2017 Summer Exploration Camp


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Is your child interested in exploring our natural world, its flora and fauna and growing food? If so, let them join us this summer at our week long day camp! This fun outdoor program offers children a wide variety of activities that take advantage of the expertise and the many facilities throughout Rutgers Gardens, including vegetable and flower gardens, a bamboo grove, streams and ponds, hiking trails and rolling lawns.

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  • Explorations through designed gardens and natural habitats
  • Vegetable garden harvesting and food preparations
  • Topics on plant diversity, animal habitats and environmental awareness
  • Hands-on activities to allow learning by observation
  • Guest speakers
  • Fun projects, games and activities to further explore topics and enjoy being out-of-doors!

    Registration Information

Children ages 9 -13
2017 Camp Dates:
August 7 - 11
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Early Bird Fee:
$325 by May 31

2017 General camp information
2017 Registration and health form
Payment may be made on line at our secure site. PAY HERE
Please be sure to also mail or fax the registration and health form to:

Rutgers Gardens
112 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Fax 732-932-7060

For more information please contact Debbie Henry.