EEC Spring Break Science Program for Ages 7 to 9


Apr 16, 2018 to Apr 18, 2018
09:00 AM until 04:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).


The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC), located at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey has opened registration for Eco-Explorers Spring Break, a sampling of a summer science and nature program for children ages 7 to 9. Eco-Explorers Spring Break is scheduled for Monday, April 16 through Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. each day. Eco-Explorers is a science program that uses a hands-on approach to encourage learning through creative expression, nature exploration, imagination, and physical skill development. Fresh air, lessons, hiking, canoeing, and games will contribute to a fun and educational spring break experience. The program will also include live animals, science experiments, science demonstrations, and more. Program themes are: Day 1 "Creature Feature"; Day 2 "Junior Naturalists";
and Day 3 "Swamp Scientists". Fee for the 3-day program is $187 per person and pre-registration is required online at or by calling the EEC at 908-766-2489, ext. 5335. Participants must be a minimum of 7 years of age and a maximum of 9 years of age to participate in the program. The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center is located within Lord Stirling Park, in Basking Ridge and is nestled within 425 acres of the western portion of the Great Swamp Basin of the Passaic River. A swamp vivarium, and an environmentally based library are located within the Center itself. “The Great Swamp Experience” on the lower lever 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 Somerset County Park Commission activities and programs may be found on the Internet at




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

Additional Information


Somerset County Park Commission



Contact name

Vanessa Darras

Contact email


7 to 9


Registration required



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