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 23 to August 30. 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 2017 Schedule
Week 1 Who are the Law Enforcement Rangers in Sandy Hook?
Week 2 Splishy, Splashy, Squishy: Let’s go seining!
Week 3 Sensory Nature Walk
Week 4 Trash or Treasure
Week 5 Crabby Crabs Love Company
Week 6 Fill the Bill
Week 7 What is the Buzz about Bees?
Week 8 Where is My Home? Animal Migration
Week 9 Fossil Hunter
Week 10 Splishy, Splashy, Squishy: Let’s Go Seining!
Week 11 Incredible Bats
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 -January: All About Sharks
Session 2 -February: Horseshoe Crabs
Session 3 -March: Flounder
Session 4 -April: Recreational Fishing
Session 5 -May: Local Fish
Session 6 -June: Lets go Fishing
Session 7 -July: Research Vessels
Session 8 - August: Black Sea Bass
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 10: Live Animal Presentation
July 21: Live Animal Presentation
July 27: Live Animal Presentation
August 27: Nature Story Hour: Funny Freckled Frogs
August 18: Nature Story hour: Silly Snakes
August 24: Nature Story Hour: Turtle Tales