Member Discount Bird Seed Sale August 6-7
4th Annual Garden Day Open House August 7
Pictures from 2015 Summer Camp
4th ANNUAL RANCOCAS GARDEN DAY OPEN HOUSE
Sunday, August 7, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
The Rancocas gardens will be at their peak in August. Intended as educational displays as well as wildlife-friendly habitats, the gardens are an exciting blend of different themes that can easily be adapted to your own backyard.
Wildlife Habitat Gardening
Honey Bees at Rancocas
Butterflies & their Host Plants
Edible Plant ID Hike
Deer Exclosure/Native Plant Site
Spinning/Weaving with Natural Fibers
Cost: Free, donations accepted.
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Donations are being accepted for our GARDEN DAY RAFFLE BASKET. Please bring new garden related items to the Center and place in the box by the desk for Toni Price by THURSDAY, AUGUST 4@ 4pm. We could especially use discount coupons from local nurseries.
PICNIC & A PROGRAM SERIES FOR FAMILIES, ADULTS & INTERESTED TEENS
Bring your own box lunch and use our picnic area from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (don’t forget to tour our Visitors Center). Then participate in a fun, educational program designed to engage the whole family and interested adults and teens. Call the center for additional details on each topic.
Preregister by calling RNC- 609-261-2495.
Program cost: RNC members, $7/person, $15/family (limit 5); nonmembers, $9/person, $21/family (limit 5).
Tuesday, August 9 – Bugs & Butterflies 12:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (families)
Thursday, August 11 – The Buzz About Bees 12:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (adults)
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RNC BOOK CLUB – All Are Welcome
Tuesday, August 2, 10 a.m.
The RNC Nature Book Club will meet at the Burlington County Library. This month's meeting will focus on articles of interest provided by members, and a book selection for September will also be made. Contact Toni Price at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
RNC OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB
Thursday, August 4, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
All are welcome. Club meets the first Thursday of every month in the RNC classroom or at a designated alternative outdoor location. President of the Photo Club, Harold Buchanan, will lead the group and organize events.
Visitors Center Hours
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tues-Sat
12 p.m.– 4 p.m. Sunday
Closed Mondays and Holidays
Trails/Parking Lot: Open 7 days/week, dawn to dusk.
794 Rancocas Road
Westampton, NJ 08060
Phone: (609) 261-2495
RANCOCAS NATURE CENTER SUMMER CAMP
Final Two Weeks
August 1-5 & August 8-12
Check out these camp highlights
Click Here to go to the 2016 Summer Camp Page
2016 Camp Brochure - Click Here
2016 Camp Registration Form - Click Here
2016 Camper Information Form - Click Here
2016 Health Form - Click Here
2016 Photo Exclusion Form - Click Here
SATURDAY NATURALIST-LED WALKS
Saturday August 20, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Studies show that taking a nature walk is good for your physical and mental health. Adults and interested teenagers will join a Rancocas naturalist for a themed hike around the preserve. Preregister by calling RNC at 609-261-2495. There is no charge for this program, but donations are encouraged.
Work with Master Gardeners in Rancocas Nature Center's Gardens
The Master Gardeners of Burlington County support and maintain the various gardens at the Rancocas Nature Center. All require ongoing care and upkeep throughout the year. The Master Gardeners need interested individuals (you don't have to be a Master Gardner) to help in the garden. Anyone interested in gardening or learning more about maintaining a flower garden is welcome. Any amount of time you are able to help will be greatly appreciated. The group meets for several hours each Wednesday morning, starting at 9:00am, at the Rancocas Nature Center. There is no registration, just come to the Center on Wednesday mornings at 9:00 am. If you have questions, please call the Center at (609) 261-2495 or email Toni Price at email@example.com .
Birthday Parties at the Rancocas Nature Center
Invite friends to a wildlife adventure in our natural history museum and on our trails. With live animals to see, things to touch and feel, and diverse trails to hike, this will be a birthday party your child will remember.
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The Rancocas Nature Center offers badge-focused programs and opportunities for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of all age levels.
Click HERE to go to our Scout page to see new brochures and the activities available for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.
2015 BEST LOCAL TOURIST DESTINATION
The Rancocas Nature Center was was voted Best Local Tourist Destination 2015 by readers of the Burlington County Times. Click HERE to see a copy of the award certificate that is posted in the Center.