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    It’s a Zoobilee!

    It’s a Zoobilee! POSTPONED The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills invite you to a starlit zoo ramble at this year’s fundraising event, “It’s a Zoobilee!” 100% of all event proceeds will benefit the two non-profit organizations to support their meaningful work in our

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    Family Programs

        Monthly Guided Hikes Spring is a time when the plants and animals that call the Arboretum home feel warm and energized.  Join Cora’s Conservation Corps as they guide you into the woods and introduce you to the discoveries you can make as a citizen scientist. Please dress for

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    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

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    Citizen Science

    Here at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum we believe in leading the way to a more sustainable future, but we can’t do it alone! Citizen science is a volunteer-based opportunity that empowers YOU to be the scientist. From in-the-field experience to data collection we aim to equip all our volunteers with

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    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

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    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.       Spring Mini Camp – Cancelled April 6th-10th The days are getting warmer, longer, and noisier.

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    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

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    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,

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    Adult

    Fundraiser Concert with Scott Sharrard Cancelled Refunds will be given upon request, we apologize for the inconvenience. SCOTT SHARRARD spent nearly a decade as lead guitarist and bandleader to the late Gregg Allman. Their partnership included the Sharrard-penned “Love Like Kerosene,” which Allman covered on 2015’s “Gregg Allman Live: Back