After School Turtle Tots

Early Childhood Education Classes

Turtle Tots

Turtle Tots: 4  year old – Kindergarten (drop off)

Our early childhood education programs are weekly classes where your youngest learners can explore the natural world through stories, songs, hikes, and hands-on learning.  Turtle Tots will discover nature through guided hikes, games, and hands-on learning. Please bring a snack to class. Children must be 4 years old by the start of classes and be able to use the bathroom alone. Pre-registration, membership, and health forms required.


Wednesdays, 3:15-4:30 PM

Sept. 27th – Nov. 15th (no class on 11/8)

$140 for 7 classes





Health Forms

If your child is participating in any of our drop off classes (Turtle Tots or After school Clubs) or camps, please be sure to have a health form completed and given to us by the first class. This ensures the health and safety of all of our participants!

You can download the health form here: Health and Emergency Form

Parent/Guardian Handbook

Please read through our Parent/Guardian handbook for useful information about Arboretum program rules and procedures. All program participants need to sign and return the agreement (found on the last page) two weeks before the start of a camp and/or Arboretum program. You can download the Parent/Guardian Handbook here: Parent Handbook

Cancellation Policy

Registrations are accepted in the order they are received. All cancellation requests must be made in writing. Cancellations must be made 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Refunds will be made except for a $50 non-refundable deposit. Cancellations made after the program begins will require a doctor’s note for a refund minus the non-refundable deposit. All returned checks received will be charged an additional $50 fee deduction for bank charges. CHA has the right to cancel any program and will refund the full amount that was paid.


Please contact us at 973-376-3587 or for more information.