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 2019 Schedule
June 19: Victory Garden Planting, History House
June 26: Splishy, Splashy, Squishy: Let’s go seining! Horseshoe Cove
July 3: Yoga, Guardian Park
July 10: Crustacean of the Day, Guardian Park
July 17: Painting Natures Landscape, Guardian Park
July 24: Birds of a Feather, Guardian Park
July 31: Let’s Bee Friends, Guardian Park
August 7: Sensory Nature Walk, Guardian Park
August 14: What does a Park Ranger do? Guardian Park
August 21: The Changing Seasons at Sandy Hook, Guardian Park
August 28: End of the Summer Party, Guardian Park
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.
2019 SCHEDULE Coming soon
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.
7/22- Live Animal Presentation
8/2- Nature Story Hour- Dinosaurs
8/8- Live Animal Presentation
8/27- Nature Story Hour- Froggy Friends