Friday, September 8, 2023

September 2023 Programs @ Essex County Environmental Center


Essex County Environmental Center
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Click HERE for our Fall Public Programs Brochure



Mondays—September 11, 25; October 16, 30; November 13, 27; December 4, 18
For Ages 2 and 3; 10am to 11am AND For Ages 2 to 5; 3pm to 4pm

Join us for explorations of nature as we study plants and animals and observe the colors, shapes, textures, and sounds in the Environmental Center’s forest habitat. Please come dressed for the weather; all classes include an outdoor adventure. All children must be walking and accompanied by an adult. Paths cannot accommodate strollers. Please be prepared for all weather conditions. Maximum of two children per adult. All sessions are limited to 10 children. This is not a drop off class; adults must accompany children.

Fee: $15 per child per session.
Register HERE for Little Explorers 


Wednesday, September 13, 6pm to 7:30pm Or   
Wednesday, October 25, 6pm to 7:30pm

For families. 

Come out to build a campfire and practice fundamental fire skills in a safe and controlled environment. Once we get our fire burning, we’ll roast marshmallows and make s’mores. All ages are welcome. Meet in Garibaldi Hall. 

Fee: $30 per family (up to two adults and two children) or $10 per child; $12 per adult
Register HERE for S'Mores n' More!


Wednesday, September 20, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

For adults and children ages 10 and older. Take a leisurely paddle on the Passaic River! Paddlers will enjoy scenery and peacefulness as they paddle up the river and float downstream. Geared for beginners and children 10 and up accompanied by a parent or guardian. Meet in the Garibaldi Hall parking lot. Fee: $20 per person

Saturday, October 7, 9am to 1pm

For adults and children ages 12 and up. Paddle up the Passaic River from the Environmental Center to Okner Park in Livingston! Pack your own snack to enjoy at the park and then float back down to Garibaldi Hall where we launched. The session includes basic paddling safety and techniques and all equipment. For intermediate and advanced paddlers. Children ages 12 and up may paddle with a parent guardian. Fee: $40 per person

Register HERE for our Fall Canoe Paddle Programs!

Essex County Environmental Center
973.228.8776  ~  621b Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068