2019 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
2019 Camp Dates:
August 5 - 9
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Early Bird Fee:
$325 by May 31

2019 General camp information

To register, please print the Registration and health form, fill it out and mail to us with your payment.

2019 Registration and health form

Payment may also be made on our secure registration site HERE. Registration and health form must still be filled out, but it can be faxed or scanned and sent by email.

Please be sure to also mail, fax or email the registration and health form to:

Mailing address:
Rutgers Gardens
112 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Fax: 732-932-7060
Email: dhenry@sebs.rutgers.edu

For more information, please contact Debbie Henry