BASKING RIDGE, NJ – The Naturalists of the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) have announced the February dates for an entertaining and educational science and nature program for children ages 3 to 5, scheduled to run on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.
Tree House Gang programs introduce children to science and nature through an enhanced learning program that incorporates outdoor hikes, hands-on activities, and interaction with live animals. The program takes place at the Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.
The program runs from 12:45 P.M. to 3:15 P.M. and is offered on 4 Tuesdays, February 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2017, or 4 Thursdays, February 2, 9, 16, and 23 2017. Each monthly session has a different theme.
Register for either the Tuesday or Thursday sessions. Fee for either 4-day session is $65 per person. For information and registration log onto or call 908-766-2489.
The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center is located within Lord Stirling Park, in the Basking Ridge section of Bernards Township, and is nestled within 450 acres of the western portion of the Great Swamp Basin of the Passaic River. A swamp vivarium, and an environmentally based library are located within the Center itself.
Please be advised that dog walking is not permitted on the trails at the EEC.
Information on this event and other Somerset County Park Commission activities may be found on the Internet at