Toddler and Pre-school Classes Winter 2015

Turtle Tots- Winter Session

Classes begin the week of January 20th and end March 6th. There are no classes the week of February 16th.
Tuesdays: 9:30-11:30
Thursdays and Fridays: 12-2pm (Please note this is a change in time for winter session!)
Turtle Tots is a weekly program in which preschoolers discover nature through play, crafts, story, and nature walks. Each class is led by an experienced teacher naturalist who will guide discussions, engage curiosity, and provide hands-on explorations of a nature-themed topic. For ages 3-5, and must be able to use the bathroom on their own.

Winter Session Parent and Child

Classes run from the week of January 20th until March 6. There are no classes the week of February 16th.
Both Thursday and Friday classes are 9:30am-10:30am.
Parent Child Discovery is a weekly program in which children and their caretakers can learn about the wonders of nature through exploration, stories and crafts! For children aged 2 and a half and three years old and an adult caretaker.

Spring Break Mini Camp

April 6-10, 2015

Explorers: 9am-3pm (Please bring a lunch and snack!)
Turlte Tots: 9am-12noon (Please bring a lunch and snack!)
Spend the week at Cora Hartshorn Arboretum exploring the plants and animals that emerge in the Spring! Our experienced educators will guide hands on activities that explore different topics each day!
For ages 3-5 (Turtle Tots) and grades K-3 (Explorers).
Please pack a lunch and snack!
Online Registration: Turtle Tots Explorers Call: 973-376-3587 or email for more information.

Summer Nature Discovery Camp

One-week sessions beginning June 29-August 21
Turtle Tots: 9am-12:30pm
Explorers: 9am- 3pm
Hawks: 9am-3pm (Only offered select weeks)
Each week of Nature Discovery Camp will explore a different Nature Theme. Campers will spend the day exploring that theme through guided investigations, outdoor exploration, and crafts. Please bring a lunch and snack and dress for the outdoors!

View the weekly themes here: Themes_2015.pdf
Register Online: Turtle Tots Explorers Hawks Please call 973-376-3587 or email for registration assistance.

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.