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Posted Monday, August 10th, 2020

Arts, Animals and Fairies Explored in Daily Hour-Long Sessions

The Morris County Park Commission still has openings in three virtual camps for children scheduled held through the end of the summer. Each meets daily for an hour or more via an online link.

Supplies are included in the tuition and must be picked up prior to the start of the camp week. Preregistration is required for all of the camps. Sign up here.

Fairy Camp,  Aug. 17-21, Ages 5-8

Children dressed in fairy wings

Fairies are coming to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum! Join the ever-popular Fairy Camp online next week to learn how to attract fairies to your garden, create beautiful crowns and wands, and build a fairy house of your very own. Everyday will be an exploration of all things fairy!

Fairy Camp runs Aug. 17-21 from 10-11 a.m. each day for children ages 5-8. The cost is $50 per child. Participants must pick up supplies in advance at Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Ave., Morris Township, 07962.

The Wild Things: Slime, Scales, Feathers and Tails, Aug. 24-28, Ages 5-8

Turtle

Discover the amazing animals of NJ by learning all about them with a naturalist and meeting the live resident animals that call the nature center home.  Each day features an hour and fifteen minutes of online learning about a new animal family through artifacts, stories, crafts, and more. Then complete a variety of activities at home each day to continue the fun and learning.

Camp runs Aug. 24-28 from 10-11:15 a.m. Ages 5-8. cost is $60 per child. Supplies must be picked up at Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, 247 Southern Blvd, Chatham Township, 07928. Register here or call GSOEC at 973.635.6629.

Art and Nature Camp, Aug. 31-Sept. 4, Ages 6-9

Boy painting

Enjoy a week of drawing, projects, and crafts with the natural world as inspiration. Create masterpieces and learn about wildlife and habitats at the same time!  Each day features an hour of online learning about art and artists.  Then complete a variety of activities at home each day to continue the fun and learning!

Camp runs Aug. 31-Sept. 4 from 10-11 a.m. each day and is designed for children ages 6-9. The cost is $50 per child. Supplies must be picked up at Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, 247 Southern Blvd, Chatham Township, 07928. Register here or call 973.635.6629.

To register for all of these camps and to see a list of other events, visit the Morris Parks contactless registration page here. For a full overview of Morris Parks, visit MorrisParks.net.