Don’t know what to do on a weekday this summer break? Seek out some nature fun!  Check out the schedule below for dates, times and locations. Start in the parking lot and follow the Enviro-Quest signs to where the Park System Naturalist is waiting. Once there join in activities, crafts or games for 30–60 minutes of nature fun. Activities could include meeting a live animal, finding hidden treasure, discovering incredible parts of a flower, creating artwork with natural materials, or participating in a fun nature themed game. You bring your sense of adventure and we'll bring the rest! This program is designed for individuals and families, not groups. FREE!

The schedule is as follows:

  • Thursday, July 18 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.   
    Clayton Park, Upper Freehold - trail head's parking lot on Emley's Hill Road
  • Thursday, July 25 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.    
    Big Brook Park, Manalapan - parking lot 
  • Thursday, August 1 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.   
    Freneau Woods Park, Aberdeen - Activity Center parking area 
  • Thursday, August 8 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. 
    Shark River Park, Wall - Shelter Building
  • Thursday, August 15 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. 
    Holmdel Park, Holmdel - Ramanessin Section parking lot
  • Thursday, August 22 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.  
    Tatum Park, Middletown - Red Hill Activity Center parking area
  • Thursday, August 29 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. 
    Huber Woods Park, Middletown - Environmental Center parking lot