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Check out these Summer Sessions @ Morris County Parks
VIRTUAL ASK THE EXPERT: ROSES - THE
BEAUTIES OF THE GARDEN
of Horticulture and in-house Rosarian at Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Kristin
Prommel, talks roses -- learn the history and care of roses and view the
roses in the arboretum's gardens. Click here for more info.
per person. Preregistration is required.
EVERYTHING YOU NEVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT
We all have
to deal with mosquitoes in NJ, whether we like it or not, so arm yourself
with the facts during National Mosquito Control Awareness Week! Can you
pass the mosquito fact or fiction quiz? Learn everything you need to know
in an interactive presentation followed by a visit from Morris County
Mosquito Control who will show us all the mosquitoes' life stages up
close and talk about the services they offer. Then take a short walk to
look for unintentional mosquito attractants using your newfound knowledge.
Learn more here!
Preregistration is required.
LITTLE FARM FRIENDS: SUPER SEEDS!
about vegetable seeds and how crops grow in this Pre-K class. Check it out!
per child. Preregistration is required.
snakes live? What do snakes eat? Why do they shed their skin? Find out
the answers at this family-friendly event. With various live snakes on
display, our snake expert will help us understand the vital role that
snakes play in nature. Our snake handler may even allow careful touching
of the snakes! Click here to learn more.
Preregistration is required.
Hands-on gardening is the perfect way for kids to get outside
and get growing. Guided by instructors, children plant their own gardens,
tend and harvest lots of fresh produce and flowers, participate in creative
projects and activities and, best of all, taste the fruits of their labors.
Group A • Ages 10 – 13
Tuesdays & Thursdays, July
5 – August 11 • 9 am – 11:30 am
$400 per camper
Group B • Ages 6 – 9
Mondays & Wednesdays, July
6 – August 10 • 9 am – 11 am
$350 per camper
Instill a love of gardening in preschoolers and maybe even
your own green thumb in this 6-week hands-on gardening series.
Little gardeners with their adult helpers plant, harvest, and even
taste vegetables straight from their gardens.
Ages 3 – 5 • Fridays, July
8 – August 12 • 10 am – 11 am • $75 per camper
at Great Swamp and September 13 at Pyramid Mountain: Fascinating
Forest - Explore the wonders of the forest habitat and its
inhabitants through hands-on activities and a guided walk. Focus on
trees, plant life cycles and the jobs of roots, leaves, bark, branches
14: Suds and Bubbles - Let's have some good clean fun! You will
use math, science, botany and creativity, to make your own bars of soap
by choosing botanical add-ins, essential oils and dyes.
4: Blooming Bouquets - Visit the Arboretum's gardens, learn the
correct way to cut flowers and successfully arrange them into a beautiful
display. All materials supplied and you can take your arrangement home!
8: Oh, The Places You'll Grow - Plants need, water, light,
air and food to grow but there are plants that can survive without ever
putting roots in the ground. You will learn about epiphytes or air plants
and “plant” one in the perfect kind of planter they will
15: The Harvest - The harvest is an important time of year
on the farm. See what grew over the summer and learn important garden
skills in this fun class.