• March After-School Classes — 3rd to 6th Gr.

     Pets, Pets and More Pets!

    This month we will focus on what animals make good pets and why.
    Kids will learn about responsibility and the work required to take care of animals.
    Dress for the weather.

    PreK and K   Tuesdays   13th - 20th - 27th 
    1st and 2nd  Wednesdays  14th - 21st - 28th
    3rd thru 6th  Thursdays  15th - 22nd - 29th 

    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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  • March After-School Classes — 1st & 2nd Gr.

     Pets, Pets and More Pets!

    This month we will focus on what animals make good pets and why.
    Kids will learn about responsibility and the work required to take care of animals.
    Dress for the weather.

    PreK and K   Tuesdays   13th - 20th - 27th 
    1st and 2nd  Wednesdays  14th - 21st - 28th
    3rd thru 6th  Thursdays  15th - 22nd - 29th 

    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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  • March After-School Classes — Pre-k to K

     Pets, Pets and More Pets!

    This month we will focus on what animals make good pets and why.
     Kids will learn about responsibility and the work required to take care of animals
    Dress for the weather.

    PreK and K   Tuesdays   13th - 20th - 27th 
    1st and 2nd  Wednesdays  14th - 21st - 28th
    3rd thru 6th  Thursdays  15th - 22nd - 29th 

    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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  • February After-School Classes 3rd-6th Gr.

    VOLCANOES!

     

    Watch out!!!  Mount Closter is about to erupt again! 
    This month's after school science program will focus on everyone's favorite natural disaster – Volcanoes!
    We will try to get outside each day, so please dress for the weather.

    Kids will make model volcanoes and we will erupt our giant volcano simulator, Mt. Closter.

    PreK and K   Tuesdays   6th - 13th - 27th 
    1st and 2nd  Wednesdays  7th - 14th - 28th
    3rd thru 6th  Thursdays  8th - 15th - March 1st 

    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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  • February After-School Classes 1st & 2nd Gr.

    VOLCANOES!

     

    Watch out!!!  Mount Closter is about to erupt again! 
    This month's after school science program will focus on everyone's favorite natural disaster – Volcanoes!
    We will try to get outside each day, so please dress for the weather.

    Kids will make model volcanoes and we will erupt our giant volcano simulator, Mt. Closter.

    PreK and K   Tuesdays   6th - 13th - 27th 
    1st and 2nd  Wednesdays  7th - 14th - 28th
    3rd thru 6th  Thursdays  8th - 15th - March 1st 

    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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  • February After-School Classes – Pre-k to K

    VOLCANOES!

     

    Watch out!!!  Mount Closter is about to erupt again! 
    This month's after school science program will focus on everyone's favorite natural disaster – Volcanoes!
    We will try to get outside each day, so please dress for the weather.

    Kids will make model volcanoes and we will erupt our giant volcano simulator, Mt. Closter.

    PreK and K   Tuesdays   6th - 13th - 27th 
    1st and 2nd  Wednesdays  7th - 14th - 28th
    3rd thru 6th  Thursdays  8th - 15th - March 1st 

    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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  • Meet the Animals!

    Hands on Education

    Come visit the cabin by the pond and meet the animals of the Closter Nature Center ! Our collection of education animals delights children who come for our after-school programs and summer camp, and now it’s time for everyone to get to meet them!

    Sunday, February 11th at 2 PM

    The program is free, but donations will gladly be accepted.


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  • Photography Contest & Exhibition

    Calling all amateur photographers!

    The 2nd Annual CNC Photography Contest & Exhibition will be held at the Closter Library during the month of April, 2018. The contest is open to children and adults alike! All photos must be taken at the Nature Center during any season of the year (past and present).  The exhibition will be held at the Closter Public Library, 280 High Street.

    The following rules apply:

    All photos, either color or black-and-white, must not exceed 16" x 20" including a frame.  

    Up to two photos may be entered, with selections made based on judges' choices and space availability.  

    Each photo must have the artist's name, address, e-mail, phone and age (for children) affixed to the back of each entry.  

    1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes will be awarded determined by a judges' panel.  Recipients can select their prize of a Closter Nature Center sweatshirt, hat or t-shirt.

    All participants will pay a $10. entry fee (for up to two photos), as a tax-deductible contribution to the Nature Center.  

    All entries must be received at the Library by Wednesday, March 28th. For additional information or questions, contact Susan McTigue at msmct4@aol.com or 201-767-0955.


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  • 
Winter Break Program

    Staycation at the Nature Center!

    Need something fun and educational for the kids to do during the holiday break?

    We have the answer: four days of nature exploration and fun with animals here at the Closter Nature Center.

    Depending on your schedule you can sign up for one, two, three, or all four days.

    We will try to spend time outside each day, so please dress for the weather.

    Tuesday, February 20th through Friday, February 23rd

    1st and 2nd grade 9:00 - 11:30
    3rd thru 6th grade 1:00 - 3:30 

    Cost:  $80.00 /  week, Member; $100 / week, NON-Members

                $25.00 / day for Members; $30 / day for NON-Members

    TO REGISTER ONLINE for the full session, 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 do one or more days only, please call Marc Gussen at (201) 750-2778.

    Winter fun!


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  • February After-School Classes 3rd-6th Gr.

    VOLCANOES!

     

    Watch out!!!  Mount Closter is about to erupt again! 
    This month's after school science program will focus on everyone's favorite natural disaster – Volcanoes!
    We will try to get outside each day, so please dress for the weather.

    Kids will make model volcanoes and we will erupt our giant volcano simulator, Mt. Closter.

    PreK and K   Tuesdays   6th - 13th - 27th 
    1st and 2nd  Wednesdays  7th - 14th - 28th
    3rd thru 6th  Thursdays  8th - 15th - March 1st 

    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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  • February After-School Classes 1st & 2nd Gr.

    VOLCANOES!

     

    Watch out!!!  Mount Closter is about to erupt again! 
    This month's after school science program will focus on everyone's favorite natural disaster – Volcanoes!
    We will try to get outside each day, so please dress for the weather.

    Kids will make model volcanoes and we will erupt our giant volcano simulator, Mt. Closter.

    PreK and K   Tuesdays   6th - 13th - 27th 
    1st and 2nd  Wednesdays  7th - 14th - 28th
    3rd thru 6th  Thursdays  8th - 15th - March 1st 

    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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  • February After-School Classes Pre-K to K

    VOLCANOES!

     

    Watch out!!!  Mount Closter is about to erupt again! 
    This month's after school science program will focus on everyone's favorite natural disaster – Volcanoes!
    We will try to get outside each day, so please dress for the weather.

    Kids will make model volcanoes and we will erupt our giant volcano simulator, Mt. Closter.

    PreK and K   Tuesdays   6th - 13th - 27th 
    1st and 2nd  Wednesdays  7th - 14th - 28th
    3rd thru 6th  Thursdays  8th - 15th - March 1st 

    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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