Friday, August 28, 2020

Have Fun and Learn with These Summer Programs!

Morris County Park Commission

art & nature camp


August 31 - September 4

10 am - 11 am • Ages 6 - 9

Enjoy a week of drawing, projects, and crafts with the natural world as inspiration. Create masterpieces and learn about wildlife and habitats at the same time! Each day features an hour of online learning about art and artists. Then complete a variety of activities at home each day to continue the fun and learning! Registrants will need to pick up a container of supplies before camp starts.

COST: $50/child. Click here to register!


Wednesday, September 2 • 4 pm - 4:45 pm

Ages 5 & Up.

Learn to draw a NJ native animal and create your own masterpiece in this LIVE, virtual program!  Guess the animal of the month with clues, then learn all the facts about this animal's life before learning to draw it using simple shapes and lines, guided by Miss Jenny. You'll be amazed at what you can do! Click here for more info!

COST: $6/child. Preregistration is required. To register, 973.635.6629.

pond exploration


Friday, September 4  3 pm - 4 pm

Ages 5 & Up.

Be prepared to get wet as we dip into the pond to discover the hidden creatures that call it home.  Limit 8 participants. Click here to learn more.

COST: $6/person. Preregistration is required. To register, 973.635.6629.

Remedies in the Books


Wednesday, September 16 • 10 am

Be prepared as cold and flu season approaches! Look to the Books for remedies to the common cold and flu. With examples of plant-based remedies from the Elizabeth D. Kay Rare Book Collection, learn the healing properties of botanicals and discover the ancient tradition of medical botany. Click here to register. For more information, call 973.326.7601.

COST: $10/person.

Home School Programs:

Home School Programs


September Classes

1 pm - 2 pm • Ages 5 - 12

September 8 - Monarch Madness

The life and migration of the Monarch butterfly is an incredible natural spectacle.  Travel through life cycle from egg to adult, act out the migratory journey, and learn amazing facts through an interactive PowerPoint presentation.

September 15 - Back to School Potions

To start off the spooky fall season we are going to create potions and slime using ingredients found in your home. Learn what a non-Newtonian fluid is, create chemical reactions and craft a magical treat. No prior wizardry experience required! 

September 22 - Plant Genetics and Successful Seed Savers

Ever wonder why there are so many varieties of flowers, vegetables and fruits? It’s all because of the seed. Learn how scientists figured out how to make new varieties, how to breed seeds and how to save them. 

COST: $10/child per class. A $2 material fee may apply. Click here for more class information!