Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Winter Programs Are Here @ Morris County Parks!

Morris County Park Commission

Happy holidays from the Morris County Park Commission!

squirrelVIRTUAL WILD ABOUT WINTER MINI-CAMP

Monday through Wednesday, December 28–30,10 am–11 am

Ages 5 - 8.

Time off from school is a great time to learn about nature! In this LIVE program series, learn about animals in the winter, enjoy crafts and stories, and finish the day with a packet of other activities to try! Sign up for one or more days, as your schedule allows. Participants must call ahead to pick up their materials at the Great Swamp OEC.

Monday, December 28: Find out what animals do in winter with a LIVE (virtual) animal show!

Tuesday, December 29: Learn all about the tracks that animals leave behind in the snow and how to solve their mysteries.

Wednesday, December 30: Wild turkeys stay awake all winter. Learn all about these amazing birds and how they survive the cold.

Click here to learn more!

COST: $10 per child per day. Preregistration is required.

Home School Programs

HOME SCHOOL DAYS

Ages 6 - 12

New, in-person and virtual options abound for home schooling flexibility! 

Enjoy a variety of courses featuring history, environmental and horticultural education themes.  For more information on program topics and dates/times, click here for virtual programs, and click here for in-person programs.

COST: $10 per child. Preregistration is required.

January 2021 Scavenger Hunt Frelinghuysen ArboretumFAMILY PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT

Friday, January 1 through Sunday, January 31 –  9 am - 3:30 pm

All ages.

Bring your camera or phone for this month’s scavenger hunt, ‘Who’s Out There?’ Take a photo of every item, and get a prize. Click here to learn more.

COST: $10 per family.  (Group of 6 or less). Preregistration is required. 


winter swampNEW YEAR'S SWAMP STROLL

Saturday, January 2  – 10 am - 11 am

All ages.

Celebrate the new year with a peaceful nature walk at the Great Swamp, learning about the wildlife and plants along the way. Click here for more information.

COST: $5 per person, age 3 & up. FREE per child under age 3.  Preregistration is required.


January plant of the monthPLANT OF THE MONTH CLUB FOR KIDS

Monday, January 4 – 4 pm - 4:45 pm

Ages 6 - 12.

Meet with other plant lovers, get your hands dirty, plant a new kind of interesting, creepy, unusual, or rare plant, and learn how to take care of it.  In January, learn all about plants that you can clone and plants that clone themselves.  Click here to learn more!

COST: $10 per child.  Preregistration is required.


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PARKS ARE ESSENTIAL!

VISITATION INCREASED 50-75% THIS YEAR.

CLICK HERE TO SUPPORT YOUR COUNTY PARKS!