• A Walk In the Woods

    Fall Hike

    Come visit the Nature Center and join us for a hike along our trails. Enjoy the wonders of autumn!  Meet at the cabin by the Ruckman Pond.


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  • October After-School Classes (Gr. 3-6)

    Nature with a taste of Halloween!

    This month we will learn about skeletons, nocturnal animals and mythical creatures.
    Please dress for the weather.
     PreK and K - Tuesdays - 10th - 17th - 24th
    1st and 2nd Gr- Wednesdays - 11th - 18th - 25th
    3rd through 6th - Thursdays - 12th - 19th - 26th

    Cost: $40 members, $50 non-members
    Time: 3:45pm - 5:00pm

    To register online please click the blue button below and you will be taken to Community Pass, our online registration and payment system.  If you would prefer to register in person, please call Marc Gussen at (201) 750-2778 and follow directions on form below. 


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  • October After-School Classes (Gr. 1 & 2)

    Nature with a taste of Halloween!

    This month we will learn about skeletons, nocturnal animals and mythical creatures.
    Please dress for the weather.
     PreK and K - Tuesdays - 10th - 17th - 24th
    1st and 2nd Gr- Wednesdays - 11th - 18th - 25th
    3rd through 6th - Thursdays - 12th - 19th - 26th

    Cost: $40 members, $50 non-members
    Time: 3:45pm - 5:00pm

    To register online please click the blue button below and you will be taken to Community Pass, our online registration and payment system.  If you would prefer to register in person, please call Marc Gussen at (201) 750-2778 and follow directions on form below. 


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  • October After-School Classes (PreK-K)

    Bones, Bats and Black Cats

    Nature with a taste of Halloween!

    This month we will learn about skeletons, nocturnal animals and mythical creatures.
    Please dress for the weather.
     PreK and K - Tuesdays - 10th - 17th - 24th
    1st and 2nd Gr- Wednesdays - 11th - 18th - 25th
    3rd through 6th - Thursdays - 12th - 19th - 26th

    Cost: $40 members, $50 non-members
    Time: 3:45pm - 5:00pm

    To register online please click the blue button below and you will be taken to Community Pass, our online registration and payment system.  If you would prefer to register in person, please call Marc Gussen at (201) 750-2778 and follow directions on form below. 


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  • September After-School Classes (Gr. 3-6)

    September After-School Classes

    Reptiles and Amphibians

    Join us as we explore the world of reptiles and amphibians including lizards and frogs! 
    This program will be both inside the Log Cabin and outside so please dress for the weather.
    Pre-K and Kindergarten - Tuesdays - 12th - 19th - 26th
    1st and 2nd grade - Wednesdays - 13th - 20th - 27th
    3rd through 6th grade - Thursdays -14th - 21st - 28th

    Cost: $40 members, $50 non-members
    Time: 3:45pm - 5:00pm

    To register online please click the blue button below and you will be taken to Community Pass, our online registration and payment system.  If you would prefer to register in person, please call Marc Gussen at (201) 750-2778 and follow directions on form below. 


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  • September After-School Classes (Gr. 1 & 2)

    September After-School Classes

    Reptiles and Amphibians

    Join us as we explore the world of reptiles and amphibians including lizards and frogs! 
    This program will be both inside the Log Cabin and outside so please dress for the weather.
    Pre-K and Kindergarten - Tuesdays - 12th - 19th - 26th
    1st and 2nd grade - Wednesdays - 13th - 20th - 27th
    3rd through 6th grade - Thursdays -14th - 21st - 28th

    Cost: $40 members, $50 non-members
    Time: 3:45pm - 5:00pm

    To register online please click the blue button below and you will be taken to Community Pass, our online registration and payment system.  If you would prefer to register in person, please call Marc Gussen at (201) 750-2778 and follow directions on form below. 


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  • September After-School Classes (PreK-K)

    September After-School Classes

    Reptiles and Amphibians

    Join us as we explore the world of reptiles and amphibians including lizards and frogs! 
    This program will be both inside the Log Cabin and outside so please dress for the weather.
    Pre-K and Kindergarten - Tuesdays - 12th - 19th - 26th
    1st and 2nd grade - Wednesdays - 13th - 20th - 27th
    3rd through 6th grade - Thursdays -14th - 21st - 28th

    Cost: $40 members, $50 non-members
    Time: 3:45pm - 5:00pm

    To register online please click the blue button below and you will be taken to Community Pass, our online registration and payment system.  If you would prefer to register in person, please call Marc Gussen at (201) 750-2778 and follow directions on form below. 


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  • Summer Camp Week 9

    Information & Registration

    The Closter Nature Center is proud to offer its annual summer camp program to children ages 4 – 14. For over 45 years, campers have had an opportunity to explore the Nature Center’s 136 acres of ponds, streams, meadows and forests in a fun and nurturing environment. Our campers hike, dig, wade in the water, and examine nature, all under the supervision of a trained naturalist and an assistant.

    The 2017 summer program will begin on June 26th and continue for 10 weeks ending August 31st. Camp sessions will be either morning or afternoon, Monday through Thursday. Campers can sign up for one or more 4-day weeks. Each weekly program will offer different activities suitable to the age group, children’s interests and the weather.

    Campers ages 4 – 6 will meet each day for 2-hours, with weekly fees of $70 for members, $90 for non-members. Campers ages 7 – 11, and 12-14 meet for 3-hours each day, with weekly fees of $90 for members, $110 for non-members.

