• Oct. 2022 Mrs. Wonderwhy’s Nature Fun Fridays (3:45pm)

    Nature Fun For Little Ones

     

     

    Registration

    To register please go to: https://register.communitypass.net/Closter, and you will be taken to Community Pass, our online registration and payment system.

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

     

    Closter Nature Center Education Sponsor

     


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  • Oct. 2022 Mrs. Wonderwhy’s Nature Fun Fridays (11am)

    Nature Fun For Little Ones

     

     

    Registration

    To register please go to: https://register.communitypass.net/Closter, and you will be taken to Community Pass, our online registration and payment system.

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

     

    Closter Nature Center Education Sponsor

     


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  • October 2022 After-School Nature Program (Thursdays)

    After-School Nature Program

    Closter Nature Center Education Program Sponsor

    Registration

    To register please go to: https://register.communitypass.net/Closter, and you will be taken to Community Pass, our online registration and payment system.

    If you have any questions please call our Naturalist, Marc Gussen at (201) 750-2778.


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  • October 2022 After-School Nature Program (Wednesdays)

    After-School Nature Program

    Closter Nature Center Education Program Sponsor

    Registration

    To register please go to: https://register.communitypass.net/Closter, and you will be taken to Community Pass, our online registration and payment system.

    If you have any questions please call our Naturalist, Marc Gussen at (201) 750-2778.


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  • October 2022 After-School Nature Program (Tuesdays)

    After-School Nature Program

    Closter Nature Center Education Program Sponsor

    Registration

    To register please go to: https://register.communitypass.net/Closter, and you will be taken to Community Pass, our online registration and payment system.

    If you have any questions please call our Naturalist, Marc Gussen at (201) 750-2778.


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  • Mrs. Wonderwhy’s Nature Fun Fridays (3s and 4s)

    Mrs. Wonderwhy's Nature Fun for Little Ones

    Fall is in the air and Mrs. Wonderwhy’s Nature Fun Fridays are back with all new age-appropriate nature classes! 

    Toddlers 2 and up, and preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to join Mrs. Wonderwhy at our outdoor classroom for three fun and wonder-filled Fridays. Wee ones will learn about the miracles of the season through sensory play, nature hikes, songs, games, arts and crafts including “mud prints,” scavenger hunts and live animal introductions.

    We’ll be outside for the entire hour, so please dress children appropriately including boots for possible muddy trails. In case of rain, we’ll have fun in the classroom but will postpone class in case of severe weather.

    Masks are optional indoors. All participants must abide by changing Covid-19 CDC guidelines.

    Caregivers are required to remain with children and are encouraged to join in on the fun while helping Mrs. Wonderwhy (aka long-time preschool instructor Maria Costa) keep children safe. 

     

    Nature Fun Fridays Flyer

     

    Registration

    To register please go to: https://register.communitypass.net/Closter, and you will be taken to Community Pass, our online registration and payment system.

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

     

    Closter Nature Center Education Sponsor

     


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  • Mrs. Wonderwhy’s Nature Fun Fridays (2s and 3s)

    Mrs. Wonderwhy's Nature Fun for Little Ones

    Fall is in the air and Mrs. Wonderwhy’s Nature Fun Fridays are back with all new age-appropriate nature classes! 

    Toddlers 2 and up, and preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to join Mrs. Wonderwhy at our outdoor classroom for three fun and wonder-filled Fridays. Wee ones will learn about the miracles of the season through sensory play, nature hikes, songs, games, arts and crafts including “mud prints,” scavenger hunts and live animal introductions.

    We’ll be outside for the entire hour, so please dress children appropriately including boots for possible muddy trails. In case of rain, we’ll have fun in the classroom but will postpone class in case of severe weather.

    Masks are optional indoors. All participants must abide by changing Covid-19 CDC guidelines.

    Caregivers are required to remain with children and are encouraged to join in on the fun while helping Mrs. Wonderwhy (aka long-time preschool instructor Maria Costa) keep children safe. 

     

    Nature Fun Fridays

     

    Registration

    To register please go to: https://register.communitypass.net/Closter, and you will be taken to Community Pass, our online registration and payment system.

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

     

    Closter Nature Center Education Sponsor

     


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  • September 2022 After-School Program (thursday)

    September 2022 After-School Program

    Closter Nature Center Education Program Sponsor

    Registration

    To register please go to: https://register.communitypass.net/Closter, and you will be taken to Community Pass, our online registration and payment system.

    If you have any questions please call our Naturalist, Marc Gussen at (201) 750-2778.


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  • September 2022 After-School Program (wednesday)

    September 2022 After-School Program

    Closter Nature Center Education Program Sponsor

    Registration

    To register please go to: https://register.communitypass.net/Closter, and you will be taken to Community Pass, our online registration and payment system.

    If you have any questions please call our Naturalist, Marc Gussen at (201) 750-2778.


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  • September 2022 After-School Program

    September 2022 After-School Program

    Closter Nature Center Education Program Sponsor

    Registration

    To register please go to: https://register.communitypass.net/Closter, and you will be taken to Community Pass, our online registration and payment system.

    If you have any questions please call our Naturalist, Marc Gussen at (201) 750-2778.


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  • Trail Volunteer Open House 

    Volunteer Day

    Trail Volunteer Open House 

    When: Saturday, September 10th 

    Time: 3-5pm

    Where: Closter Nature Center Log Cabin, 154 Ruckman Road

    Pre-Registration: Requested  (see form below). Minimum age 13.

    What to Wear: Work boots, work gloves, long pants, long sleeves

    The Closter Nature Center needs to substantially expand its team of volunteers for trail maintenance and invasive species removal.  We are looking for physically able volunteers at different levels of skill and time commitment to join in this important work for the sustainability of our 136-acre forest and 3 miles of hiking trails.  

    YOU could be a highly valued member of this very important team! 

    Naturalist Marc Gussen will lead the event and describe the  projects already underway, what different types of work are involved, and let you experience some of the work first hand. Some volunteer opportunities are listed here: https://closternaturecenter.org/volunteer-positions-available/ but ALL levels of volunteer are welcome to join.
    Come check us out on Sept. 10th, and bring a friend!

     

    Registration

    To register please sign and submit form below. 

    If you have any questions please email our Program Director, Aubrie George at programdirector@closternaturecenter.org

     

    Trail Volunteer Open House 


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  • Spotted Lanternfly Zoom Program

    Special Presentation

    What Residents Should Know About the Spotted Lanternfly

    (Happy note: Due to an overwhelming response, registration for this program is now closed. To register for the wait list, please see form below)

    When: Wednesday, September 21st

    Time: 7pm

    Where: On ZOOM

    Cost: Free

    Pre-Registration: Required  (see form below)

    Paul Kurtz from the New Jersey Department of Agriculture will be presenting a program on Spotted Lanternfly, what residents should know and be aware of and what they can do if the see Spotted Lanternflies on their property.

     

    Registration

    To register please sign and submit form below. Watch for the zoom link in your inbox!

    If you have any questions please email our Program Director, Aubrie George at programdirector@closternaturecenter.org

    Event partners:

    Closter Public Library and the Closter Environmental Commission 

     

    Spotted Lanternfly Zoom Program


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