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  • Welcome | Fernbrook Farms Education Center, Bordentown, NJ
    Car Calendar Blog Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center Mission and Purpose Our mission is to provide hands on educational experiences for all young people by exploring the complex interconnectedness of our natural world Our purpose is to educate children about food agriculture and the environment We believe people should make meaningful connections with our natural world in order to become responsible stewards of local and global sustainability About the Education Center Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center was formed in 2001 as a non profit organization to educate children through year round programs for campers homeschooled children public and private schools scout groups and more Fernbrook Farms is located in Chesterfield Township Visit our directions page for details WATCH THE FULL VIDEO HERE Register Here Mother s Day Brunch Afterschool Clubs Summer Camp Young Steward ages 12 14 Fiddlehead ages 6 11 Junior Fiddlehead ages 5 6 Pollywog ages 3 5 Homeschool Classes Upper Level ages 12 14 Lower Level ages 6 11 Pre K K ages 3 5 Fernbrook Farms Education Center is collecting for a greener tomorrow Help us earn funding Collect printer cartridges old cell phones old IPods and even headphones from your home or business in your

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  • Staff | Fernbrook Farms Education Center, Bordentown, NJ
    experienced teachers certified teachers or Elementary Education students in their last years in college Before the instructors begin we have an extensive period of training which includes certification in First Aid and CPR Here at Fernbrook we are extremely proud of the competence and compassion of our staff Recent Posts Ms Jenna s Top 5 Young Stewards Summer 2014 Adventures On November 24th 2014 by Mr Brian The Young Stewards Summer Camp focuses on local agriculture ecology and community Themed weeks and trips allow the campers to discover the natural diversity of New Jersey Every week of the summer offers amazing adventures unique experiences and TONS of Continue reading 2014 Fall Pre K Kindergarten Homeschool Semester On November 24th 2014 by Mr Brian This Fall Semester was the Education Center s most successful semester EVER We had 169 students between the ages of 3 14 years old participate in the Fall Semester That is the highest attendance rate we have had since we started the Continue reading Letter From Farmer Q On November 20th 2014 by Mr Brian Dear Friends For the past few months we have been working on a strategic plan What do we want Fernbrook s education programs to look like three to five years from now and how do we get there As part of Continue reading Fall Break Camp a Ton of Fall Fun On November 18th 2014 by Allison We are always pleased when November s Fall Break Camp brings back some of our summer campers for fall fun During this year s NJEA convention we once again offered our Fall Break Camp and doubled the fun by adding a second Continue reading What do we really learn at Summer Camp On November 17th 2014 by Mr Brian Since our summer camp is part

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  • Contact Fernbrook Farms Education Center | Fernbrook Farms Education Center, Bordentown, NJ
    Us Donate Now Fundraisers Friends of Fernbrook Wishlist Urban Youth Scholarships Donate A Car Calendar Blog Contact Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center You can send your questions and or comments to the Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center staff using the contact form below Fields marked with are required to submit the form First name Last name Organization Email Address Phone Sweet Temptation Delicious Appeal Mailing Address City State ZIP Code

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  • Directions to Fernbrook | Fernbrook Farms Education Center, Bordentown, NJ
    and 74 6746 40 6 25 and 74 40 28 Intersection of White Pine Road and Bordentown Georgetown Road Route 545 Fernbrook Farms is located on Route 545 Chesterfield Twp NJ 3 miles east of Route 206 in Bordentown When you get here The Fernbrook Farms entrance is one of three driveways at Fernbrook Farms There are brick columns on either side of the driveway into Fernbrook with a hanging white sign that says Fernbrook Farms Once you turn into Fernbrook follow the driveway across a small stream up a slight incline and past the CSA Farm Shop on the right Stay left at the Y follow the Parking signs around the circle in front of the large white Inn at Fernbrook Drive through the opening in the hedgerow and park in the grass parking lot The entrance to the Education Center s Barnyard is at the bottom of the parking lot near the painted bulletin board All education center programs begin here near the painted Fernbrook map To exit turn right at the top of the parking lot and follow the holly bushes on the right Stay left at the split and go past the tall water tower and stone cottage and out to the exit between stone pillars onto Route 545 From NJ Turnpike Take exit 7 to Rte 206 N At 2nd traffic light turn right onto Rte 545 Go approximately 3 miles to entrance on right immediately past the intersection with White Pine Road From I 295 From the South take Exit 57 From the North take exit 57A You will merge onto Rte 130 At 1st traffic light turn right onto Farnsworth Ave Rte 545 Go about 3 miles to entrance on right immediately past the intersection with White Pine Road From I 195 Take

