Adult Programs

Fall Adult Hikes

Explore different New Jersey hikes with a new perspective! We will not only enjoy some exercise but can explore some of the plants and animals we encounter as well. We will meet at the designated destination at 10:00 AM. Wear sturdy walking shoes, and bring binoculars if you have them. Pre-registration suggested.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Cora Hartshorn Arboretum

Please register here for Cora Hartshorn Arboretum hike!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 10:00 - 11:30 AM: South Mountain Reservation- Locust Grove Parking Area

Please register here for South Mountain Reservation hike!

Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 10:00 - 11:30 AM: Pyramid Mountain

Please register here for Pyramid Mountain hike!

Field Trip: Lakota Wolf Preserve

Saturday, December 20, 2014
Caravan from Cora Hartshorn Arboretum: 8:30 AM
Tour at Lakota Wolf Preserve: 9:55 AM - 12:00 PM
Wolf Watch tours are led by owner Jim Stein and Becky Mace, who have raised and cared for all the animals at the preserve. During their presentations you will learn about the social structure of wolf packs, their eating habits, their interaction with man, and many other interesting facts.

It is highly recommended by the Preserve to carpool. A caravan will leave at 8:30 AM from Cora Hartshorn Arboretum (324 Forest Drive South, Short Hills). If you choose, you may also meet us at the Camp Taylor Campground (89 Mt. Pleasant Road, Columbia NJ) no later than 9:45 AM. Tour will end at 12 noon. Please dress for walking and the outdoors. Registration is limited!

Fee: Members: $20/adult, $10/child, $55/family of 4; Nonmembers: $25/adult, $15/child, $75/family of 4

Please register here!

Jewelry Making with Maya Bloom

Working with natural materials has been a lifelong experience for Maya Bloom. Maya will provide a wonderful opportunity for you to make your own jewelry items using seeds from around the world as well as other natural and recycled materials. Maya will provide all the materials needed and give instruction on how to make beautiful items that you will be able to take home that day.

Create holiday gifts or your own nature inspired piece!

Friday, December 12, 2014, 3:30 - 5:30 PM
For Children (age 4 and up) with an adult: Jewelry making with natural materials. $12/child
Register here by December 5 for children's class!
Friday, December 19, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (bring a lunch!)
For Adults: Holiday gift making - make a nature inspired gift for yourself or a friend! $35/person
Register here by December 12 for adult's class!

Both classes are limited 12 participants. Registration deadline is one week prior to class!