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The Montclair Foundation
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Join us in the gardens as you and your family explore and learn about the outdoor world through crafts, scavenger hunts, activity sheets and educational displays. This program is entirely outdoors, and you can arrive anytime between 10:00 am and 100 pm. Registration is required and includes everything you need to participate in the program. In the event of inclement weather, Outdoor Adventures take-home activity kits will be available for pick-up in the Visitor Center. Designed for children ages 4 -11 but all are welcome.
Registration required. Registration deadline is April 22nd.
FREE for Members: Register Here
$15 per family for Non-Members: Register Here
This program is sponsored by Montclair State University & The Albert Payson Terhune Foundation.
21 Van Vleck Street,
Montclair, NJ 07042
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