm.

    Parents will need to use the grade your child is entering in September 2020 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.

    Fees are per child.
    Members: $210
    ; Non-Member: $330

    • 01/06/2021
    • (EST)
    • 03/10/2021
    • (EST)
    • 9 sessions
    • TNC Outdoor Pavilion
    Register

    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.

    Wednesday Series Only

    Grade:

    K-2nd

    Session 1

    January 6

    Session 2

    January 13

    Session 3

    January 20

    Session 4

    January 27

    Session 5

    February 3

    Session 6

    February 10

    Session 7

    February 24

    Session 8

    March 3

    Session 9

    March 10

    Rain/Snow Date 1

    March 17

    Rain/Snow Date 2

    March 24

    Group A will run 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm.

    Parents will need to use the grade your child is entering in September 2020 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.

    Fees are per child.
    Members: $210; Non-Member: $395

    • 01/06/2021
    • (EST)
    • 03/10/2021
    • (EST)
    • 9 sessions
    • TNC Outdoor Pavilion
    Register

    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.

    Wednesday Series Only

    Grade:

    K-2nd

    Session 1

    January 6

    Session 2

    January 13

    Session 3

    January 20

    Session 4

    January 27

    Session 5

    February 3

    Session 6

    February 10

    Session 7

    February 24

    Session 8

    March 3

    Session 9

    March 10

    Rain/Snow Date 1

    March 17

    Rain/Snow Date 2

    March 24

    Group A will run 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm.

    Parents will need to use the grade your child is entering in September 2020 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.

    Fees are per child.
    Members: $210; Non-Member: $395

    • 01/07/2021
    • (EST)
    • 03/11/2021
    • (EST)
    • 9 sessions
    • TNC Outdoor Pavilion
    Register

    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.

    Thursday Series Only

    Grade:

    K-2nd

    Session 1

    January 7

    Session 2

    January 14

    Session 3

    January 21

    Session 4

    January 28

    Session 5

    February 4

    Session 6

    February 11

    Session 7

    February 25

    Session 8

    March 4

    Session 9

    March 11

    Rain/Snow Date 1

    March 18

    Rain/Snow Date 2

    March 25

    Group A will run 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm.

    Parents will need to use the grade your child is entering in September 2020 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.

    Fees are per child.
    Members: $210; Non-Member: $395

    • 01/07/2021
    • (EST)
    • 03/25/2021
    • (EDT)
    • 11 sessions
    • TNC Outdoor Pavilion
    Register

    6th-8th – Nature Scientists

    Make amazing discoveries about the world we live in! Create a hypothesis, run through experiments, draw conclusions with the Scientific Method is the basis for this nine-week series, designed to give students a deeper look at basic environmental science. Sessions will feature hands-on experiments to help solidify environmental concepts, from water to weather, gravity to geology; students will gain a deeper understanding of the world we live in.

    Thursday series only.

    Grade:

    6th-8th

    Session 1

    January 7

    Session 2

    January 14

    Session 3

    January 21

    Session 4

    January 28

    Session 5

    February 4

    Session 6

    February 11

    Session 7

    February 25

    Session 8

    March 4

    Session 9

    March 11

    Rain/Snow Date 1

    March 18

    Rain/Snow Date 2

    March 25

    Group B will run 3:30 pm -5:30 pm.

    Parents will need to use the grade your child is entering in September 2020 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.

    Fees are per child.
    Members: $270; Non-Member: $405

    • 01/08/2021
    • (EST)
    • 03/19/2021
    • (EDT)
    • 9 sessions
    • TNC Outdoor Pavilion
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    3rd-5th – Nature Ecologists

    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.

    Friday series only.

    Grade:

    3rd-5th

    Session 1

    January 8

    Session 2

    January 15

    Session 3

    January 22

    Session 4

    January 29

    Session 5

    February 5

    Session 6

    February 26

    Session 7

    March 5

    Session 8

    March 12

    Session 9

    March 19

    Rain/Snow Date 1

    March 26

    Rain/Snow Date 2

    TBD

          

    Families will have a choice to register between two different time slots for each age.

    Group A will run 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm.

    Parents will need to use the grade your child is entering in September 2020 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.

    Fees are per child.
    Members: $210
    ; Non-Member: $330

    • 01/08/2021
    • (EST)
    • 03/26/2021
    • (EDT)
    • 10 sessions
    • TNC Outdoor Pavilion
    Register

    6th-8th – Nature Scientists

    Make amazing discoveries about the world we live in! Create a hypothesis, run through experiments, draw conclusions with the Scientific Method is the basis for this nine-week series, designed to give students a deeper look at basic environmental science. Sessions will feature hands-on experiments to help solidify environmental concepts, from water to weather, gravity to geology; students will gain a deeper understanding of the world we live in.

    Friday series only.

    Grade:

    9th-12th

    Session 1

    January 8

    Session 2

    January 15

    Session 3

    January 22

    Session 4

    January 29

    Session 5

    February 5

    Session 6

    February 26

    Session 7

    March 5

    Session 8

    March 12

    Session 9

    March 19

    Rain/Snow Date 1

    March 26

    Rain/Snow Date 2

    TBA


    Group B will run 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm.

    Parents will need to use the grade your child is entering in September 2020 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.

    Fees are per child.
    Members: $270; Non-Member: $405

    • 01/09/2021
    • 9:00 AM (EST)
    • 01/10/2021
    • 5:00 PM (EST)
    • Tenafly Nature Center
    Register