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Summer Nature Day Camp

Children who like nature love camp at the Tenafly Nature Center! Our professional Environmental Educators lead outdoor activities that are fun and educational: hiking along TNC’s trails, engaging in nature-based crafts, games and activities. Campers will learn to identify native species and understand ecosystems and habitats throughout our nearly 400 acre forest. Sharp-eyed campers may spot native animals that live in TNC’s preserve; from snapping turtles to white-tailed deer, wild turkeys, bullfrogs, and red-tailed hawks.

We welcome kids of all abilities and will work closely with you to make sure your child has a wonderful summer camp experience!

The Camp Season will be entirely outdoors. At this time, facemasks are required.
Please see our Covid & Camp webpage for more information

5 photo(s) Updated on: 11/25/2020
  • Peaceful moments at Pfister's pond
  • The adventure is out there!
  • New friendships
  • Campers will receive a camp t-shirt for each week they attend and we always tie-dye them!
  • Outdoor nature stories

Important Dates

Registration 
December 1st, 2020 Registration opens for Sustaining, Patron, & Benefactor Members
January 1st, 2021 Registration opens for Family Members & TNC for Two
March 31st, 2021 Last day to register for Early Bird pricing 

Camp Open House
TBD

Summer Camp Season
June 28-September 3

 Quick Facts 
  • Each session runs Monday through Friday.
  • Full day sessions run from 9:00 am-3:00 pm. Half-day run from 9:00 am-12:30 pm OR 12:00 pm-3:00 pm 
  • Certified by the State to meet all NJ Youth Camp Safety health and safety standards. Camp ID #2248.
  • Curriculum and activities comply with NGSS and NJCCCS and are designed for children ages 4 to 14.
  • Led by experienced, adult professional educators.
  • Different sessions, grouped by age and grade, meet each week.
  • Campers may attend multiple sessions, each with different themes and activities.
  • A 1:9 teacher-to-child ratio enables us to give your child a lot of individual attention. 1:7 for Pre-K/K
  • Camp fee includes a camp T-shirt.
  • All lunch and snacks are brought in from home. 
  • Face mask required 












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