EEC Science & Nature Program for Age 5 to 7


Jan 7, 2019 to Jan 28, 2019
04:00 PM until 05:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Monday.


The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center, located at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey has opened registration for January KinderNats, an after school science and nature program for children age 5 to 7. KinderNats is designed and geared for children who love being outdoors.  This afterschool series will get them outside to study science and explore the natural world.  These Junior Naturalists will be engaged through hiking, activities and more. Each week will focus on a different seasonal theme. Please be dressed for all kinds of weather. The sessions are scheduled for Mondays, January 7, 14, and 28, 2019 with each session running from 4:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Fee is $18 per person for the 3-day program. Registration and payment may be made on-line at, in-person at the Environmental Education Center, via mail, or by telephone (if using a credit card) at 908-722-1200, ext. 5002. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center is located within Lord Stirling Park, in the Basking Ridge section of Bernards Township, and is nestled within 500 acres of the western portion of the Great Swamp Basin of the Passaic River. A swamp vivarium, a science discovery room, and an environmentally based library are located within the Center itself. “The Great Swamp Experience” on the lower level at the EEC features interactive displays, vignettes, taxidermy, and archeological artifacts highlighting the history and ecology of the Great Swamp. The exhibit is open 7 days a week from 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Admission is free. Information on this event and other Somerset County Park Commission activities may be found on the Internet at or by calling 908-722-1200.




View map Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ

Additional Information


Somerset County Park Commission


908-722-1200 x 5002

Contact name

Kurt Bender

Contact email


5 to 7


Registration required



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