New Jersey

Nature Center of Cape May

The Nature Center of Cape May, part of the New Jersey Audubon Society, provides natural history and environmental education for groups of all ages. Groups will enjoy a variety of hands-on activities in the harbor and adjacent area of the facility. Head to the Trucksess Welcome Center for exhibits featuring art by local artists, a second story viewing deck, and third story viewing tower. Activities include bird watching from the deck, creating a sand dune, interactive discussions in the horseshoe crab lab, and others. Groups are welcome to visit the theme gardens and wildlife habitat meadows where they will find butterflies, hummingbirds, grassland meadows, and more.
Contact Info 
Address: 1600 Delaware Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204. Cape May County. Tel: 609-898-8848. Email: Sam.wilson@njaudubon.orgWebsite: www.njaudubon.orgHrs: Mon.-Sat. 9AM-5PM, Sun. 10AM-4PM. 
Same Day Booking: No. Contact: Sam Wilson, Program Coordinator. 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Free/Fee. 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science, Environmental Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science, Environmental Science.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.... Continue