Family Programs



Tu BiShvat Celebration
Sunday January 13,  11am-12:30pm

Come celebrate the Jewish new year for trees! Learn about all the things trees give to us.  Enjoy a guided hike through the woods and meet an animal that lives in trees. Fruit will be served after the hike.

Price: $8 per person

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Monthly Guided Hikes

Spend a Sunday with the Arboretum’s Teen Volunteers as they tell you about their ongoing Citizen Science Projects, how this impacts conservation in our community, and how you can become a citizen scientist with the CHA.

Please dress for the weather and be prepared for changing trail conditions.

Hikes will last about 45 minutes.

January 20: Animals in Winter
February 10: Tracks and Scats
March 10: FrogWatch USA

Hikes will depart at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm.

Price: Members $5
Non-Members $8

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Hot Chocolate Open House
Monday, January 21st (Martin Luther King Day)
11:30am to 2pm

Spend the day at the Arboretum to learn about the exciting things going on in 2019, including our plan to build a nature discovery area! Take a hike, play a game, read a story, and enjoy our winter wonderland!

Price: FREE! Please make a donation if possible.

Walk ins welcome, pre-registration preferred.

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Lunar New Year Celebration
Sunday, January 27th
12:00-1:30pm or 2:00-3:30pm

Join the CHA and the Chinese Association of Millburn-Short Hills as we shake off the winter blues, and celebrate the Lunar New Year by following our lion through the woods.  Be prepared to make some noise as we welcome spring with games, trivia, crafts, and stories.

Price: $8 per person
Pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

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Click here to register for 2-3:30pm





Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, March 3rd  12 – 1:30pm

We are observing National Pancake Day early (Tuesday March 5th is National Pancake Day)! To celebrate we are having a delicious pancake breakfast with  your choice of toppings.  Enjoy  freshly made pancakes and learn about how maple syrup is made.

Price: Members $12 per Person
Non-Member $16 per Person

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Summer Camp Open House
Sunday, March 17th 10am -12:30pm

Grab a chance to see what camp will be like at our Summer Camp Open House.  Join us for a tour of the grounds, and meet and greet the CHA educators.
Pre-Register Here.

Price: Free





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 CHA will refund the full amount that was paid.