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    After School Clubs

    Eco-Explorers 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the Month October 11th to December 13th (5 Classes) 3:30 to 4:30 PM Kindergarten through 3rd graders meet after school for an hour of hands-on nature discovery through guided walks, scientific experiments and woodlands discovery.  Most of the class will take place outside.  Please

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    Toddler and Pre-School

    About Our Early Childhood Education Classes Arboretum Sprouts: 1 and 2 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 learning.

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    Kids, Teens and Young Adults

    Our programming for kids, teens and young adults teach valuable life lessons, while teaching kids to care for the world around them.   Cora’s Conservation Corps/TCS (9th-12th Grade) The Cora’s Conservation Corps is a service based citizen science program that teaches field biology techniques to students in 9th-12th grades.  Volunteers

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    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

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    Camps

    “My 5 year old son LOVES the Arboretum and begs to go there! He loves going on hikes and learning about the animals. I love the kind staff and that he’s outside enjoying nature and not asking me for screen time!” – Lori G.  Thank you for joining us for

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    School Programs

    The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum (CHA) offers field trips and classroom programs for grades K-5. Each lesson has been designed to correlate to NJCCC and supplement science curriculum. Students learn about a nature-themed topic through observation, discussion, teamwork, and hands-on activities. Field Trips Our 90 minute field trips are conducted 50%

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    Scout Programs

    Scout Programs The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum provides many opportunities to observe artifacts, meet a naturalist, and learn to share your world with wildlife. Our educators have 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,