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Schools Out! Programs

Northern Cardinal by Bill Lynch

Bring your child to Fairview Farm Wildlife Preserve for fun and nature-filled days off from school!

Each Schools Out! program is tailored to the seasons of the watershed. See below for upcoming programs!

 

 

 

Next Up:

Wonders of Winter

Monday, January 15 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Ages 6-10

Join us at Fairview Farm for a winter adventure.  Discover the beauty of snowflakes, learn how ice is formed and play in the snow (or at least we will make some of our own)!!   After some cold weather fun we will warm up with some hot cocoa while doing a craft. Children should bring a nut-free snack, reusable water bottle, weather-appropriate clothing and footwear, and sense of adventure!

$25 per child

Register by emailing Lauren at ltheis@raritanheadwaters.org by January 13!

 

Love the Earth

Friday, February 16 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Ages 6-10

Three ways to show our love for the earth are to reduce, reuse and recycle. After some hiking and tree hugging, we will use every day items that are discarded in the trash to create something new.   

$25 per child

Register by emailing Lauren at ltheis@raritanheadwaters.org by February 14!

 

Spring is in the Air

Friday, March 16 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Ages 6-10

Warmer days and wildlife viewing opportunities are on the horizon as spring fast approaches.  Join us in search of the early signs of spring on our beautiful property of woodlands, fields and a pond.

$25 per child

Register by emailing Lauren at ltheis@raritanheadwaters.org by March 14!

 

Incredible Insects (and other captivating creatures)

Friday, April 6 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Ages 6-10

Scientists have identified there to be nearly 1 million species of insects and it is believe that there are many million more yet to be discovered.   Join insect enthusiast Tracy Gordon on a hunt around Fairview Farm for insects and other fascinating creatures.

$25 per child

Register by emailing Lauren at ltheis@raritanheadwaters.org by April 4!

 

Meet the Educator: Tracy Gordon

A lifetime resident of Morris County, Tracy has spent many hours wading through the streams of the Raritan Headwaters.  She has a passion for insects and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Ecology and a NJ Teaching Certificate of Eligibility for grades K-5.   One of her favorite jobs was working as a mosquito inspector searching for larvae in nearby swamps and woodland pools.  Bicycling, canoeing, camping, bee- keeping and gardening are among her favorite outdoor activities. Tracy loves going on adventures with her grandchildren who live in Vermont.   She enjoys any opportunity to share her love of nature (especially bugs!!) with children.

 

For more information, contact Lauren at ltheis@raritanheadwaters.org