School Field Trips and Outreach Programs
Boy & Girl Scouts of America
Family Adventures and Preschool Programs
Every day at the Preserve
(Tuesday through Sunday)The Preserve: Be our guest on our deck and watch the wildlife around Lake McCormack.Exhibits: Enjoy interactive exhibits including our Under-the-Pond experience and the Tree of Life.Reference Library: Use the library to research topics or enjoy volumes of natural history information.NJAS Nature Store: Your source for field guides, bird feeders, kids' stuff, gifts for every bird lover, and more.Hiking Trails (open daily dawn to dusk, as posted): There are over five miles of trails at the Preserve in a variety of interesting habitats.
Birthdays*Download our Birthday Brochure (PDF)Pricing: $250 for a birthday party consisting of up to 20 children.
Parties with more than 20 children or 36 people total require a second room. The cost is then $350 for up to 30 children and 60 people total.
Parties are a NJ Audubon membership privilege. A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your party.
Schools* Our instructors use the forests, fields and streams that grace the property as an outdoor classroom for learning. Classes are tailored to meet each age group's needs. Download our School Brochure (PDF) with detailed information about our Environmental Science Programs for schools and groups.* School site visitations* Educator workshops in Bridges to the Natural World, NJWATERS and others.
NJ Audubon Summer Nature CampsWelcome to the New Jersey Audubon Society Camp experience. We provide a highly-trained Environmental Educator for each of our camps and limit class size based on optimal teacher-student ratios. A good portion of each day will be spent outside developing a deeper connection with the natural world through fun and informative activities. Campers can choose one week or join us for the entire summer. Space is limited so make your selection today. See you at camp! Pre-registration is mandatory. Visit our Nature Camp page for more information.
Cub and Girl Scouts
To schedule a visit contact our Education Staff at 609-897-9400 Tuesday through Saturday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Programs are 90 minutes long and cost $100 for the first 10 scouts unless otherwise noted. Each additional scout or sibling is $10.00. There is no cost for leaders and chaperones. A $50 per program deposit will hold your reservation. Deposits are non-refundable within 14 days of your scheduled visit. Spring and Autumn dates fill up quickly so be sure to make your reservations early. Many programs are taught outside and run rain or shine, so please dress appropriately. Download our Cub Scout and Girl Scout Brochure for more information.
Families, Groups, and Adults
* Family Adventures and Adult Field Trips - for more information see the Calendar of Events