Family Programs – Summer 2020

Outdoor Adventures

July 14th – Lightning Bugs
July 21st – Feathered Friends
July 28th – Insects in the Garden
August 4th – Sensing Nature
August 11th – Edible Gardening
11 am – 2 pm
Recommended ages: 4 -11, but all are welcome
Outdoor Adventures is back! Join us in the gardens as you explore and learn with our fun self-guided activity kits. Registration is required and includes everything you need to participate in the program. We will have informational displays related to the topic of the day and a Van Vleck educator will be on hand to answer your questions. Outdoor Adventures Activity Kits will be available outside the Raymond Family Education Center between 11 am and 1 pm on the day of the program.  Kits will include activities for self-guided exploration.  In case of inclement weather, we will contact you regarding a rescheduled date.
$5 per child/ per class
Advance Registration required. Registration deadline: the Friday before the program.
Online registration:  Click Here
Outdoor Adventures is sponsored by Montclair State University.

Van Vleck House & Gardens

All classes and events are held at 21 Van Vleck St., Montclair unless otherwise noted. For further information, log on to To register or for additional information, call 973-744-4752 or e-mail us at Become a Member of Van Vleck to take advantage of special pricing for classes and events.