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Do you or your children have nature in your heart and want to meet other families who share this love? Join our nature activities, enjoy our trails and picnic area, and create memories. All preschool programs at the Rancocas Nature Center require a Family Membership, which is a $35/year donation. To learn more about memberships, visit: http://rancocasnaturecenter.org/membership.html

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Exploring Art in Nature: Pumpkin's Rock

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Everyone loves painting rocks, so why not turn a rock into a pumpkin? We will be painting rocks into pumpkins, one to hide on the trails, and one to keep. This hour-long program for elementary-aged children ​ages 5 to 10 accompanied by a caregiver, focuses on a different art topic each week. Families will enjoy nature walks on our meadow, forest, and wetland trails to find natural materials to use. NOTE: This program is held outdoors with social distancing and is limited to the registration of 8 caregivers. Face masks are required for all attendees. Inclement weather cancels. There is no charge for this program, but participants need to be Rancocas Nature Center members. Space is limited so you must register by emailing [masked]

Little Sprouts

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For grades Pre-K to 1st (parental participation required). For this gardening program, each session will focus on a different aspect of gardening and include work time in the garden. Please dress accordingly. NOTE: Each session of this program is held outdoors and is limited to the registration of 6 caregivers. Face masks and social distancing are required. Inclement weather cancels. There is no charge for this program, but participants need to be Rancocas Nature Center members.
You must register directly through the nature center by emailing [masked]

Little Sprouts

Rancocas Nature Center

For grades Pre-K to 1st (parental participation required). For this gardening program, each session will focus on a different aspect of gardening and include work time in the garden. Please dress accordingly. NOTE: Each session of this program is held outdoors and is limited to the registration of 6 caregivers. Face masks and social distancing are required. Inclement weather cancels. There is no charge for this program, but participants need to be Rancocas Nature Center members.
You must register directly through the nature center by emailing [masked]

Woodsy Wonderers

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For grades Pre-K to 1st (Parental participation required). Our Woodsy Wonderers program continues for fall 2021. Each class will include a story, a natural area exploration, student-led inquiry, and free play. Based on the “forest schools” concept, this outdoor education model focuses on student interactions with natural spaces and offers hands-on learning in a woodland environment. This program is 100% outdoors and held rain or shine. Masks and social distancing are required. Registration is limited to 8 children. $10 per child per session (with a current Rancocas membership). Friday is a repeat of the Thursday class. Please only register for one per week.
You must register for either session directly through the nature center by emailing [masked]

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Woodsy Wonderers

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