Toddler and Pre-school Classes Winter 2015

Spring Parent Child

Seven week session beginning March 26-May 15, 2015 (No class April 9 & 10)
Thursdays 9:30am-10:30am
Fridays 9:30am-10:30am
Parent and Child Discovery is a weekly program where children and their caregivers can learn about the wonders of nature through exploration, stories, and crafts! This program is for children aged 2.5 and 3 years old and an adult caretaker.
Register online here: Thursday Parent and Child Friday Parent and Child Please contact us at 973-376-3587 or for more information.

Spring Turtle Tots

This is a weekly class. Spring Session is from March 24- May 15 2015. (Friday classes until May 22; No Classes the week of April 6-10 or on April 3rd).
Tuesdays: 9:30am-11:30am
Thursdays: 12:00-2:00pm
Fridays: 12:00-2:00pm
This weekly program enables preschoolers to discover nature through interactive play, colorful crafts, and exciting stories. Each week an experienced teacher naturalist will lead discussions, engage children's curiosity, and provide hands on explorations of a different nature themed topic. Your child will be excited to learn about animals, birds, pond life, weather, rocks, and many other aspects of nature and the environment.
Register online: Tuesday Thursday Friday Please call 973-376-3587 or email for more information.

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.