Newsletter — June, 2018

JUNE EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES –>

JUNE AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS: Pond Life 

This month’s after-school program will focus on pond animals.  Who lives in the pond, and why? Come find out! 

We will spend as much time outside as possible, so please dress for the weather.

Pk-K : Tuesdays, June  5th and 12th 
1st and 2nd: Wednesdays, June 6th and 13th 
3rd through 6th: Thursdays, June 7th and 14th 

Just 2 days!  Time: 3:45pm - 5:00pm

Cost: $25 members $35 non-members

To register online please go to:

https://register.communitypass.net/Closter 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.

POND CELEBRATION AT RUCKMAN POND!

 JUNE 3rd from 1-4 PM

(Rain Date: June 10th)

Please join us for the sixth annual celebration of the revival of Ruckman Pond! Come for an afternoon of 

pond science and fun! Admission is FREE

Enjoy the pleasures of our Nature Center, cabin and pond on a lovely early June afternoon that will feature:

Canoe Rides        Tie dying shirts

Webbed Foot Race   Pond Hikes

Arts and Crafts   Pond Scooping

Microscope Activities   Live Animals

Fishing 101    Casting Class

Live Music...And Much More!

Bring your family and friends, grandparents, aunts, cousins and uncles!

Cute Kid’s Quote 

About an hour before a windy spring storm was about to hit, a 4 year old girl came running and up to me said, "Nature Marc ...There's A Tomato Warning!!!!"

CNC 2018 Summer Program: Registration Is Ongoing!

The program runs Monday - Thursday for 9 weeks.  Each day includes two sessions as noted below. 

We offer 2-hour programs for children ages 4 - 6 and 3-hour programs for children ages 7 - 10 and 11 - 14.

Fees for the 2-hour programs are: 

$70 for members ($90 for non-members)

Fees for the 3-hour programs are: 

$90 for members ($110 for non-members)

DATES FOR THE PROGRAM ARE AS FOLLOWS:

WEEK #1 June 25 - 28    Ages 4 - 6 and 7 - 10

WEEK #2 July 9 - 12 Ages 11 -14 and 7 - 10 

WEEK #3 July 16 - 19 Ages 7 - 10 and 4 - 6

WEEK #4 July 23 - 26 Ages 7 - 10 and 11 - 14

WEEK #5 July 30 - August 2 Ages 4 - 6 and 7 - 10

WEEK #6 August 6 - 9 Ages 7 - 10 and 11 - 14

WEEK #7 August 13 - 16 Ages 4 - 6 and 7 - 10

WEEK #8 August 20 - 23 Ages 11 - 14 and 7 - 10

WEEK #9 August 27 - 30 Ages 4 - 6 and 7 - 10

To register please go to:  https://register.communitypass.net/Closter

and you will be taken to Community Pass, our NEW online registration and payment system.

Any questions? Please send to CNCsummer@closternaturecenter.org

COMMUNITY PASS: TO HELP US MOVE FORWARD!

To those members that have logged into Community Pass, opened accounts, purchased memberships online or otherwise helped us in updating our administration… THANK YOU!! 

For members that haven’t gone to Community Pass, please take a look!  

The link to our “community" is:  https://register.communitypass.net/Closter

Hopefully, this online platform will allow us to spend less time doing paperwork and more time in the great outdoors! 

But we need your help. If you have an account on Community Pass, log in and check out the Closter Nature Center offerings.

If you don’t have an account, open one today — it’s free and takes about a minute! By opening an account on Community Pass, we get your email for communication and you can sign up for classes online and purchase your membership online, too. 

If you have any questions, please contact admin@closternaturecenter.org

Spring: The Perfect Time to Clean Out Your Closets!

Bring your unwanted clothing to the bins located in the Stop and Shop parking lot, and the proceeds will benefit the Closter Nature Center. 

Look for the blue and green receptacles, towards the front of the parking lot on Demarest Ave. 

Put your unwanted clothing to good use!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

CNC MONTH BY MONTH:

June 3rd - Pond Celebration (June 10th rain date)

June 25 to August 30 – Summer Programs!

September 30 - Hawks Over the Hudson at State Line Lookout

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