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  • Related Links | Fernbrook Farms Education Center, Bordentown, NJ
    Now Fundraisers Friends of Fernbrook Wishlist Urban Youth Scholarships Donate A Car Calendar Blog Partners Sponsors and Related Websites Isles Inc Terra Momo Restaurant Group Little Fish Theatre National Farm to School Network Farm Based Education Association Bordentown City Environmental Commission The Food Trust Metro Jersey Website Directory NJ Field Trip Directory Agriculture in the Classroom NJ Agricultural Society NJ Department of Agriculture NJ Department of Environmental Protection NJ Farm

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  • NJ's Premier Nature Camps | Fernbrook Farms Education Center, Bordentown, NJ
    available from 7 30 8 30am before and 4 00 5 30pm after camp Registration is by day instead of weekly like summer camp The daily schedule of farm animal feeding exploration snack activities and journal time follows the unique Fernbrook summer camp schedule but with seasonal fall activities that cannot always be incorporated in summer Winter Break Camp The program is available for ages 6 14 from 8 30am to 4pm with extended care available from 7 30 8 30am before and 4 00 5 30pm after camp We follow animal tracks in the snow or mud make winter bird feeders build snow forts learn about winter wilderness survival warm up near the fireplace tap sugar maple trees to make syrup play camouflage and other outdoor games visit the farm animals and more Spring Break Camp The program is available for ages 6 14 from 8 30am to 4pm Children may attend any number of days Optional extended care is available from 7 30 8 30am and 4 00 5 30pm The daily schedule of feeding the animals exploration snack activities and journal time mirrors our unique summer camp schedule Recent Posts Ms Jenna s Top 5 Young Stewards Summer 2014 Adventures On November 24th 2014 by Mr Brian The Young Stewards Summer Camp focuses on local agriculture ecology and community Themed weeks and trips allow the campers to discover the natural diversity of New Jersey Every week of the summer offers amazing adventures unique experiences and TONS of Continue reading Letter From Farmer Q On November 20th 2014 by Mr Brian Dear Friends For the past few months we have been working on a strategic plan What do we want Fernbrook s education programs to look like three to five years from now and how do we get