    As the summer progresses, classes will fill up. Please see the registration form to see which classes are currently available. Click here to download a registration form, or you can pick one up at the cabin by Ruckman Pond.

    QUESTIONS? E-mail CNCsummer@gmail.com

    The Closter Nature Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization. A peaceful oasis in the middle of suburban Closter, New Jersey we are dedicated to the preservation of our natural environment through exploration and education.


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  • Summer Camp Week 8

    Information & Registration

    The Closter Nature Center is proud to offer its annual summer camp program to children ages 4 – 14. For over 45 years, campers have had an opportunity to explore the Nature Center’s 136 acres of ponds, streams, meadows and forests in a fun and nurturing environment. Our campers hike, dig, wade in the water, and examine nature, all under the supervision of a trained naturalist and an assistant.

    The 2017 summer program will begin on June 26th and continue for 10 weeks ending August 31st. Camp sessions will be either morning or afternoon, Monday through Thursday. Campers can sign up for one or more 4-day weeks. Each weekly program will offer different activities suitable to the age group, children’s interests and the weather.

    Campers ages 4 – 6 will meet each day for 2-hours, with weekly fees of $70 for members, $90 for non-members. Campers ages 7 – 11, and 12-14 meet for 3-hours each day, with weekly fees of $90 for members, $110 for non-members.

    As the summer progresses, classes will fill up. Please see the registration form to see which classes are currently available. Click here to download a registration form, or you can pick one up at the cabin by Ruckman Pond.

    QUESTIONS? E-mail CNCsummer@gmail.com

    The Closter Nature Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization. A peaceful oasis in the middle of suburban Closter, New Jersey we are dedicated to the preservation of our natural environment through exploration and education.


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  • Summer Camp Week 7

    Information & Registration

    The Closter Nature Center is proud to offer its annual summer camp program to children ages 4 – 14. For over 45 years, campers have had an opportunity to explore the Nature Center’s 136 acres of ponds, streams, meadows and forests in a fun and nurturing environment. Our campers hike, dig, wade in the water, and examine nature, all under the supervision of a trained naturalist and an assistant.

    The 2017 summer program will begin on June 26th and continue for 10 weeks ending August 31st. Camp sessions will be either morning or afternoon, Monday through Thursday. Campers can sign up for one or more 4-day weeks. Each weekly program will offer different activities suitable to the age group, children’s interests and the weather.

    Campers ages 4 – 6 will meet each day for 2-hours, with weekly fees of $70 for members, $90 for non-members. Campers ages 7 – 11, and 12-14 meet for 3-hours each day, with weekly fees of $90 for members, $110 for non-members.

    As the summer progresses, classes will fill up. Please see the registration form to see which classes are currently available. Click here to download a registration form, or you can pick one up at the cabin by Ruckman Pond.

    QUESTIONS? E-mail CNCsummer@gmail.com

    The Closter Nature Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization. A peaceful oasis in the middle of suburban Closter, New Jersey we are dedicated to the preservation of our natural environment through exploration and education.


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  • Summer Camp Week 6

    Information & Registration

    The Closter Nature Center is proud to offer its annual summer camp program to children ages 4 – 14. For over 45 years, campers have had an opportunity to explore the Nature Center’s 136 acres of ponds, streams, meadows and forests in a fun and nurturing environment. Our campers hike, dig, wade in the water, and examine nature, all under the supervision of a trained naturalist and an assistant.

    The 2017 summer program will begin on June 26th and continue for 10 weeks ending August 31st. Camp sessions will be either morning or afternoon, Monday through Thursday. Campers can sign up for one or more 4-day weeks. Each weekly program will offer different activities suitable to the age group, children’s interests and the weather.

    Campers ages 4 – 6 will meet each day for 2-hours, with weekly fees of $70 for members, $90 for non-members. Campers ages 7 – 11, and 12-14 meet for 3-hours each day, with weekly fees of $90 for members, $110 for non-members.

    As the summer progresses, classes will fill up. Please see the registration form to see which classes are currently available. Click here to download a registration form, or you can pick one up at the cabin by Ruckman Pond.

    QUESTIONS? E-mail CNCsummer@gmail.com

    The Closter Nature Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization. A peaceful oasis in the middle of suburban Closter, New Jersey we are dedicated to the preservation of our natural environment through exploration and education.


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  • Summer Camp Week 5

    Information & Registration

    The Closter Nature Center is proud to offer its annual summer camp program to children ages 4 – 14. For over 45 years, campers have had an opportunity to explore the Nature Center’s 136 acres of ponds, streams, meadows and forests in a fun and nurturing environment. Our campers hike, dig, wade in the water, and examine nature, all under the supervision of a trained naturalist and an assistant.

    The 2017 summer program will begin on June 26th and continue for 10 weeks ending August 31st. Camp sessions will be either morning or afternoon, Monday through Thursday. Campers can sign up for one or more 4-day weeks. Each weekly program will offer different activities suitable to the age group, children’s interests and the weather.

    Campers ages 4 – 6 will meet each day for 2-hours, with weekly fees of $70 for members, $90 for non-members. Campers ages 7 – 11, and 12-14 meet for 3-hours each day, with weekly fees of $90 for members, $110 for non-members.

    As the summer progresses, classes will fill up. Please see the registration form to see which classes are currently available. Click here to download a registration form, or you can pick one up at the cabin by Ruckman Pond.

    QUESTIONS? E-mail CNCsummer@gmail.com

    The Closter Nature Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization. A peaceful oasis in the middle of suburban Closter, New Jersey we are dedicated to the preservation of our natural environment through exploration and education.


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