Programs

  • After School Clubs

    Our After School clubs provide a safe and supervised space for children of elementary and middle school ages to make new friends, explore the outdoors, and learn something new about the world around us.   Eco-Explorers 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the Month January 9th– March 13th (5 Classes: Jan.

  • Family Programs

      Annual Hot Chocolate Hike Weekends Saturday December 15th or Sunday December 16th Hike times at 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM Take a break from the holiday rush and join us for a guided hike on the Arboretum’s grounds. Discover who is in the forest as we look

  • Toddler and Pre-School

    About Our Early Childhood Education Classes Arboretum Sprouts: 18 months to 3 year old children with a caregiver Turtle Tots: 3 to 5 year old children (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

  • Arboretum Birthday Parties

    Cora Hartshorn Arboretum Birthday Parties are offered on each Saturday and Sunday: 11:30AM-1:00PM or 2:00PM-3:30PM. Nintey minute minute birthday parties are available for children ages 3-12. Your child and 15-20 of their friends will enjoy a 45 minute guided nature-themed party.* Birthday parties are offered exclusively to individuals with a CHA

  • Camps

    We have eight weeks of summer camp plus multiple mini camps throughout the year! Our camps range from 3 years old (must be able to use the bathroom alone) through 4th grade.   WINTER BREAK CAMP February 18-22, 2019 Stay warm during Winter Break as we explore the Arboretum with

  • School Programs

    The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum (CHA) offers field trips and classroom programs for grades Pre-K-5. Each lesson has been designed to correlate to NJCCCS and supplement science curriculum as schools implement the NGSS. Students learn about a nature-themed topic through observation, discussion, teamwork, and hands-on activities. Field Trips Our 90 minute

  • Scout Programs

    Scout Programs The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum provides many opportunities to observe biofacts, meet a naturalist, and learn to share your world with wildlife. Our educators offer a variety of programs specifically designed to meet the requirements of many Boy Scout and Girl Scout Badges. Most programs are typically 60-90 minutes long,