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  • Fiddlehead Summer Day Camp (ages 6–11) | Fernbrook Farms Education Center, Bordentown, NJ
    sheep catching frogs at the pond making volcanoes with clay from the creek collecting eggs from our hen house building a shelter and learning about wilderness survival digging up historical artifacts and learning about NJ history cooking in a solar oven wishing the day wouldn t come to an end Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center offers Fiddlehead Day Camp age 6 11 and Young Stewards Summer Camp age 12 14 weekly for 9 weeks during the summer Your children may join us for one week or as many weeks as you wish Days begin at 8 30am and run until 4 00pm with extended care available before and after the camp day Healthy snacks are provided and campers are expected to bring a nutritious lunch Camp is a time to experience new things try a hand at the unexpected and make life long friendships to cherish every summer Register early to take full advantage of all discounts What Parents are Saying Each day of camp holds a new and exciting adventure It s good wholesome fun and learning and my daughter comes home with great stories and a smiles on her face every day The only thing that would make Fernbrook s Summer camp better is if I could attend Our son has been going to Fernbrook for 4 years and simply loves it He comes home filled with stories of the cool things they did or saw catching frogs and water bugs tops the list In fact he has a plan he will go to Fiddlehead Camp until he can go to Young Stewards Camp and then he will be a camp instructor Pretty big plans for a 10 year old The staff work hard to make every year an interesting and educational experience for our son and for that we are grateful Fernbrook Farms Summer Camp is a unique opportunity to give our kids a little slice of what we had growing up when summer seemed to be endless and carefree There is room to explore in the fresh air and time to watch butterflies and clouds without being rushed along It s a place to make new friends new adventures and memories The counselors are ALL amazing people that I wish my child could spend more time with The activities are fun wholesome and generally leave our 9 year old ready for deep sleep by dark We are all looking forward to another great Fernbrook experience My daughter has been attending summer camp at Fernbrook for the past three summers She enjoys the outdoors and looks forward to camp each year The counselors are very nice and work well with the kids I can tell she has a great time by how dirty she is when she gets home Registration Transportation Available Register online now Download the 2016 Fiddlehead Summer Camp registration form PDF Transportation Available Click here for details Recent Posts What do we really learn at Summer Camp On November 17th 2014 by Mr Brian

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  • Young Stewards Summer Enrichment Camp (ages 12–14) | Fernbrook Farms Education Center, Bordentown, NJ
    sure to register early Young Stewards Summer Camp offers a variety of weekly themes that maximizes a campers potential to engage with nature which include day trip weeks overnight camping on Fernbrook Farms and 4 day 3 night hiking or canoeing trips to beautiful natural locations in the Mid Atlantic Past camping trips have included canoeing the Delaware River hiking the Batona Trail in the Pinebarrens canoeing the Susquehanna River through Pennsylvania canoeing the Shenandoah River in Maryland and hiking a portion of the Appalachian Trail that runs through New Jersey During the camping trip weeks Mondays are devoted to team building practicing camping skills and menu and gear preparation during a normal 8 30am 4 00pm camp day On Tuesday campers bring their camping gear and the group is driven to their starting point Each day the group canoes or hikes to their next campsite By Friday campers are met at their ending point by a Fernbrook driver who brings them back to Fernbrook with great memories new wilderness skills and new friendships Trips and activities might include building a crab trap and crabbing at the shore paddling the tidal waters of Crosswicks Creek creating a timber management plan for Fernbrook forests building a wigwam or sweat lodge constructing a seining net to catch aquatic organisms meeting native fauna at a wildlife refuge canoeing along cedar rivers of the Pine Barrens testing orienteering skills making a sawdust kiln exploring wooded trails of NJ State Parks Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center offers Fiddlehead Summer Day Camp age 6 11 and Young Stewards Summer Camp age 12 14 weekly for 9 weeks during the summer Your children may join us for one week or as many weeks as you wish Days begin at 8 30am and run until 4 00pm with extended care available before and after the camp day Healthy snacks are provided and campers are expected to bring a nutritious lunch Camp is a time to experience new things try a hand at the unexpected and make life long friendships to cherish every summer Register early to reserve your spot a variety of discounts are available Registration Transportation Available Register online now Download the 2016 Young Stewards Summer Camp Registration Form PDF Transportation Available Click here for details Recent Posts Ms Jenna s Top 5 Young Stewards Summer 2014 Adventures On November 24th 2014 by Mr Brian The Young Stewards Summer Camp focuses on local agriculture ecology and community Themed weeks and trips allow the campers to discover the natural diversity of New Jersey Every week of the summer offers amazing adventures unique experiences and TONS of Continue reading What do we really learn at Summer Camp On November 17th 2014 by Mr Brian Since our summer camp is part of an Environmental Education Center EEC I sometimes get asked What do kids learn at Fernbrook Farms Summer Camp There are many simple answers to that question such as what a chicken feels like Continue reading Young Steward Delware

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