JUNIOR RANGER PROGRAM
The Junior Ranger program teaches young children about the habitats and history of Sandy Hook through fun, hands-on activities. The program is being offered from 10 AM to 11 AM weekly on Wednesdays from June 20 to August 29. Children will learn through hikes, walks, and demonstrations. Parents are required to accompany their children for the entire program. Space is limited, call (732) 872-5970 to make reservations.
SUMMER 2018 Schedule
Week 1 Splishy, Splashy, Squishy: Let's go seining!
Week 2 Junior Yoga
Week 3 Crustacean of the Day
Week 4 Painting in the Park
Week 5 Fill the Bill
Week 6 What is the Buzz about Bees?
Week 7 Sensory Nature Walk
Week 8 Endangered Species
Week 9 Creepy Crawlies
Week 10 Splishy, Splashy, Squishy: Let's go seining!
JUNIOR MARINE BIOLOGIST PROGRAM
In partnership with The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service, we host a Junior Marine Biologist program that is intended to introduce our students to natural sciences and teach them the importance of our marine ecosystem. Activities include science-based arts and crafts, touch tanks, tours, videos and hands-on demonstrations. The Junior Marine Biologist Program runs monthly. All SHCCC students aged 2 and older are invited to participate.
Session 1 -May: Local Fish
Session 2 -June: All About Crabs
Session 3 -July: Fishing
Session 4 -August: Research Vessels
Session 5 -September: Sea Turtles
Session 6 -October: Whales
Session 7 -November: Horseshoe Crabs
Session 8 - December: Sharks
*Programs may change depending on what is in the lab*
MONMOUTH COUNTY PARK Programs
Monmouth County Parks System is bringing their special programs to SHCCC. Children will learn information on the life cycle, habitat and habits of animals with an emphasis on the role each has in nature during live animal presentations. Park Naturalists will visit the Center and teach the children about the natural world through stories, rhymes, games, songs and crafts.
July 9- Live Animal Presentation
July 20- Nature Presentation- "Funny Freckled Frogs"
July 30- Live Animal Presentation
August 21- Live Animal Presentation
August 30- Dinosaur Bones & Tales