Sign Your Child Up For These Scientific Programs In Toms River
Kids, are you ready to find your inner explorer this Summer?
Cattus Island County Park located at 1170 Cattus Island Blvd. in Toms River presents the Summer ADVENTURE Series.
Kids from all over the Jersey Shore are being given the opportunity to experience 5 different programs including Archery, Native American Adventures, Day on the Bay, Seining, and Paleontology.
Check out all of the details for each program below and have fun!
Native American Adventure Day
When: July 17th, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Age: 10 to 15 years old
What To Bring: Sneakers, hat, sunscreen, bug spray, and a packed lunch
The Lenape Native Americans used to live in the Toms River areas and gives those who attend the chance to experience how!
When:July 19th/July 20th, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM / 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Age: 10 to 15 years
What To Bring: Sneakers, hat, sunscreen, and bug spray.
Your kids will get to learn the art of archery from staff members who are certified as a National Archery Association Level 1 instructor. But don't worry too much because the targets are made of large foam circles!
A Day on the Bay Adventure
When: July 5th, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Age: 10 to 15 years
What To Bring:
**This program is weather permitting
Your child will get to spend the day out on the bay and perform water studies using scientific tools such as a secchi disk, turbidity tube, and water quality kits. And don't forget about the saltmarsh hike!
When: July 12th/July 31st/ August 10th, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Age: 9 to 15 years old
What To Bring: Old sneakers or water shoes, gallon-size zip lock bag, and a bagged lunch.
This site is filled with amazing fossils including huge sharks, early reptiles, and small squids. Get ready for your first field expedition!
"In Seine" Fridays
When: Fridays, July 6th to August 17th, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Every Friday, take a nature walk to Cattus Island's beach where your child will learn about the art of seining and get to use the net to catch a few of the native bay species!
Check out the original Facebook Post if you are interested in any of these interesting programs!
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