Effective June 4, 2021, fully vaccinated people may attend outdoor programs without masks.  If you are unvaccinated, please mask up.  Please do not come to a program if you are sick, have a sick family member or have reason to believe you may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus.

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Nature at Your own Pace! Quest 2: Water Wonders

July 19 @ 8:00 am - July 23 @ 4:00 pm
NJUnited States

Each Nature Quest includes a kit mailed to your child, interactive online chats with a Naturalist and at-home activities for endless fun! Water Wonders Quest: Go with the flow! Explore how water travels through winding rivers and streams and how wetlands act like sponges. Visit the beach and play in puddles as you dive into the watery worlds many creatures call home. Dates: July 19-23 Explore nature in your own space, at your own pace! Receive exclusive access to a virtual calendar for the week with daily nature-based activities to complete. Each activity will have step-by-step instructions or a video to guide you. An exploration kit will be mailed to your home with items to take on your adventures! Your camper will have opportunities to participate in virtual group activities, building community with other campers. Additionally, a NJA naturalist will host virtual chat sessions with campers on Monday and Friday. Continue exploring after camp week; with your own digital copy of our quest magazine, you’ll have loads of fun ideas! Cost per Quest $35 members (NJ Audubon/Cape May Bird Observatory) $60 non-members (includes an introductory family membership) Have more than one child? Each additional Quest package of the same title - $5 Group discounts available. Please email [email protected] for pricing. Questions? Contact [email protected] REGISTER HERE

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7:00 am

Early Bird Beginner Bird Walks

July 23 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Friday, repeating until August 27, 2021

Lorrimer Sanctuary, 790 Ewing Avenue
Franklin Lakes,NJ07417United States
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Collaborative birding class at Lorrimer Sanctuary. Great for totally new birders & birders of all levels! What’s better than catching the sunrise on the way to Early Bird Beginner Birding at Lorrimer Sanctuary? Whether you’re brand new to the hobby or you’d like to sharpen your skills, this course is open to collaborative birders. We will take some time to discuss the frequent visitors to the birdfeeders, and walk through the woodlands to search for our local birds! COST: $10 members / $15 nonmembers IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Dress appropriately for the weather. This program is entirely outdoors. NEW JERSEY AUDUBON'S PROGRAM GUIDELINES: Effective June 4, 2021, fully vaccinated people may attend outdoor programs without masks. If you are unvaccinated, please mask up. Please do not come to a program if you are sick, have a sick family member or have reason to believe you may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus. CANCELLATION: NJ Audubon’s programs require a minimum number of registrants to run. If we cancel, due to lack of participation, severe weather, or unforeseen circumstances, all participants will be notified as soon as possible and are eligible for a full refund. Participants may cancel without penalty if greater than 48 hours in advance. Sorry, no refund for cancellations less than 48 hours in advance unless due to health emergencies; however registrations can be transferred to another program in the future. REGISTER HERE

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7:30 am

A Meadows Morning

July 23 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Friday, repeating until August 6, 2021

The Nature Conservancy’s South Cape May Meadows, 692 Sunset Blvd
Cape May,NJ08204United States
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Join CMBO naturalists for this 2-hour walk around The Nature Conservancy's South Cape May Meadows Preserve property! End your week, or start your weekend, enjoying the summer birds that nest in or visit this beautiful refuge's freshwater marsh, dunes, and beach. PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED. COST: $6 members, $10 nonmembers. Interested in becoming a member? Please click on the following link to learn more or join: Become a Member today! IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  We bird in all weather. Be sure to check the forecast in advance and dress in layers appropriate for prevailing weather conditions. The weather in Cape May can differ considerably from nearby inland areas and may be warmer, colder, or windier so it’s best to be over prepared. We may have to bird in the rain, so please bring your rain gear. TRANSPORTATION: We may walk up to 1.5 miles, over generally level, sometimes muddy or sandy terrain. Some trips involve walks over jetties. NEW JERSEY AUDUBON'S PROGRAM GUIDELINES: Effective June 4, 2021, fully vaccinated people may attend outdoor programs without masks. If you are unvaccinated, please mask up. Please do not come to a program if you are sick, have a sick family member or have reason to believe you may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus. CANCELLATION: NJ Audubon’s CMBO programs are virtually never cancelled. If we cancel, due to lack of participation, severe weather, or unforeseen circumstances, all participants will be notified as soon as possible and are eligible for a full refund. Participants may cancel without penalty if greater than 48 hours in advance. Sorry, no refund for cancellations less than 48 hours in advance unless due to health emergencies; however, registrations can be transferred to another program in the future. We reserve the right to substitute leaders if necessary, though this rarely happens. REGISTER HERE

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10:30 am

Explore the Shore

July 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Avenue
Cape May,NJ08204United States
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Join us for an exploration of the Cape May Harbor led by our 4-H teen leaders! Encounter an incredible diversity of marine life as you help pull a twenty-foot seine net through the shallows of Cape May Harbor. You will learn about the ecology of our coastal waters, and about the fascinating and ancient Horseshoe Crab. COST: Free with suggested donation. Contact us at 609.427.3045 for private group tours and rates. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Meet 5-10 minutes prior to your program time at the picnic tables in front of the Trucksess Welcome Center at 1600 Delaware Avenue. We may walk up to 1.5 miles, over generally level, sometimes muddy or sandy terrain. Some trips involve walks over rocky and sandy area. Please bring necessary footwear, sun screen, bug spray, water bottle, and other belongings with you that you may need. Restrooms will be available to the public 30 minutes before and after the program. NEW JERSEY AUDUBON'S PROGRAM GUIDELINES: Effective June 4, 2021, fully vaccinated people may attend outdoor programs without masks. If you are unvaccinated, please mask up. Please do not come to a program if you are sick, have a sick family member or have reason to believe you may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus. CANCELLATION POLICY: NJ Audubon’s programs require a minimum number of registrants to run. If we cancel, due to lack of participation, severe weather, or unforeseen circumstances, all participants will be notified as soon as possible and are eligible for a full refund. Participants may cancel without penalty if greater than 48 hours in advance. Sorry, no refund for cancellations less than 48 hours in advance unless due to health emergencies; however registrations can be transferred to another program in the future. REGISTER HERE

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8:00 pm

Hawk Rise Goes Batty!

July 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hawk Rise Sanctuary, Range Road
Linden,NJ07036United States
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For families with children of all ages. We'll explore the woods of Hawk Rise at dusk to find these flying mammals! Join us for this special evening program and learn all about bats and their many important roles in nature. We will bust some common myths about these fascinating but misunderstood animals and discuss some of the ways we can help to protect them. As the sun goes down, we will head out on the trail and try to pick up their echolocation calls with our bat detector. There is nothing quite like a nature walk at night, so come get batty with us! This program is open to all. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring a flashlight if desired. Cost: Free NEW JERSEY AUDUBON'S PROGRAM GUIDELINES: Effective June 4, 2021, fully vaccinated people may attend outdoor programs without masks. If you are unvaccinated, please mask up. Please do not come to a program if you are sick, have a sick family member or have reason to believe you may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus. REGISTER HERE

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