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Nature at Your own Pace! Quest 3: Crazy Crawly Critters

August 2, 2021 @ 8:00 am - August 6, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
NJ United States

Each Nature Quest includes a kit mailed to your child, interactive online chats with a Naturalist and at-home activities for endless fun! Crazy Crawly Critters Quest: Don’t squish that bug! Instead, let’s look a little closer. Whether exploring your yard and neighborhood, rolling a log, shaking a branch, or wading into wetlands there are fascinating critters ready to be discovered. You’ll also have the chance to meet a living fossil! Dates: August 2-6 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

August 6, 2021 @ 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, NJ 07417 United 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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10:30 am

Explore the Shore

August 6, 2021 @ 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, NJ 08204 United 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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4:00 pm

Harbor Art Gallery Opening Reception – August

August 6, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nature Center of Cape May 1600 Delaware Avenue
Cape May, NJ 08204 United States
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The Harbor Gallery is pleased to announce our featured local artists for the month of August. John Safrit and Emily Arenberg will display their works with an opening reception to meet the artists on August 6th from 4-6pm. All artwork is for sale, with a portion of sales going to support the Nature Center of Cape May. The show will remain on exhibit for the month of August.

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9:00 pm

Cosmos & Constellations

August 6, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on August 6, 2021 at 9:00 pm

Lorrimer Sanctuary 790 Ewing Avenue
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 United States
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An evening of stargazing and story-telling at Lorrimer Sanctuary! Do you love looking at the stars? Never really had time to learn about the constellations but always wanted to? Join a Lorrimer Sanctuary naturalist for an evening of stargazing and story-telling. Download an app to let you observe the sky yourself, learn which constellations can be seen in the summer night sky, and hear some of the fantastical myths that were created about the stars by ancient cultures. 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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