Family Programs



Lunar New Year Celebration
Sunday, January 19, 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. Come celebrate the Lunar New Year by following the lion through the woods. Be prepared to make some noise with games, trivia, crafts, and traditional stories.

Price: $8 per Person

Walk Ins Welcome!




Hot Chocolate Open House
Monday, January 20th, 10:30am—2:00pm

Spend the day at the Arboretum to learn about the exciting things we are offering  in 2020, including our plan to build a new outdoor discovery area! Take a hike, play a game, hear a story, and enjoy our winter wonderland.

Price: FREE! Donations appreciated

Register Here




Tu BiShvat Hikes
Sunday February 9th 

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

All are welcome to come celebrate the Jewish new year for trees! Enjoy a guided hike through the woods and learn all about trees.

Price: Member: $5
Non-Member: $8

Register Here




Monthly Guided Hikes

Winter is a special time for the Cora Hartshorn
Arboretum.  Join Cora’s Conservation Corps as they guide you through the woods and show you that winter is the best time to look for signs of wildlife. 
Become a citizen scientist and help record important data this season.

Please dress for the weather and be prepared for the outdoors and changing trail conditions. Hikes will last about 45 minutes.
March 8: FrogWatch USA

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

Price: Member: $5
Non-Member: $8

Register for a hike Here 



Summer Camp Open House
Sunday, March 15, 10:00 am—12:30pm

Grab a chance to see what camp will be like at our Summer Camp Open House.  Join us for a meet and greet with the CHA educators and learn about some of the topics that will be covered over the summer.

Camps offered for 3 year olds – 4th graders.

Price: Free

Pre-Register online Here





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.