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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Register today for Winter Nature Tots

The Nature Tots program is built for children three and older and provides opportunity to explore so

(Clayton, NJ)– The Gloucester County Department of Parks and Recreation educates children on nature and our environment with Nature Tots.

The Nature Tots program is built for children three and older and provides opportunity to explore something new and unique within nature. The program focuses on one topic per session and includes an activity and craft.   

“Our parks system is one of the crown jewels of the county,” stated Director Frank J. DiMarco. “Blending nature’s beauty and the imagination of discovery makes education and learning fun.” 

Due to limited space, pre-registration is required. For the first time, Gloucester County is offering online registration on our website. Individuals can also call 856-251-6710 to register their child.

“You’re never too young to learn about our world,” said Commissioner Jim Jefferson, liaison to the Department of Parks and Recreation. “The Nature Tots program is held in our Nature Center inside Scotland Run Park. It’s a great place for children to discover their love of nature and the world around them.” 

The 2022 schedule includes:

Jan 18 – Carnivorous plants

Feb 1 – Fish

Feb 15 – Orchids

Mar 1 – Tiger beetles

Mar 15 – Spring birds  

Scotland Run Park is located at 980 East Academy Street in Clayton.

For more information, call 856-251-6710 for more information or to register visit https://secure.rec1.com/NJ/gloucester-county-nj/catalog.


(Clayton, NJ) -- The Gloucester County Department of Parks and Recreation educates children on nature and our environment with Nature Tots.   The Nature Tots program is built for children three and older and provides opportunity to explore something new and unique within nature. The program focuses on one topic per session and includes an activity and craft.     “Our parks system is one of the crown jewels of the county,” stated Director Frank J. DiMarco. “Blending nature’s beauty and the imagination of discovery makes education and learning fun.”   Due to limited space, pre-registration is required. For the first time, Gloucester County is offering online registration on our website. Individuals can also call 856-251-6710 to register their child.   “You’re never too young to learn about our world,” said Commissioner Jim Jefferson, liaison to the Department of Parks and Recreation. “The Nature Tots program is held in our Nature Center inside Scotland Run Park. It’s a great place for children to discover their love of nature and the world around them.”   The 2022 schedule includes: Jan 18 – Carnivorous plants Feb 1 – Fish Feb 15 – Orchids Mar 1 – Tiger beetles Mar 15 – Spring birds    Scotland Run Park is located at 980 East Academy Street in Clayton.   For more information, call 856-251-6710 for more information or to register visit https://secure.rec1.com/NJ/gloucester-county-nj/catalog.

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