Photo Scavenger Hunt Jan-Mar Morristown

Winter Weekend Photo Scavenger Hunt           Jan-Mar 2017    Morristown,  Morris County

Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for a nature photo scavenger hunt. Visitors can pick up the list, head outside and shoot away. Take a picture of every item, return to the Education Center and pick up your prize. Scavenger lists change every month.

Preschool Story & Music Time Tue/Thu Westampton

Preschool Story & Music Time   Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11am    Rancocas Nature Center, Westampton, Burlington County

This approximately hour-long preschool program features a different theme each week. Children will enjoy hearing 3 short stories read aloud, separated by 3 songs that are played along to with rhythm instruments. Each session also includes an age-appropriate craft.

Safari Backpacks Howell

Safari Backpacks                       Howell, Monmouth County

Explore Manasquan Reservoir with your family and friends! Each backpack contains all you need to make your self-guided nature walk filled with adventure and exploration! Use of the backpack is free but you must leave your valid NJ drivers license with the docent. The contents of the backpacks will change seasonally.

Campfire Days Select Fridays Cranbury

Campfire Days      Fridays, March 11, April 15 & May 13, 2016    7:30-8:30pm   Cranbury, Middlesex County

On a cool spring evening, what better way to gather as a family then to warm up by a cozy fire in our fire pit, learn about the critters of the night, listen for sounds in the dark and find out who makes them, and share in some traditional campfire activities such as toasting marshmallows at the Plainsboro Preserve.  Limited to the first 15 to book.  

Kids & Critters Preschool Program Fridays Cranbury

Kids and Critters Preschool Program      Fridays, March 11 and 18; April 8 and 15; May 6 and 20, 2016     Cranbury, Middlesex County

Bright pictures, lively stories, and learning about animals and nature – come hear an animated telling of a favorite children’s book, followed by meeting a live animal or looking at and touching animal artifacts, and making a simple craft. 

Garden Exploration Select Saturdays Montclair

Garden Exploration Saturdays     Select Saturdays, March 5 - June 18, 2016   10am-1pm     Montclair, Essex County

Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning? Come to Van Vleck and visit the Education Center anytime between 10 am to 1:00 pm. An environmental educator will discuss various topics relating to nature in and around the gardens. A simple craft will be offered, as well as supplies for a self-guided scavenger hunt on the property. Everything you need to enjoy quality time with your family is here for you.